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Old 01-09-2003, 01:49 PM   #1
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Hello,

I am interested in purchasing a mustang, probably not new but post 1996. I am interested to find out what people think about the COBRA vs the GT. I know that they are both 4.6 liters but the GT is single overhead cam and the COBRA is Dual overhead cam. I'e heard that there are more parts for the GT but the net gains from the COBRA seem better. any replys would be great.

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Old 01-09-2003, 02:17 PM   #2
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the Cobra is making around 245 HP out of the box, whereas the GT is making 215. It all depends on if you want to spend more money for the cobra than the GT. If you haVE THE money I would go with the Cobra, if not then go with the GT. Both cars are very easy to mod..
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Old 01-09-2003, 10:45 PM   #3
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it all comes down to price and personal preference. if ya got the money go cobra. strapped for cash go gt.

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Old 04-16-2003, 09:43 PM   #4
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I got a 96 cobra and I like it better because one there isnt as many of them around two better interior three it comes with 305hp stock at the flywheel and the respond much much better to boost than a gt. here is what really sold me on the cobra comes stock with a steel forged crank and "six" bolt main. I paid 11,800 for mine and it only has 68000 on it. Trust me buy the cobra.
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Old 04-17-2003, 11:30 PM   #5
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l love the exaust tone on the 96-98 cobras.
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:03 AM   #6
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Depends on preference. The cobras respond a little better to minor mods then the GT and have a little better tone of exhaust in my opinion. But the Gt will be less expensive. So whether or not you are interested in putting money into the car or you are looking for best bang for you buck is what your looking at . I like cobra's just because it is a Cobra different breed, although i do love my GT
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:06 AM   #7
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get a cobra if you can afford it, you'll thank us later.
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:08 AM   #8
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4V>2V...everytime.
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:30 AM   #9
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:36 AM   #10
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the Cobra is making around 245 HP out of the box, whereas the GT is making 215. It all depends on if you want to spend more money for the cobra than the GT. If you haVE THE money I would go with the Cobra, if not then go with the GT. Both cars are very easy to mod..
He's asking about the 96 cobra which was 300 hp, not the 95 cobra which was 245 like you said.
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Key words = "post 96"

4v>2v like Code said...

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Old 09-13-2006, 01:06 AM   #12
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Ive got a stock 97 cobra and it hauls *****. Go for the cobra.

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Old 09-13-2006, 01:14 AM   #13
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if i had the chance to get a Cobra ill do it i dont kno wut ur waiten 4!! the chicks f√úckin love it man com on[sm=Awwww.gif] u need to get it!!!
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l love the exaust tone on the 96-98 cobras.

there is a SN95 96-98 cobra that rolls by my work almost every day with what sounds like at least o/r H and flows and HOLY COW it has a growl like twice as fierce as mine (funny it has twice as many valves haha)

but yeah I think he goes to my school. I'm content with my gt tho, but of course the cobras are superior
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:46 AM   #15
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if your planning on modding i'd save a little bit more money and buy a cobra, if your planning on just running it stock then a gt will be a bit cheaper
but if you have the money 03/04 cobras t3h s3x ^^
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I will never own a cobra. If i want a 4v i will buy a mach one. Cobras have the biggest piece of ****e suspension in the world. They suck on the drag strip and they suck on road racing coarses. My buddy with an 01 cobra (basically stock) talked all night and day about how his IRS could run my GT's solid rear into the ground on the coarse. Hes putting up 270 rwhp whereas im about 260 but i make 20 ft-lbs of trq more than him but anyways we went to the RR coarse with my buddies dad (who races SCCA) and he took both our cars around the tracks and consistantly posted better times i with my car. I was faster on every run. He said the Cobra felt like $#!+ around the coarse wheras my gt just stuck like glue and was confident when the cobra felt jumpy. Haha my buddy and his Roush 02 was there too and he still posted faster times in my car than the roush. Granted the roush was 230 rwhp and a lot heavier. Worthless roushes haha! lol
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cobra man COBRA.. i dont regret a thing about it
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I will never own a cobra. If i want a 4v i will buy a mach one. Cobras have the biggest piece of ****e suspension in the world. They suck on the drag strip and they suck on road racing coarses. My buddy with an 01 cobra (basically stock) talked all night and day about how his IRS could run my GT's solid rear into the ground on the coarse. Hes putting up 270 rwhp whereas im about 260 but i make 20 ft-lbs of trq more than him but anyways we went to the RR coarse with my buddies dad (who races SCCA) and he took both our cars around the tracks and consistantly posted better times i with my car. I was faster on every run. He said the Cobra felt like $#!+ around the coarse wheras my gt just stuck like glue and was confident when the cobra felt jumpy. Haha my buddy and his Roush 02 was there too and he still posted faster times in my car than the roush. Granted the roush was 230 rwhp and a lot heavier. Worthless roushes haha! lol
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