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View Poll Results: The $50 hood extractor: is it worth it?
Worth every penny. Where do I get one? 21 80.77%
Rice... but I might eat it. 3 11.54%
If you need an extractor, you've got bigger problems. 2 7.69%
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Old 03-19-2008, 03:24 PM   #41
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Did I miss how many $$$? You'll have this all installed and test by the weekend?
it's $99 plus shipping.

sure, let me throw my engine in really fast and.....
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Old 03-19-2008, 11:31 PM   #42
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I'm lovin' the Cooper Scooper.
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Old 03-20-2008, 09:34 AM   #43
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Datalog shows the extractor in combination with my enlarged mouth/exchanger box is now dropping coolant temps with acceleration/speed on a 15psi boosted run from 2k-7k rpm. Previously I'd see a worst case 2c rise. Now I'm seeing ~6c drop. Of course the easier route to the base of the radiator has undoubtedly led to a ~2c rise in my intake air temps, because I doubt it was the new cold side IC pipe with its additional bends and length.

Just want to clarify the main purpose behind installing this was in preparation for eventually tracking the car- not to resolve any issues for street driving. The car has never overheated on the street.
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Old 03-20-2008, 09:43 AM   #44
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Scoop looks great, not sure I need the additional cooling though. Even if I did I would never end up getting it blended/painted cuz i suck like that.
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Old 04-10-2008, 12:51 PM   #45
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have you thought about enlarging the hole to evacuate more air? I'm giving this lots of thought. It looks good, and its cheap.
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enlarging the hole would require larger scoop, you could do this with many different scoops really, like an STI scoop maybe...
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:35 PM   #47
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enlarging the hole would require larger scoop, you could do this with many different scoops really, like an STI scoop maybe...
some of the plastic could be cut out.
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:52 PM   #48
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:53 PM   #49
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i want those wheels
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:56 PM   #50
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that's awesome.
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:13 PM   #51
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I thought "jesus what a pile of ****"

and then I saw the tires
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:14 PM   #52
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good thing you cant see the motor....

11.200, 124.5 mph
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What's the deal with the super long wheel studs?
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What's the deal with the super long wheel studs?
James Bond/SpeedRacer...cut up the competition's tires
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Old 04-10-2008, 04:21 PM   #55
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or to mount wheels with spacers and still have threading to hold on to?
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or to mount wheels with spacers and still have threading to hold on to?
u be trippin

those scoops seem kind of small, would using a larger scoop move more air or would it not make enough of a difference?
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Old 04-10-2008, 05:01 PM   #57
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is not scoop is extractor. the purpose is to create a low pressure zone behind the radiator thus creating better flow through it.
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I think I might have to look into the cooper scooper myself. Rob, you wanna come cut up my hood for me?
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Brain, have you put your scoop in yet? I ordered the same one, it should be here monday. Curious as to how it looks.
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nope. car still sitting on jack stands and i'm not doing any projects until its driving and tuned and nothing leaks/breaks/falls off for a few weeks.
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