Coupe Type 65
[driver side] shot above is hotlinked [same view, larger size].
touring Cobra Coupe is finished in PPG Viper Metallic
and outfitted throughout with the very finest componentry. No
corners were shaved in the production of this glistening
was built and outfitted to be a gran turismo driving machine,
but so far it's been mostly
a pampered/trailered show car with only 3,555 miles [5,700 km]
THE ENGINE DECK
427 Windsor 'stroker'
small-block V8 [delivers 605 hp]
shot above is hotlinked [same view,
splendid Keith Craft 427 is outfitted with:
- Eagle #4340 forged
- JE forged pistons
hydraulic roller camshaft
- MSD billet alternator
Flow Research '205' heads
- Holley750-cfm 4-barrel
K&N 'Extreme' air cleaner
aluminum radiator by Ron Davis [the engine runs absolutely
cool on the hottest summer days and even when idling in stopped
Power 'Grip HD'
bellhousing and clutch
TK0600 'Road Race' 5-speed OD gearbox [fitted with a Hurst
8.8" live axle with 3.55:1 gears
shot is hotlinked [same view of
interior, much larger size].
aluminum-faced instrument gauges
diameter, leather-wrapped/"grip friendly" Moto-Lita
- Kirkey road race aluminum
seats [with Simpson harnesses and racing straps]
air conditioning system
- Sony stereo sound
system with remote control [4 speakers: 1 in each door panel
and 1 in each rear side panel]
black wool interior
panel shot is hotlinked [same view of
gauges, much larger size].
3/4-frontal [passenger side] shot is hotlinked [same view, much larger size].
- wheels: Ford Racing
'500' [17"x9" front; 17"x10.5" rear]
- tires: Kumho
rubber [MX255/40Rx17" front; MX285/40Rx17" rear]
(round-tube) steel with aluminum chassis panels
rack & pinion steering
IFS with Bilstein coil-over shocks
rear suspension: 3-link setup with Bilstein adjustable
coil-overs; Ford 8.8" live-axle [3:55:1 final-ratio gearing]
rotors Ford 'Cobra Racing' discs/aluminum calipers
12" rotors; Ford 'Cobra Racing' discs
[passenger side] shot is hotlinked [same view of car, much larger
BAD NEWS IN ENZO'S REARVIEW MIRROR
frontal is hotlinked [same aggressive
view of car, much larger size].
THE BAD NEWS THRU ENZO'S WINDSCREEN
shot is hotlinked [same rear view
of car, much larger size].
all of the documentation along with 432 photographs of the build.
- manufacturer: Factory Five
custom raised cowl hood with lowered side body skirts
this red reptile was the cover feature story in a national car
prep and painting: Walter DeCruz [Houston, Texas]
Located in Deptford, New Jersey
22 March 2015:
You can mark my Viper Red Factory Five Racing Daytona
That scarlet beauty is now in the stable of a fellow Coupe enthusiasts
a couple of hours north of here (in New Jersey). Many thanks
to your site's celebrated 'global reach,' and also to my good
friend Heather Vespe, who followed Curt's photography tips to
the letter... and the results speak for themselves! Bob
spectacular Daytona Coupe photography you see on this
page was brought to you by Bob's good friend
Heather Vespe using her Nikon D5000
digicam and its standard 1855mm zoom lens...
Heather scrupulously/conscientiously heeded this site's
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