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Sep 19, 8:25pm - #46571 
roofscoop?

wow roofscoops are only like $80 and if you dont have a moonroof they can look very nice, what do you guys think of this (and by the way you will be paying like $300 in painting and molding)



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Sep 19, 8:34pm - #46572 
It looks ok but i wouldnt put it on my car.

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Sep 19, 8:42pm - #46573 
Cool! but would much rather have a sunroof!!


here is another pic...

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Sep 19, 8:50pm - #46574 
Originally Posted by Angelica
Cool! but would much rather have a sunroof!!


here is another pic...


Oh god, I wouldve told that fat chick to move before I took that pic.

I rather have a sunroof too thumbsup


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Sep 19, 8:51pm - #46575 
I personally have a problem roof scoops on front engine cars.

It's so obviouse that it is completely non-functional that when I look at it, instead of thinking "cool" I automatically and instinctively think "why?". confused

I don't have a problem with non-functional things on a car that could potentially be functional, like people with Celica's who mold side vents into their car for example. When I see side vents on a car my brain accepts it because vents in that location could provide cooling to the rear brakes, but when I see a roof scoop on a front engine car my brain thinks "hmmm, I wonder where that air is going?". spineyes


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Sep 19, 8:58pm - #46576 
Originally Posted by chameleon
I wonder where that air is going?". spineyes


To cool the subs in the back... j/k

yea its just cosmetic

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Sep 19, 8:58pm - #46577 
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Originally Posted by Angelica
Cool! but would much rather have a sunroof!!


here is another pic...


Oh god, I wouldve told that fat chick to move before I took that pic.

I rather have a sunroof too thumbsup


Sorry I couldn't move fast enough!!

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Sep 19, 9:01pm - #46578 
okay... not my taste but interesting enough


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Sep 19, 9:09pm - #46579 
Originally Posted by Angelica
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Originally Posted by Angelica
Cool! but would much rather have a sunroof!!


here is another pic...


Oh god, I wouldve told that fat chick to move before I took that pic.

I rather have a sunroof too thumbsup


Sorry I couldn't move fast enough!!


rofl


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Sep 19, 9:45pm - #46580 
I also think it looks silly on a front engine car. Lame.

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Sep 19, 10:01pm - #46581 
hmmm...not a fan either. definitely stick with a moon roof or nothing rather than one of them...my 2c

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Sep 19, 10:06pm - #46582 
lo0ks kinda odd with a roof scoop and a Hood scoop...

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Sep 19, 10:27pm - #46583 
looks neat...
but serves no purpose for a celica.


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Sep 19, 10:40pm - #46584 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
wow roofscoops are only like $80 and if you dont have a moonroof they can look very nice, what do you guys think of this (and by the way you will be paying like $300 in painting and molding)




Hm...not really my cup of tea...I think it takes away from the car a little..BUT where did you get that pic? That car looks oddly familiar

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Sep 19, 11:27pm - #46585 
Not needed at all!

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Sep 19, 11:32pm - #46586 
wonder how some rally cars have those roof scoops?
wut's that used for? stable the car or cool the rear brakes?! confused


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Sep 20, 1:05am - #46587 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
wonder how some rally cars have those roof scoops?
wut's that used for? stable the car or cool the rear brakes?! confused



My guess would be that it's for extra cooling of the interior. Because they want to minimize the weight of the car a lot of the original vents, pipings and fan will be removed. But I'm just guessing.

A few months ago on Eurosport I saw a bird coming into the rallycar thru the roofscoop. It was shot with the onboard camera. The driver himself didn't even notice it.

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Sep 20, 1:37am - #46588 
too f&F for me.

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Sep 20, 2:36am - #46589 
thumbsdown


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Sep 20, 11:03am - #46590 
the only cars that should have roofscoops are midengine and rear engine cars. there is a mr-2 with the scoops, and they are functional. but ya a scoop on the celi is just ewww. when i first opened the Hood of my car i was like what the hell is that scoop for. but then i followed the routing, so it is used for cooling just like the side scoops for brakes


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Sep 20, 12:42pm - #46591 
looks cool...not functional...rice thumbsdown

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Sep 20, 1:00pm - #46592 
Originally Posted by Marco_L
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
wonder how some rally cars have those roof scoops?
wut's that used for? stable the car or cool the rear brakes?! confused



My guess would be that it's for extra cooling of the interior. Because they want to minimize the weight of the car a lot of the original vents, pipings and fan will be removed. But I'm just guessing.

A few months ago on Eurosport I saw a bird coming into the rallycar thru the roofscoop. It was shot with the onboard camera. The driver himself didn't even notice it.

Yeah exactly, its used in ralley cars since they have no AC to get cool air into the cabin...

I think it looks neat, but then again Im a HUGE fan of Rallying and so Im into the whole "rally car look"...


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Sep 20, 1:03pm - #46593 
looks neat...
yet again...RICE if it serves no purpose...


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Sep 20, 1:21pm - #46594 
Originally Posted by swthrtracer
Originally Posted by Marco_L
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
wonder how some rally cars have those roof scoops?
wut's that used for? stable the car or cool the rear brakes?! confused



My guess would be that it's for extra cooling of the interior. Because they want to minimize the weight of the car a lot of the original vents, pipings and fan will be removed. But I'm just guessing.

A few months ago on Eurosport I saw a bird coming into the rallycar thru the roofscoop. It was shot with the onboard camera. The driver himself didn't even notice it.

Yeah exactly, its used in ralley cars since they have no AC to get cool air into the cabin...

I think it looks neat, but then again Im a HUGE fan of Rallying and so Im into the whole "rally car look"...

icic~now i know wut's it for thumbsup


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Sep 20, 1:34pm - #46595 
rice.

Originally Posted by robare99
I also think it looks silly on a front engine car. Lame.

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Sep 20, 2:21pm - #46596 
not for me. reminds me of Hood spoilers too much puke


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Sep 20, 3:45pm - #46597 
Most of them are just for show...they don't have a function thumbsup

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Sep 20, 5:36pm - #46598 
first of all if you dont have a fast car,than dont make it look fast!that kinda makes you a poser thumbsdown spend money on makeing it fast and then worry about scoops and vents.


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Sep 20, 9:32pm - #46599 
Originally Posted by clockwork
first of all if you dont have a fast car,than dont make it look fast!that kinda makes you a poser thumbsdown spend money on makeing it fast and then worry about scoops and vents.


rofl true, and then some riced out civic comes and beats your ass in a race rofl

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Sep 20, 9:37pm - #46600 
Originally Posted by clockwork
first of all if you dont have a fast car,than dont make it look fast!that kinda makes you a poser thumbsdown spend money on makeing it fast and then worry about scoops and vents.


a Hood scope on a celica is only going to hinder the performance.

Where is the air going to go, and what kinda racket are you going to hear in teh cockpit driving 120+

Oh wait, most people never use their Rice, they just like to show it off rofl


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Sep 21, 11:35am - #46601 
For reals though, where is all that air supposed to go when you're going extremely fast? Watch that thing is going to get so much air in it and create so much drag it's going to rip off the roof.

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first of all if you dont have a fast car,than dont make it look fast!that kinda makes you a poser thumbsdown spend money on makeing it fast and then worry about scoops and vents.


a Hood scope on a celica is only going to hinder the performance.

Where is the air going to go, and what kinda racket are you going to hear in teh cockpit driving 120+

Oh wait, most people never use their Rice, they just like to show it off rofl

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Sep 21, 4:53pm - #46602 
true buts is a pretty small scoop..dunnoe if it'd be too much of an issue with the air/wind

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Sep 21, 6:10pm - #46603 
Originally Posted by ev3
true buts is a pretty small scoop..dunnoe if it'd be too much of an issue with the air/wind


doesn't matter, it's still going to cause drag.


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Sep 21, 10:45pm - #46604 
I think it's really bad for all of the above reasons.


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Sep 22, 12:43am - #46605 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
wow roofscoops are only like $80 and if you dont have a moonroof they can look very nice, what do you guys think of this (and by the way you will be paying like $300 in painting and molding)


wouldnt this cause drag? confused


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