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Developing hood scoops for the drag racing Mopar Missile

Many tests were done with hood scoops. It seems that nothing was too far out for consideration. Take, for example, the twin funnel design.

twin funnel hood scoops

twin funnels

Another design that was considered was side entry.

side entry hood scoop

side entry scoop

hood scoops

mopar missile scoops

Another, more improbably design was the rear entry hood scoop, where air actually entered from around the back. This must have been fairly promising given the number of variations made.

rear scoop

rear entry hood scoop

mopar missile

scoops

drag racing

inside

Finally, here is a picture of the Mopar Missile team actually building hood scoops for drag racing.

drag racing hood scoop construction

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