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1500 Midget air intake

SAMidget

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Down here in sunny Johannesburg

I went for a round 500 mile weekend holiday and kept my eye on the temperature guage as usual. Travelling at an altitude of about 1 mile and 60mph the car gets a bit hot. So it got to me thinking and this is where some advice would be useful.

I was thinking that the rubber bumper prevents some serious air flow to the radiator therefore why not drill through the rubber bumber an air scoop using some sort of woodworking router tool?

Question can this be done or would the drilling cause an ugly melted situation?
 

JPSmit

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Mark, I suspect it would be nasty - also not sure if you could even do it - those bumpers and thick, heavy and I know there is steel in there. The rubber bumper cars have two large rectangular holes under the bumpers for air. I suspect the provide more than enough flow.

In other words, it might be something else than flow
 
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