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Old 02-12-2009, 05:31 PM   #1
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Have a Nice Day? Adas1223's DIY hoodscoop delete

EDIT: you need 12x25" for an 04-05, they only sold 12x24 so it will not be flush with the recess, but still cover the hole. my bad

Materials:
$5.00? 3M double sided tape
$11.00 home depot polycarbonate glass (12x25) your year dimensions. its advertised as unbreakable we'll see.
cutting tool (dremel, saw, power sander, whathave you)
TOTAL: < $16

Time: 30minutes or less

I didnt take any during shots but its very simple.

Step 1: Take off the stock scoop and splitter. bunch o 8mm nuts

Step 2: trace shape of scoop area on glass. this could be done by just laying it over b/c its somewhat seethru even with the protective tape over it.

Step 3: Cut it out! I used a saw for larger pieces, then a power sander to finalize the shape. not a lot to trim if its 12x24".

Step 4: re-use the bolts on the hoodscoop and place 3m double tape on the top rectangle

Step 5: Place the bolts with tape on the mounting holes

Step 6: Remove protective tape from glass and clean off any shaving/dust

Step 7: Carefully drop the glass on the 3m taped bolts (Once they touch the glass, they will never come off!! kinda good/bad in a way)

Step 8: secure the bolts!

Step 9: Clean your engine bay!!

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PS. You can add washers on the rear bolts to create a vent/ add downforce.

PSS. You can paint the edges or everything if you don't want the lambo style ..I will color match mine

PSSS. Don't do this if you live in a bad hood. they'll jack your bov

-Alex
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:14 PM   #2
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that's pretty cool, and cheap
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:41 PM   #3
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pretty sweet idea!
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:45 PM   #4
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i like it, wish i had a front mount to do this !
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:48 PM   #5
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Looks good, but I'd advise drilling holes and using the bolts to mount. 3M tape is not truly weatherproof, and over time, moisture, UV and dirt will cause the bond to fail. When that happens, your hard work will go airborne, and while it probably won't break your windshield, the lexan/polycarb piece will likely shatter on impact with the ground, or at least bang/scratch it up.

Nice job though... don't mean to detract from your efforts, just have plenty of experience with VHB and other 3M tapes... and no tape bond is permanent.

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Old 02-12-2009, 06:49 PM   #6
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Ingenious. I love it!! And it's so cheap.
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:58 PM   #7
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Looks good, but I'd advise drilling holes and using the bolts to mount. 3M tape is not truly weatherproof, and over time, moisture, UV and dirt will cause the bond to fail. When that happens, your hard work will go airborne, and while it probably won't break your windshield, the lexan/polycarb piece will likely shatter on impact with the ground, or at least bang/scratch it up.

Nice job though... don't mean to detract from your efforts, just have plenty of experience with VHB and other 3M tapes... and no tape bond is permanent.

P03w
definitely man, definitely. I didnt think of that. thanks for the heads up. I just saw the 3m tape on my cusco lip, it was dry and no adherence. too much weather.. your right. this should hold up for a few months is my guess-timate.

What could be a permanent way to mount this without touching the top glass surface?

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Old 02-12-2009, 07:01 PM   #8
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just as an aside for the tmic crowd, i think a transparent molded scoop might be a cool idea for someone to run with, maybe i'll think that one over .... =)
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:03 PM   #9
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A clear scoop. That's gonna be a sight to see haha

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Old 02-12-2009, 07:38 PM   #10
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Very cool. I like it.
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:40 PM   #11
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Looks really good, IMHO it looks better than most fiberglass ones.
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Old 02-12-2009, 07:44 PM   #12
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I failed...

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Old 02-12-2009, 07:46 PM   #13
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Nice job, looks good!

Although as Platinum03Wagon mentioned I would mount it more securely and add holes.

Maybe stainless steel bolts/screws that can be counter fit into the plexi? Maybe some cool Allen heads or something along those lines?
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:13 PM   #14
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Nice job, looks good!

Although as Platinum03Wagon mentioned I would mount it more securely and add holes.

Maybe stainless steel bolts/screws that can be counter fit into the plexi? Maybe some cool Allen heads or something along those lines?
I might try that one! if i have to end up using outside bolts, might as well make them tricked out.. gotta find me some burnt TI bolts haha (i doubt they make those)
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:14 PM   #15
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actuators that raise the rear edge when car reaches highway speeds, hehe
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:15 PM   #16
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i like that way more than the mesh ones. ZR1!!!
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:16 PM   #17
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wow!!! I seen this done at Ocean City one time
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:27 PM   #18
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This is easy top 10 DIY!
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:33 PM   #19
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Has it warped from the engine bay heat yet? Interested in seeing how this holds up to the conditions.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:34 PM   #20
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Ingenious. I love it!! And it's so cheap.
+1 Excellent Idea. If I had a FMIC I too would go for this.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:35 PM   #21
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actuators that raise the rear edge when car reaches highway speeds, hehe
I would actually set it up the opposite, Up when stopped and down when cruising...
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:42 PM   #22
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maybe i could get a whole hood like this. lol kidding
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:56 PM   #23
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how thick was the glass that you used?
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Old 02-12-2009, 09:26 PM   #24
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very nice.. i like it
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Old 02-12-2009, 09:53 PM   #25
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how thick was the glass that you used?
I believe 1/8"
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