99-04 mid pipe on 94-98

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  1. ForcFed93

    ForcFed93 Well-Known Member

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    Is this possible? I've done some major googling on this and seem to get seriously conflicting reports. I have a line on a catted bassani x-pipe locally for $100. It came off of a 2003 Mach 1. Will it fit my 97 Cobra? Minimal modifications?

    The thought of buying a lightly used catted x-pipe for $100 versus a new one for $540 is very tempting, if I can make it work.
     
  2. lwarrior1016

    lwarrior1016 Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter

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    Yeah, itll work. The one I had on my gt originally came off a 97 cobra, then on my 98 gt, then on a 03 mach 1. The oxygen sensor locations are a little different between the years but itll work.
     
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    hell for that price I would buy it to flip even if it didn't fit. I thought I was nuts years ago when I came across a magnaflow catted-X with out a mark on it for $100. Had the thing 10 yrs now.
     
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    I already looked into it a bit deeper. It's their BX line, which is aluminized steel, not stainless. I really have no interest in the aluminized version. But this does help so I can broaden my search. Thanks!
     
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    Some do and some don't. The MRT h pipe wouldnt fit but I can confirm the bassani will fit because I got one from an 04 cobra for my 97
     
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    All 96-04 mid pipes for any 4.6 motor are all the same. If Im not mistaken ford either added or deleted mid pipe mounts but thats the only difference.
     
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    The only difference is the transmission mounts are different which is why some will not fit because they interfere with that


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