1996-1998 Ford Mustang Cobra 4.6L Supercharging Systems

Pricing listed below.

Stock 305 HP 285 lb/ft
Vortech Std 442 HP 390 lb/ft
Vortech HO 484 HP 423 lb/ft

Available with V-3 Internally Lubricated Supercharger - no oil lines necessary

Safely increase your Cobra's horsepower from 305 to 442 and torque from 285 lb./ft. to 390 lb./ft..

High Output Supercharging Systems

The increased boost level, high output supercharger system, features a fully integrated air to water charge cooler that increases air density for more power. This system will increase horsepower from from 305 to 484 and torque from 285 lb./ft. to 423 lb./ft. Charge cooled systems require a battery relocation kit: 8N150-010 (sold separately).

Quality Features

  • Ultra-efficient Vortech V-3 gear driven supercharger with SQ technology provides coolest air with quiet operation and unmatched reliability
  • Technologically advanced, high-efficiency impeller and housing design developed in Vortech's supercharger test cell
  • Fuel management upgrade includes high-flow fuel pump, a fuel management unit (FMU) and an ECM chip
  • Integrated air/water, dual-pass charge cooler configuration allows for additional horsepower gains and features maintenance-free design(High output systems)
  • Self-lubricating V-3 supercharger does not require any oil lines to the engine
  • Inlet and discharge duct connections utilize heat resistant silicon sleeves and premium quality stainless steel clamps
  • OEM-type aluminum mounting bracket for "factory-installed" appearance and rigidity
  • High-flow bypass valve provides surge-free compressor operation

Installation

Installation time is rated at 10 hours. See manual (4FK020-010 v3.0) for full installation instructions.

Hardware kit: 4FK100-004 includes spare/replacement bolts and other hardware for supercharger mounting.

Tuner Kits and Supercharger Options

Tuner kits are the same as complete systems except without any fuel system upgrades or ECM reprogramming. This allows for custom tuning and fuel mods that the tuner or racer may prefer.

Vortech has supercharger options for various types of racing and boost levels. For continued use, such as road racing, the V-2 series superchargers use an engine oil integrated system that can be cooled or filtered, depending on application. Call the Vortech Tech Line for complete information on the many upgrades available.

50-State Smog Legal

Complete systems are smog legal per California Air Resources Board (CARB).

CARB Executive Order # D-213-17

PN Description Price Select
4FK218-010L 1996-1997 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ SCi Standard System, Satin Finish $4543.99
4FK218-018L 1996-1997 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ SCi Standard System, Polished $4781.99
4FK218-050L 1996-1998 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ Si High-Output (Charge Cooled) System, Satin Finish. Charge cooled systems require a battery relocation kit: 8N150-010 (sold separately). $5828.99
4FK218-058L 1996-1998 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ Si High-Output (Charge Cooled) System, Polished. Charge cooled systems require a battery relocation kit: 8N150-010 (sold separately) $6081.99
4FK218-080L 1998 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ SCi Standard System, Satin Finish $4543.99
4FK218-088L 1998 Cobra 4.6L, V-3 SQ SCi Standard System, Polished $4781.99