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Old 02-09-2013, 08:59 AM   #1
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What's up guys and girls,
I've been a LONG time forum member, a 3 day SVT Cobra member. Wanted to say hello and put it out there that I just got my first 4.6 DOHC and know nothing but will master the engine in coming time. I am going to spend hundred of hours reading you guys's posts, but will need advice here and there, as I get the new car where i want it, mod-wise.
-First is suspension. I have installed my own suspension system that turned out perfect in every way. This Cobra needs springs and shocks/struts that are road comfortable.
-My plan right now, priority #1 is getting a set of BORLA XR1 Multicore mufflers. Cutting out stock mufflers and putting these in place for starters.
**Any comments regarding comfortable springs (I am installing Steeda X2 balljoints, C/C plates too) and any known issues to address, please help me out.
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The first mod I would recommend is a quality subframe connector system. Verts are much more prone to flex and it can cause major issues.

I have kenny brown double subframe connectors, matrix bracing and jacking rails. Team that with k member brace and strut tower braces and you have a good starting point.
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OK, thanks. I will do that. The Mustang shop I use manufacture their own subframe connectors. I will definitely arrange that when they provide me my SCT tunes, which will be the next time I see them.
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OK, thanks. I will do that. The Mustang shop I use manufacture their own subframe connectors. I will definitely arrange that when they provide me my SCT tunes, which will be the next time I see them.
Sounds good. The verts come with bolt ins but they definitely aren't enough.
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I saw this car on Craigslist !!!! And yeah +1 on the subframe
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Nice car, of course I'm partial to white sn95 cobras haha!
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Nice car, of course I'm partial to white sn95 cobras haha!
Me 2 I want a black one
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Me 2 I want a black one
Black always looks killer, I would never be able to keep one clean though cause I live on a gravel road lol
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Black always looks killer, I would never be able to keep one clean though cause I live on a gravel road lol
Yeah I want one with chrome ccw classics and a turbo kit. ( I can dream can't I lol )
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Nice we have around the same mileage!
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Yeah I want one with chrome ccw classics and a turbo kit. ( I can dream can't I lol )
Yeah, I would love to have a turbo set up, but with only 76k I'm gonna wait till something happens and then build it up completely
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Nice snake brother!
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Congrats!!! Beautiful car!!
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Thanks everybody. I changed some things up right away. Did away with the gold emblems, installed "Black" Cobra's. New taillights with sequential turn signals & relay. Blacked out side markers and 3rd brake light. New rear bumper lower valance blacked out with vinyl. Smoked Cobra headlights with zXe bulbs and stealth turn signal bulbs, New ignition coils: "Weapon X", And lastly two new mufflers *Spintech Super Street Pro 9000 Series. Two 6k LED fog lights on back order from V-LED's**All in the last 4 days!**





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Post up a video with the spintechs. I wanna hear how those sound on our cars.
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The first mod I would recommend is a quality subframe connector system. Verts are much more prone to flex and it can cause major issues.

I have kenny brown double subframe connectors, matrix bracing and jacking rails. Team that with k member brace and strut tower braces and you have a good starting point.
I've been looking at either getting the subframe,matrix, and jacking rails from Kenny brown or starting with upper and lower subframes from griggs. I'm looking to get the griggs watts link so I'm kind of wary of buying different brands when it comes time to install. How do you like that set up you have?
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Nice man, I like the mods so far. Definitely made it look meaner!
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I plan on making a couple of videos of the new exhaust when I get it back next Friday. I got the 9000 Series version. Spintech has several "Street PRO" variations. I can not find a 4.6 of any kind with the 9000 Series mufflers that have stock headers and cats. Most all you-tube video's have O/R mid-pipes. I suspect great results, we shall see!
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Spin techs sound awesome on a stock manifold to stock mid pipe. My buddy has some on his. Then we did lt's with a o/r h pipe sounds even better made it sound nasty with his cams
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Thanks guys I finally know what exhaust is on my snake, identical construction 99.9% sure Spintech 6000 coupled with long tube BBK headers high flow cats w/x pipe she sounds completely sick. You will not be disappointed!
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Spintech Example:
03 Azure Blue Mach 1 with Spintech Pro-Streets - YouTube
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Those sound sick man, I like them!
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Mufflers arrived. Installation is next Friday morning.
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Can't wait to hear it.
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Did you get it bolted up yet?
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NO. Thanks for asking. When I got there, the guy said the owner was the welder and he had to leave town (Last Friday). He still is not back from some emergency. But while I was there, I had them install Amsoil 5W-30 in the engine and Amsoil SG 75W-90 and friction modifier in the differential. Not a total waste of time but I'm waiting for him to get back.
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Awesome cobra man! Hopefully I will have my own white cobra similar to yours soon enough!! I love it!
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Sweet car man! I just picked up a 1996 Cobra on Friday so I'm new to the SVT club as well.
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Awesome cobra man! Hopefully I will have my own white cobra similar to yours soon enough!! I love it!
I hope you do, good luck!

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Sweet car man! I just picked up a 1996 Cobra on Friday so I'm new to the SVT club as well.
Congratulations! Great fun right!

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Sweet car man! I just picked up a 1996 Cobra on Friday so I'm new to the SVT club as well.
Good lookin car man!
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Thanks a lot! It's a blast to drive!
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Roof Down/Roof up!
That looks awesome! Did you purchase tailights and side markers for the rear? Or tint them yourself?
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