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Hey guys, has anyone ever tried to make a hood scoop air intake for any gen. taurus. (like a shaker on a stang). That'd be sweet.
Anyone know?
 

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It's a cool idea. I'd do it, but it will take much money to develop. Everything would have to be custom fabricated and the scoop would have to be on the driverside due to how the intake is designed.
 

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Kinda like what the 80's model SVT Mustang looked like?
 

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you could do two scoops one on each side but only one would have a purpose...or the other one could cool down the over flow tank for the anti freeze or maybe its just mine that sounds like its boiling after i drive lol...
 

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I like how auto parts web pages put your cars name in front of everything. <_<

http://www.speedyperformanceparts.com/lund...od-scoop_z.html

I actually thought about this but the prefab would be alot. You could use your factory air box. The one half that connects to the maf and flex hose can stay where it is and simple (ha ha simply) be turned upward. The other half of the air box that was attached to the inside fender well, can be attachd to the hood under the scoop. When the hood was closed it would simple (ha ha simply) put the 2 pieces of the air box back together.... ummm maybe
 

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You could cut a big hole in the side of your air box closest to the wall of the engine compartment. Then you get a joint to match the hole. You cut a large hole in the hood, and put the scoop over that. Then you get a pipe that fits the joint that's sticking out of your airbow, and run it up the hole in the hood and into the scoop. If your scoop is big enough, you can put a cone filter on the end of the pipe, and fabricate a splash guard. Then you make a kind of collar for the pipe that seals the hole in the hood from the elements. If you want, you can put some wire mesh over the scoop for a finised look and for protection. There you have it, a ram-air hood scoop.

Oh, if you do the cone filter direction, you can take out the panel filter in the airbox.

If anyone does this, post a picture.
 

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Nice, how much did it cost? I was thinking of doing it, but money is a big issue for me. Also, what kinds of gains are you getting?
 

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can we get an underhood pic
 

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I can't imagine a hood scoop on most Taurii that would look good. I don't even think ducts would look right, given the slope of the hood.

I'd like to see a picture to see if I'm mistaken.
 

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Mr. Cow, by the way, where'd you get the scoops for $12 a piece?? Thanks in advance for the posts.
 

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Originally posted by 97GreenStreak3.0@Mar 7 2004, 10:44 AM
I remember seeing a pic a long time ago of a GenII SHO with a T/A style hood. He connected his airbox up to it to make a ram air style intake. Does anyone remember who it is or have any pics of it?
I remember that too, it was a post on the old, old forums. He had to do a lot of customization of the airbox. Did some snooping on the net but couldn't find it. What I did find was this:


SHO GT
 

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Don't worry, I haven't forgotten a thing. I'm just still waiting...waiting impatiently, I might add. My walkthrough is ready to go, and I just need the pics for it.

Note to self: Buy camera with film that isn't so special it takes eons just to develop a simple 24 shot roll.
 
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