E.R.A. 427SC Cobra
Midnight Blue/white stripes
—SOLD—

Cobra gold divider bar broadside shot (driver side) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner
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It was registered in 1994, so the California DMV deems it to be
permanently smog-exempt in the Golden State.

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—Under the Bonnet—
Ford 427FE side-oiler

427FE engine photo#1 (from driver side) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Engine Compartment premium componentry includes:

  • 427FE block built by legendary California engine builder Wayne Richards in Hollywood
  • March pulleys
  • triple-chromed & polished Ford pentroof valve covers
  • Cobra ‘B’ cam with roller rockers
  • original Aviaid Metal Products oil pan
  • Holley 850 cfm double-pumper carburetor
  • original ‘turkey pan’ aluminum heat deflector surrounds the carburetor
  • SS (stainless steel) braided lines
  • Mallory ‘Dual Point’ distributor
  • cast aluminum spin-on oil filter adapter housingCooling System:
  • two electric cooling fans [dual fans puller-mounted; thermostatically controlled with manual override on dashboard]
  • ERA radiator
  • remote oil cooler

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427FE engine photo#2 (from passenger side) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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audio/video clip of
427 engine running

Above image is hotlinked to an audio/video flick of this car. Flick opens in a new tab, so just close the tab to return to this page.

This [brief… 27 seconds] video demonstrates this Ford 427FE side-oiler engine running sounds, so be sure to adjust your volume accordingly before you click on the photo, and then click the ‘Play’ arrow at the bottom to begin the video. Click anywhere in the video window to pause.

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—Gear Train—

  • Lakewood ‘scattershield’ steel safety bellhousing
  • McLeod pressure plate & flywheel
  • ‘correct’ 4-speed Ford toploader gearbox
  • Jaguar (Salisbury design) IRS

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3/4-frontal shot#1 (driver side) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner
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—In this (Legend-correct) cockpit—

cockpit shot (from driver side) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner
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  • Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • period-correct Smiths Instruments (NOS) blackfaced gauges [with ‘Legend-correct’ reverse-winding speedometer and ‘correct’ Lucas amps gauge]
  • black leather upholstery
  • adjustable seat tracks
  • black carpeting (with edge piping) in the cockpit and in the luggage compartment
  • Lucas switches
  • black tonneau cover
  • California Car Covers soft car cover

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dashboard shot#1 of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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dashboard shot#2 of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner

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dashboard shot#3 (at twilight) of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • 6-pin pin-drive wheels
  • Halibrand spinners with “AC” inserts
  • BF Goodrich rubber [P235/60Rx15” front; P295/50Rx15” rear; tires are less than 2 years old.]

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head-on frontal shot of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by oClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • rack & pinion steering
  • front disc brakes
  • inboard rear brakes
  • Spax coil-over adjustable shocks
  • front & rear swaybars

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 luggage compartment shot of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner
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—Other Particulars—

  • E.R.A.’s legendary fit & finish represents the very best the industry has to offer
  • triple-chromed, chassis-mounted (and fully-functional) rollbar
  • AC pedal kit
  • Lucas tail lamps
  • Monza-type cast-and-machined aluminum fuel filler cap
  • always garaged & covered
  • full dossier of documentation of work; all receipts and invoices included
  • California title, granted permanent smog-exempt status in 2001
  • driven less than 1,200 miles [<1,900 km] since new
  • You get the complete ERA manual and tools

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rear vertical shot of Midnight Blue 427SC Shelby classic E.R.A. Cobra for sale by owner Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This sleek serpent showcases E.R.A.’s renowned attention to detail, premium build quality, superb original detailing. It is a dream-come-true, high performance, no excuses, ‘Bucket List’ car. It was built to be driven, from the intensely powerful FoMoCo 427 side-oiler to the chassis & suspension.

This California car has been driven less than 1,200 miles [<1,900 km] and has permanent smog-exempt status in California. Your only surprises with this car will be the admiring glances and the inevitable ‘thumbs up’ you get when you’re cruising down the road!

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—SOLD—

$78,900

Serious inquiries only, please!

Mike followed this site’s Cobra Photography Tips to the letter, using only a borrowed Canon EOS Rebel T6 camera to capture these excellent photos of his Midnight Blue Cobra. CS Cobra gold divider bar 1 October 2020: You can mark my E.R.A. serpent SOLD! Went all the way across the nation to a fellow Cobra enthusiast and car collector near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Thank you so much for all your help and education marketing my Cobra… and for your ‘distant reach’ in the Cobra marketplace! Mike