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  • #16
    Originally posted by Ryan Wilke View Post

    While the topic is up for discussion - what is everyone's opinion/feelings regarding a non-FoMoCo-based scoop on a '69/'70 Mustang?

    Such as a "Pro Stock" style...like this: https://www.amazon.com/Street-Scene-...ass+hood+scoop

    Or a GM-based Cowl Induction style...like this: https://www.amazon.com/JEGS-Performa...ass+hood+scoop

    Or the Thunderbolt-style 'tear drop' style...like this: https://www.amazon.com/Street-Scene-...ass+hood+scoop

    There was a mustang at my local track with a cougar-style, wider hood scoop with a center finger support.... (Poo, I couldn't locate a pic of one for this post......but anyways) .... I thought it looked good on it.

    Ryan
    I'm kind of partial to the cowl scoops myself.

    Rob Hetzler
    M&M member since Oct 2000, #773
    Roxboro Dragway 2011 Top ET champion

    My Photo Page

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    • #17
      Originally posted by kid vishus View Post
      I'm kind of partial to the cowl scoops myself.

      There is no doubt - KV, your '69 hot rod with the cowl scoop is one sweet-looking ride!

      Ryan ​​​​​​​
      Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. - Henry Ford

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Ryan Wilke View Post

        Fred,
        What do you mean by that statement?

        - Ryan

        This surely looks like a "mini mach" to me ryan....

        1970 Mach 1, my wife's first car purchased for $1800 in 1977. .30 over 351 Cleveland 4V FMX tranny. Best ET with 3:00 to 1 gears 13.9 @ 102 mph

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        • #19
          I agree! Toyota totally copied the Mustang fastback lines. Even the tail lights screamed Mustang.
          Steve - M&M Member #690

          '68 GT/CS California Special Candy Apple Red
          '90 Limited Edition Mustang LX 5.0 'vert (7-Up Car)


          Member: Vancouver Island Mustangs Association; Owner 1990 Limited Edition Mustang Registry
          Steve's 1990 Limited Edition Convertible Website & Home of the 1990 Limited Edition Mustang Registry

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          • #20
            I remember when I was working at a dealership in the late seventies and I got a RO to look over, assess and ready for the used car line a Toyota. I walked out expecting to see a Corolla or something like that and found the car was a beige Celica. My daily driver at the time was a maroon with black interior '70 fastback. (What we called them back in the day, nobody I knew ever called them Sportsroof) with a 302/C4. Sweet, sweet car. As I walked up to the beige tackymobile I remember thinking 'What in the hell is this? They totally ripped off the Mustang fastback!' It wasn't until months or years later that I read in magazines other people felt the same thing too. I approached it from the rear so the first thing I spotted were those taillights, these guys weren't even trying to hide the fact that they were copying the Mustang, in my opinion.
            '70 Mach 1 - '72 Sprint - '94 F-150 XL -'97 E-150 - '05 Sable LS
            My Mach's restoration progress
            My Sprint's restoration progress
            "Never offer advice. Wise men don't need it, and fools won't heed it." ~ author unknown

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