Shelby 427SC Cobra, CSX4798
Titanium/Onyx Black LeMans stripes

—SOLD—

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Shelby Cobra CSX4798Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

1965 Shelby 427S/C Cobra, CSX4798. Titanium/Onyx Black LeMans stripes, fiberglass handcrafted coachwork.

Manufactured by Shelby American, finished in 2000; it was ordered in 2004 from [authorized Shelby Dealer] Newport Shelby Cobras in Costa Mesa. It comes with a clear Iowa dealer title, but with a prior ‘salvage’ designation from [fully and expertly repaired] lower-front fender damage but no structural integrity damage.

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—Powerplant—

Ford 427FE side-oiler V8
[cast-iron original]

Shelby Cobra engineClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

427FE Ford side-oiler V8 [1966 or ’67 production]

  • polished aluminum intake manifold
  • Holley ‘Dominator’ carburetor
  • roller rockers
  • chromed overflow tank
  • remote oil filter
  • polished alternator
  • twin electric fuel pumps in trunk [with emergency cutoff switch, and with dashboard-mounted red safety switch]

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—Gear Train—

  • Centerforce II clutch

  • Legend-correct Girling-style clutch slave cylinder

  • rugged Tremec TKO600 gearbox

  • HD driveshaft and joints

  • Shelby/Salisbury aluminum IRS [3.54:1 rear ratio]

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—In the (Legend-correct) Cockpit—

Shelby Cobra cockpitClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The cockpit is outfitted with:

  • Shelby ‘Signature Series’ blackfaced gauges with ‘correct’ reverse-winding speedometer
  • 15 hardwood-rimmed steering wheel w/AC center hub
  • premium black leather upholstery
  • adjustable seats [both driver & passenger]
  • Simpson 5-point driver racing harness with passenger lap belts and original-correct quick-release buckles
  • map pocket in each door
  • as original, the Optima gel batteries are mounted behind the passenger seat [two 6V batteries in series]
  • extra-cost shoulder harness crossmember on rollbar

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Shelby Cobra dashboardClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • Trigo original-style 15” polished pin-drive wheels with Shelby knockoff spinners
  • shod with Goodyear Eagle GT II rubber

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Shelby Cobra passenger sideClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • adjustable coil-over shocks, front & rear
  • Baer disc brake calipers
  • front & rear swaybars
  • front & rear cooling ducts on brake rotors
  • extra-cost Fuel Safe racing fuel cell [23-gallon/87-litre]
  • ceramic-coated sidepipes with custom carbon fiber heat shields [leg guards]
  • twin electric fuel pumps in trunk [with emergency cutoff switch, and with dashboard-mounted red safety switch]

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Shelby Cobra drivers sideClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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Shelby Cobra rear quarterClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

 

Cobra gold divider barShelby Cobra rear quarterClick on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

CSX4798 is listed in the Shelby Cobra Registry.

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    $84,900 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

Please mark our beautiful CSX sold and on it’s way to Belgium. Two thumbs up, Cobra Country, for your global reach! Happy holidays. Butch and Debbie Schultz Cobra gold divider bar

The fine CSX photography you see on this page was brought to you by Randy and Debbie themselves, using their Canon EOS Rebel Xti digicam and its standard 18–55mm short-zoom lens. They carefully followed this site’s photography tips… and the results you see above speak for themselves!