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Hood Scoop

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by rejTRD, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. Feb 24, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    rejTRD

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    Is there an aftermarket kit to make the hood scoop functional on the TRD sport.
     
  2. Feb 24, 2009 at 1:15 PM
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    Mr Wiggles

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    Sure is.

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  3. Feb 24, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Thor

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    wat?
    one guy did a real kit and it looked like a bitch. the scoop sits too close to the top of the engine.....so no. u can open the scoop, but it doesnt do shit besides let in more water/debris
     
  4. Feb 24, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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  5. Feb 24, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Thor

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    haha....gotta count on eddie
     
  6. Feb 24, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    I bet it would be cheaper to find one at a salvage yard or even trade someone w/your hood.
     
  7. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    did ya read the post?
     
  8. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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  9. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Thor

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  10. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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  11. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    Really? I mean the only time a hood scoop really becomes functional is when it leads to something like a top mounted intercooler or a intake.

    Like this...

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    That directed to me or dgerm?
     
  14. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    He had a CAI and he was bored one week. The made his hood scoop functional and also tried with one of the dummy vents on either side of the grill. Like I said all he had was a few ponies at high speeds. If you are putting in more hardware like that STI (don't forget, these are pick ups, not drifters) I'm not sure how you would do it.
     
  15. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    This is the closest to a scoop you will get, and it dosent include the cosmetic sport hood:

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  16. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    And even then, the scoop has to be large enough to be in the air stream. The scoop on the Tacoma rests in a low pressure area of the hood. EVEN IF it was open, and there was a intercooler, or intake under it, air would be pulled from the scoop instead of peing pushed into it.
     
  17. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    I don't plan on it. I was just wondering how he increased his HP. Got the answer. Thats cool I guess :confused::rolleyes::confused:
     
  18. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    NumNutz

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    Damn Toyota designers. Don't even know that their own decoration is only causing trouble.
     
  19. Feb 24, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Key word.
     
  20. Feb 24, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    How is that working for you?
     
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