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I wanted to make a post just to conglomerate everything for the 5 lug swap into one post.
The swap will be utilizing '95 Sn95 Spindles with '94-'98 Cobra 13" / 11.65" brakes.
The front '95 spindles and Cobra front dual piston calipers and rear single piston calipers.
The rear FRPP bracket kit with rotors and dust shields to convert the rear to the 11.65 Cobra disc brakes.
The ever so slightly used '93 Cobra brake booster and Master Cylinder.
Wilwood manual proportioning valve, Maximum Motorsports braided front brake lines, Maximum Motorsports factory proportioning valve eliminator kit, Maximum Motorsports Fox to 93 Cobra master cylinder lines. Also pictured are spacers for the fox ball joint to SN95 spindles in case I don't change out the still fairly new ball joints at the time of the swap.
Maximum Motorsports rear hard lines and braided soft lines to convert from Fox to SN95 rear discs.
Axle flange spacers for the rear discs.
The wheels I will be running on the street.
17x10.5 Polished '03 Cobra rear with 315/35-17 tires
17x9 Polished '03 Cobra front with 234 or 245/45-17 tires
The wheels for the drag strip.
15x 8 (maybe 10") Polished DragStar with 26x10.5 ET Street R bias ply (I may switch to 28x11.5 after more testing with the 26")
17x4.5 Polished DragStar
As of this time (7-12-2018) I still have to get the rear axles, parking brakes cables, and front rotors.
I'd like to get 2 piece rotors to help save a little rotational weight.
The rear axles will be Fox length Strange 31 spline Hy-Tuff race axles with 5x4.5 lug pattern. I'm still debating on whether or not to upgrade to 5/8x18 x 3" drive lugs. I am currently running the same axles in the 4 lug pattern with 1/2x20 x 3" studs.
I may even change to 33 spline with a spool.
I have also having problems with the cheap clutch cable firewall adjuster loosening and the cable getting slack.
So I ordered a McCleod quik-click firewall adjuster.
The red anodizing will clash with the color I plan to paint the coupe, so I took some Easy-Off oven cleaner and stripped the coating. I will do a quick polish to get the bare aluminum looking a little better.
I've also never really happy with the clutch adjustment and feel. So also ordered is a Steeda quick ratio quadrant to replace the cheapo double hook piece that is currently installed.
This Friday I'll be installing the new FW adjuster, quadrant, and a new cable.
No new updates. Just wanted to post a nice sunset pic.
The race season is done for the year other than a few test-n-tunes. So I swapped the street wheels/tires back on.
Been just driving it and enjoying. I even took it to Foxtoberfest this year.
I did buy a couple of interior trim pieces while there to replace a couple of the old, faded, and/or cracked pieces.
Foxtoberfest 2018 (412 Foxes in one place!)
I've still have a few pieces to get before I can begin the SN95 Cobra 5-lug swap. I hope to be able to get that done over winter or early spring. But I also want to turn some of my attention to my '96 Cobra. It's badly in need of some TLC.
Well I took advantage of the Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals and got a few more items for the 5 lug swap.
First as mentioned above were the Strange Engineering Hy-Tuf race axles in Fox width with the 2.78" brake rotor register and 5x4.5" lug pattern 1/2"-20 x 3" drive studs. I also got new C-clip eliminators to go with them.
Next was 2 - polished 15x8 Racestar wheels for the rear during the track sessions. I had gotten the matching 17x4.5 fronts back in the summer.
Introducing the "Punishstars" [
I also got a Hurst line-loc kit and a pair of '93 Cobra parking brake cables.
Just a few items left to get and I'll have everything for the 4 wheel Cobra disc 5-lug swap.
Guess I'd better get started cleaning, painting, and rebuilding the calipers so the will be ready to go.