For Sale: 1965 Shelby Cobra in Plymouth, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this gorgeous Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra is an RT3 build and it's has only 1,496 Miles! Take a look at the glossy Avio Blue Exterior Paint with Silver and Black Stripes, 18'' Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels, Quick-Jack Bumpers, Vintage Racing Style Fuel Door, Polished Roll Bar, and the Polished Stainless Steel Side Pipes! Inside, this roadster is sporting Black Leather Bucket Seating with 4-Point Harnesses, Black Carpeting, a Wood and Polished Aluminum Steering Wheel, AutoMeter Dashboard Gauges, Polished Floor Shifter, Aluminum Pedals, and ample room in the Carpeted Trunk for all of your car show essentials!

Under the hood sits an Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine that's making 480 Horsepower! This powerplant is fitted with Edelbrock E-Street Aluminum Cylinder Heads, an Edelbrock RPM Air Gap Intake Manifold, Holley 670 CFM Street Avenger 4-Barrel Carburetor, Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers, Billet Aluminum Serpentine Pulley Setup, and an MSD Distributor, Coil, and Street Fire Ignition Box! Power is put to the pavement through a Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Posi Rear End with approximately 3.70:1 Gears! This Cobra is an absolute thrill to drive and it's also equipped with Rack and Pinion Steering and 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes! The underside of this Cobra looks amazing like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Frame, Floorboards, and the Independent Front and Rear Suspension with Coilover Shocks!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is a thrilling ride that's absolutely ready for your local car show, cruise night, or track day! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Cobra and it won't last long! Call us today before it's gone!

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513

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Iconic 427ci V8 Crate Engine
Dart Aftermarket Block
- Aftermarket Upgraded High-Capacity Oil Pan
- Billet Serpentine Pulley Setup
- High Torque Starter
- Hydraulic Roller Cam
- Ignition System:
- MSD Distributor
- MSD "Street fire" Ignition Box
- MSD Blaster SS Coil
Serial # 427071T
Edelbrock E-Street USA Cylinder Heads
- ARP Head Bolts
- Aluminum Roller Rockers (1.6 Ratio)
- Dual Valve Springs and Dampers
Holley 4150 4Barrel Carburetor
- List #: N 83670 - 1
- CFM: 670
- Vacuum Secondaries
- Electric Choke
- Street Avenger Series
Edelbrock RPM AIR GAP Intake Manifold (Dual Plane)
Edelbrock Mechanical Fuel Pump

Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission
- Ford Performance SD T-5 Crate Transmission
- Short Throw Shifter
- 300 Lb-Ft Torque Capacity
- Gear Ratios: 1st 2.95; 2nd 1.94; 3rd 1.34; 4th 1.00; 5th 0.63
- Double Moly 2nd Speed, 3rd Speed and Countershaft Cluster Gears
- Carbon Fiber 3-4 Blocker Rings
- Improved Synchronizers and Bearings
- 1-1/16" Diameter 10 Spline Input Shaft
- 28 Spline Output Shaft
- 7 Tooth Speedometer Drive Gear
- Cobra Style Pocket Bearing
- Steel Input Bearing Retainer
- Explosion Resistant Quick Time Bellhousing
- Hydraulic Clutch

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
BMW Independent Rear End
- Gear Ratio: Approximately 3.70:1
- Posi

Front Wheels - 18"
Rear Wheels - 18"
- Knock-Off Style Wheels
Front Tires - 265/35R18
Rear Tires - 295/40R18
- Falken Azenis Tires on All Four Corners

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc
- BMW Single Piston Calipers'

Manual Rack and Pinion Steering

Side Pipe Exhaust
- Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers

- Paint is Phenomenal
- Driver Side Roll Bar
- Body Lines are Straight
- Doors Operate Smoothly
- Stainless Pipes
- Vintage Cobra Racing Style Fuel Door
- Stripes look Phenomenal

- 4-Point Harnesses
- Upholstery is Clean
- Dash is in Great Shape
- Gauges Faces are in Great Condition
- Steering Wheel looks Great

- Frame is Painted Nicely
- Paint looks Great
- Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing
- Rack and Pinion Steering
- Front Nose is in Great Shape
- Wheel Wells are in Great Condition

Don't miss out! Call Tom 7 days a week! 248-974-9513

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Vehicle Details

  • 1965 Shelby Cobra
  • Listing ID:CC-1558922
  • Price:$109,900
  • Location:Plymouth, Michigan
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Shelby
  • Model:Cobra
  • Exterior Color:Light Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:1496
  • Stock Number:E1MT1049

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Vanguard Motor Sales
15100 Keel St
Plymouth, MI 48170
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