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Old 10-01-2005, 11:25 AM   #1
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Would poping your hood improve preformance? I don't mean completly up but just up an inch like when you first pull the lever under the dash to open the hood. would it allow more cold air in enough to cool the engine to increase preformance?
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A cooler motor is a more effiecient motor, but it sure would suck for your hood to come up and shatter your windshield while driving down the road. When I drag race, inbetween runs I open the hood to cool the motor.
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A cooler motor is a more effiecient motor, but it sure would suck for your hood to come up and shatter your windshield while driving down the road. When I drag race, inbetween runs I open the hood to cool the motor.
how about with no hood? You get maximum air flow and you don't have to worry about a hood flying up.
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With no hood, you lose aerodynamics, but you're right, nothing to break your windshield.
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Or hood opened like an inch as before but tied down with something to make sure you don't run into any problems
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the hood poped open a little would actually hurt rather than help....

if you want cooling run some ducting into the engine bay and you could also take off your hood insulator

HINT: there is also a cooling project going on with a 93 right now
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