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
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.
registered here in Hawaii as a 1965 Ford.
502 horses/521 ft. lbs. torque]
Engine photo is
hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger
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
This car weighs
in at only 2,600 lbs. [1,180 kg] but really punches
at 502 hp!
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.
firewall is especially clean and "new-looking," but
unfortunately it didn't occur to me to capture it in my engine
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.
cockpit shot is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger
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.
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.
shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger
above: Shelby CSX4952 dash plate.
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
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
original Halibrand-style pin-drive wheels shod with genuine
Rear quarter shot
above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger
above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger
miles [5,400 km] logged! This beauty of a beast housed in
my climate-controlled stable here in Ewa Beach, Hawaii [island
As a courtesy
to you, I will help with logistics of shipping preparation on
this islandeither ocean ship or Air Cargo, ensuring your
Cobra is properly prepared and delivered to your choice of shipping
you also get the car cover and the dashtop hula girl!
oo $124,900 obo
(808) 386-2454 Hawaii time
[2 hrs. earlier than
Pacific Time; phone or text]
Located on Oahu, Hawaii,
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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