96 COBRA MIDPIPE->98 GT

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by AaRoN, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. AaRoN

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    Does anybody know for sure if a o/r x-pipe for a 96 Cobra will fit on a 98 GT?
     
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  3. rtgreen

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    Yes it will fit. I have a Bassani catted x-pipe from a 96 Cobra on my 96GT. You will not be able to use the GT supporting bracket, but I've had no prooblems letting the Manifolds and catback hold the weight.

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    +2 yeah there is now different between the midpipe and a catback of a gt and a cobra except for the 98 and new and older
     
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    ^huh?
     
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    i think he said..."there is no difference between the midpipe and a catback of a GT or a Cobra, except for the 98s and newer." :dunno:
     
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    oops let me try again. from 94-97 with midpipes are the same and so are the cabacks in 98 the midpipe was still the same but the cat back hangin was different does that sound any better!
     
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    By any chance would you guys know about mid pipes on the '03'-04 Cobras? Do they fit all 99-04 bodies? GTs? Mach 1s? Cobras? I have an O/R X-pipe off of an '03 Cobra I'm trying to sell and I was just wondering. Thanks.
     
  10. scarface

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    Hanging is different. IM PRETTY SURE the 97 hangs from the muffler, the 98 hangs from the tailpipe just behind the muffler. I am using the hanger setup off a 98 on my 97 so I can switch back and forth from my magnaflow mufflers and my flowmasters quickly :)
     
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    Well it fit!! Couldn't use the middle hanger but it's up just fine. Only problem is that the 2 "bitch" bolts that attach the midpipe to the passenger side manifold I can't seem to tighten so I am just gonna take it to a shop and have them struggle with them. Plus the predrilled holes for the o2's sit right under the frame support (support that's under the tranny) so i had to drill 2 new holes. Now my check engine light is on. But i think it's because those 2 bolts aren't tightened all the way. Car is ridicoulsly loud and pops when i let off the gas. Yikes. my car sounds like an old beat up Caddy or something.
     
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    On my 98 GT the exhaust hung by the muffler and the tips....on my stock muffs and Bassani cat-back. The 98 Bassani cat-back is the same as the ones used on 99+. I had a big issue w/ the company I ordered from and Bassani.
     
  13. scarface

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    Ok, the reason I said that is on the magnaflow catback it fits 96-04. The difference is the hanger. I use the hanger style from the tailpipe not the muffler. Sorry if I spewed misinformation.
     
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    Finally! Got the midpipe on. Work hasn't allowed me a whole lot of time. Everything is on, it's all sealed nice. It ALL fits. So yes a cobra midpipe will fit a GT. Only difference is the rear o2 sensor location. Had to tap 2 new holes. WOOHOO!!