Backdraft Racing 427SC Cobra

BDR1199. Indigo Blue, white stripes

yellow rookie stripes
SOLD!—

Cobra gold divider barhead-on frontal shot of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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

This glistening 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 2,500 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 18 months ago.

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—Under the Hood—

engine photo Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • Custom-built 427 ‘stroker’ with a Dart (4-bolt–mains) block built by Iconic. Iconic is a factory authorized engine supplier for Backdraft Racing.
  • 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 (stainless steel) expansion tank and radiator pipes
  • powerful, thermostatically-operated electric fan with manual override

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power output color graph of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click on the graph above to see it at a much larger size.

—Gear Train—

  • QuickTime ‘scattershield’ safety steel bellhousing
  • McLeod flywheel ensemble
  • 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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3/4-frontal shot (passenger side) of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199
Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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

This glistening beauty delivers sheer driving exhilaration coupled with grand touring comfort and style! 0B0CA2

Professionally completed in 2013, using only the finest new components, this serpent has logged a total of only 2,500 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 18 months ago.

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—Gear Train—

  • QuickTime ‘scattershield’ safety steel bellhousing
  • McLeod flywheel
  • Ram clutch ensemble
  • 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]

Serviced & upgraded to the tune of $9,000 by Vintage Motorsports [famed Cobra specialists in Connecticut] 18 months ago. 

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—In this gran turismo cockpit—

cockpit shot of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click 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 mirrors
  • 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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—Rolling Stock—

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

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3/4-frontal shot (driver side) of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199
Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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

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3/4-rear shot (passenger side) view of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click 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 [dust cover]

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power output color graph of Indigo Blue Backdraft Racing 427SC classic Shelby Cobra for sale, BDR1199Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This fine drivin’ machine has been impeccably maintained and has never encountered a wet road!

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

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SOLD!—

    $56,900 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!