Backdraft Racing RT3
GT Series Roadster, BDR#1700,
glistening Black Magic finish
Birch Green and Steel Grey pinstripes

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The photographs you see on this page as accurately as possible reflect the way you’d see this car in person. You see, James took the time to carefully follow this site’s Expert Tips for photographing his Cobra with his Nikon digital camera. Curt Scott

3/4-frontal shot (from passenger side) of Black Magic Metallic (with color-coordinated Birch Green stripes) with Craft Performance 427 cid powerplant 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see this black beauty at a much larger size.

Resplendently customized Backdraft Roadster Black GT Series with an incredible 427W delivering a withering 550hp from the super sexy and rare Crossram efi (electronic fuel injection) ensemble.  This car is one-of-a-kind from the spectacular Black Magic custom painted exterior to the GT body fender cutouts with blackout screens.

The upholstery of this reptile boasts double diamond stitching, color-coordinated coin grommet inserts on the seats, and the custom Speed Hut instrument gauges on the carbon-fiber dashboard. This Backdraft Roadster runs smoothly with ample power to propel you through the twisties.

It has been conscientiously well maintained with just over 3,300 miles (5,300 km) on the odometer.  All maintenance and service has been performed by the roundly respected Backdraft dealer, Radical Roadsters of Texas.

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—Where The (Black) Magic Happens—

Craft Performance 427 cid powerplant (engine shot#1, from passenger side) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • Craft Performance built Ford 427cid Windsor DART block [550hp/545 lbs. ft. torque]
  • #4340 forged steel crank
  • Eagle forged H-beam rods
  • Mahle forged 10:1 pistons
  • Craft Performance 190cc CNC-ported aluminum cylinder heads
  • Comp Cams high-performance hydraulic roller cam
  • Melling high-volume oil pump
  • Edelbrock high-volume water pump
  • Speedmaster Crossram EFI intake system
  • Fast EFI Sportsman ecu
  • MSD offset distributor ignition, coil, and wires
  • black-powder–coated pulleys & brackets
  • PowerMaster 100-amp alternator
  • Moroso 8 qt. front-sump/high-capacity oil pan
  • ceramic-coated headers
  • SS (stainless steel) braided fuel lines with aircraft fittings
  • high-performance aluminum-core radiator upgrade with thermostatically-controlled electric fan

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 Craft Performance 427 cid powerplant (engine shot#2, from directly overhead) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for sale
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—Gear Train—

  • QuickTime lightweight SFI safety steel bellhousing
  • Ram ‘Powergrip’ HD clutch system
  • rugged Tremec TKO600 5-speed gearbox
  • driveshaft safety loop

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—In this Gran Turismo cockpit—

cockpit shot#! (from passenger side) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for sale

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The cockpit in this iconic road reptile is outfitted with:

  • supple black leather–upholstered seating surfaces with coin grommets and green inserts
  • black leather double diamond green stitching (rear firewall, console and door panels)
  • rich black wool carpeting with edge piping
  • custom embroidered floormats
  • 4-point racing seatbelts for driver & passenger
  • full carbon-fiber dash
  • Speedhut custom instrument gauges in matching green with Naples Motorsports logos
  • Sabelt Alcantra-bound steering wheel
  • recessed carbon fiber e-brake assembly
  • custom color-matched shift knob
  • FAST EFI 2.0 dash monitor
  • pushbutton start system (as original)
  • windwings and sunvisors

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cockpit shot (from passenger side) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for sale
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cockpit shot#2 of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for sale
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Line drawing of Backdraft Racing’s BMW Series 3–based rear suspension setup

This beauty’s rear setup also offers…

  • Backdraft RT3 chassis
  • 4-wheel power disc brakes
  • front & rear swaybars
  • BMW limited-slip independent rear suspension with 3.46:1 final ratio gearing

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 broadside shot (from driver side) of 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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The ‘Dark Spectre’
in Enzo’s rearview mirror

head-on frontal shot of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • 18″ black-coated genuine knockoff aluminum wheels
  • Nitto NT555 G2 high-performance rubber (like new): 295/40 rear; 245/40 front
  • Backdraft logos in color-matched green on wheels

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elevated broadside shot (from driver side) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for sale
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3/4-rear shot (from driver side) of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other particulars—

  • GT body option with cutouts behind front & rear fenders with screens
  • painted color-matched engine compartment with blackout panels
  • clear paint protection film front, door tops, and leading edge of rear fenders
  • gloss back exterior powder coating
  • upgraded triple aluminum remote brake/clutch reservoirs
  • upgraded larger aluminum gas tank with internal fuel pump
  • high-temp black ceramic–coated sidepipes & heat shields
  • Raydyot sideview mirror
  • clear front turn signals
  • LED headlamps
  • Kenwood Bluetooth stereo sound system
  • includes Backdraft custom-fit indoor soft car cover

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head-on rear shot of Black Magic Metallic 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Racing RT4 Cobra, BDR1700, for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

You’ll encounter no downside surprises with this Black Magic road reptile… just exhilarating driving adventures and ‘thumbs up’ gestures every time you take it out!

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    $109,000 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

Contact

James Yale

Radical Roadsters of Texas

Located in Houston, Texas area

281-804-5730 (cell)

JamesYale1@hotmail.com