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Old 01-04-2019, 10:43 PM
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I know this is not a Mustang forum. Also I still have and love my 2 F150s. However, I bought a 2004 Cobra. Dam that sucker is fun to drive. Pretty much full bolt on and lowered, supposedly pushing near 500hp. Any Cobra owners here? Anything I should know or be aware of? Any advice?



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I have a 04 as well. Run good premium gas, change the fuel filter yearly, make sure it doesn't wheel hoop. And enjoy the Cobra.
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Thanks Mat50ho. I never had a vehicle that was super charged. Is there any maintenance to it? How and why would it go bad? If it were to go bad you feel it? Would car still run?
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The supercharger is simply a gearbox that spins the rotors. They are very reliable and only require oil changes for maintenance. Typically failures are bearings and the drive bushing. Another thing to note is do change the spark plugs often as the plug gap grows so does resistance witch will lead to spark blowout in forced induction.
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I have a 04 as well. Run good premium gas, change the fuel filter yearly, make sure it doesn't wheel hoop. And enjoy the Cobra.
Did ever change lube in the supercharge?
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Yes, ever 10k miles. Its easy a few how to posted on forums should be easy to find in a search. Post up a picture of your car.
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Here is a picture of mine before I bought it.
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Yes! Love mine!!!

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Regarding maintenance, mine is an Eaton, use a spray bottle trigger in the front Allen screw- replace with AC Delco supercharger fluid. Oil changes are something everyone tends to disagree on- some say full hash is too full, some say middle isn't enough.

Changed my 10 spline out and upgraded it, but I'm at over 550 right now and don't want to break anything.
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