Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider monaro.

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Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider monaro.

Postby Skompa » Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:40 am

Hi gents,

Long story short, I picked up an ex speedway monaro and figured it was a perfect base for the night rider's rig.

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I have cut and hammered a lot of rubbish out of it to get it to this point:

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I have sourced a passable front skirt, rear wing and bonnet cowl, the last piece of the puzzle is the scoop on the top of the top cowl. Pic for reference.

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I was wondering if anybody could help me source something similar in aus. Cheers.
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Turbofurball » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:33 am

Wow, you've come a long way there! Good stuff, and good luck :)

(also, excellent choice, the Night Rider's car is one of my favourites!)
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Foxtrot X-Ray » Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:49 am

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Always thought it was one of these..
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Turbofurball » Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:22 pm

No, it's definitely in 2 pieces in the film. The bottom part looks like a normal GM style 2" cowl induction scoop, but I've not seen the top part anywhere else TBH ... a lot of very early '70s US weekend warrior Pro Stock cars ran a similar setup, but they usually had a skinny postbox scoop on the top like this

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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Skompa » Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:27 pm

I've been told by a few people that they were a common scoop late 70s, early 80s. Nobody is quite sure what they are though :P
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby aussie muscle » Sun Aug 09, 2015 1:03 am

You've done some amazing work on that wreck.

Is the third pic of yours?
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Skompa » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:54 am

I wish! It is the only other night rider replica I have seen and the best shot of the scoop I had :P
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby MrSpeed » Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:46 pm

Nice to see another Night rider car being built :!:
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Skompa » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:48 pm

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I picked up the lip as well, quick dummy fit.
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Re: Help with finding the top scoop off the night rider mona

Postby Taipan » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:54 pm

I can find barely any info on the parts used on the Nightrider's ride. Is that lower lip screen accurate? What is it exactly?
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