Backdraft Racing
427 Cobra, BDR#0077
Indigo Blue/white stripes
—SOLD—

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head-on frontal shot#1 of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Backdraft Racing Roadster, BDR#0077. This is a fine example of a Backdraft roadster, finished in Indigo Blue with Arctic White LeMans stripes. Propelling this serpent is a 347 cid stroker Ford powerplant which is rated at 410 HP and 400 lbs./ft. torque.

Titled in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a 1965.

The interior sports rich black leather. 10,000 miles [16,000 km] logged on the odometer.

This roadster has been recently serviced with fresh fluids and new tires.  This iconic menace of the motorways is in splendid condition and ready to provide you with sublime driving adventures!

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—Beneath the Blue Bonnet—
347 cid FoMoCo stroker

 photo of 347 cid Ford (Dart Block) engine in Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

engine compartment componentry includes:

  • 347 cid Ford stroker 410 hp/400 lbs.ft. torque
  • Trick Flow cylinder heads
  • electric fuel pump
  • Edelbrock intake
  • Edelbrock Performer carburetor
  • high-volume aluminum water pump
  • MSD 6AL ignition ensemble: distributor, coil, and wires
  • black, finned Cobra air cleaner and Cobra valve covers
  • high-performance water pump
  • high-performance aluminum core radiator with two thermostatically-controlled electric fan

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brief street scene video of this
Indigo Blue beastie

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This [brief… 8 seconds] audio/video clip demonstrates this FoMoCo stroker
running sounds, so be sure to adjust your volume accordingly before you
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begin the video. Click anywhere in the video window to pause.

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—Gear Train—

  • Tremec T-5z (5-speed) gearbox
  • BMW E36 suspension [see illustration below]
  • BMW M-Series limited-slip differential with 3.64:1 gearing

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

broadside shot#1 (passenger side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • 15” period-correct knockoff (replica) wheels, fitted with…
  • Cooper Cobra Radial rubber [P235/60×15 front; P295/60×15 rear]

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–In this (gran turismo) cockpit–

cockpit shot (from driver side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The cockpit in this iconic road reptile is outfitted with:

  • VDO blackfaced Cobra gauges
  • hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • AC shifter, pedals
  • battery kill switch
  • rich black leather upholstery
  • rich black wool carpeting with edge piping
  • custom embroidered Backdraft floormats
  • 4-point racing harnesses for driver & passenger
  • heater
  • chromed fire extinguisher
  • windwings and tinted sunvisors

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dashboard shot of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by owner
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cockpit shot (driver position only) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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The Bearer of Bad News
in Enzo’s Rearview Mirror

head-on frontal shot#2 of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by owner
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 broadside shot#2 (passenger side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Particulars—

  • Optima ‘Red Top’ gel battery
  • clean Virginia title
  • SS (stainless steel) QJs (quick jacks)
  • SS sidepipes and heat shields
  • soft fabric cover

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3/4-frontal shot#1 (passenger side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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3/4-frontal shot#2 (driver side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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broadside shot#3 (driver side) of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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

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head-on rear shot of Indigo Blue 427SC Shelby classic Backdraft Cobra Roadster for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This serpentine beauty is champing at the bit to hit the motorways.

You’ll encounter no unpleasant/downside surprises…
just breathtaking driving adventures and ‘thumbs up’
gestures every time you stop at a traffic light!

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—SOLD—

$57,900

Serious inquiries only, please!

25 April, 2022: Dear Cobra country: Please mark my sublime Indigo Blue Backdraft Cobra SOLD. Gone to a fellow serpent aficionado way out in the heart of the midwest—Chicago. Your guidance in helping me to photograph my Cobra and your expertise in marketing these fine drivin’ machines really helped me and my buyer to get together, and in prompt fashion! Bill Wolpe