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Old 09-29-2004, 08:45 AM   #21
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My thoughts exactly. II'd like 2 symetrical scoops. One for engine cooling and the other to feed an airbox. Kinda like a AAI? Ambient Air Intake?

I'll have to take a good look at the structure under the hood. It would be nice only to have cut sheetmetal but something tells me it'* not going to be that easy. Fortunately, the parts car is being stored where I have access to welders, cutting devices and people who know what to do with them .
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It would be cool, however, my baby wouldn't look stock with one. I'd just remove the fogs [already off ], and run a tube up from there. Tons of are will come through there. Plus the holes in the grille and such let in ambient air anyways. Perhaps not as much as other methods, but I don't think you'll see a difference unless you've got an over heating engine.


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But my fogs look so nice :( . I was gonna run a tube behind the foglights but I usually have them on most of the time so I figured I would just be sucking in the hot air that they produce.
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But my fogs look so nice :( . I was gonna run a tube behind the foglights but I usually have them on most of the time so I figured I would just be sucking in the hot air that they produce.
Your fogs don't produce hot air.
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What I meant was that they get really hot and I wouldnt want my air passing over them sucking in the heat produced from them.
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Above 15mph, the air is moving so fast that it can't leach the heat from the lights enough to make even a 1 difference in ambient air temps.
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How do you know so much? lol
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Lotsa college, and a very technical job, bud.

Electronics (2 degrees)
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And on and on. I was an Avionics tech on F4'* in the Marines for 4 years before I went back to college.
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Are you hot? lol
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Now get your butt back on topic, Nimrod.

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