B&B 427SC Cobra
Guardsman Blue/white stripes
—SOLD—

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broadside shot#1 (driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

B&B Manufacturing factory-built 1966 Shelby Cobra replica; built in 2002 and titled in Louisiana as a 1966 Cobra.

Owned by me (the current owner) since 14 January, 2005. It’s in very good condition in every respect, except that it does need a new paint job.

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—Beneath the Blue Bonnet—
Ford 351 ‘Cleveland’

Ford Cleveland engine photo#1 (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • a rugged 1973 Ford 351 “Cleveland” [with its original 1973 4-speed gearbox]; engine & transmission were built by original owner (a retired Ford mechanic)
  • Holley 750 cfm double-pumper carburetor
  • 10.1:1 compression ratio… thrives on pump gas
  • flat top pistons
  • roller timing chain, adjustable
  • remote K&N oil filter
  • MAA distributor
  • K&N air filter
  • MSD ignition ensemble
  • Haywire wiring harness
  • Griffin aluminum radiator with Spal 16″ high-performance puller-mounted electric fan
  • cast, ribbed aluminum Shelby valve covers

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Ford Cleveland engine photo#2 (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • 10-1/2″ flywheel, 164 tooth
  • Ford toploader 4-speed gearbox, Hurst shifter
  • Mustang 8.8” positraction rear end
  • 3.55:1-ratio final gearing

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broadside shot#2 (driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner
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—Rolling Stock—

  • Weld aluminum racing wheels
  • BF Goodrich ‘T/A Radial’ rubber [235/60Rx15” front; P295/50Rx15” rear Less than 1,000 miles on the] tires

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head-on frontal shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner

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—In this serpent’s cockpit—

cockpit shot#1 (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The cockpit in this road reptile is outfitted with:

  • AutoMeter blackfaced/period-correct gauges
  • Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • Simpson 5-point driver & passenger harnesses/belts
  • slide-adjustable driver seat
  • hardwood shifter knob with Cobra emblem
  • gray carpeting with edge piping on floor, tunnel and bulkhead
  • Cobra logo carpeted floormats

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dashboard shot#1 of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner

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dashboard shot#2 of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner

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cockpit shot#2 of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner

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cockpit shot#4 (from rear of car) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner

 

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cockpit shot#3 (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • Ford Mustang front suspension
  • Ford Mustang 4-wheel disc brakes

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 3/4-frontal shot (driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by owner
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 luggage compartment shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Particulars—

  • Jet Hot Coated sidepipes
  • chromed driver-side rollbar
  • SS (stainless steel) quickjacks
  • LeMans style cast, machined aluminum gas filler
  • Under 8,000 miles [<13,000 km] since it was finished in 2002
  • Cobra logo fender protector
  • with its gray upholstery, you can choose just about any color you wish for a new paint job

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rear-quarter shot (passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic B&B for sale by 
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—SOLD—

Serious inquiries only, please!

24 January 2022: Dear Curt: You can mark my blue B&B Cobra SOLD. Gone to a happy new owner and a new stable near Cape Canaveral, Florida. Many thanks for your sage advice in photographing my Cobra, and for your site's effectiveness in reaching out to the Cobra marketplace! Barry French, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana