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Old 10-29-2008
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94 Powerdome hood Idea

I like the looks of the 'powerdome' hoods, But no one really makes one like the one I'm thinking.

I was thinking of doing something similar to to what this guy did,
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2607331



But I was thinking of cutting along the creases in the hood


Then do what that guy did, and welding in the side pieces, I would only want it like an inch higher, But I think it might look good. I'm not sure how it would come out for sure. I need to do a good photoshop to see what it would look like.

Do you guys get what I'm trying to explain?



Of course, Im not gonna go cut my hood up, but maybe if I ever get a hold of a spare one.
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You can't weld a powerdome, they are fiberglass but its a cool idea.
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thats a cowl induction hood fyi
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I get what you're saying, I thinks its a good idea. I've been tossing it around myself. But do me one favor, if you do it, please please taper the sides so that they don't go straight up and down. If they're straight it just looks too fake and bad aftermarket IMO.
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If you would rather save your self some time and hassle here are some cowl hoods like you are looking for that fit your truck. They have cowls that go from 2 and 3/4 raised decks, to a 9 inch lifted deck!

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Cowl Hoods 2
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dont get a cowl hood scoop and add it to your hood with how much the temp of the hood changes from the motor the bondo cracks and just looks bad there are cowl hoods out there spend the money and save the head ace
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You can't weld a powerdome, they are fiberglass but its a cool idea.
I know, but my hood is metal, I should be able to weld that, Im not talking about cutting a fiberglass powerdome off and putting it on mine, if thats what you mean.

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thats a cowl induction hood fyi
Yea I know, I found it by googling custom cowl hood

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I get what you're saying, I thinks its a good idea. I've been tossing it around myself. But do me one favor, if you do it, please please taper the sides so that they don't go straight up and down. If they're straight it just looks too fake and bad aftermarket IMO.
Yea I was thinking that last night, Straight up and down wouldnt look good at all.
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dont get a cowl hood scoop and add it to your hood with how much the temp of the hood changes from the motor the bondo cracks and just looks bad there are cowl hoods out there spend the money and save the head ace
Im not adding one onto it, I would be cutting into the hood, bending it up, then welding in the sides of the cowl part.
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You can't weld a powerdome, they are fiberglass but its a cool idea.
Mines steel.
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Yours isn't the true powerdome, 04+ is just a mimic powerdome.
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Yours isn't the true powerdome, 04+ is just a mimic powerdome.
No, my window sticker says "powerdome hood". lol
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i made my powerdome a true cowl by cutting the back of the cowl out so air can get through
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