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Haven't said much about it...

Well, I haven't said much of it, but a while back I picked up a 95' Mustang Cobra. Its black, with tan leather. 50,000 miles. Has BBK equal length headers, 75mm throttle body, BBK X-pipe, dual 3" Magnaflows, Eibach pro kit springs, 3.55 gears, and so on. Today, I just ordered my Vortech supercharger kit for it from Jegs, should be here Saturday morning. I will post pics soon, of the car, the install, and the dyno runs to come. I'm going to shoot for 400 whp @ 10psi..
 
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nice dude good choice on the car! Looking forward to the pics.
 
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sweet, sounds awesome cant wait for the pics
 
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Sounds like a nice car for sure. My buddy has a 96 mystic with a blower on it, its pretty nice. Does the car have the 5.0 or 4.6?
 
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cool. 95 that has the 5.0L right ?
 
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can i drive it?
 
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Originally Posted by Ranger1
cool. 95 that has the 5.0L right ?

Yeah 95 was the last year of the 5.0 in the mustang.
 
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Originally Posted by Ranger1
cool. 95 that has the 5.0L right ?

it would be.

also, loose the magnaflows, go Bassani full fit and get some kooks long tube headers.

video of another exhaust system on the 94 cobra

http://videos.streetfire.net/player....6-685E5E58C079
 

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Sounds like it will be an awesome car when finished. Hurry up with the pics.!
 
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Its unreal how much stuff is out there for the old 5.0L
 
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can i drive it?
I just want a ride! lol

Sound's *****en Greg!
 
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**** Greg.. yeah this summer, u better ***** rides out!
 
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Haha. Pics coming soon. I will ***** rides out, but I'm going to put a donation can on the dash that reads "for tires, fuel, and tickets" ... Every dollar helps. LOL. I have already started on taking crap apart, this kit is a TON of work. I had to cut a hole on the trunk floor, drill and tap the oil pan, relocate the radiator shroud a little bit, pulled off the smog pump assembly, etc. just in preparation of the install.

There is a TON of CHEAP stuff out there for 5.0s which is the whole reason I jumped on this car, that and I'm a sucker for the way 5.0s sound in general.
 
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sweet!
 
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nice choice greg!!!
 
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How is it coming along? Should be sweet, i also love the sound of the 5.0 and 4.6's ford puts in the Mustangs. Someday, someday i'll have one
 
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my gf has a 96 with the 4.6. it's all stock, I told her it needs to be louder since my 3.0 sounds like it has more ***** than hers does. I've ridden it it twoce, she putputs in it.
 
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nice find dude, i love a good 5.0
the sc4.6 isnt to bad either
 
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All done! Took 3 days, but I was very meticulous and did alot of BS'ing with the neighbors that wondered why they heard power tools at midnight the day before. Heres a rundown of the pics.

(1,2) All done, ready to test fire..
(3) Yea. It cost me 2700 bucks, a gallon of sweat, and a pint of blood.
(6) Fuel Management Unit *FMU* ... Increases fuel pressure ...
(9) Interior shot ... I love leather, full power everything, and keyless entry.

I know its dirty, but it has since been tuned, a couple bugs worked out of it, and washed/waxed ...

Car pulls STRONG. I am thoroughly impressed. Thus far I have pulled on a modded Lancer Evolution, stock C5 Vette 6 speed, a modded WRX STI, and some others... Videos coming...



















 
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Damn man that looks NICE. Where's the full exterior pictures though? Bet it makes the ranger feel slow haha
 
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Dude, its sooo wierd to drive the Cobra, then hop in the Ranger. I get in the truck, and feel like I'm running on 3 cylinders and am about to tip over.

I will take some clean pics of the car tommorow.

P.S. It doesn't take a fast car to make the Ranger feel slow. Its just slow period.
 
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haha tell me about it I have the 3.0 with auto with tires that are almost 31in. So it's pretty damn slow haha. Hopefully some day i'll manage to get another sn95. Had a 96 gt and now i'd like to land a cobra of that body style.
 
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Damn that car looks to be in awesome shape from the pics you posted, i bet that thing hauls like no other.. those BBK headers sound nice on the 4.6, i cant imagine how they sound on the 5.0. NICE!
 
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More pics... I like the last one, with the Ranger in the reflection...

I'm not marking out my license plate... feel free to track me down, run my plates, etc... Won't catch me ridin' dirty <--haha, anyone get it?









 
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carful on 10lbs. That is an S-trim supercharger rite ?


Buddy of mine blew his on 10lbs :( but he got a 331 on Low compression and has a T-Trim vortec now on 18lbs.

Hes going to sell it and get a procharger and hit for 24lbs. He's got a 95 GT.
 

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