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1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft RT3

Sale price: $51,673.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Shelby
Model: Cobra
Year: 1965
Color: BMW deep sea blue metalic
Mileage: 7,000
Engine: Roush 402
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft RT3 for sale

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This car was built 5-28-2008.   An equivalent (engine minus) rolling chassis would cost $48. 55 from Backdraft plus the extra work put into the interior and engine bay of this car make it a great deal.   An equivalent engine and transmission in this car would cost $17. 75 ($66. 30 total).  

This car has been well cared for and is ready to rock!  Everything works. has been looked after by a meticulous mechanical engineer.   All the work was done right.   If you have any questions about the car feel free to contact me and I'll get back to you promptly.

Engine

Roush 402 Crate V8 515HP 500 Ft Lbs (427 SR New with 510HP is $14. 25)

Holley 780 Double Pumper

Fluidyne oil cooler

Ceramic coated headers with polished stainless steel side pipes


Drivetrain

TKO500 5-Speed ($2450)

Limited slip differential ($2100 option)

Quicktime bell housing

Heavy-duty clutch. annular throw-out-bearing

Custom designed and engineered soft clutch pedal mechanism

 

Chassis

RT3 Roadster ($39. 00 w/ no options)

2"x4" rectangular steel ladder frame chassis. reinforced. 3mm wall thickness tubing.

Fully powder-coated

BMW E36 independent front and rear suspension. fully adjustable

Upgraded springs all around

Upgraded front and rear swaybars

Rack and pinion steering


Brakes

BMW/ATE Power brake booster

Wilwood 13" 6-piston front disc brakes with drilled & slotted rotors ($3300 option)

Wilwood 12" 4-piston rear disc brakes with drilled & slotted rotors


Exterior

BMW deep sea blue metallic

Halibrand-style Chrome 17" knock-off wheels

Sumitomo HTR ultra high-performance tires w/ 250mi (245/45R17 front. 315/35R17 rear)

Upgraded LED Headlights

LED running lights

Drivers side mirror ($135 option)

Soft top. Stay Fast canvas ($2000 option)

Tonneau cover. Stay Fast canvas ($600 option)

 

Interior

Auto Meter mechanical gauges (New)

Innovate Motorsports Digital A/F ratio gauge

Custom center console w/ Retro-sound Model 2

Shelby style wood-rimmed steering wheel

Wind wings and tinted sun visors

Windshield wiper system

Shelby floor mats

Fully carpeted trunk


Safety

Lap belts and 4 pt. seat belts (2 sets)

Rear bulkhead battery cutoff switch

Mounted fire extinguisher ($95 option)

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