Backdraft Racing 427SC
BDR1199, 
Indigo Blue

—SOLD!—

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Backdraft Shelby Cobra frontClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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1965 Backdraft Racing 427SC Roadster, BDR1199. Indigo Blue/Arctic White stripes, yellow rookie stripes, black leather upholstery.

This beauty delivers sheer driving exhilaration coupled with grand touring comfort and style!

Professionally completed in 2013, using only the finest new components, this serpent has logged only 2,400 miles [<4,000 km] on the odometer. Dyno tuned and adjusted from front-to-rear by (renowned and highly-respected) Vintage Motorsports in North Haven, Connecticut last spring. It’s as-new and fully prepared to consistently deliver an E-ticket ride!

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—Under the Hood—
Dart block ‘Iconic 427’
[expertly tuned/installed by Speed Fanatix]

Shelby Cobra Backdraft engineClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

[Dart block] ‘Iconic 427’ built/tuned and installed by Speed Fanatix. Dyno-tuned to produce 440 hp/480 lbs.ft. torque at the rear wheels [see dyno sheet below].

It’s outfitted with:

  • Dart 4-bolt main block
  • Edelbrock aluminum intake manifold
  • Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads
  • Edelbrock polished water pump
  • Scorpion rocker arms & lifters
  • Holley 670 cfm carburetor
  • MSD ignition ensemble
  • Ford Motorsports valve covers
  • Cobra air cleaner
  • aluminum underdrive pulley system
  • Powermaster 70A alternator
  • Powermaster hi-torque starter
  • ceramic-coated headers
  • polished SS engine bay heat shielding [no hot footboxes here!]

Cooling Department:

  • BMW aluminum radiator
  • polished SS expansion tank and radiator pipes
  • powerful, thermostatically-operated electric fan with manual override

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Above: dyno sheet for Backdraft Roadster# BDR1199.

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—Gear Train—

  • QuickTime ‘scattershield’ safety steel bellhousing
  • McLeod flywheel
  • Ram clutch
  • Tremec T-5 transmission
  • hydraulic clutch
  • driveshaft safety loop
  • BMW E36 IRS differential [3.64:1 final ratio, as shown in the illustration further down]

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Shelby Cobra Backdraft passenger sideClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • Halibrand-style 18” knockoff wheels
  • Falken Azenis ‘RT615K+’ rubber [245/40ZRx18” front, 295/40ZRx18” rear]

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—In Backdraft’s Cockpit—

Backdraft Shelby Cobra cockpitClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Details of the [occupant-friendly] Backdraft Racing cockpit:

  • rich leather upholstery
  • Moto-Lita style 14” leather-bound steering wheel & Moto-Lita style hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • Autometer ‘Cobra’ blackfaced gauges [with correct reverse-sweep speedometer]
  • Crow 4-point competition seatbelts
  • Raydyot side mirror
  • Richbrook pushbutton start
  • self-canceling turn signals
  • windshield wipers
  • windwings and tinted sunvisors
  • adjustable seat tracks [driver side]
  • leather door map pockets
  • AC-style cast aluminum foot pedals
  • rich black carpet throughout
  • battery/electrical safety cutoff switch
  • SS rollbar
  • extra legroom

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Shelby Cobra Backdraft front qtr.Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Shelby Cobra Backdraft rear qtr. passenger sideClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Premium Particulars—

  • Wilwood 4-wheel power disc brake upgrade [14” slotted 6-piston front, 12” slotted 4-piston rear]; less than 150 miles [<240 km] since installation!
  • chromed sidepipes and heat shields
  • chromed bumper overriders front & rear
  • 3M rear fender paint protection
  • 427 Cobra badges
  • LeMans-style fuel filler cap
  • fully carpeted trunk
  • clear front turn signal lenses
  • Backdraft premium floormats
  • Backdraft soft top (sturdy vinyl) with side curtains
  • Backdraft tonneau cover
  • Backdraft owner s manual
  • custom chamois car cover
  • recently serviced and upgraded to the tune of $9,000 by Vintage Motorsports [Cobra specialists]

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Backdraft Shelby Cobra back qtr. driver sideClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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This fine serpent is impeccably maintained and
has never encountered a wet road!

Until you’ve driven a road rocket like this you haven’t lived!

    $56,500 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

12 November 2018 You can remove another one from your site as I sold BDR1199 and put it on a carrier Sunday, headed for Ohio. Thank you for your awesome service and community of buyers. One of the easiest car sales I've ever had. Warm regards, Peter Marconi