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Hood Scoop

I was thinking about picking up one of the Thunderbolt hood scoops. I am really tired of my boring hood and I think that it might be a good change. What are your opinions on these hood scoops.


BTW does anyone have one on there truck (PICS are great), or for sale?
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i thought about doin this before only bondoing it to the hood to make it look like its sopposed to be there.
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thats what I was planning on doing
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i made that with a pair of the lund scoops. i'll never do it again. it took too long to get them molded in, and i still have to go back and fix where it's starting to crack. i believe there is a mustang scoop that you can bolt on.
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got mine from the local junk yard for $30.....color matched when i had paint work done....took about half a day to put on because i took my time...

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here is the underside if you have never seen it


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the stock honeycomb grill is big enough to shape it to your hood. takes a little while to do. here is a write up i did on it a long time ago...


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Ok here is my truck this is a 1999-2004 mustang hood scoop. they fit the contour of the hood fine EVEN the newer powerdome ranger hoods. you DRILL AND BOLT the scoop onto the hood. DO NOT just use 3M tape BECAUSE there isnt enought material on the underside to stick it too. and YES it will fly off on the freeway if its just taped had a buddy that had one on his 91 ranger and it fly's off about 3 times now lol...

ok you take your time and put 4" masking tape all over the hood so you can write all over it and measure on the hood. find all your holes. check and drill. use touch up paint to touch up the holes. now put the Grille back on the scoop you put it back on the hood, lay the scoop in the holes the best you can. put masking tap on the grille itself then using a protractor scrabe the hood profile onto the grille. use a cutting device and start triming, this will take MANY times to get perfect. then using a sharp utility blade clean up all the edges on the plastic grille. and bolt on. there is a few other minor steps i left out if people want to do this contact me about it. here is the before and after. didnt take pics for the during i was to busy and forgot
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Here's my 01 Mustang GT scoop & it is FUNCTIONABLE!
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go with a mustang one instead of the thunderbolt one, thunderbolt one seems a little to big... redneckstone has the mustang and it fits the hood size much better
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if i remember correctly, the thunderbolt one is lower profile compared to the mustang one. Might be wider, don't know


If the wife actually liked them, I'd rock on in an instance
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thunder is longer and wider i think.... definably longer...
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thunderbolt one...
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eh.. idk just to long for my taste...
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Very nice guys, what dont you have on our truck Wayne? Did you mold it to the hood or just double back'd it?

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Wayne...whats the off of?
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its the roush. I added billet to the front. It needs to be painted which is why you didn't see it.
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Thing looks good Wayne...Might have to go to the salvage yard... Where did you get that one?
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its the roush. I added billet to the front. It needs to be painted which is why you didn't see it.


as in slp thunderbolt?
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I have a thunder bolt one....but not installed. It IS wider and shorter than the Mustang GT one. It's also has alignment pins to be drilled, along with the 3M tape. It's perfect for your hood, Brandon...because you have the 2wd hood. It won't fit right on my 4x4(powerdome hood). The grille sits flush weith your hood w/o modifying it. It might be up for sale if the little brother want to keep his "nostrile" scoops. PM me.
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I have a thunder bolt one....but not installed. It IS wider and shorter than the Mustang GT one. It's also has alignment pins to be drilled, along with the 3M tape. It's perfect for your hood, Brandon...because you have the 2wd hood. It won't fit right on my 4x4(powerdome hood). The grille sits flush weith your hood w/o modifying it. It might be up for sale if the little brother want to keep his "nostrile" scoops. PM me.
If Brandon doesn't want it...I have 2nd dibs...
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as in slp thunderbolt?
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How much was it Wayne?
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not much. $40? Hillbanks had bought out all the roush inventory and was selling it cheap. Not sure if they sell them or if they ran out.
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I talked to the guys who bought the inventory today and they said that they have quite a few more. PM me if you would like there number


BTW I think that they run about 60ish shipped
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