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Jan 14, 12:53pm - #6296 
Roof Scoop, Is it just for looks? or Does it Function?

Seen them on quite a few cars. I was wondering, are they just for a sporty look? Or are they functional, confused and helpful to the performance of the car?


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Jan 15, 1:03am - #6297 
For a normal street car, it's just gives it look to make it look more aggressive. For rallying, in those cars such as the WRC cars, they perform a function but I don't know what. I think they look pretty cool, but if it doesn't do anything, then what is the point of getting it? But it's for looks, but I wouldn't want it because I would be afraid people would say, wtf is that and what does it do, you said say nothing and they would be like, "oh you put that and it doesn't do anything? thats gay"
but I mean it don't matter. I still like them.


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Jan 15, 1:35am - #6298 
yeah i was wondering the same thing.

What do those roof spoiler thingy's do ??

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Jan 14, 2:03pm - #6299 
All they are is a fresh air inlet for the cabin if you've ever watched any rally you'd notice the windows are up to keep out dust.


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Jan 14, 3:01pm - #6300 
Throwin' this out, but could it be an air Intake for a car that has a rear engine compartment? I'm pretty sure I've seen a roofscoop with tubes hooked up inside.


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Jan 14, 3:32pm - #6301 
I don't think it is used as an air Intake. For rear engine cars, they have side vents for the Intake. It may be to circulate air inside the cabin for the rally cars.


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Jan 14, 3:45pm - #6302 
Ok, its for looks and for some of the cars its got their functions, MidEngine uses it for air Intake since their engine does not get enough air from the back, not like front engines do, they put theirs on the roof or sometimes you see them on the sides,NSX and MR2 got them customized. for rallying, like CID498 said: All they are is a fresh air inlet for the cabin if you've ever watched any rally you'd notice the windows are up to keep out dust.


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Jan 14, 8:12pm - #6303 
YUP couldnt have said it any better (again).


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