Shelby 427SC Cobra
CSX4297, built by HRE Motor Cars
McDonald Red/WimWhite stripes
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3/4-frontal shot of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale by HRE Motorcars, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

This early Las Vegas–built red beauty is a very distinctive Shelby Cobra. It’s Always garaged and serviced by none other than HRE Motor Cars of Freeport (Long Island), New York. It’s always been run on race fuel or aviation gas.

Coachwork finish: handlaid fiberglass body, painted McDonald Red formula which originated at Bill Elliott Racing/Wimbledon White LeMans longitudinal stripes; clearcoated, wet sanded and polished to a fine gloss.

It has logged only 386 miles [620 km] to date.

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—Under the Hood—
427FE center-oiler

photo#1 of 427FE center-oiler in McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale by HRE Motorcars, CSX4297Click on the 427FE photo above to see it at a much larger size.

The engine compartment componentry includes:

  • 427FE center-oiler with aluminum heads [completely rebuilt, balanced, dynoed]
  • detailed to replicate original SC with chromed/polished “pentroof” valve covers with proper (427 Cobra) emblems
  • Stelling & Helling air cleaner; aluminum turkey pan; OEM expansion tank and radiator pipes.
  • OEM distributor (with electronic ignition conversion)
  • AN fuel and oil lines; SS + fittings
  • ceramic-coated headers
  • Spal 16″ HP puller-mounted electric cooling fan
  • oil cooler option
  • Accusump pre-oiler system
  • hood install rivet as per Competition CarCobra gold divider bar

 photo#2 of 427FE center-oiler in McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale by HRE Motorcars, CSX4297Click on the 427FE photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Gear Train—

  • Lakewood ‘scattershield’ steel safety bellhousing refinished match the original units
  • McLeod hydraulic clutch ensemble;
  • rugged Tremec TKO600 5-speed gearbox
  • correct shifter boot & chromed ring
  • alloy Dana 44 3.73:1–ratio posi IRS [precise reproduction of the original Salisbury HU 4]

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broadside shot (from driver side) of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—In this (Legend-correct) cockpit—

full cockpit shot (from driver side) of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

  • Upholstery is custom made from only the finest materials: Bridge of Weir black leather; German black velour carpeting
  • genuine Moto-Lita hardwood-rimmed steering wheel with Cobra hub emblem
  • original-correct Smiths Instruments blackfaced gauges [with ‘Legend-correct’ reverse-winding speedometer and ‘correct’ Lucas amps gauge]
  • 3″ lap belts aircraft style, quick-release buckles
  • Lucas toggle switches
  • shoulder harness + bracket
  • Shelby aluminum CSX4297 dash plaque
  • pull straps
  • door map pockets
  • fire extinguisher
  • heater option
  • 12V kill switch
  • floormats 

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dashboard shot#1 shot of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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dashboard shot#2 shot of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

 

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dashboard shot#3 shot of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Rolling Stock—

  • SS polished knockoff wheels & spinners
  • Goodyear ‘billboard racing tires’

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front-quarter shot (driver side) of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Chassis, Suspension, Brakes—

  • fully-independent front & rear suspension
  • coil-over shock absorbers
  • anti-roll HD swaybars
  • 4-wheel disc brakes with two master cylinders & bias control
  • 21-gallon [80-litre] fuel cell

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rear-quarter shot (passenger side) of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—Other Particulars—

  • pull straps
  • map pockets
  • chromed fire extinguisher [bulkhead-mounted, between the seatbacks]
  • tonneau cover
  • spats
  • billet alloy reservoirs (three total)
  • all aluminum panels fitted & anodized for longevity
  • chromed quickjacks
  • •cast/machined/hinged LeMans-style fuel filler cap
  • car cover
  • upholstered/carpeted trunk
  • rolled-edge wheel openings
  • rolled cowl edges with rivets
  • undercoated fenders for insulation

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head-on rear shot of McDonald Red 427SC Shelby classic 427S/C Cobra for sale, CSX4297Click on the photo above to see it at a much larger size.

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—reduced—

    $145,000 obo

Serious inquiries only, please!

Contact

Rick Berotti

Located in Island Park (Nassau County), LI, New York

516-322-7079 week-ends only (cell)

for technical Qs, phone Billy Andrews at HRE Motorcars, 516-378-5461

JBerotti130@yahoo.com