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This is a discussion on WRX vs 03' Cobra...anyone raced one? within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally posted by mhoward1 There are alot of changes, updates to the IRS, frame reinforcements, brakes, etc. And the engine ...

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    Originally posted by mhoward1
    There are alot of changes, updates to the IRS, frame reinforcements, brakes, etc. And the engine can handle a lot more boost than an aluminum one.

    ALso, some one just recently dyno'd on of the monsters and came up with 380 AT THE WHEELS. Can you say underated. No more of the 99 fiasco. I think they are trying to pull a Camaro LS1 stunt and underating it by about 30-40 HP.

    It should be a Bad @ss car, too bad the F-body's won't be there to counter with it with a really big monster of their own.

    And a few aftermarket people and SVT will already be offering pulley packages for it.
    Aluminum can handle HP just fine(except the cheeze pistons in it), I think ford just did that for their own insurance and to make it cheaper. How have the brakes changed?

    Have heard you can just swap a lightening pulley on it and pick up 40hp.

    Ppower

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    some guy on ls1.com just posted his dyno results for a stock 2003 Cobra with 500 miles

    368 rwhp
    372 rwtq

    they are underrated big time! so watch out!
    87 lx 5.0
    yeah its stock
    All motor
    Got torque?

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    Originally posted by 87LX50
    some guy on ls1.com just posted his dyno results for a stock 2003 Cobra with 500 miles

    368 rwhp
    372 rwtq

    they are underrated big time! so watch out!
    So, that like 435-450hp.

    Ppower

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    around 430 hp using 15% drivetrain loss
    87 lx 5.0
    yeah its stock
    All motor
    Got torque?

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    Originally posted by 87LX50
    around 430 hp using 15% drivetrain loss
    IRS rearend saps more power out than a live axle. I figured 18%.

    Ppower

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    Does anyone know the msrp on the 03 Cobra?

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