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  1. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I was wondering would it be beneficial to add aftermarket front and rear sway bars. I added the k-member brace last year, end result I want the cobra to handle better. Or am I just overthinking things


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  2. Tillerman77

    Tillerman77 Active Member Established Member

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    What mods have you done so far, what year Cobra and what is your intended use of this car?
     
  3. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    96 cobra- suspension mods are basic. lowering springs, new bushings front to back, MM K member brace, subframe connectors, stifflers jacking rails(not installed), rear shock brace, CC plates, steeda bump steer kit, front sway bar endlinks, SOLID AXLE PINION SNUBBER
    And I forgetting some things

    Want a good handling car for the street and mountains


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  4. Tillerman77

    Tillerman77 Active Member Established Member

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    Which struts & shocks?
     
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    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Moderator

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    Not sure if this is something that will interest you. But swapping to a 99-04 cobra IRS would be a huge gain in handling. Especially after doing a bushing kit on it.
     
  7. brucesvt

    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I did that with my previous cobra. And now a days no one wants to trade anymore


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    me32 BEASTLY SHELBY GT500 TVS Moderator

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    Also alot less IRS around too. Not sure what your budget is but sometimes i see fair prices on 99/01 complete IRS in the for sale section.
     
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  9. dkblue98gt

    dkblue98gt Active Member Established Member

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    I have Eibach bars on my car and it's very fun to drive.
     
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    Tillerman77 Active Member Established Member

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    MM had recommended the following combination to me:
    An Eibach 3518.310 for the front and an MMRSB-7.1 for the rear.
     
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    Tillerman77 Active Member Established Member

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    Here is the instruction sheet for the adjustable rear.
     
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  12. dkblue98gt

    dkblue98gt Active Member Established Member

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    If I was going to track my car the MM setup would be the way to go.
     
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    Tillerman77 Active Member Established Member

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    Steeda used to make an alternative adjustable rear sway bar that was less expensive and easier to install and adjust. May be available used somewhere.
     
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    brucesvt Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Since we are on the subject of handling. Would a Seat Belt Harness Bar help or that is just for show ?


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  15. Tillerman77

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    No experience with that item. That said, I would guess the Harness Bar would be needed if you were running aftermarket belts and/or aftermarket seats. I don't dislike the OEM seats, but they do not offer much support for hard cornering. Hence, an aftermarket seat would be considered a handling upgrade for the driver, as you currently have to depend on hanging on to the steering wheel and bracing your knees during hard cornering.
     
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