My Car Quest

November 17, 2018

The NACA Duct Air Scoop

by Mike - Previously in Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose and Iso Grifo Hood Scoop – The Most Unusual Ever I wrote about different types of hood scoops. This post is about the NACA duct air scoop, which is a low-drag air scoop of a … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo Hood Scoop – The Most Unusual Ever

by Mike - In the last post about hood scoop car art I did not mention the Iso Grifo hood scoop designed for the big block engines because I was planning a separate post for the most unusual, and most famous hood scoop in the classic car … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

Hood Scoop – Which Postwar American Car Had The First One?

by Geoffrey Hacker - Hi Gang… Maybe I have too much time on my hands. I ruminate about various aspects of these vintage fiberglass cars and how they were ahead of the curve in terms of what the designers of the bodies – and builders of the … [Read more...]

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