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invader hood, how is it under #271538 Sep 10, 8:38am Sep 10, 8:38am
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invader hood, how is it under
i have been wondering aboout if it was going to cus a water problem with the invader Hood and SRI etc.
and i was fillng oil today and feeled under the stock scoop and i noticed a plate bringing the water that comes inn a little onger back and ending up almost at the end of the Hood is it so with the Hood scoop on the invader to the one nearest the front bumper, lol if you did not understand wath i wrote i udd be happy to see some pics of the invader Hood under side.

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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: oas] #271539 Sep 10, 8:43am Sep 10, 8:43am
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you have an SRI, correct?
the invader Hood can be a problem for you. but if you have the heat/water shield (that you can buy from this site) it shouldnt be that much of a problem.


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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: oas] #271540 Sep 10, 8:45am Sep 10, 8:45am
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This thread might answer your question:

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Originally Posted by Stephen
I have it as well. I also have an Injen Short Ram Intake, so I was initially concerned about water falling right through the grill onto my filter...which it does when it rains and I haven't had any problems but if my car was just sitting outside at work and I knew it was going to rain I would cover that vent with something. I just got my Injen heatshield last week so it's not even an issue now. Y'all have seen my enginebay, it can't mess things up too much if a little wipe with a cloth makes it look this good thumbsup

Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: GTS2003BLK] #271541 Sep 10, 8:47am Sep 10, 8:47am
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yeah i have ask this before but i notcised to day that the stock Hood scoop dont let the water go rigth down its a plate or somthing der the scoop so the water end up longer back, and i was woundring if it was the same thing on the invader so the water ended up at the front plastic the one that is sitting on with some pop up plastick clips

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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: oas] #271542 Sep 10, 1:54pm Sep 10, 1:54pm
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im not sure what you said


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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: My Sixth Gear] #271543 Sep 11, 12:46am Sep 11, 12:46am
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I think I can speak the final word on this subject.

I have had the VIS Invader Hood on my car since January.

I have had the Injen SRI on my car that entire time.

It has rained (heavily) here 70% of every month since May and I've driven in rain, snow, etc. with this combo.

No problems whatsoever. As I said though...if the car was going to be sitting outside in the rain while I was at work I'd throw something over that grill above the Intake. If you're still worried, pick up a heatshield, which I did last month.

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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: Stephen] #271544 Sep 11, 12:47am Sep 11, 12:47am
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...yes the Invader Hood comes with a plate to block off the top scoop to keep water out if that (at least mine did)

Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: Stephen] #271545 Sep 11, 12:14pm Sep 11, 12:14pm
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so if you still have stock Intake, you shouldnt have nothing to worry bout even more right lol?

Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: 2003cbgts] #271546 Sep 12, 1:27am Sep 12, 1:27am
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^ yeppers

Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: Stephen] #271547 Sep 12, 1:52pm Sep 12, 1:52pm
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can any one post a pic of the under side of the invader
at this pic you see the black thing under the stock Hood scoop. they thing i wanna know is if it a thing like that under the second scoop to grin

sorry to post so mutch about this but i live in the city and i have no parking space for about 5-6 min walk away from house so i cant just go put somthing over it and i dont have a garage either and it snows and rain like a bitch her at the wintercry

im going to order soon so pleas help me out a little fast

thanks for all the info so far thumbsup

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Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: oas] #271548 Sep 13, 12:11am Sep 13, 12:11am
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ahhhhhhhhh, haha.

sorry, i thought it was made clear earlier.
NO, there is no such piece for the second scoop on the Invader Hood. the water or snow or whatever just drains into it. as i posted earlier this didn't pose a problem and with the addition of the heat shield, just makes the water run off it and away from the Intake entirely. i am sure you could fab a piece to block that little grill but whatev... spineyes

Re: invader hood, how is it under [Re: Stephen] #271549 Sep 13, 5:23am Sep 13, 5:23am
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does the invader come with the taller Hood scoop???

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