1965 Shelby Cobra 427 Factory Five Racing

1965 Shelby Cobra

Technical specifications of Shelby Cobra 1965

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Make: Shelby
Model: Cobra
Type: Convertible
Year: 1965
Mileage: 15000
VIN: FFR3759k
Color: Green
Engine size: 427 Ford
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: 110 Leaded
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clean
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Car description

Factory Five Racing Cobra built in 2003


427 engine with Dry Sump oiling system

5 speed manual trans

3 disc clutch

Torsion rear end

Upgraded suspension(Watts 5-link in rear, Adjustable Koni shocks, etc)

8 point roll cage

Fire suppression system

Wilwood 6 Piston Front Brakes (Steel Rotor w/Alum Hat)

Fuel Cell

7point racing harness

Kirkey race seat

Power steering

This car is a monster. $150,000 invested. 427cid Ford engine 665hp @ 6300rpm /631ft-lbs @ 4900rpm (The engine and transmission currently have 50 miles on them, the rear end has about 200). Makes 400ft-lbs of torque at 2,000 rpm.

Suspension is firm but not harsh because of the huge sway bar up front. It is set up for road racing. Car has done 167mph at Road America. 5.5" 3 disc clutch spools up and down incredibly fast. Which translates to shorter braking zones and quicker acceleration coming out of the turns.

Front and back wheel wells flared for oversized tires

Nitto NT01 tires (Front: 275/40ZR17, Rear: 315/35ZR17)

8 point roll cage

Ford Racing Boss 351 CID engine block

Stroked to 427CID 13.5:1 110 Leaded Fuel

Eldelbrock Victor Jr Intake Manifold

Dart CNC 225 Aluminum Heads (ported & polished)

Diamond Pistions, Ford Flat Top 1.295CD (coated)

Jesel Pro Series Rockers, 1.6 Ratio

Hi Tech push rods, 351

Comp Cams Roller lifters

Quickfuel 850 Carburator

Tremec TKO 600 Transmission - Road Race version with .82 5th gear

Quartermaster 3 disc Optimum-V 5.5" clutch

Gordon Levy Custom headers

Dailey Engineering 4-Stage Aluminum Dry Sump Oil Pump(NASCAR level)

Dailey Engineering billet aluminum Dry Sump Oil Pan

Peterson Fluid Systems 3-Gallon Oil Tank with Built in 70 Micron Screen and 2 Breathers

Peterson Fluid Systems remote oil mount with engine primer

Fram HP6 Oil Filter (one new included)

All Steel braided Oil Lines with A/N fittings

Racing Radiator

C&R Air-to-Oil Cooler

MSD 6-AL ignition with adjustable rpm limiter

Front and back tow hooks

Door skins(don't open - original doors included.)

Functional hood vents

Custom front wind diffuser

Functional carbon fiber rear wing

Quartermaster Hi-Torque Starter

Gauges: Speedo, Tach, Water Tmp, Oil Tmp, Oil Pres, Vacuum, EGT, Air/Fuel, Trans Tmp, Diff Temp, Fuel

Kirkey Race Seat with Head Guards

No Passenger seat (oil tank is located in its place)

Tail Lights but no turn signals or headlights (they come with car)

Fuel Safe fuel cell

Fire Supression System (10lb bottle in trunk - Control in cockpit)

Two kill switches

Wilwood 6 Piston Front Brakes (Steel Rotor w/Alum Hat)

Manual front/rear brake bias control in cockpit

Levy Racing Watts 5-link rear suspension

Levy Racing front lower control arms(originals come with)

Levy Racing Koni dual adjustable shock absorbers

Levy Racing Front Sway bar (Nascar Type)

Ford 8.8 Road Race torsen rear end with 31 spline axles

Power Steering

Quick Release Steering Wheel

7 Point Racing Harness

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