Re: Re: Open Element Air Cleaners: Some temperature

From: W . Jack Hilton III (
Date: Mon Jun 22 1998 - 23:58:28 EDT

I have been looking for a Cowl hood for my '98 but all the hoods I see for
mine are ram air .

I like the humongous cowl that prestigious makes for the Ram , and I just
don't like the designs of the current ram air hoods .

At 11:32 PM 6/22/98 -0400, you wrote:
>At 11:00 PM 6/22/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>>> you just need to get an open hood
>>(scoops) to feed that open air element.<<<
>>would a cowl induction hood help with Temps in an Open element set-up? I
>>wanna' adapt an open element for my 88', and am thinkin' about a cowl
>>induction insted of a snout. Whaddaya' think?
> Yep, either a forward facing scoop or cowl induction is bound to
>help with underhood temps somewhat. (How much, I don't know.)
>As far as functionality goes, at the speeds we travel, either one
>should be about the same. At higher speeds (200, 300mph) the cowl
>induction is probably the better drag/induction choice. I was originally
>going to get a cowl hood, but opted for the ram-air type.
> -Jon-
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W . Jack Hilton III

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