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by kenny38 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:36 am

I cannot believe this thread is still running....7k+?? Surely now this topic is totally exhausted.Have referred you all to my neighbour who among other things treats Aspergers syndrome.
Let us now cross the river and sit in the shade of the trees. I do like trains though. Kenny38
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by Joe Schiavone » Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:23 pm

Tim. Thanks for the 160 input. I will hold off on the 180 I have set my car up with the ability to manually control the fans as well as override automatic sending unit As far as too much info. Please do not waste your time reading and you will not get fustrated nor will you possibly learn more as I just did. Racerjoe
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by Joe Schiavone » Wed May 15, 2019 1:59 pm

Does anyone know why the factory decided to weather seal the hood or bonnet down both sides and above the cowl. I have never seen this before. My guess is noise reduction. I know that between the airport extraction fans and slightly raising the hood there is no heat buildup inside the car. RacerJoe
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by Julian » Tue May 21, 2019 7:25 am

Ahead of their time ?
Most modern cars have rubber sealing all around the hood/bonnet.

I presume like you suggest to reduce noise and maybe water ingress? Tho the louvers rather undermine both those items ...
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by Joe Schiavone » Sun May 26, 2019 12:38 am

I owned a 365 GTC Ferrari and it had two significant openings at the rear of both sides of the hood verses like the rear wing openings on the Interceptor and the 330 GTC. Possibly that configuration would have corrected the heat problem better. More air in just packs more heated air to the bulk head where there is no place to go. It does not force the heat lower and out. So far my system lad worked well. RacerJoe
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