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08blackoutstang 02-28-2011 12:48 AM

hood scoop or no hood scoop
 
well i purchased a painted roush hoodscoop, bran Fing new and when i mocked it up to my car I dont know if i am sold on it... I love the hood scoop look, but not for my car, i think..

Well i will post picks tomorrow with and without it on and you guys give some output... thanks

stealth_GT 02-28-2011 02:21 AM

I like mine, but I'd rather have a Shaker Hood...

jdmcbride 02-28-2011 08:30 AM

No hood scoop.

AzPete 02-28-2011 08:36 AM

I have the Ford scoop and enjoy the look.

D'prived 02-28-2011 08:41 AM

I like the look of the hood scoop but don't like that it's not functional. That's why I went with a shaker.

07 Stang 02-28-2011 09:06 AM

This is how I feel....I like the look of a hood scoop but I really think it should be functional. Seems like it would decrease your mpg some (if you care about it) by the wind not being able to pass through it but rather bounce off of it.

Another thing to consider is, approximately 98% (if not all) of the OEM hoods are contaminated. Read about the hood corrosion in the TSB. Instead of putting $$ in a hood scoop, why not put it towards something like a new hood with a built in functional hood scoop? If you are one of the unfortunates who have discovered the TSB, I'm sure you realize you are most likely out of warranty thus Ford will not cover it. For the amount of $$ that you would spend fixing it, you could have bought a whole new hood.

Just my 2

grabberorange1 02-28-2011 11:04 AM

I had the oem hood with scoop....just bought a new Foose hood, so much nicer to drive without looking around it...I say No....

SilverStallion05 02-28-2011 11:22 AM

I love my Roush scoop. And if you put some extra money into it (and a drill), you can make it functional. That may be over kill but cosmetically it looks cool.

pdonket 02-28-2011 11:57 AM

I'm a hood scoop fan myself, although I tend to like the ones built into the hood itself rather than added later or put through a hole in the hood. I have the stock ford one and personally I love the way it looks, I like the low profile. But down the road I think I might replace the hood for something cleaner.

Redfire6er 02-28-2011 12:26 PM

I was on the fence for about a year before I added mine. So happy with it now that I have it. Just looks old school, and thats what I like.


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