Backdraft Racing Cobra, BDR757
Speedway Blue/white stripes
—SOLD!—

Cobra gold divider bar3/4-frontal shot (passenger side) of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This Backdraft Racing roadster is titled and registered in Montana as a 1965 Ford [therefore the license is very inexpensive]. It has has always been garaged and covered when not being driven [and the roadster driving season in Montana is relatively short].

This serpent attracts a crowd wherever it goes.

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—Under the Hood—

408 stroker Windsor

engine photo of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757
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The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • 408 cid/460 hp stroker Windsor by Performance Engineering a sister company of T&E Legendary Classics, an Authorized Shelby Dealer
  • aluminum heads
  • Eagle crankshaft
  • KB forged pistons
  • Comp Cams roller cam
  • Demon 725 cfm carburetor
  • MSD ignition ensemble
  • ceramic-coated headers
  • Cobra cast aluminum air cleaner housing and valve covers

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—Gear Train—

  • Tremec TKO 600 5-speed transmission
  • BMW M35 E36 IRS rear suspension [see illustration below]

Line drawing of Backdraft Racing’s BMW Series 3–based rear suspension setup.

—The Bad News in Enzo’s Rearview Mirror—

 head-on frontal shot of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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cockpit shot of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The gran turismo cockpit in this nimble roadster is outfitted with:

  • leather-upholstered seats
  • black carpeting
  • VDO gauges
  • Crow 4-point harnesses with original-style [i.e., aircraft-style] quick-release buckles
  • hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • AC original style cast-aluminum pedals
  • fire extinguisher [chromed, floor-mounted and quick-release]
  • windwings
  • custom mirrors
  • driver & passenger rollbars [frame-mounted and fully functional]

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 dashboard shot of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • 17″ Halibrand-style genuine knockoff chromed wheels, shod with…
  • Goodyear Eagle F1 road rubber [315/35ZRx17″ rear; 235/45ZRx17″ front]

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3/4-rear shot (passenger side) of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757
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3/4-rear shot (driver side) of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757
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rear-quarter shot (passenger side) of Speedway Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC Shelby classic Cobra for sale, BDR757Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This striking serpent has been driven only in clear weather and never raced or abused. The only motor oil ever used is Brad Pitt Racing Oil. It has been serviced by only one expert mechanic since new [at the well-known & respected Special Ed Automotive]. He has inspected the car top to bottom every year. The Backdraft headquarters shop has been impressed with their talks with Ed. You’ll encoSunter no downside surprises.

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—SOLD!—

    $49,250 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

22 July, 2020: Dear Cobra Country: Mark it SOLD! After only 4 days on your site, my Speedway Blue Cobra is on its way to a new home way back east in New York! I had several serious inquiries about my Cobra (including one from Great Britain). Thank you for your mastery of connecting Cobra buyers with Cobra sellers thousands of miles apart! Dick Gardiner