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Old 06-13-2018, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by oldcolt View Post
That statement is sort of correct. At high speeds the hood scoop does allow air in, which acts to prevent aero lift....maybe some cooling. But it's main purpose is to let hot air out at stationary or low speeds.
The hood "Scoop" is an air EXTRACTION scoop that becomes MORE effective at high speed....It was placed in a low pressure area of the hood intentionally

See post #24, #25 and #27....

Hood scoop insert

Post #29 will explain how the hood EXTRACTION scoop assists in diffusion cooling...

Adding more air

And post #8 here...

grill inserts

Finally, post #56 dive's deeper into the "Hood Scoop" issue..

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