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Old 08-04-2004
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A TL type S was pretty much an exact match for my Cobra.
It wasn't stock or you can't drive..
Agreed.
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A TL type S was pretty much an exact match for my Cobra.
It wasn't stock or you can't drive..
You're not very well informed, are you?
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A TL type S was pretty much an exact match for my Cobra.
It wasn't stock or you can't drive..
You're not very well informed, are you?
I'm very well informed. Seeing BONE STOCK Cobras run in the high 12s makes me wonder why you can't beat up on a TL-S? I mean, its a low 14 second car on a GOOD day... If you think I am missing something here, why don't you go ahead and clarify your reasoning as to why a TL-S should EVER be any kind of match for a Cobra... :roll:
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What year is Dave's Cobra?


No offense Dave, but if it's anything newer than 98, you need to see Skip Barber, or re-learn a clutch.....
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but the "fixed" '99 and up Cobras have 320 horsepower.
What is your point? 305hp=96-98, 320hp=99&01, 390hp=03-04
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but the "fixed" '99 and up Cobras have 320 horsepower.
What is your point? 305hp=96-98, 320hp=99&01, 390hp=03-04
Not all 99's are "fixed"
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What year is Dave's Cobra?


No offense Dave, but if it's anything newer than 98, you need to see Skip Barber, or re-learn a clutch.....
Good question. The Cobra was a 1996, so I don't need to defend my driving skills.
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What year is Dave's Cobra?


No offense Dave, but if it's anything newer than 98, you need to see Skip Barber, or re-learn a clutch.....
Good question. The Cobra was a 1996, so I don't need to defend my driving skills.
Sorry Dave, I assumed it was a newer Cobra... still pretty sad you didn't whip his *** with 305 horse...
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I passed him on the highway in third gear eventually. The rest of the time I could just keep up with him and maybe slowly gain on him. Cobras, before '03, really aren't that fast. And even the supercharged ones aren't that exciting to me. When I drove one I was expecting more than I got. I think I am just too used to sport bikes.
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Yeah, its true that they seem underpowered. And you guys are talking about rated horsepower, not horsepower to the wheels correct? Because I honestly wanna know a dyno number of a stock Cobra to see exactly what numbers it puts to the ground. I had thought about selling my truck for a while and wanted to buy a cobra, after being in a cobra then being in a SS camaro, the Cobra just didnt seem to match :(
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I would get the Camaro if you want to go fast cheap. The Cobra just isn't fun to drive in my opinion, the pre '03 ones anyway. I had more fun in my '89 GT. I wouldn't have sold it if it wasn't rusting to oblivion, the '89 that is. The '96 puts about 260 to the ground. You can gain 12 from an x-pipe though. The real problem with the Cobra is gearing. The Camaro has a 3.42 and the Cobra a 3.27. Put a 4.10 in the Cobra and try again, you'll be much happier.
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Being a previous Civic owner, ill admit, i hate ricers!!!!! but i kept my ride clean as i could, nothing fancy just full catback exaust, intake, nitrous and a few important gauges... but ive always been a ranger lover at heart. Its what i first learned how to drive :-) spraying a 50 shot, i ran a 15.508 in the quater mile
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