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Which hood for my chevelle?

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by RingMaster4x4, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. RingMaster4x4

    RingMaster4x4 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I am kind of torn. I have a 1972 chevelle and I had a blow out the other day that messed up my fender so I am going to have it repainted. I figure while I have them working on it I will buy a cowl hood and have it painted also. so here are some pics the first is my 72 as it sets, then the two chooses.

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    The real cowl hood look's soooooooo much better!!!!

    make it funcitional and you score evan more points!!:waytogo:
     
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    I'd have too go with the 4" cowl hood. Be even cooler if you could add the flapper to it. :D
     
  4. RingMaster4x4

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    Yeah If I got that way it HAS to have the flpper.



     
  5. RingMaster4x4

    RingMaster4x4 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Sorry Paul but I won't be wacking a hole in a 500 dollar hood.



     
  6. ryoken

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    plus the cost of a complete flapper assembly... :wink1:

    after owning a 1/2 dozen Chevelles, i'm kinda partial to the stock setup.. really depends on how snotty a look your trying get.. they're both cool..

    everytime that stock flapper setup opens, ya just smile to yourself...
     
  7. RingMaster4x4

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    there has been almost 100 views and only 10 votes whats up with that?:confused:
     
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    I'd definatly go with the factory 2.5" cowl!!!
    they look way cleaner and the flapper is awesome :cool1:
     
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    Go with the flapper so you can pop wood everytime you see it open.:grin:


    I had a couple 71's with the 4inch cowl, and I still always wanted the factory flapper hood.
     
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    whats a flapper ? :confused:
     
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    Eather stock or SS is the way Ild go....
     
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    in the 1970 to 1972 there was a little door in the cowl of the hood that would open up when you put the pedal to the floor.:D

    this is at SS hood with the flapper hole.

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    2 1/2" SS hood. Nice ride by the way.
     
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    Thanks it is a dark red now like the other one I have a picture posted of ( thanks to a soccer mom on her cell and her ford f150):mad:
     
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    I change my vote...the flapper hood looks awesome!!
     

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