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Old 06-13-2013, 04:34 PM   #1
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08 cobra vs 2010 SS LS3

What would it take for this race to be close if mustang is stock?
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:24 PM   #2
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Probably a supercharger and good driver mod. I'm not sure on the numbers of the 08 cobra, but I believe they're about 500 hp and 480 tq to the wheels. Both cars weigh around the same. so if you can pick up 120 or so hp at the wheels, it will come down to driver mod.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:47 PM   #3
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You mean GT500? 2004 was the last year that they made the Cobra (I think). I'm no Mustang fan but the 04 Cobra had a 390 HP 4.6 L supercharged engine and weighted around 35-3600 pounds. I would say that with those specs and weight it should put the car in the low 13 second range maybe high 12's with a good driver.

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Old 06-13-2013, 05:55 PM   #4
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Pretty sure the 08 GT500 is a mid 12 second car from the factory.....sticky tires will drop that number drastically however. We can help you put him in your rearview if you're interested.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:59 PM   #5
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Probably a supercharger and good driver mod. I'm not sure on the numbers of the 08 cobra, but I believe they're about 500 hp and 480 tq to the wheels. Both cars weigh around the same. so if you can pick up 120 or so hp at the wheels, it will come down to driver mod.
Thought it was 500 at the crank lol. At the wheel would put it near the zl1!
And sorry meant gt500. Thought the full name that year was cobra gt500
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:03 PM   #6
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never mind. ill let some1 else say it
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:59 PM   #7
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They aren't that fast bone stock but if he has a pulley and tires it's a different story.
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Old 06-14-2013, 02:23 PM   #8
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They aren't that fast bone stock but if he has a pulley and tires it's a different story.
They usually dyno about 440ish hp at the wheels. They also weigh about 3900lbs. Cam and bolt ons and you should hold your own/win. Depends on driver mod though.

If he has pulley and tires, like stated, you're toast. They only run 12.5 or so factory. And thats with a damn good driver.
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Old 06-14-2013, 03:07 PM   #9
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I would say cai, tune, lt headers, cam and driver mod to safely win that one.
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:35 AM   #10
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Stock 440rwhp like stated. Get him nice and heatsoaked. He will be lucky to be In the 400whp range In this summer heat. That being said I bet you do full exhaust and intake I bet you would hang with one if not beat him. Dont forget also if hes on stock tires almost a given win to you. 07-09 gt500s completly stock are way overrated. I think you can take him with what I said.
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:42 AM   #11
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they arent as fast as u think stock. its got a slight edge over a ss. but not much.
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:12 AM   #12
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This was just posted in another thread.

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Old 07-06-2013, 11:26 AM   #13
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2007-2009 GT500's aren't over-rated or slow for what they are despite what people have said. Just like the new GT500 people thought they were the cats ass when they were new. With that being said they were a good race for my 2007 C6 Z51 and my C6 is/was faster than my 2012 SS.
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:05 PM   #14
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100 percent stock gt500 is way overrated imo. They are a great platform to build off of. In my opinion though a supercharged gt500 should blow a full exhaust and tune cai ss camaro away... but its just not the case.. whether it be traction or heatsoaked.. they are a good race for 5.0 and ss camaro stock if not lose more often then not. This is just from what ive seen in florida.when stock Winter time runs like a champ but traction issues. Summer time great traction but 10min after started the damn thing starts pulling timing. Do a back to back pull and significant timing pulled. Thats why I have a dual fan afco heat exchanger. Works wonders. Probably will get a killer chiller when imove to az though
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