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Old 07-10-2019, 11:45 AM
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Yes, I am a newbie to both the club and my new Cobra AKA Superformance MKIII. Looking forward to getting some good advice and making a few new friends.
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Old 07-10-2019, 06:50 PM
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Congrat's & Welcome, to the madness we call 'Cobra ownership' There is no cure . What part of the country are you in? We here in the PNW (Pacific Northwest) are always looking for new members. Be safe & have fun. Cheers Tom.
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Old 07-11-2019, 06:55 PM
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Welcome to the forum. You also might also want to check out the Superformance owners forum (SCOS). Has a ton of info just for Superformace owners.
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Old 07-11-2019, 07:40 PM
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Welcome from me as well. Any information you want about Cobra replicas - you will always get advice here!

Some good advice to start with if you haven't owned a Cobra previously is to take it easy and get to know the car really well and how it might behave when it's being 'pushed' a little. Short wheelbase combined with high power to weight means that they can be a handful sometimes.


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Old 07-11-2019, 08:15 PM
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Welcome have had a lot of cars Novas, Camaros, Mustangs nothing like a Cobra if you do not like attention wrong car
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Old 07-12-2019, 05:33 AM
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Welcome and tell us a little about where you are and what you will be using your Cobra for. How about some pictures?
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Old 07-13-2019, 08:26 AM
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check out this Thread

LCS Cobra Crash

First post has a link of a youtube video. You will see how little sideways it takes for these short wheel based cars to go out of control, and how quickly it happens.

Do not think any experience you have, in the past, in other cars, qualify you to master handling one of these. They handle better than anything you ever drove in the past, giving you a false sense of confidence. When you loose traction, things happen in milliseconds. Faster than a mind can think. If you do not posses the correctly tuned auto-reflex response, you will not recover. If you do this in a bad place or at too high a speed, you will die. Take it slow. Pick very open places to learn how to handle this car. I suggest Auto cross in a parking lot. It is the most fun you can have with your clothes on. It will help you learn.

Be safe and have fun. Wishing you well.

Welcome to the madness.
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Old 07-13-2019, 08:38 AM
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Yes, I am a newbie to both the club and my new Cobra AKA Superformance MKIII. Looking forward to getting some good advice and making a few new friends.
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