post #256 of Old 03-14-2013, 10:17 AM
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Hood vents did wonders for me. I have yet to see 210 since I installed them.
210 is normal operating temp...

OP what temps are you seeing?


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post #257 of Old 03-14-2013, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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210 is normal operating temp...

OP what temps are you seeing?
Aware of this. I normally see it go from anywhere between 210 (moving) to 220 (idling for long periods).

Ideally I would like it to idle around ~205

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post #258 of Old 03-14-2013, 10:24 AM Thread Starter
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I hope you have a steady hand. There's not a lot of room for mistakes doing it that way. The finished product does look great though.
I don't like the look of the lebaron hood vents, trying to see what other choices I could have before ripping into my hood.

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post #259 of Old 03-14-2013, 10:26 AM
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Have you seen american rock rods hood vents?

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Have you seen american rock rods hood vents?
162.00 for 3" hood vents? er.... doesn't seem worth it to me at all.

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post #261 of Old 03-14-2013, 01:28 PM
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162.00 for 3" hood vents? er.... doesn't seem worth it to me at all.
These?
http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...d=170926042379

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I'm not a hood vent fan because your sensors and electrical gets wet easily .. but those hood vents look SWEEET

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I'm not a hood vent fan because your sensors and electrical gets wet easily .. but those hood vents look SWEEET
I have had good luck with dielectric grease on connections, with louvers like these instead on holes its a little harder to draw water in. I want these so bad!!

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I have had good luck with dielectric grease on connections, with louvers like these instead on holes its a little harder to draw water in. I want these so bad!!
The for sure would look awesome on your rig .. goes really well with the look you have .. and cooling is always an issue

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The for sure would look awesome on your rig .. goes really well with the look you have .. and cooling is always an issue
My 2 cents
Do Vents put them off to the sides.

And more cooling is good cooling

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I was thinking ... I drilled holes for the cowl snorkel .. when i took it out there was a nice 3" hole in the cowl that is vented... I was thinking about putting a small 3" fan there so i could just flip the fan and it would suck out all the hot air under the hood and vent it out though the cowl ... might work well

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I was thinking ... I drilled holes for the cowl snorkel .. when i took it out there was a nice 3" hole in the cowl that is vented... I was thinking about putting a small 3" fan there so i could just flip the fan and it would suck out all the hot air under the hood and vent it out though the cowl ... might work well
I don't think a 3" fan would have enough juice to pull it all out.

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I had camaro vents on my old xj and loved them, they worked great, I will probably put them on my new xj too..i will try to find a pic

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I like that a lot. What camaro's are they off of?

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post #270 of Old 03-16-2013, 10:15 AM
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They are off a Z28 I believe and also came on some Z24 caviliers. I bought them used so I am not entirely sure.

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