need info on a 96cobra

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  1. NJBILLT

    NJBILLT New Member

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    Hey guys I went to look at a 96 cobra yesterday that has 17000 miles on the clock. It was on a dealers lot, so I was able to look at it with out being bothered. The car is in great shape in and out, when I looked under the car I was surprised how clean and new it looked under three. My only problem is that the car has a new off road H pipe, so they would have to remove it to garrantee NJ inspection. But the other thing is, that it has what looks to be a new scattershield, and a new tremac transmission. The suspension is all original and looks like it was not modified at all. I would think that scattershield was put in because of drag racing, but there is no other indication that this car has be raced at all. My question is could there be a good reason other than racing to install a scattershield. Maybe like a trans upgrade where you would need a different bell housing.
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    how much do they want?
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    Black96Snake Founding Member

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    t-45's are known to go out early so that could be a possiable reason.
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    NJBILLT New Member

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    I thought at one time that some of these cars had the transmission replaced at the dealer because of a TSB. They are asking 15k for the car. I am waiting for him to call me back, to see if we can make a deal.
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    madmatt Ellis Juan sympathizer Founding Member

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    To me it sounds like a great deal with only that few miles on it. You should find out what the deal with the tranny/ racing situation is though.
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    Yea it almost sounds to good to be true. If he can it guarantee that it will pass emissions test in new jersey and it drives good I hope to have it next week. I am replacing my 95GT that got totaled out last week by a drunk driver. So this will give me a chance to up grade.
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    Even with a bad T45 it's a great deal.
    You can pickup a T5 or something similar for only 1500 bucks, you can get into new and rebuilt T45's for less than 1K.
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