The 2004 Mustangs and Cobras were the last Mustangs to be built at Ford's historic in Dearborn, Michigan, and Ford Motor Company had made the decision to end Mustang production there rather than updating the plant for the 2005 models. The facelifted car featured newly redesigned body panels that followed Ford's new worldwide styling direction. The wheels had a different offset because of the wider rear differential so this is how Ford solved the problem. The damaged car must be verified that it is a factory-built Mystichrome Cobra. There were only two interior color choices: Dark Charcoal the interior environment was Dark Charcoal, and the seats had Dark Charcoal leather bolsters with Medium Graphite alcantara inserts or Medium Parchment the interior environment was Medium Parchment, but the seats had Chocolate Brown leather bolsters with Medium Parchment alcantara inserts. Also, the street-spec Cobra and the race-ready Cobra R shared the same codes for body style, model number, and engine. Specifications 1993 Cobra Technical Data Options There are many rumors floating around about what exactly was available as options for the 1993 Mustang Cobra.
The new car's ride, handling, styling, ergonomics, and standard and optional equipment were all a major step forward from the previous model. The new 1999 Cobra had an upgraded 4. A new vertical spat was added to the leading edge of each rocker panel extension to prevent rock damage to the lower body. This provision was added after Ford discovered that most of the 93 R's that were sold ended up in the hands of collectors. The wheels are a 7 spoke design and are highly sought after. This was accomplished with model-specific springs and sway bars. The and , all redesigned for 1993, came standard with 275 hp 205 kW.
Standard Catalog of Ford: 1903—2003. The seats were upholstered with Dark Charcoal Nudo leather bolsters and suede inserts in either Medium Graphite light gray or Medium Parchment tan. The biggest news for 1995 was the return of the street-legal, race-ready see the next section. Horsepower increased in 1985 to 210 hp at 4,400 rpm, largely due to cylinder head and carburetor changes. Shocks and struts were valved specifically for the 93 Cobra and were manufactured by Tokico. Engine Specifications The 1993 Cobra came with a modified 5.
Thus, 2004 production was scheduled to wrap up by May 2004. The pulley also decreased in diameter by the same amount in order to preserve the ratio of pump speed, and thus coolant flow. Standard Catalog of Ford: 1903—2003. Early production Cobra's had unpainted injector bodies with the blue top and later versions and Motorsport versions had the injector body painted black. Standard Catalog of Ford: 1903—2003. As the Fox Body Mustang entered its 15th and final year of production, there was much electricity in air! Standard Catalog of Ford: 1903—2003. These exterior differences included a new front fascia with an integrated spoiler and front brake air ducts, a new rear fascia with a black insert which visually integrated the exhaust pipes, a composite hood with dual functional air scoops, newly designed side scoops, and foldable sideview mirrors painted in the matching body color.
There is technical information to support a non clear coated version of Vibrant red only of which found their way on 9 Cobra's. These upgrades were critical in order to support the 8 psi 0. A number of well-known makers of aftermarket performance parts for the Mustang were involved in this project, including , , McLeod, Eibach, , , Borla, , , and among others. Rotors in the rear measured 10. A vertical bar was added to the mass air meter to allow for more accurate metering of the incoming air. A power steering cooler located behind the left foglight bezel and an engine oil cooler were standard. Compression dropped to 9-to-1 for the 1987 and 1988 models, primarily for emissions and better tolerance of California's 91-octane fuel.
The components used were specifically valved for the new car. Models in 1986 saw a decrease of 10 horsepower to 200 horses at 4,000 rpm. The Anniversary model was the first Cobra to feature a steering wheel with grip humps at the 10 and 2 o'clock positions. Check out our 1993 Mustang specs below! Another reason was the hype over the all-new 2005 Mustang, which meant that Ford needed to start production as soon as possible at the newly updated in Flat Rock, Michigan, then known as AutoAlliance International. As nice as the new 1994 Mustang was, it still left Ford enthusiasts yearning for more power.
The proportioning valve was also recalibrated as rear disc brakes require more pressure than drum brakes do. The Cobra R featured Eibach springs that were a bit too stiff for the street, but perfect on a racetrack. Included with this option, a convenient carrier that rolled on four casters allowed for easier storage of the hardtop when it was not being used. I bought the brakes for the R model out of my engineering budget. .
Nevertheless, several 95 R's found their way into collectors' hands. The new Cobra convertible, or Indy 500 Pace Car Replica, was made available later in the 1994 model year. In 1982, the engine produced a relatively low 157 horsepower at 4,200 rpm. This same setup is used on the T-5Z version sold through Ford Racing. Utilizing color-shifting ChromaFlair pigments from Flex Products, the Mystic paint shifted from green to amber to gold to purple depending on the angle and the availability of light. Only two color choices, Dark Charcoal and Medium Parchment, were supposed to be offered again.
On the 1994 Cobra convertible see the next section about the , the vinyl top was only available in saddle, and this convertible top was the same one used on regular Mustang convertibles. The deletion of all this equipment shed some 450 pounds, but it was somewhat offset by the necessary addition of heavy-duty hardware to enable the car to handle the rigors of competition. However, independent dyno tests have shown that the Cobra R produced rear-wheel output that nearly matched both of those numbers, suggesting the engine may have been underrated. The 93 Cobra got specific durometer bushings in the upper control arms and in the front lower control arms. The ground effects were also changed and eliminated the air scoops in the front and rear.
Redfire Metallic replaced Torch Red only because it was a new color for the 2003 model year; however, Torch Red would make a comeback at the end of the model year on the see the next section. The cylinder heads were later used in the 2005—2006 , albeit slightly modified. The new Cobra R came standard with a 5,409 cc 5. There are a few items that may have gotten by but they would most certainly have been on the pre-production vehicles produced by Ford. Heads used a pedestal type of mounting system for the rockers. Air intake was identical to the production 5.