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MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Matte Black (05-12 GT, V6)

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$174.99

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Features
  • Intimidating 2013 GT Styling
  • Functional Heat Extractors
  • Aggressive Matte Black Finish
  • Durable Automotive Grade ABS Material
  • Sold as a Set of Two Vents
  • Fits 2005-2012 GT, V6 and Bullitt Mustangs
Description
Heat Extractor. Designed as fully functional heat extractors to provide flow-through ventilation, these MMD Hood Vents allow hot air to exit the engine bay keeping your engine running cooler.

High Quality Construction. Made of OEM quality ultra-durable high impact ABS plastic for it's long lasting durability, these Modern Muscle Design Hood Vent Louvers are completed in a Matte Black finish for aggressive good looks.

Cutting Required. Cutting the stock hood is required for installation of these MMD Hood Vent Louvers, AmericanMuscle recommends professional installation of all body parts.

Application. This pair of Matte Black Modern Muscle Design Hood Vent Louvers are designed to be a perfect fit on the 2005 to 2012 Mustangs equipped the stock hood, including the V6, GT and Bullitt models.

Installation Note. For installation a 2005-2009 Mustang please view these instructions. For installation on a 2010-2012 Mustang please view these instructions.

These Hood Vent Louvers will clear most aftermarket strut tower braces, including the SR Performance model. The bottom of the vent louver can be trimmed for extra clearance if needed.

Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Driver side hood vent
  • (1) Passenger side hood vent
  • (8) Hood Vent Inserts
  • (1) Tape Kit
  • (2) 3M Adhesion Promoter Pads
  • (4) Alcohol Prep Pads
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Hood Vent Louvers Specifications. 
 
  • Automotive Grade ABS Material
  • Matte Black Finish
  • Length: 18.5 in.
  • Width: 4.2 in.
  • Height: 1.8 in.
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
  • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12

For installation a 2005-2009 Mustang please view these instructions. For installation on a 2010-2012 Mustang please view these instructions. These Hood Vent Louvers will clear most aftermarket strut tower braces, including the SR Performance model. The bottom of the vent louver can be trimmed for extra clearance if needed.

Most Helpful Reviews

4/5
Heat problems, sagging hood blanket problems.

I bought these because my SR Performance twin 62mm trottle body was overheating and causing the check engine light and wrench to light up in my dash. My Vortech V2 supercharger is probably not helping ...

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5/5
mmd hood vent/louvers

if youre looking to change up the stock hood w/o spending atleast $600 then this is definitely one of the better routes to check into! hood scoops arent that great in my opinion! these vents actually function ...

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Overall Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars

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Hey I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and I’m checking out an aggressive 2013 inspired part for your early S197, I’m talking about MMD’s hood vent louvers available pre painted, or matte black, fitting all 05-09 Mustangs. Whether you’re looking for an over the top show part for your car or a functional factory inspired part like these hood vents, MMD definitely has you covered, they’re the leader in producing unique styling parts specifically for your late model Mustang. To check out more stuff from MMD including their 2013 GT project car, you have to subscribe to our YouTube channel if you haven’t done so already, simply by clicking on the banner below. When you ask a lot of Mustang fans what they prefer most with the new 13 and 14 Mustangs, of course a lot of people point to the addition of the new cool tail lights, but a lot of people point out the functional hood vents on the 13 and 14 GTs. Raxiom took care of the need with the 05-09 tail lights modelled after the 13-14 tail lights, and now MMD has answered the call with these functional hood vents available for all 05-09 Mustangs. The vents are sold in sets of two and are made from extremely durable automotive grade ABS plastic. As I mentioned at the beginning of this video, you do have the option of picking up these vents in a color matched pre painted version, like the grabber blue vents here, or if you want the vents to stand out a little bit more, you can pick up the matte black version which is currently installed on our 06 GT behind me. You guys should all know the deal by now with our pre painted parts, our in house paint booth uses the same base and clear coat that Ford uses in their factories, making for an excellent color match right out of the box. We do carry about every color available for the 05-09 cars but if you do just want to make sure we have your color available and in stock then go ahead and click the link below to head back to the product page at AmericanMuscle.com. Besides the awesome appearance upgrade these vents give your factory hood, it should be mentioned that they are actually functional hood vents allowing all that trapped, hot engine bay air to escape, just like on the 13 and 14 GTs. Opening up the package for the first time you will of course find the vents themselves, in addition to the honeycomb inserts, and all the tape, directions, and supplies needed for the installation. As you may have guessed you will need to do some cutting to fit these vents properly into your factory hood, I know cutting into your hood does sound a little scary but we actually installed these vents into our 06 GT project car behind me, and it really wasn’t that bad at all. You will need to get an angle grinder to make the proper cuts but if you take your time, follow the detailed instructions, you should be wrapped up in a couple of hours from start to finish. As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our award winning customer service team, whether it’s about the vents themselves, the pre painting process, or about the actual install they’re only an email or a phone call away. So if you really dig the functional styling of the 13 and up GT hood, and want that same aggressive style for your 05-09 Mustang, then be sure to check out MMD’s hood vent louvers, available pre painted or matte black, right here at AmericanMuscle.com.

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Measurement What's the size of the hood vent?

Andy85tv

  • The vents themselves are about 18 5/8" X 4 1/4" while the hole cut in the hood is about 17 1/2" X 3 1/4".

    crazypilot232

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will rain affect my engine i really want to get these but i don't have a garage so my mustang is outdoors at all time just wondering if rain will do anything because the louvers are cut into the hood.

sammad

  • There is no danger of water damage with these hood vents. The water will simply drain between the rocker covers and strut towers. They are also installed far enough up on the hood to avoid the air filter. Hope this helps!

    LisaS

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Opinions?? Does anybody think these would match up good with the MMD hood scoop? or would that be overkill on the hood and it should be one or the other?

Nick212

  • I think that you should do both I have them on my pony and they look amazing. They make you pony look mean while allowing it to stay cool at the same time. Definitely recommend getting both they look better together anyways.

    DuckFan51

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Overall Rating 4.9

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  • 4/5

    August 01, 2016

    Heat problems, sagging hood blanket problems.

    I bought these because my SR Performance twin 62mm trottle body was overheating and causing the check engine light and wrench to light up in my dash. My Vortech V2 supercharger is probably not helping my heat problem. Took only 2 hours, looks great, looking for a way to keep hood blanket from separating, will try double sided tape, hope it works because it is sagging around the new louvers. Any ideas...

    sally2

    Year: 2006 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 2

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    December 02, 2013

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    mmd hood vent/louvers

    if youre looking to change up the stock hood w/o spending atleast $600 then this is definitely one of the better routes to check into! hood scoops arent that great in my opinion! these vents actually function & look great doing so!! the fact that theyre color matched makes them even better! when someone looks at my car im sure they make a double take! i would definitely recommend these for someone looking to spice up a stock hood!!!

    silverskoundrel35

    Year: 2005 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 2 Longview Tx

    Helpful (6) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    October 19, 2013

    Sexy Product!

    I was really excited when I saw I could buy the MMD Hood Vent Louvers instead of the whole hood for my cat. It looks great! people confuse the car with a newer model, and you save more than $400 insead of buying the whole hood!

    mrnmnr

    Year: 2005 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 El Paso, TX, USA

    Helpful (7) (2)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    January 08, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    Looks great!

    No problem with installation - just take your time. The black vents looks great on the mineral gray body along with the black gas cap and black rims and tail...awesome!

    Bulldog12

    Year: 2005 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Forest, VA

    Helpful (4) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $100-$250

    January 22, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    GR8 looking!!!!

    Best mod for a basic hood. have got a lot of looks, and comments. DO NOT USE TAPE THAT COMES WITH IT!!! Had to have them taken off, and body shop had to use theirs, staying on now.

    paul1966

    Year: 2006 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 3 Midland, MI, USA

    Helpful (3) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    September 06, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    Meaner...!

    I purchased the matt black vents to go along with my silver and black scheme on my satin silver V6... Awesome... Installed these in an afternoon with my RotoZip angle grinder attachment and metal cut-off wheel... Take the hood off the car! It's not hard if you have a helper and makes the whole process MUCH easier. I couldn't imagine doing this with the hood still on the car! MEASURE 5 TIMES and cut once! It doesn't hurt to measure as many times as you want to; especially when cutting into a perfectly good hood! I applied overlapping layers of blue painters tape to the hood where I measured out the cuts. Made my marks directly on the applied tape. Then proceeded to cut.. I cut from the top of the hood and then flipped the hood over and finished off the cuts that didn't go all the way through the ribs, from the underside of the hood. This worked very well...! I love the finished look! The car looks much meaner now and the vents are functional. When I shut off the car at the end of the day you can feel the hot air escaping from the vents. I can only imagine that when you are driving the flow of the air over the top of the curved hood must actively suck out hot air from the engine compartment. The only concern I have is with my Ford Racing CAI. The first, front louver of the vent crosses the seal of my CAI. So what I did was trim the plastic on the underside of the vent with a dremel and now the hood and vent closes around the CAI seal. I don't imagine water will be a factor as the CAI box has a drain hole in the bottom and the vent is back enough to not drain directly onto the filter element... But not crazy about that... the passenger side vent also seems to be forward enough to partially drain on top of the fuse cover... Not crazy about that either, but have had no issues after washing car or driving in the rain... the box cover is lipped so I do not believe there is any danger of water getting in the box itself... SO in all... I'm happy with the vents. The appearance and functionality outweigh the drain issues. Just have to pay more attention to cleaning the fuse box cover and CAI box when I detail the car! Other than that water drains right between the strut towers and valve covers to the ground...

    DevereIII

    Year: 2006 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Kettering, OH, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    April 09, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    Excellent and functional

    I decided to locate the vents in a different location than the instructions . Instead of 12 in. from the rear of the hood I went 8 and instead of 2 1/2 from the side I went 5 inches, which to me looks better both outer and underneath especially.

    Joemama

    Year: 2006 Model: GT Driving Style: Show 'Stangs I have owned: 3 Springfield, TN, USA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    February 24, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    AWESOME LOOKS

    I just put these vents on my 05 GT and they look outstanding! It was very scary to cut the holes in the hood, but the process worked. One problem to look out for. If you have an AIRAID CAI system on your stang, you will have to trim the air box so when you close the hood, the vent will fit flush on the hood. It took me awhile to figure that out. When my hood was open, it fit fine; but when I close the hood, the vent would raise up about 1/2 inch. This problem was for the drivers side only. Another thing: if you have access to a machine shop, you can fabricate some trim pieces to clean up the under side of the hood. I'm using 3/8 aluminum to do so. Another great product from AM.

    GARRY

    Year: 2005 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 4 Springfield, OH, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    February 23, 2014

    Review from MMD Hood Vent Louvers - Pre-painted (05-12 GT, V6)

    Adds an awesome look to my S197

    I was a little nervous about cutting into my hood. Once I got started just kept a steady 2 handed grip on the grinder. Not an issue. Once it was finished I couldn't stop smiling. Measure twice, check your measurements, check them a third time, make sure you compare betweent he right and left side, use lots of 2" painters tape, what the heck, measure again for good measure, then get to cutting.

    MikeGolf

    Year: 2006 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Hinesville, GA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    January 24, 2014

    head turner

    I wanted a hood with vents, but I figured this would be cheaper for the mean time. But I was shocked to how good this made my 06 mustang gt look. This product will turn heads for sure. Everyone looks twice when I ride by.

    dmill225

    Year: 2006 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 2 Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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