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Ad #1249 1965 Ford Hi-Tech 427R Cobra – $95,000

Vehicle Specifics

Year:
1965
Mileage:
11,000
Transmission:
Manual
Engine:
8 Cylinder
Make/Model:
Ford Hi-Tech 427R Cobra
Doors:
Two Door
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Exterior Color:
Black
Drive Type:
N/A
Price:
$95,000

Vehicle Description

1965 427R Hi-Tech Cobra. This car has just come off an 18-month rebuild by renowned Shelby builder Bill Andrews of HRE Motorcars.
 New Porsche triple-black paint with black and aluminum interior.
 Fiberglass body with aluminum hood, doors, interior and trunk.
 Engine: 370 CI Ford NASCAR powerplant, 660HP/550TQ. Engine was just rebuilt by NHRA record-holder Jeff Lawrence of Lawrence Racing Engines. Features: NASCAR “G” block, Yates C-3 heads, CP custom inverted dome pistons (10.5:1 compression, runs on pump gas), Oliver rods, Titanium 2.10” intake valves, Comp Cams customs cam and roller lifters, Jesel rockers, NASCAR single-plane intake with fuel injection (48 # injectors), Kinsler 1050 CFM throttle body, MSD ignition, Peterson external oil pump, Accusump system, modified race oil pan, rebuilt Kinsler/Weldon electric fuel pump, custom Ford Racing valve covers with oil injection system, new aluminum radiator and fan. Aircraft hoses throughout.
 Jericho close-ratio 4-speed crash box rebuilt to NASCAR specs by Dan Elliott.
 New Lakewood blow-proof bellhousing, new double-disc racing clutch.
 Special Ford 9” IRS with 3.68:1 gears and torsion non-aggressive posi-unit.
 Ohlin bump and rebound shocks
 New 12.2” Wilwood rotors and 4-piston calipers, new pads, new front brake ducts, SRF brake fluid.
 Brake bias control on dash.
 Coleman stock car front spindles, 1.25” Speedway Engineering front swaybar; billet aluminum rear uprights.
 Body is identical to original, but with greater wall thickness and TIG welded for greater strength and rigidity. Body is bonded to the frame, as original Cobras were.
 15” pin-drive hubs: 7.5” front, 10” rear. New BFG drag radials rear; nearly new BFG in front. Second set of wheels with racing slicks included. New knock-offs and lead hammers.
 In the cockpit: Smith’s gauges, new Autometer Pro-Shift light with rev pills. Push button start, full toggles. FAST system computer coupler on dash. Padded leather dash, two steering wheels (traditional Moto-Lita wooden wheel, and D-shaped Alcantrara-padded racing wheel), both with quick-disconnect. Accusump warning light and 12-volt accessory socket. New Lexan Windshield.
 Safety: New Kirkey aluminum racing seats with new 5-point Simpson harnesses (both sides). Twin, padded rollbar hoops with FIA-style forward bars and full perimeter bar. Simpson fire system, new 21-gallon Shelby fuel cell, new driveshaft loop. New cut-off levers on dash and at rear. New battery charging posts in trunk.
 Extras: Car cover, trickle battery charger, new transponder.
 Exterior details include: Newly refinished 1-3/4 to 7/8 step headers and sidepipes, with extra sidepipe with baffles and turn-down exhaust port. Cast-aluminum fuel cap, functional wiper system. Raydot mirrors.
This car is registered as a 1965 Cobra. It is street-legal and a show winner, and is modeled after the Shelby Cobra 427R, of which only a handful have been produced. A used 427R built by HRE recently sold for $250,000. This car has been appraised at $130,000 (available for review), and needs nothing.
Asking $95,000

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