Have a look at some stock car features

From the grill openings to the spoiler, take a look at some of the features inside a typical NASCAR Nextel Cup race car.

Updated: June 21, 2007, 8:50 AM ET

1. Front grill openings Allow air to pass through the radiator and ensure that the engine performs at the optimum temperature.

2. Hood pins Four metal-and-wire pins with wire tethers that keep the hood closed.

3. Shock absorbers Help control the compression and rebound of the suspension springs and provide a smooth and controlled ride to the driver.

4. Cowl induction Housing for the air cleaner that connects the air intake at the base of the windshield to the carburetor.

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