Often I hear vette members talking about a stinger hood. I guess I am curious as to which one this refers to. I bought another hood that sometime in the future I plan to put on the car. I know which one i like but I usually see them on the 67's. So I was wondering who might have a picture of a stinger hood. For that matter lets see any picture of a vette hood with a scoop of any type. Thanks, Rodney
So I guess if I want the stinger hood look I have to change to a newer longer hood that eliminates the wiper door. Darn! I didnt want to do that. And I guess I would have to find a hood that already has the scoop on it because no one makes a stinger scoop alone. I already bought another hood so I need to find a scoop to fit on that one. Suggestions? Thanks Rodney
Wouldnt have to mess with the paint job, but just paint the new hood / scoop to match. Have plenty of the paint left over but it looks like it wont happen since it may require the removal of the wiper door. Of course since I dont have it on yet who knows. Only time will tell now. Rodney
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
What really makes the whole "Stinger" hood work is the bulge down the center of the hood. Without that, all you have is a Cobra-Jet scoop on a Corvette hood. Yup...same basic design as the Cobra Jet scoop ion the Musturds of the late '60s.
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