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There´s a Civic in town with a big scoop right in the middle of his hood. Looks like an aftermarket hood unit rather than a tacked-on addition. I chuckled when I saw it because I know that the Civic intake is at the front, to the passenger side. So what benefit would the scoop be in the middle toward the windshield? Guess my question is, IS there any benefit to having a scoop in the middle? I´d have thought it´d be better to have a scoop just above the headlight, to capture incoming air and force it over the filter. Might be a weather issue... Anybody know? I´d also think that a reversed scoop would be better, as the vacuum effect would draw hot air out of the engine bay. Not an engineer, just wondering...
 

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Well if it was a working scoop, which half the time it ain´t, anywhere you put it on the hood will bring more cooler air in to the engine. As far as putting it backwards I ain´t to sure about that with the vacume effect.
 

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and ´looks´ of course. i for one would like a ´98ish suby wrx hood scoop tacked onto mine. i remember seeing someone on the old feoa site with it, a red scoop on top of a dark blue or black hood. not my favourite color combo, but sure looked sweet
 

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Get this a junk yard here in Arkansas has a WRX carbon fiber hood just chillen. And he said he only wants 75 bucks for it. My friend is prolly gonna buy it and sell it on EBAY.
 

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23-01-2003 at 19:53, James92Scort wrote:
www.compassmotorsports.com has suby hood scoops you can fit onto your escort. but of course compass website is down right now......
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*gets his head gears thinking*
 

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uh, didn´t Compass go the way of the dinosaur? That was the 1" swaybar fiasco if I remember.
 

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yeh, "backward scoops" its just called a cowl induction...wind goes over cowl and as it gets toward the winshield, it sucks in cold air...i dunno the potential differences between a scoop and a cowl, cept a cowl could be used to keep foreign objects from coming in more than a scoop could.
 

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I think a Cowl would look oh so sweeeeeet on an EGT, I think a Mustang is BEAUTIFUL with one on, and I dislike Stangs with a passion. :) if anyone can find me a lightweight hood with a functional cowl with the winshield sprayers still on it for under $400, email me right away!! [email protected]
 
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