1966 Shelby Cobra 1000hp Replica
Source: private partyAnytown, U.S.A.
Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Specs & DetailsExterior Color: black
Interior Color: black
Miles Driven: 4300
Sold For: $45,000
About This 1966 Shelby CobraOne of a kind 1966 Cobra replica that will run in the low 9's with out nitros and has gone 200 mph. Definetly one of the fastest,quickest street cars out there.The frame and body is Butler racing(Ron Butler was Carol Shelby's crew chief). Engine is a 509 ci big block chevy by Fast Times, dynoed at 700 hp naturally aspirated and 1000 hp w/nitros.Nitros has never been used except when dynoed. .700 inch lift street roller cam w/ 10.8 compression on pump gas, Brodix 2 heads,1050 cfm Holley annular discharge, msd ignition.Engine is set back 10" in the frame making it at almost 50/50 weight distribution. Drive shaft is only 12" long. Richmond 5 speed trans w/ hurst custom linkage mounted at front of trans for superior shifting.Trans is under driven in 1st gear 3.54 making the rear end like a 456 but is a 3.0 in 5th gear.Rear end is a c.w.i. 9" ford w/a custom housing, a Strange nodular iron center section w/ power lock and 31 spline stainless stub axles.Rear suspension has 4 adjustable coil overs both in ride height and dampening,custom traction control bars, a 7/8 adjustable sway bar and inboard 4 piston wilwood brakes.Front suspension is a Meyer Racing w/ coleman quick ratio rack and pinion, 2 coil overs fully adjustable w/tubular control arms w/ adjustable uppers and heim joints steering arms designed to eliminate bump steer. Also has a 1 1/16 adjustable sway bar w/ 4 piston wilwood brakes. This car handles like it is on rails. Wheels are 3 piece by Youngblood measuring 10x15 in front and 12x 15 in the rear w/ Hoosier road racing tires all 4 corners w/ 1/2"x3" wheel studs.Roll bar is a 3" 3 point chrome molly. Headers are ceramic coated w/ steel side exhaust. 18 gallon fuel cell, twin pusher fans in front w/ oil cooler. Signed wood Nardi steering wheel w/ Smith Gauges. 2 ten pound nitros bottles in the trunk.
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