Factory Five Racing
427SC Cobra replica
Guardsman Blue/white stripes

—SOLD—

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3/4-frontal shot (driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner
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Factory Five Racing 427SC Mk1 Cobra, FFR#1059K built in 1996. Guardsman Blue/white stripes.

This serpent is garage-kept and located in Millsboro, Delaware (Sussex County, near Rehoboth Beach). Only 2,300 miles [4,700 km] logged.

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—Under the Hood—
Ford Motorsports 302″/5L [±400hp] V8

Ford engine photo (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Edelbrock ’Performer RPM’ cylinder heads and intake manifold, 570 cfm Brawler carburetor, remote-mounted oil filter, SS braided hoses with ANSA fittings, matched cast/ribbed aluminum 427 Cobra air cleaner and valve cover ensemble, ceramic-coated sidepipes.

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—Gear Train—

  • 5-speed Tremec gearbox
  • Ford 8.8″ live-axle rear

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Factory Five Racing chassis plaque on Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner
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 broadside shot (driver side) shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner
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—Rolling Stock—

  • Halibrand replica 5-lug (Ford pattern) wheels with simulated knockoffs, fitted with…
  • Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/T radial rubber in very good condition: [P235/60Rx15” front; P295/50Rx15” rear]

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—In this serpent’s Cockpit—

cockpit shot (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner
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The cockpit in this iconic road rocket is outfitted with:

  • AutoMeter blackfaced instrument gauges with Legend-correct reverse-winding speedometer
  • Moto-Lita style hardwood-rimmed steering wheel with ‘correct’ AC hub
  • ‘correct’ forward-bent shifter lever, with vinyl boot
  • slide-adjustable driver seat
  • RaceQuip 4-point, aircraft-style quick-release harnesses
  • electrical system safety switch on dashboard [beneath hinged blue safety cover]
  • tinted visors

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dashboard shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner
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driver area of cockpit, shot (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by ownerClick on the driver’s seat above to see it at a much larger size.

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cockpit shot (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • 4″ round-tube main frame rails
  • straight rear axle, with rugged Ford Mustang 8.8″ gearing
  • Ford rack & pinion steering

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head-on frontal shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by owner

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—Other Particulars—

  • chrome-plated fully-functional rollbar
  • chrome-plated quickjacks front & rear
  • cast/machined original-correct aluminum LeMans fuel cover cap
  • entire luggage compartment is aluminum-lined, to appear Legend-correct

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head-on rear shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic FFR (Factory Five Racing) Cobra replica for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—SOLD—

$34,500

Serious inquiries only, please!

12 December 2021: Dear Cobra Country: You can mark that Guardsman Blue Factory Five Cobra (FFR#1059K) SOLD. Only about two weeks after it went up on your site. Gone to a new home someplace in the broad expanse of Texas. Many thanks for your guidance in photographing a Cobra, and for your reach to Cobra enthusiasts! Paul Nitz