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99cobrasvt
09-16-2003, 12:35 AM
Any recommendations as to the most cost effective go fast mods I can make to my 99 Cobra? 4.30 gears? $3-4000 limit?

tcrews
09-16-2003, 08:35 AM
4.30 gears,($170) offroad H or X pipe ($200+), pulleys ($180) and timing adjuster ($180??).

That would give you a nice bump in power as well as the gears giving you a tremendous seat-of-the-pants feeling.

Josh99Cobra
09-16-2003, 09:24 PM
what gears are 170 maybe jsut for the gears but it would be alot more then that to get them put in right?

tcrews
09-16-2003, 10:48 PM
Those are parts, labor will vary depending on who/where you have them installed or if you install any of the parts yourself.

steve
09-17-2003, 02:53 AM
I have a 99 cobra with the following mod's. 4:10 gears($700.00), magnaflow cat-back with x-pipe $300.00, C&L 80mm mass air kit $300.00, BBK TB $300.00, PRO-5 SHIFTER $200.00, underdrive crank pulley, 180 degree thermostat, autologic dynotuned chip $450.00. 312RWHP, 302RWT naturally aspirated. It pulls like a MONSTER and sounds like THUNDER. I love the car, and I don't play the radio that much because the motor sounds awesome when running through the gears. The racecar growl intimidates the heck out of other drivers. I need bigger tires. The tires I have are 255-45-zr17, one size up from stock, stiil not big enough. I raced a 03 BMW M3 THE OTHER DAY and smoked so bad I went sideways, I eventually caught him and passed him at around 5000rpm, I overwhelmed him with horsepower. I raced a mercedes AMG, man those things are fast, I beat him but smoked the hell out of my tires from 2nd to 3rd(forgot to turn TC OFF). The car has 33,000 miles on it and I only drive it on the weekends. I look forward to the weekends and driving my racecar. It sucks when it rains on the weekends, because I don't drive in the rain, it's a waste of time. No traction, and the car gets to dirty. Drive safe and have some safe clean fun while your still young. Peace from SWB.:bounce: