Superformance
MkIII 427SC Cobra, SPO1628

Guardsman Blue/ Wim White stripes

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Alt Text: broadside shot (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by owner

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—Beneath the Blue Bonnet—
RHP 427R/427″ stroker Windsor

427R/427 cid stroker Windsor engine shot (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by owner

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The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • RHP 427R [427 cid; 530 hp, 530 lbs./ft. torque]
  • Edelbrock ‘Victor Series’ aluminum heads
  • Holley 750 cfm double-pumper carburetor
  • remote vacuum boost pump
  • powder coated intake and Cobra valve covers
  • SS (stainless steel) expansion tank
  • remote oil filter & cooler
  • MSD 6AL ignition ensemble with rev limiter, billet MSD distributor
  • ceramic-coated big-block headers & custom black ceramic coated sidepipes with Stainless Specialty 3” ID mufflers

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Alt Text: RHP 427R/427 cid stroker Windsor engine photo#2 (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • QT (QuickTime) scattershield steel safety bellhousing
  • RAM hydraulic clutch assembly
  • Tremec TKO 5-speed gearbox
  • Jordan shifter (you also get the factory Superformance shifter)
  • Ford Thunderbird Posi-traction 8.8” IRS [3.55:1 final ratio]

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—In this (Legend-faithful) cockpit—

cockpit shot#! (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by owner

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The cockpit in this serpent is outfitted with:

  • Smiths Instruments blackfaced gauges [with new Legend-correct reverse-reading 180 mph speedometer]
  • Lucas toggle switches
  • heated seats with USA–made two-stage heaters
  • Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel
  • glovebox option
  • premium German black leather upholstery
  • 4-point aircraft-style/quick-release shoulder harnesses
  • Jordan forward-bent short shifter
  • chromed fire extinguisher mounted between seats
  • Shelby Cobra floormats

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cockpit shot#2 (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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dashboard shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—tonneau or not tonneau—
(that is the question)

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Alt Text: hardtop shot (from passenger side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownersClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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club stickers shot (North West Cobra Club) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

Cobra gold divider barhardtop shot (from driver side) of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • Bilstein coil-over shocks with Cobra Valley ‘Road & Track’ billet balljoints
  • Audi rack & pinion steering
  • Wilwood disc brakes
  • 4-piston calipers

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—Rolling Stock—

  • Halibrand reproduction 17” chrome-plated, genuine pin-drive knockoff wheels shod with…
  • Sumitomo rubber [275/40ZRx17” front; Kumho rubber [335/35ZRx17” rear] in good condition

    You also get…
  • a factory set of 15” Halibrand pin-drive wheels shod with BFG rubber, and
  • a lead hammer and safety wire [for knockoff wheel spinners]

rolling stock closeup shot of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Additional Particulars—

  • red indoor car cover
  • optional tonneau cover (see the photos above)
  • optional factory color–matched hard top $$$
  • factory soft top with side curtains
  • Vintage Air air conditioning and heat
  • heated seats
  • powder coated quick jack bumpers
  • optional SS rollbar
  • led high visibility taillights
  • tool kit with jack and flat repair kit, extra belt and clutch slave
  • You also get my entire dossier of documentation [User Manual, electrical harness diagram, parts diagram, tons of receipts]
  • Only 3,000 miles [4,800 km] on rebuilt RHP 427, 33k miles logged on chassis, 10,000 miles on the clutch.

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—Where your Luggage Meets the Road—

trunk photo of Guardsman Blue 427SC Shelby classic Superformance MkIII Cobra, SPO1628, for sale by ownerClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This serpent has always been garage-kept [and always under the cloth dust cover] when not out on NW Club Cobra tours; it is in magnificent condition in every respect.

You’ll encounter no unpleasant surprises–only exhilarating motoring!

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—SOLD—

    $79,900 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

18 October 2022: Dear Cobra Country: You can mark my beautiful blue Superformance Cobra SOLD. It's headed for a new stable and a very fortunate new owner way down in Provo, Utah. Many thanks for Curt’s superb photography Tips and for your ‘broad reach’ to Cobra buyers! Dick Greger