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Old 08-05-2010, 06:47 PM
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I have a '00 GT, so I got stuck with the ugly nonfunctional scoop type thing on the hood.

I'm looking to upgrade my hood, and I've always liked the ones on the 01-04 GT's. I know it will fit, but my question is this: I've always thought about/been worried about what would happen when it rains and water gets inside the holes in the scoop of those hoods. Is there something behind it or anything?

Should I have any worries in this case?
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:26 PM
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On a side not, I found a 01 GT hood for $150 in the same color as my car. How is that for price?
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 08:37 PM
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There are a few routes you could go.

You could buy the hood with scoop and risk the paint not matching due to sun bleaching.

You could buy a used hood scoop off of CL for dirt cheap, there are plenty, and have it painted to match.

Or you could buy a new one and have it painted.

IMHO I would surf craigslist and see if you can find one in good condition for like $20-40 and have it painted and professionally installed.

edit: the hood scoop is non functional, the honeycomb is just an insert like the side scoops
 

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Old 08-06-2010, 09:35 PM
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The hood on an 01-04 is NOT functional. You can modify it to work I guess...
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 09:39 PM
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I had a stock 2000 hood, bought a new scoop from ebay for like 80$. Wish i had either bought the full hood or boughten a scoop that had been pre-fitted. My scoop atm doesnt match the countours of the hood perfectly so it pisses me off. Im gunna end up buying a Q400 hood soon.
 
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Old 08-07-2010, 11:28 AM
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Ahh, I didnt realize that the 01-04 GT hood was non-functional...

I think I might get it though to replace my current 00 one. As long as the one the guy has matches in color as far as fading goes.
 
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Old 08-07-2010, 12:57 PM
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you could just pull the scoop off yours. You'll have 6 screw holes in it but it's free. Doesn't matter if you get a little water on the motor.

150 seems like a bit pricey but not overly so if the paint is good.
 
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