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Old 07-01-2014, 01:03 PM   #1
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So I've been running with boost for a while now and have had no issues. Cooling seems to be fine for street use even in the ehat of Atlanta's summer.

Doubt I'll have the same results on the track. Which of these items would you consider?

Things I'm considering:

FM Crossflow & shroud. (Geez- $$$$)
Seems to be a good option- stage one or two?

Oil cooler- undecided on brand or location

Coolant re-route- but I have an 03 so this was always planned but with new engine once I finish that build.

This hood (from what I've read here it seems to have the cut out in the right location):

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If you already have the hood, it would be the easiest route to go, 4 bolts and it is gone. Ultimately you want the coolant re-route along with the correct head gasket and a cross flow radiator if you are planning on tracking the car hard.
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Thank you. I don't have the hood and really don't want it or any other cut outs in my hood but WILL be tracking the car and want it to be ready.

I guess I'm asking if the radiator would be enough, or if I also need to add the shroud or (also?) the hood.
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Put the hood on when you go to the track. On the road use the stock hood. Lars said it: It's only 4 bolts...
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