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What does cowel induction do??

Old 05-22-06, 04:58 PM
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What does cowel induction do??

Sorry if this has been answerd, but what benefits does cowel induction offer over a regular hood scoop?
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COWL induction pulls in cold air from the edge of the windshield which is generally a high pressure area. It also isnt as likely to catch bugs and birds.

Its an old holdover from the days of carburated v8s, these days intakes generally dont draw from directly over the engine - youd only see benefit of it if you were running carbs or a short intake and had it drawing from right above the engine.
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basicly it is a good way to get colder(than the air under the hood anyway) air into the engine. as stated earlier works best when the intake is in the middle of the engine bay.
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