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Old 11-26-2007, 01:22 PM   #241  
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An extractor hood just popped up on D.C. craigslist if anyone is looking. The seller says it'll fit 94-95 with pop ups.

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/n...489754646.html
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Old 12-16-2007, 06:39 PM   #242  
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awakening the thread for this:
http://www.ferraris-online.com/pages...E-550GT-107633







and for unrelated awesomenss:




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Old 12-16-2007, 07:06 PM   #243  
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fuuuuuuuck

humidity be damned, send me to Bahrain!
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Old 12-17-2007, 06:20 PM   #244  
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what we can learn from posted pics of boner inducing rarri is that the additional extractors may work if the forward extractor is sealed of and the rest of the engine bay still is pressurized
do i make sense or am i in another state of mind due to those pics?
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Old 12-17-2007, 06:31 PM   #245  
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looks to me that the rear vents are extractors for brake cooling
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i think you are right, tire/brake cooling hmmm
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:58 PM   #247  
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what we can learn from posted pics of boner inducing rarri is that the additional extractors may work if the forward extractor is sealed of and the rest of the engine bay still is pressurized
do i make sense or am i in another state of mind due to those pics?
no, this is what i saw too. I talked to FM today through email and they say their hood vent location works only because of the lip in front of them. So I'm buying that bitch.
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:21 PM   #248  
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i have my spare hood, just need to sell a MS so i can buy that CF extractor and rivet that bitch on. then flat black the hood.
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Old 12-18-2007, 12:32 AM   #249  
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i have my spare hood, just need to sell a MS so i can buy that CF extractor and rivet that bitch on. then flat black the hood.
link?
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Old 12-18-2007, 09:12 AM   #250  
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http://www.carbontrix.com/vents.htm



18x10" extractor.






I've seen one on a DSM in person, they did a much better job, I'll probably cut out a hole and rivet the lip up underneath not just plopped on top. Then one day mold it in:

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Old 12-18-2007, 10:18 AM   #251  
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I guess there's no room to bitch about the miata hood bump when look at that dsm. They're screwed no matter what- it's all ugly. I'm seriously considering that piece. And then just doing a flat black stripe on the hood to disguise it... or make it look quasi-intentional. I build a template for the eBay fiberglass evo-esque extractor and if it's position as far forward on the hood as possible, the rear of the piece still intersects the base of the Miata hood bump.
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Old 12-19-2007, 01:55 AM   #252  
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where would you place that scoop braineack?
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should look something like this when I'm done, the hood i have to work with is white with silver stripes, so it's getting rattle canned black

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Old 12-19-2007, 06:09 PM   #254  
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I decided that 18" isn't wide enough. going to use a cheap *** universal wrx "style" scoop. flip it around and use it for the airfoil. I'll probably have to be creative like Ben with the bend to make it function, but I figure at 25" wide it's a better choice. It's 29" from light to light.



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Mine's <14" wide at its widest point. 18" should be fine.
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Old 12-19-2007, 06:34 PM   #256  
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here is mine:

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I don't know if you can see it. I have a big open slot just behind the buldge at the front of the hood.
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Old 12-19-2007, 07:23 PM   #257  
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I decided that 18" isn't wide enough. going to use a cheap *** universal wrx "style" scoop. flip it around and use it for the airfoil. I'll probably have to be creative like Ben with the bend to make it function, but I figure at 25" wide it's a better choice. It's 29" from light to light.




check out if there'll be turbulence on the trailing edge with it backwards. You might end up with a stagnation point at the opening where the flow curls back under the lip.
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Old 12-19-2007, 08:02 PM   #258  
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good point, can probably whip up walls that taper down to prevent this if it occurs, but $40 shipped > $110 shipped vs the carbontrix.


now go read my mrgtx post, follow the link, and e-thug.
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:49 PM   #259  
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the extreme here is promising....

http://www.drivenvisions.com/cgi-bin...tegory_Code=HS


much easier to mold in vs the ebay one.
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Old 12-20-2007, 12:11 AM   #260  
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the extreme here is promising....

http://www.drivenvisions.com/cgi-bin...tegory_Code=HS


much easier to mold in vs the ebay one.
Allot like the ones on the Ford GT
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