Will A 93 Cobra Rear Bumper Fit In A 90 Gt?

Discussion in 'Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech' started by Evan Strader, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. Hey everyone i'm new on here and have a question. I got a good deal on a SS magnaflow exhaust system for an lx, but i drive a 90 gt. Because i like the straight exhaust tips for the lx i wanted to keep the system and install a 93 cobra bumper instead. Just wanted to know if anyone has ever done this, and if it worked. Thanks!
     
  2. Yes, it is a common swap. You will need to extend the rear exhaust hangers a little bit for the LX exhaust to work with your cobra bumper.

    Here is a picture of a GT with Cobra GFX and rear bumper...
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  3. actually you dont need to extend the hangers. Here,s my GT with Cobra rear bumper and Flowmaster 3" tailpipes, unmodified. They just tuck up a bit more, which I prefer

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  4. rear shot from above

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  5. CAUGHT YOU LOOKING AT REAR ENDS! :rolleyes:

    Seriously, I may have to upgrade my LX after these pics. I always wanted the fog light switch to do something, so the whole kit would be cool.
     
  6. well at least its a tight arse
     
  7. Thanks for the info and the pics. It sounds like its up to me if i want to extend the exhaust hangers.
     
  8. 1 vote no
     
  9. It probably depends somewhat on the exhaust system I suppose. On my LX project the exhaust physically touches the bumper, so I will have to extend the hangar.
     
  10. You may need slightly longer hangars on the tailpipes to clear the bumper. It will depend on the system. I'd recommend a little bit of a gap to avoid warping the bumper. I've seen this happen when tailpipes are too physically close to the bumper and heat it up