Not Special Enough
ok, I was watching cars on tv. specifically the viper Vs. the Z06. maybe y'all saw it. anyway, this is an idea I've been working up for the last year. I've finally decided to buy a new hood because I want to cut vents in like gig's money ride, and I also wanna get a nice scoop. I'm not a body work expert but ideally I'd like it to be a negative scoop, like the marenello or modena. you know, sinks in instead of rises above? So I was looking at clearence over the valve cover under the hood and I think I can do it. heres the thought. make a small Y shaped box that seals up with the hood. In the back of the Y, put 2 cylander filters. this is exactly like they do it on the viper and corvette. then the stem of the "Y" feeds over the valve cover and into the TB. heres the hang-up. Ideally I'd like to design a new intake manifold to place the TB on the side instead of on top. since that really isnt an option I thought of this instead. make a wedge out of acrylic. at the right angle, I could fit it between the TB and intake manifold. this would angle the TB forward and I hope provide a smoother inlet. Maybe even get a residual benefit from a spacer. (ie; intake air speed. So now I want feedback, do you think I have enough room to do it? how might you work the TB situation? will Gig travel to Texas and do my bodywork for me?