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#1 Davs Bird

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 04:35 PM

Just asking and would like some opinions. On what you think they would look like on an 88 firebird.
Does anyone have non functional hood scoops on their firebirds.
If you do and had some pictures I would like to see them.
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Posted 08 April 2009 - 04:37 PM

What kind of hood scopps are you referring to? Like ram air looking things? those dumb stick on ones they make? the ones like on the 95-92 TA hoods? cowl scoops? I can get pics of anything you want...

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 05:16 PM

Hey Jesse
Just something to dress up the hood a bit the car is plan white and looks like it needs something.
Maybe something on each side of the center line of the hood. I am just asking for ideas. Maybe some stripes would be the way to go again just asking.
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Posted 08 April 2009 - 09:43 PM

Hell, in the world of RICERS those should add about 50hp. LMAO

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:10 PM

Hey Sean
Thanks for the input but if a hood scoop is going to make my Pontiac look like ricer I for sure don't want one.
Actually though a guy I work with told me about a firebird for sale across the road from his house that had hood scoops on it. So today after work I went and looked at it. The car is in pretty bad shape but the hood does have 2 small scoops
on it but they do not look like the do anything and they did appear to original. But no one was home to let me lift the hood. I'm not sure what year it is.
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Edited by Davs Bird, 09 April 2009 - 02:51 PM.


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Posted 09 April 2009 - 03:47 PM

Hey Jesse
You see that car of the month for April the hood that I looked at is like that but more of a scoop to openings. Thats what I am asking about.
It kind of looked from a distance more open but up close it looked like it did not do anything.
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Posted 09 April 2009 - 11:33 PM

Most factory scoops after the mid seventies usually didn't do anything without being modified.

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 05:10 AM

Look for a GTA hood, the scoops are semi-functional. They might let some of the heat out.

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 04:43 PM

Thanks Rudolf
Thats the kind of info I am looking for.




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