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Old 11-17-2011, 08:59 AM
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I was thinking about trying to get a 442 style hood insert that bolts on from gbodyparts, and convert my air cleaner into a shaker style. I was wondering if anybody knew if this could be done, or could point me to some info how to do it. Thanks.
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:36 PM
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im sure it can..ive seen it on a monte carlo ss before..im sure all you would really need to do is of course get the shaker air cleaner lid(i think thats what its called lol) and cut and shape the hood to fit around it
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Old 11-17-2011, 02:18 PM
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Okay, I'll check into it. Thanks man.
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Old 11-17-2011, 02:41 PM
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Well, I looked at some stuff, and it looks like it would be more trouble than it's worth. Oh, well...
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it would take some body work skills but it would look cool!
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:32 AM
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Yeah maybe find a late 70's early 80's T/A .If you could find the hood and the scoop the hard work would be already done.
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Old 11-18-2011, 10:35 AM
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Yeah, I think it would too, but I looked on a bunch of fbody sites, and mopar sites, and everyone was basically saying that it didn't really serve much purpose other than looks, and the performance upgrade was less than noticable. I just figured the time, and effort wouldn't be worth all the work. I don't know maybe I will look into some more.
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Well it would depend on what look you're going for. Cowl hoods are a simple bolt on and they work by taking air from the windshield. They work even better if you isolate the carb from the engine heat so all you get is the colder air.
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this is a monte ss with a shaker hood and i think it looks pretty killer

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=t5+mo...t:429,r:11,s:0
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that monte is nice!
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that gives me bad ideas!
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That must be the ultra rare Monte T/A. J/K looks good.
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you could turn it around where the opening is facing the air stream. That might give you a little ram air far your engine.
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Yeah, that does look pretty awesome. So would I still have to run the ducting like that to the fender wells to make it work, or could i just isolate it to the carb? @ ferretlady- Yeah that idea had crossed my mind as well. Thanks for the ideas people, I love having all the options to work with.
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