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I'm Bill Littleton of GCPC in Florence, Kentucky. My brother Fred and I take great pride in introducing you to the Backdraft Racing 427 roadster. GCPC has the experience and the expertise to provide you with a wide range of engine and transmission options to satisfy your own preferences.

We're both licensed fixed-wing aircraft technicians--each of us having served in the United States Marine Corps, maintaining fighter aircraft. We take pride putting the Greater Cincinnati Performance Cars name on the fabulous Backdraft roadster. Our background mandated that we pay close attention to all the details. You, too, can be counted among The Few and the Proud owners of a Backdraft roadster

Each completed Backdraft turnkey roadster is run through our state-of-the-art dynamometer; you're presented with a computer printout to provide you with comprehensive--make that exhaustive-- details of your engine's performance.

You've seen Backdraft's phenomenal drivin' machine featured and showcased in "The Complete Guide to Cobra Replicas," and you'll uncover still more details below...


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Backdraft chassis--constructed from top-grade 2" X 4" rectangular mild-steel tubing with 3 mm wall thickness. It's strategically reinforced with steel plates to add strength and minimize flex in high-stress areas. Powder coating enhances the appearance and also serves to protect it from the environment. Put another way: your Backdraft 427 roadster looks better from beneath than most of the roadster replicas looks from above.

Backdraft front suspension--cast-over wishbones with a coil-over strut. We also employ a robust stabilizer bar which further refines the handling of your Backdraft drivin' machine.

 

Backdraft rear suspension--your Backdraft roadster utilizes a full IRS system, with centrally-guided multi-link, 2-track control arms, one longitudinal arm and a swaybar.

Backdraft brakes--power assisted with disks all-around. Ventilated disks in front, solids in the rear.

Backdraft rolling stock--Halibrand-style aluminum bolt-on, one- piece wheels. They come in 15" as standard; you can upgrade to 17" if you prefer.


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Backdraft cockpit--no shortcuts. Your Backdraft roadster comes outfitted with a hardwood-rimmed steering wheel and a full complement of seven instrument gauges; premium carpet and overlay mats with bound edges. Top-quality steerhide leather upholstery; furthermore, the driver's-side seat is slide-adjustable, and will comfortably accommodate a driver over 6' tall.

Backdraft exhaust system--precision-crafted headers with polished stainless steel sidepipes come with your Backdraft roadster as standard equipment; you can specify ceramic coating as an option.


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Backdraft rollbar--stainless steel driver's-side rollbar, securely mounted to the frame.

Backdraft fuel system--the chassis is pre-fitted with a 19 gallon/72 litre stainless-steel fuel tank, accessed with a period-correct, lockable LeMans-style cast-aluminum filler cap.

After the Backdraft body has been carefully fitted onto the frame, it's then removed from the chassis and sent to Backdraft's painting facility; the coachwork then undergoes a specialized procedure to carefully prepare the entire surface for a high-gloss, show-quality premium urethane finish.


Photo above shows Backdraft's optional Smiths gauges.

Hotlink: Cobra at left is hotlinked to GCPC's home website!

For more information contact me, Bill Littleton, at
 GCPC-Midwest 
2962 Ariens Drive
Hebron, Kentucky 41048
 (859) 630-9099 
 or email: BillLittleton 

or me, Fred Littleton, at
 (859) 630-1462 
 or email: FredLittleton 


Greater Cincinnati Performance Cars vigorously supports
"The 10 Golden Rules for Selecting and Purchasing a Cobra Replica"
featured in "The Complete Guide to Cobra Replicas."

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