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Corvette hood modification


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Huevos Gigantes needed to start this project and its been in the back of my mind for quite some time. I've wanted to do some type of exterior mod like add an aftermarket hood to the Corvette but in most cases that party starts around $1,200 - $1,500 just to get in the door so I decided to add my own ventilation to the hood this weekend so here's the beginning. Enjoy.

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I'll have more pics up as the mounting of this heat extractor continues.

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1 hour ago, JUSTA6 said:

WOW that takes some gonad's (at least a couple beers) to cut that hood.  Does look good!

Brother I didn’t sleep the night before going they all the scenarios and processes good or bad before I pulled the trigger and did it. 

I am so far happy with the outcome I don’t regret doing it and I have read a 40 degree drop in oil temps, up to a 20 degree drop in coolant temp and noticeably more downforce on the nose of the car at speed. 

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Nice work, Rocket! 👍

I hear you about the cost of hoods... I want to get an L88 hood for my C3, but haven't pulled the trigger (yet, lol!).

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Love it 360! Gona be killer!

Yes it will make a marked improvement in engine performance due to lower temps! The F.1 hood on the Indian diverts fresh air from the front scoops on to the engine, while a rear set extract hot air out the back. Drops engine temps anywhere from 15 to 30 degrees and inlet plenum air temp as much as 40 degrees depending on ambient air temps. 

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360 Excellent work my man! I'm with JUSTA on this one....that took some serious gonads.

To quote Red Green, "Remember, I'm pulling for you. We're all in this together." And if that don't work....the handyman's secret weapon is, of course, duct tape!

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4 minutes ago, Last Indian said:

And; there it is! Killer, Cool!😎

Here ! Here ! :clapping:

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