1965 Backdraft Racing 427 Cobra (Roush 427R)

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft Racing

Make: Shelby
Model: Cobra
SubModel: RT3
Type: Roadster
Trim: Backdraft Racing
Year: 1965
Mileage: 2,650
Color: Blue
Engine: Roush 427R (550 HP)
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Redondo Beach, California, United States
Power Brakes
Leather Seats

Description for Shelby Cobra 1965

Purchased from Backdraft Racing in 2014, this snake has logged just 2650 miles on the odometer. Built using only the finest new components, meticulously maintained and in "as new" condition - ready for you to enjoy today!

Guardsman Blue with Wimbledon White stripes and black leather upholstery.
Roush 427R crate engine with half-polish option. Dyno-tuned to produce 546 HP/522 ft.lbs torque (Roush dyno sheet included).
Dart 4-bolt main block
Roush aluminum heads
Roush hydraulic roller cam
Edelbrock Vic Jr. intake
Holley 870 cfm carburetor (with electric choke)
MSD ignition system
Edelbrock polished water pump
Roush polished billet pulleys
Powermaster alternator
Powermaster starter
Ceramic-coated headers
Cooling Department:
Polished stainless steel expansion tank and radiator pipes
Polished stainless steel engine bay heat shielding (NO hot footboxes here!)
BMW aluminum radiator
Thermostatically-operated electric fan with manual override switch
QuickTime "scattershield" safety steel bellhousing
McLeod flywheel
Ram clutch
Tremec TKO 600 5-speed transmission (.64 OD)
Hydraulic clutch operation
Driveshaft safety loop
BMW E36 IRS differential (3.64:1 ratio)
--The Cockpit--
Leather bucket seats
Moto-Lita style leather steering wheel
Autometer Cobra black-faced gauges (with correct reverse-sweep speedometer)
Crow Cam Lock seat belts
RayDyot side mirror
Richbrook push start button
Self-canceling turn signals
Windshield wipers
Adjustable seat tracks (driver and passenger)
Leather door map pockets
AC-style cast aluminum foot pedals
Rich black carpet throughout
Battery safety cutoff switch
Stainless steel rollbar
*Note: Backdraft cars offer extra legroom and can accommodate taller drivers
--Chassis, Suspension & Brakes--
Rigid 2"x4" rectangular [3mm-wall-thickness] strategically-reinforced, steel ladder-frame chassis
Fully-adjustable BMW E36 independent suspension front & rear - provides superior road-handling and ride quality
Polyurethane control arm bushings
Coil-over MacPherson front struts
Wilwood 4-wheel power disc brake upgrade (13" slotted 6-piston front, 12" slotted 4-piston rear) - less than 150 miles since installation!
BMW integral parking brake
--Rolling Stock--
Halibrand-style pin drive 18" knock-off wheels
Falken Azenis RT615K+ tires (245/40ZR18 front, 295/40ZR18 rear) - less than 150 miles since installation!
--Other Premium Particulars--
Ceramic coated side pipes and heat shields
3M rear fender paint protection
Backdraft premium floor mats
427 Cobra badges
Chrome fire extinguisher
LeMans-style fuel filler cap
Fully carpeted trunk
Clear front turn signals
Backdraft shift knob also included
Backdraft Owner's Manual
Recently serviced
Registered under the coveted "SB100" [California Senate Bill 100]--that means no smog certification or California registration hassles for the life of the car!

**The cost to replicate this car is $77,000

Located in Redondo Beach, CA - just 15 minutes from LAX airport - please feel free to make an appointment to view the car. I can help with shipping arrangements also.

Please contact me for more info or to view the car on (310)408-8798