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97BlackSnake
08-03-2006, 12:54 AM
I have a Magnapack cat-back on the way. I'm thinking the next few mods will be Eibach sport springs, steeda Tri-ax, and 4.10 gears. I'm wondering if you guys could tell me any other must have mods you think I should do. Thanks for your help :thumbsup:

Dan

bluebyu
08-03-2006, 12:26 PM
Theres a lot these Cobras respond to well like under drive pullies,4.10 gear,after market shifters to help bang those gears faster, Cold air induction, Timing adjuster,Long tube headers, off road mid pipe x or h, get some after market coil packs and wires with some good plugs,aluminum drive shaft, a good clutch to transfer that hp to the ground, and most of all after adding all these bolt ons, get a good tune from Dan and Rob at Pro Dyno. They can make these cars absolute beasts. I just about have every bolt on there is for mine except for the timing adjuster and Dan and Rob tuned it for me and I love it. The before and after is as differant as night and day. With all these bolt ons the computer still thinks the car is in stock form so you have to basically change its thinking with a tune and then hold on tight. Its not much compared to a 03/04 Cobras hp and tq but when I came to Dan and Rob with all my bolt ons I laid down 278 rwhp and 272 rwtq and after they tuned it was 298 rwhp and 292 rwtq. Not bad in my opinion for n/a Cobra. So Im figuring with a stroker kit and ProCharger and intercooler I could see 500 rwhp easy. I hoped I helped in some way or another. Keep adding those mods, Your going to love the results. Happy Modding.:thumbsup:

nckissfan
08-03-2006, 02:03 PM
if you are getting a short throw shifter, get the MGW. It is hands down the best on the market. www.mgwltd.com (http://www.mgwltd.com/) :thumbsup: Think about getting some sub-frame connectors to stiffen up the chassis a bit. Cold air kit?

97BlackSnake
08-04-2006, 02:13 AM
Thanks for the advice guys :thumbsup: I've had a Tri-ax before on my last cobra and liked it. How does the MGW compare? Have you used the Tri-ax? I think I'll do the underdrive pullies and aluminum drive shaft fairly soon. Unfortunately I have to keep the exhaust stock from the cats forward because of emissions :(

blk04cobra1
08-04-2006, 08:12 AM
Thanks for the advice guys :thumbsup: I've had a Tri-ax before on my last cobra and liked it. How does the MGW compare? Have you used the Tri-ax? I think I'll do the underdrive pullies and aluminum drive shaft fairly soon. Unfortunately I have to keep the exhaust stock from the cats forward because of emissions :(
You could just buy LT's and get a catted mid-pipe too :thumbsup: ...I think both shifters are good, Ive got an MGW and like it, but have also driven with a tri-ax, you cant go wrong with either.

97BlackSnake
08-05-2006, 03:32 PM
What does a decent pair of LT's cost? Is it worth the expense?

bluebyu
08-15-2006, 10:28 AM
I got my BBK Polished Ceramic Long tubes from Brothers Performance for $500. I believe MAC carrys some for around $350 but their not coated.Spend the extra $$$ for the ceramic coating. The ceramic coating tends to cut down on the heat under the hood and looks much better over time. The non coated will rust or turn colors after a while.Look here....www.Brothersperformance.com (http://www.brothersperformance.com/)

:thumbsup:

ProfChaos
08-17-2006, 06:09 AM
I have a Magnapack cat-back on the way. I'm thinking the next few mods will be Eibach sport springs, steeda Tri-ax, and 4.10 gears. I'm wondering if you guys could tell me any other must have mods you think I should do. Thanks for your help :thumbsup:

Dan

Since you're dealing with a '96, I think that going for broke (I hope not literally :) ) on the suspension would be a wise choice. I think that of all of the mods that I have done so far, the full-tilt suspension was the one that made the biggest difference--especially in that I no longer on lengthy trips get man-handled by spurious gusts of wind from semi-trailers.

When I had the mod performed, I was blessed to have followed the advice of an SVT tech who is on the up-and-up and who advised that I go with Eibach Pro Series (http://eibach.com/cgi-bin/htmlos.exe/0626.2.231476180300004352) (street-performance) springs, Tokico 5-way adjustable gas shocks (http://www.tokicogasshocks.com/products/illumina/) , and Steeda moly, tubular subframe braces (http://www.steeda.com/store/-catalog/subframeconnectors.htm) with cross-braces (http://www.steeda.com/store/-catalog/crossbraceconnectors.htm) ....Man, oh, man! ...It cost a little bit of dough, but what a difference! ...V-room!, Screech! ;)

cheers,
-Professor Chaos

Tobra
08-18-2006, 02:16 PM
Theres a lot these Cobras respond to well like under drive pullies,4.10 gear,after market shifters to help bang those gears faster, Cold air induction, Timing adjuster,Long tube headers, off road mid pipe x or h, get some after market coil packs and wires with some good plugs,aluminum drive shaft, a good clutch to transfer that hp to the ground, and most of all after adding all these bolt ons, get a good tune from Dan and Rob at Pro Dyno. They can make these cars absolute beasts. I just about have every bolt on there is for mine except for the timing adjuster and Dan and Rob tuned it for me and I love it. The before and after is as differant as night and day. With all these bolt ons the computer still thinks the car is in stock form so you have to basically change its thinking with a tune and then hold on tight. Its not much compared to a 03/04 Cobras hp and tq but when I came to Dan and Rob with all my bolt ons I laid down 278 rwhp and 272 rwtq and after they tuned it was 298 rwhp and 292 rwtq. Not bad in my opinion for n/a Cobra. So Im figuring with a stroker kit and ProCharger and intercooler I could see 500 rwhp easy. I hoped I helped in some way or another. Keep adding those mods, Your going to love the results. Happy Modding.:thumbsup:

I have pretty much all those mods at you listed. And I have yet to get a custom tune. Are you required to get a chip for this tune? Or do they just make adjustments on your stock computer and what not. Thanks for the info.

97BlackSnake
08-20-2006, 05:02 AM
When I had the mod performed, I was blessed to have followed the advice of an SVT tech who is on the up-and-up and who advised that I go with Eibach Pro Series (http://eibach.com/cgi-bin/htmlos.exe/0626.2.231476180300004352) (street-performance) springs, Tokico 5-way adjustable gas shocks (http://www.tokicogasshocks.com/products/illumina/) , and Steeda moly, tubular subframe braces (http://www.steeda.com/store/-catalog/subframeconnectors.htm) with cross-braces (http://www.steeda.com/store/-catalog/crossbraceconnectors.htm) ....Man, oh, man! ...It cost a little bit of dough, but what a difference! ...V-room!, Screech! ;)

cheers,
-Professor Chaos

How much is installation on the subframe connectors? I'm not much of a welder unfortunately :(

Dan :thumbsup:

blk04cobra1
08-20-2006, 11:28 AM
We charge $150 to weld in subframes...but im not sure what they charge out in Utah :thumbsup:

97BlackSnake
08-23-2006, 01:42 AM
Thanks again for all the help guys :thumbsup: I think I've got enough mods to keep me busy for a while :D

pat-b
09-02-2006, 11:24 AM
MGW products are awsome quality and they look good.