E.R.A. 427SC Cobra
chassis# 433

Iris Blue Metallic

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—SOLD!—head-on frontal shot of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

ERA chassis #433… which became the stunning blue beauty you see on this page… was ordered from ERA in late 1994 by Mancini Racing in Fraser, Michigan, on behalf of his customer Mike Bokor of Troy Michigan. You get the original invoice.

The chassis was delivered to Mancini in 1995, set up for bolt on wheels, front coil-over suspension and a 3.31:1-ratio Jaguar rear end with a twin double-adjustable coil-over independent suspension. The coachwork is painted “Iris Blue Metallic” [Porsche color code L39N, PPG code 19279, DuPont F0455[ with twin Arctic White stripes.

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—Beneath the (Iris Blue) Bonnet—
Ford Racing 351 Cleveland V8

 351 cid Ford Windsor engine (shot from passenger side) in Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine is a 351 Ford Cleveland with 4V heads. Carburetor is a Holley 4150 670 cfm 4-barrel, with fully gimbaled linkage. The (single-plane low-rise) manifold is an Edelbrock ‘Torker’ (#27601). MSD distributor and ignition box. The 4V heads are fitted with Crane 1.73:1-ratio roller cam.

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351 cid Ford Windsor engine (shot from driver side) in Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • Tremec TKO T5 five-speed gearbox
  • 3.31:1-ratio Jaguar IRS

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aerial view (from passenger side) of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the satellite photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • Compomotive 5-bolt bolt-on wheels

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—In this (Legend-faithful) cockpit—

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cockpit shot#2 of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for sale
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 dashboard shot#1 of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for sale
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This original-correct passenger compartment is outfitted with…

  • Stewart-Warner blackfaced instrumentation
  • Lucas toggle switches
  • E.R.A. steering column
  • hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • forward-bent shifter lever
  • Connolly Leather seat surfaces
  • original-faithful aircraft-style quick-release seatbelts
  • map pocket in each door
  • Wilton Wool carpeting

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

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broadside shot (driver side) of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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rear shot of Porsche ‘Iris Blue Metallic’ E.R.A. 427 Shelby classic Cobra for saleClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—SOLD!—

    $64,995 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

13 March 2021: You can mark that Iris Blue Metallic E.R.A. drivin’ machine SOLD! It’s headed way back to a new owner and a new stable in Jacksonville (central), Illinois. Many thanks! Rick Hayward