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Old 03-07-2011, 08:37 AM
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Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

OK guys and gals,

I've been wanting to do some kind of mod to my stock hood. I like the idea of subtle (ish) scoops on the hood, something kinda like this;




or possibly even the reverse of this, so that the mesh end is facing the windshield. It would be purely cosmetic. I could of course have a hood made but I'm saving my pennies just now and looking for a relatively cheap alternative. Personally I'm not too keen on the idea of the stick on type scoops, as they leave a seam all round, but it would seem that is the only alternative.

Any opinion, ideas etc are most welcome
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:43 AM
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

Dude, your Jeep is a little crooked in that second pic....may want to have that looked at...heheheheh.

I'd say no to scoops since you're not racing it. Maybe vents if you have a heat issue...but that's just my opinion. I would be more concerned with stuff getting in (mud, snow, rain) than anything else.

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Old 03-07-2011, 10:01 AM
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

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Dude, your Jeep is a little crooked in that second pic....may want to have that looked at...heheheheh.

I'd say no to scoops since you're not racing it. Maybe vents if you have a heat issue...but that's just my opinion. I would be more concerned with stuff getting in (mud, snow, rain) than anything else.

That Jeep is an absolute beast man. Nicely done!
That Jeep ain't mine dude. Thats just a google pic that I came up with on a search. Its the WARHOG jeep on JF. They're the type of scoops I'm thinking of. My Jeep is for the street mostly. Just a plain (ish) black WJ
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

Found this searching around Google image...I don't know dude...I'm not feelin' scoops on a GC unless it's a molded hood. The single, centered look is a little smoother.

I thought that Jeep you posted was maybe your 2nd rig or something.
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:51 AM
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

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Found this searching around Google image...I don't know dude...I'm not feelin' scoops on a GC unless it's a molded hood. The single, centered look is a little smoother.

I thought that Jeep you posted was maybe your 2nd rig or something.

Yeah I saw that too, its pretty cool. I agree that its way better to have something moulded
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

The issue with the center of the hood is that it obviously has the 2 1/2" wide trough right down the center of it.

I had my hood custom done to cover my supercharger. Looks pretty bad ass in person.

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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

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The issue with the center of the hood is that it obviously has the 2 1/2" wide trough right down the center of it.

I had my hood custom done to cover my supercharger. Looks pretty bad ass in person.

Yeah I did notice that gap is pain in the ass. I may have to give this a lot more thought
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Re: Hood scoops on a WJ...opinions needed

dude you have a BADASS looking jeep
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