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Hey guys/gals, Lastnight after I was done racing I popped my hood for the ride home(leaving the latch connected) to cool my engine/tranny. I noticed that my car seemed to have more pickup... I have a Weapon R WAI, could this sensation be due to the WAI getting cold air? It was an awsome feeling. I may race with the hood popped next time if I don't have my CAI by then. What do you think? Is it all mental?


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I guess it COULD add a few HP by keeping the engine cooler, more air is able to rush in and also feed more to the intake....but I wouldn't do it too much, I wouldn't trust that latch holding the hood at highway speeds, thats alot of air rushing in. My friend with like a 92 Dodge Shadow accidently left his hood open like that, and at about 50mph the hood flew up and smashed into his windshield, shattered it and caused a lot of damage.


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Like Jordan said, it may be that a little more air is getting to your intake, which would help. But i dont think even that would make that much of a difference. And i wouldnt trust that latch i know the kid Jordan is talking about, and iwouldnt want to see that happen to your car. leave it closed.


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Yeah I plan on leaving it closed
. I just happened to leave it opened on accident last night.
 
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here is an idea for you make an electronic hood scoopusing parts from junkyard those honda hearlights anyone wants to try and see if it works make sure itgets ore air to the air filter and close it whren raining
 

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I think he's talking about the "eyelids" on older accords and ****.. like you could somehow put one on your car and press a button and have a "scoop" open up to get fresh air into your filter?

haha funny idea, but i'd do it on a car that already had pop-up headlights. would be kinda cool i guess if it actually gave you a couple more hp.. pretty ghetto though
 

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hehe, what people will do to save a few bucks. Just get the CAI. Your car will thank you.


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I am... its on back order for a week. As soon as the bitch gets here I am slaping it on! Can't wait
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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by luu00800:
here is an idea for you make an electronic hood scoopusing parts from junkyard those honda hearlights anyone wants to try and see if it works make sure itgets ore air to the air filter and close it whren raining</font>
mUAHAHAH BWHAAHAHAH AHAHAHAHAHA...........huh? wtf are oyu talking about?! LOL.

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The extra drag from having the hood popped will probably slow you down more than the extra power you gain. And then there's that little "hood flies off car hitting another car, causing injury, then you get sued" thing
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by luu00800:
here is an idea for you make an electronic hood scoopusing parts from junkyard those honda hearlights anyone wants to try and see if it works make sure itgets ore air to the air filter and close it whren raining</font>
Okay, this is the last time I'll mention it, but everytime I read this I laugh really hard. I just can't get over it. He was actually trying to say something.

But anyway, I have a betteridea for you make an electomagnetic superturbo beast using parts from a landfill those yugo exhaustmanifolds anyone wanna try and make sure sure it has wings for the throttle body and jack it up when there's a tornado.



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On a se-riuos note, there is something to be said for what happened. The Neon guys in SCCA showroom stock try to get away with removing the little rubber seal around the headlight cause it's supposed to add a few HP!! They also try to pull the rear hood seal to vent under hood pressure. Little things count!!!

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