ZZ i love that hood
ZZ i love that hood
It's not the right color, and the paint is pretty beat up along the center ridge (dragged on the gravel in the junkyard?), but for $55 I'm pretty happy. This project is still not real high on my list of automotive things to do, but having a hood to play with is definitely a step in the right direction.
Edit: Stock hood weighs ~24# (24.2# using the "me+hood" - "me alone" on my digital bathroom scale). That's complete - washer nozzles, "chrome" trim, hood liner, but no hinges.
Yeah, I was planning on the Lumina vents. At some point since this thread started I found a set of the rain trays; they would have to be modified to be used, but they at least give me something to work with.
I'm all ears on the CF - shoot me a PM. :)
Living down here in East L.A. (eastern lower alabama) I really would like to do something to extract the heat also. It gets "surface of the sun hot" down here.... It looks like some drip pans would have to be fabbed up to fit around engine components and still be functional. Sounds like fiberglass time....
Found this on ebay, C7 Vette hood insert into a V1 hood...
Link to the ad? Were they selling the hood, or the car, or the D3 windshield banner :p ? (If it's the windshield banner, I'm guessing that goes for $225 new from D3. :rolleyes:)
Edit: Found it - http://www.ebay.com/itm/CADILLAC-CTS...ht_3231wt_1105. $325 for a hydro-dipped factory part. I haven't been able to find a part number for the factory part to look up what it costs without the hydro dipping..
SLP also makes one for the Camaro with drip tray: http://www.slponline.com/product/620...xtractor.html#
Hines Performance too: http://www.hinesperformance.com/stor...C-Edition.html
Now keep in mind, from my reading, for any of this to be helpful and not just for show we would be touching on some Pratt & Miller type fluid dynamics/air management stuff...
I would figure there was plenty of work that went into the design of the V1 World Challenge hood and my guess is those vents were placed exactly where they were for good reason.
Doubtful any of us are getting that involved but I am going to try and mimic that WC hood as close as possible...
I would love to see those Lumina vents in a hood! I think they would be the best for heat extraction and actually be the best ascetically pleasing ones of the bunch! in a weird way I also like the little side vent idea too. It would be very much like what they are doing on the new Buick models.