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Old 03-24-2002, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default A9L Computer

what makes this A9L computer better than the cobra computer and why does the cobra computer get such a bad name for its self? is the cobra computer really a piece of junk? is my 1992 computer better than the cobra computer?
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Old 03-24-2002, 11:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the cobra computer isn't as good as your stock one. it removes timing in the upper rpms
 
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Old 03-25-2002, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The Cobra computer is terrible. You can't use it unless you have your car setup with 24lb/hr injectors.

It's pulls a ton of timing, especially between shifts. It holds closed loop under WOT for a full 7 seconds, and it's calibrations are weak to start off with.
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Old 03-25-2002, 07:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well, I should have my A9L within the next month or so...would have it already but $$ became a problem. I have heard the same things about the Cobra computer as mentioned b4...it pulls timing & stays in a closed loop for basically the 1/8 mile(7 seconds). It is calibrated for my 24lb injectors, but that doesnt compensate for the other shortcomings. So, yes, stay away from the Cobra computer. The A9L is the best Mustang computer produced. Later!
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Old 03-25-2002, 08:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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venumus93: that could possibly put you in the 13's. also GET SOME TIRES for that thing and you'll be deep in the 13's!!
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Old 03-25-2002, 09:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hey guys this is my first post on this board so be gentle. I just made the swap the A9L a couple of months ago (Also switch to a Pro M 80mm calibrated for 24's at the same time) and I could tell a big difference from that crappy X3Z computer. Why in gods name would bring back the Cobra in 93 and give it better mods then DETUNE it with that computer?
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Old 03-25-2002, 09:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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what do u guys think?
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Old 03-25-2002, 09:17 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Why in gods name would bring back the Cobra in 93 and give it better mods then DETUNE it with that computer?

I'm not 100% sure but i think it had something to do with transmission reliability.
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Old 03-26-2002, 08:38 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I have a quick question that kinda fits in here. I have a 93 Cobra computer in my cobra and has a ton more power than my 90GT if I have a custom chip burned will my computer be better "not remove so much timing or stay in close loop" or do I need to swap my Cobra computer for and earlier model??
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Old 03-27-2002, 12:23 AM   #10 (permalink)
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where could i get one of these A9L computers and how much would it cost? could i install it myself even if i knew very little about car part installation?
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Default 93 cobra computer

this is a quote from "93 Cobra needs input"

I have a quick question that kinda fits in here. I have a 93 Cobra computer in my cobra and has a ton more power than my 90GT if I have a custom chip burned will my computer be better "not remove so much timing or stay in close loop" or do I need to swap my Cobra computer for and earlier model??

my answer....

well if you have a 93 cobra computer in your cobra i would think it would be a ton faster due to the stock horsepower diffrence between your cobra and your 90GT.
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venumus93: that could possibly put you in the 13's. also GET SOME TIRES for that thing and you'll be deep in the 13's!!
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Hey man! Long time, no chat here....yeah, I have my plan together now...getting a C&L 76MM & the A9L in soon, will try it at the track with those things & on these street tires then sometime this summer get a tire on it...it's just easier to hide the A9L & C&L from my wife....shhhhhhh! Later!
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Old 03-27-2002, 08:53 PM   #13 (permalink)
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where do you guys get your technical info on the Cobra computer?

the only reason i could think of to "detune" the computer, is for emissions.
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Old 03-27-2002, 09:17 PM   #14 (permalink)
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The retard in between shifts was infact intended to save the T5's. That is only one of the many downfalls of the X3Z. The A9L swap with a correctly calibrated mass air meter is one of the best bolt on's I have made to my 93 Cobra!
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Old 03-27-2002, 09:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
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what do u guys think?
...hey, that car looks familiar! nice & clean, & good dark tint like mine!.....
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