Fox Oh Those Little Details!

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  1. Onefine88

    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    I know my engine and compartment are far from stock but for some crazy reason I like to keep some element of the OEM stock look going in there somewhere.
    I figure just because I have Edelbrock heads a Holley Systemax intake that doesn't mean I need to advertise that fact under the hood.
    So, this past weekend an idea popped into my head. I decided to modify my old stock intake plenum plate to fit on my Systemax intake.
    I put the finishing touches on it today and glued it down. It blends real nice with the raised ribs on top of the intake.
    Whatcha think?
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    My says I'm OCD. Me? NAAAH!
     
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    Looks great, really like it.
     
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    Very nice.
     
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    Do you have an ebay store yet....very nice
     
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    That is cool.
     
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  6. Onefine88

    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    Thanks guys!
     
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    That looks way better, never liked that wording on the upper intake. Big reason I like my Cobra too.
     
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    very, very, nice indeed.
     
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    ingenious!!! What kind of glue did you use?
     
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    Hot melt :lol:
     
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    tannerc91gt More durable than coconuts and twice as fast

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    Damn I can't believe this hadn't been done before. Looks great man, good thinking
     
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    its a hit!
     
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    Thanks again guys! I used two part 5 minute epoxy to attach it to the intake. Its not going anywhere.
    Someone above said "I can't believe this hadn't been done before?
    Well it has:
    Here's a pic of my ex-SSC. I bought a Saleen/Vortech intake for it after I supercharged it. I wanted to keep the SSC theme alive so I decided to modify that stock plenum plate to fit the Vortech intake.
    Came out good I thought.
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    Has my approval.
     
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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    :jaw:
     
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    Onefine88 Previously 89SSC18

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    Another little detail that "used" to bother me. Anyone other fox vert owners dislike the ugly unfinished underside of their trunklid?
    I made a remedy;)
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    That looks amazing; so does the trunk lid liner. Nothing better than looking factory. :nice:
     
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    your giving away all your secrets,another great idea!.....
     
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  20. mikestang63

    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    I'd buy one of those if you are selling them, Your work is impeccable.
     
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