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Old 09-09-2007, 11:29 AM
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Hood Clearance

I need a little advice. I have a '84 Camaro with a 350 sitting in it. I have a 1406 edelbrock carb. After I placed the spacer under the carb, there is'nt much clearance. I'm in Heidelberg Germany, so I could order a entire hood, but shipping would be more than the hood itself. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scoop to put on the hood to give me a little more clearance. I've seen one or two online, but I want to make sure I get a good fit and a good look?

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Old 09-09-2007, 11:59 AM
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How thick is the spacer? "Much clearance", is it "enough clearance" a miss is as good as a mile. If you have an inch or so that should be plenty unless your motor mounts are broken. Maybe a different air cleaner would do the trick.

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I used a Harwood cowl induction piece on mine from Summit.
Itīs glued on with a few pop rivets left in for good measure.
Tends to let engine smells out when the car is standing idling.

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Old 09-09-2007, 12:22 PM
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That darn scoop is just the most versitle ever I think. It looks perfect on that car, very nice looking ride there!

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I agree, that's a nice looking car. Thanks for all the input.
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Old 09-09-2007, 01:10 PM
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I made the mistake of cutting too larger hole in the hood.
If you go for it just cut a circle to let the air cleaner through the hood.
I also did this to stop small children getting sucked into motor.

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