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Michael C Henry 05-07-2010 02:32 PM

who makes non traditional hoodscoops?
Who makes an nontraditional hoodscoop (for a replica Cobra)? I've seen a picture of a Kirkum with a cowl induction scoop. I could see how that might work better. I have a Dove tunnel wedge dual four intake. It putts the carbs up against the hood. I have to use trimmed down S&H aircleaners. What I'd like to do is bring an oval aircleaner up through the hoodline. I want a scoop that would provide coverage for that aircleaner, Also, Water comming in from the front and falling on the distributer would be a problem. A rear openimg as cowl scoop would take care of that. A cowl scoop also wouldn't introduce too much air under the hood. My hood is about 45 inches long, it has about 23 inches of straight edge at front and about 22 inches between the rear hood latch handles. What I picture is smooth rounded lines and no ridge down the middle, matbe about 3 inches hiigher. The rear could have notches at rear to clear hood latch handles.

mr bruce 05-07-2010 03:17 PM

priobe 05-07-2010 05:00 PM

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I have an aluminum hood scoop that I did not use on my EM.

I ended up using the one from Kirkam.

Let me know if you are interested.

Michael C Henry 05-07-2010 05:29 PM

I was considering the super snake hood & scoop- but was advised about getting too much air under hood causeing front to lift, and the scoop that I have now is almost like the other, it will not cover a dual four oval air cleaner . Remember that the distributer is just in front of the air cleaner on an FE.

ebustin 05-07-2010 05:43 PM

I am looking for hood too. The cowl hood has many advantages. Hope to see some replies.

Barnsnake 05-07-2010 05:48 PM

I'm not sure a larger scoop would have much impact on the air under the hood. There's so much air being forced into that gaping hole at the front that you'd be hard pressed to aggravate it. I've seen reports that indicate air actually comes out of the hood scoop at triple digit speeds with no turkey pan in place.

priobe 05-07-2010 06:12 PM


The hood scoop above is for Webers that is much widewr than the EM scoop.

I dont have any problems with the dist with mine on the FE 427.

My hood covers the dist.

You may want to recheck your measurements regards what scoop you go with.

I actually trimmed more off the hood to make room for the webers on my motor.

I have a EM car too.

mr bruce 05-07-2010 06:15 PM

mr bruce 05-07-2010 06:16 PM

mr bruce 05-07-2010 06:21 PM

Michael C Henry 05-07-2010 10:34 PM

Dual four oval element alone is 22"L x 10" W. That would make the top about 23" x 11". The hood is 45" long and I have 22" wide between the hood latch handles. What I picture a cowl scoop with Smooth Rounded lines and no ridge down the center. And I'd plan to use a carb pan with a foam ring to seal off hood . Cobra hood has compound curves side to side and front to back. Blending to hood surface much like the super Snake scoop blends to the hood on the sides. A scoop that looks like it was planed rather than an obvious after thought.

ebustin 05-08-2010 02:50 AM

Thanks MR BRUCE I like the L88

mr bruce 05-08-2010 04:00 AM

turn a Supersnake scoop around, put the opening to the windshield, extend the top past the edge of the original hood opening to within a coupla inches of the windshield. I'll see if I have a loose SS scoop laying around and demonstrate what I mean. search around for sum pichers of Morris's car , I think he has a scoop like your lookin' for. ( I always liked the L88 hood too , but looks to Chevy for on a Cobra, unless you're runnin' a Rat motor )

OZCOBRA 05-08-2010 05:33 AM

One of my Favorite NON-TRADITIONAL Cowl hoods....Craig (750HP)....[IMG][/IMG]

"Q" 05-11-2010 12:46 PM

something else

Seen on a drag racing Cobra.

"Q" 05-11-2010 01:01 PM

Reverse Scoop
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Maybe more acceptable than the previous one?

Michael C Henry 05-11-2010 06:19 PM

That is sort of what I'd like to find. It looks great, I bet it works fine. Looks like it belongs there, not an after thought. Maybe a little larger and more rounded features. Problem is the steering wheel is on the wrong side.

Woodz428 05-12-2010 05:08 AM


Originally Posted by Michael C Henry (Post 1050217)
That is sort of what I'd like to find. It looks great, I bet it works fine. Looks like it belongs there, not an after thought. Maybe a little larger and more rounded features. Problem is the steering wheel is on the wrong side.

Yeah, that would be a lot of work for a scoop.:LOL:

rodneym 05-12-2010 09:42 AM

Air coming out of hood scoop
Just as Barnsnake said, my experience is that air comes out of the scoop.
I was gunning it in my SPF and it backfired at about 50 mph. Smoke came out of the scoop. That would tell me that the side vents and hood scoop struggle a bit in letting all the incoming air from the mouth, out of the engine compartment. At least in a SPF engine compartment with a SB.

kmn5 09-10-2021 06:24 AM


Originally Posted by "Q" (Post 1050151)

Seen on a drag racing Cobra.

WOW thats a nice scoop :3DSMILE:
front end looks pretty unique too, haven't seen one with molded in foglights

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