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Re: Airbox Mod

At 4:04 PM +0200 1/15/98, Jouko Haapanen wrote:


> A low scoop
>certainly (I hypothesize now...) would not be the answer, but a scoop (hate
>that word, sounds so hot-rod) elevated from the (hypothetically)
>low-pressure area at the surface.  Maybe a NACA duct would do the job,
>albeit at high speeds.

FYI. My RX7 Tii has a hood scoop for the intercooler, slightly of center.
It's a low scoop about 2" X 12".  It's supposed to direct air to the
intercooler, which is mounted across the top of the engine.

According to those who know these things (abreviated THKTT from now on...
;-), aka. SCCA participants, members of the teamFC3S mailing list, etc., it
does not work as advertised.  Many people replace the intercooler on the
top for one mounted behind the front "grill", under the bumper.  Better
cooling & airflow.

Just my $.02 worth...


'90 CQ (looking for a dark '91 w/low miles)
'87 RX7 Tii (for sale soon)