Backdraft Racing BDR102 
British Racing Green/Antique White LeMans stripes
—SOLD!—


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

he classy roadster you see here sports an authentic appearance with its British Racing Green paint scheme and big letter Goodyear 'Billboard' tires on 15" Halibrand-style wheels. She also has a custom saddle tan leather interior and an extra rollbar on the passenger side. The engine is super clean and is carshow-ready. Cruise around in style and power with the FoMoCo 347 cid V8 and Tremec transmission.

This is a very well maintained and sorted-out serpent by an avid hot rod owner. This roadster loves to be driven and is looking for its next path down a snake trail near you!

Here are some details of this British Racing Green
 serpentine drivin' machine
:

—UNDER THE HOOD—
Ford Racing 347 cid Ford Windsor stroker
[430 horsepower]


Ford Racing powerplant (driver side) photo is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

— powerplant particulars—

  • Ford Racing 'Windsor' stroker, cast-iron block
  • Edelbrock 'Performer RPM' aluminum heads and hydraulic roller rockers
  • Edelbrock 'Performer RPM' Airgap fully-polished intake manifold
  • high-performance roller cam
  • polished March pulleys & brackets
  • polished FRPP valve covers and chromed air cleaner
  • chromed alternator
  • high-volume oil pump
  • MSD ignition and billet distributor
  • FRPP blue spark plug wires
  • high temperature heat-wrapped headers
  • SS (stainless steel) radiator hoses
  • Holley 750 cfm double-pumper 4-barrel carburetor
  • braided SS hoses with color-matched AN fittings
  • billet aluminum oil separator


Ford Racing powerplant (pass side) photo is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

GEAR TRAIN

  • McLeod SFI safety steel bellhousing
  • McLeod heavy-duty (hydraulic) clutch assembly
  • Tremec 3550 5-speed gearbox
  • driveshaft steel safety hoop
  • limited slip BMW E-36 independent rear suspension with 3.46:1 final ratio

COCKPIT


Cockpit shot (pass side) above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

COCKPIT


Cockpit shot (driver side) above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

The cockpit is authentically outfitted with:

  • beautiful tan leather upholstery (seats, dash, and door panels)
  • rich dovetone wool carpeting with tan piping (edging)
  • Crow 5-point camlock/quick-release racing harness for both driver & passenger
  • slide-adjustable driver seat
  • blackfaced Autometer 'Classic Cobra' instrument gauges
  • hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • windwings and sun visors
  • chromed rearview mirror


Dashboard/Autometer gauges shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, BRAKES

  • manual rack & pinion steering assembly
  • BMW E-36 suspension
  • front & rear swaybars
  • power 4-wheel disc brakes


above: line drawing of Backdraft Racing's BMW Series
3–based rear suspension


Passenger-side aerial/broadside shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

ROLLING STOCK

15" Halibrand-styled wheels [rear wheel size 26.5 x 10.5"; front wheel size 26.5 x 8.0"], shod with authentic Goodyear 'Eagle' Billboard rubber

THE BAD NEWS IN ENZO'S REVIEW MIRROR


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


Rear Quarter/passenger side shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

 The view that most drivers
see of this serpent


'See ya' later!' shot above is hotlinked [same view, MUCH larger size].

OTHER PARTICULARS

  • titled as a 1965 Roadster
  • drilled & slotted brake rotors
  • SS flexible brake hoses
  • passenger-side rollbar addition
  • high intensity driving headlights
  • SS (stainless steel) quick jacks
  • SS sidepipes and heat shields
  • recently checked out and ready for the road

This specific car is sold, but I usually have other serpentine beauties for you to come by and check out! Please email or phone me for my current inventory. James Yale

 —SOLD!—
$39,900

Contact:
James Yale
Radical Roadsters of Texas

(281) 804-5730 CDT (cell)
email:  JamesYale1@hotmail.com
Located near Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

29 September 2017: You can mark that British Racing Green beauty (BDR102) SOLD! It's going to a new owner and a new stable... right here in the Houston area! Once again, many thanks! James Yale

The top-flight Cobra photography you see on this page was brought to you by James himself, using his splendid Nikon D3200 digicam and its standard 18–55mm zoom lens. Once again, James carefully followed CobraCountry's 'Cobra Photography Tips.'

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