Shelby CSX4952
Guardsman Blue/WimWhite stripes

Above: The discouraging news in Enzo's rearview mirror.
Hotlinked [same frontal view, MUCH larger size].

Congratulations! Your search for a seriously stupendous serpent has ceased here! This is a genuine 1965 Shelby Cobra, glass-bodied 427S/C 'Shelby Continuation Series,' serial#CSX4952. MSO (Manufacturers Statement of Origin) personally signed by Carroll Shelby. I am the second owner; 'born on date' is June 2010.

This is one of the last of the 4000 Series Shelby Cobras built. It's a very special serpent! This fully documented car is registered in The World Registry of Cobras. Built by the artisans of HST International, with fit & finish second to none!

Stunning Guardsman Blue paint with correct Wimbledon White LeMans stripes. The paint is deep with a look of another dimensiona must see! Clear bra on nose/rear fender well/rear lower fenders.

Titled and registered here in Hawaii as a 1965 Ford.

Roush 427SR Windsor V8
[delivers 502 horses/521 ft. lbs. torque]

Engine photo is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

Roush 427SR, Ser#841 [you get the spec sheet; dyno'd at 502 horses and a brutal 521 ft/lbs torque]. MSD ignition, 9.5" deck height, cast-iron 4-bolt block, steel crank, H-beam rods, forged pistons, aluminum CNC-ported heads, roller cam, dual-plane intake, Holley 770 cfm 4-barrel carburetor [electric choke set up for mild tropical temperatures].

This car weighs in at only 2,600 lbs. [1,180 kg] but really punches at 502 hp!

Cooling performed by the huge Fluidyne aluminum 4-core radiator, assisted by triple electric cooling fans (one massive puller & two up-front pushers). Ceramic-coated headers connect to the beautifully Jet Hot Coated sidepipes.

The aluminum firewall is especially clean and "new-looking," but unfortunately it didn't occur to me to capture it in my engine shots.

above: Roush engine plate.

above: Shelby chassis plate.


McLeod clutch ensemble in the steel QuickTime bellhousing. Tremec TKO 5-speed gearbox, (great for highway cruising), Shelby aluminum IRS differential housing.


This (Legend-correct) cockpit shot is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

Shelby instrument gauges [with 'correct' reverse-winding speedometer], original-styled hardwood-rimmed steering wheel. Simpson lap belts. Period-correct pedals, premium leather upholstery. Glovebox, door map pockets, and American Shelby Cobra floormats. Two sets of keys for ignition/glovebox. Genuine CSX4952 dash plaque mounted on glovebox door. Carpeted trunk.

Other cockpit details: Battery cutoff switch disconnects the dual (red) Optimum 6V (series-wired) batteries. The driver's adjustable seat track is removed to maximize space, but you get the original track. The firewall and center tunnel are effectively insulated to reduce both sound and heat from entering the cockpit.

Instrument panel shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

above: Shelby CSX4952 dash plate.


Original-style round-tube frame with 4" main frame rails, dual A-arms and fully adjustable coil-over shocks, rack & pinion steering. Shelby 4-piston front/rear-disc brakes with Shelby calipers; chromed chassis-mounted rollbar, black powder-coated quickjacks.

Above 3/4-frontal driver-side shot is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

above: the drivin' machine that put the asp on the asphalt.
Image is
Hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].


15" original Halibrand-style pin-drive wheels shod with genuine Avon rubber.

Rear quarter shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

3/4-rearview shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

Only 3,365 miles [5,400 km] logged! This beauty of a beast housed in my climate-controlled stable here in Ewa Beach, Hawaii [island of Oahu].

As a courtesy to you, I will help with logistics of shipping preparation on this island—either ocean ship or Air Cargo, ensuring your Cobra is properly prepared and delivered to your choice of shipping company.

News flash: you also get the car cover and the dashtop hula girl!

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(808) 386-2454 Hawaii time
[2 hrs. earlier than Pacific Time; phone or text] 

Located on Oahu, Hawaii, USA 

The breathtaking CSX photography you see on this page was brought to you by Andy himself, using his Nikon D3300 digicam and its "standard" 18-55mm short-zoom lens. Andy carefully followed this site's photography tips... and his results speak for themselves!

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