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1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster One-Off For Sale

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1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster
Highlights: This is an over the top,
Very Loud and Scary Fast Cobra!
Ultra high-end build in both performance and technical specifications.
600 Cubic Inch SVO Ford Big Block Motor
724 HP and Monstrous 805 lb-ft Torque (dyno'd) at 6,250 rpm redline
Port fuel injected,
Dry sump oiling system,
Alan Root Motorsport Heads and Manifold
Ford Racing Tremec TKO 600 Extra HD 5-Speed
With with 0.64 OD
Engineered Custom Fabricated Front and Rear Ends
Tubular Space Frame
Completely Documented with Build Record
Titled and Licensed as a 1965 Ford
This over the top Cobra was Totally Engineered
and Fabricated by the owner,
a former GM Automotive Engineer.
It took Nearly 20 years to complete
It is Not A Kit,
No Donor Car
The result is A Monster of a Vehicle,
In both performance and technical specifications.
Exterior: One of a kind body,
With extra wide rear fenders.
Custom Velvet Black paint
With Gloss Black Stripes and Numbers.
Interior: Custom "flame turned" aluminum
interior panels and console.
The dash houses a full complement of precision gauges
and essential switches.
Tire temperature monitoring computer
with dash display.
Engine and Driveline: The kind of "nasty" that the owner
was looking for was easy to obtain with
the application of a 600 inch SVO Ford Big Block
M-6010-A460 bulletproof engine
featuring massive splayed 4-bolt mains,
siamesed bores,
screwed in freeze plugs, and a " solid pan rail".
724+ HP and Monstrous 805 lb-ft torque (dyno'd);
6,250 rpm redline 4.605" bore x 4 " stroke
(600 cubes - 10 liters)
Port fuel injected
(SDS with programmable shift light and
fuel cut rev limiter)
Dry sump oiling system
(Stock Car Products 4 stage pump;
Moroso tank; custom breather)
Alan Root Motorsport Heads and Manifold (ported)
M-6049-B460; 2.3" intake; 1.9 exhaust;
Titanium Keepers, Etc.
65 lb/hr port injectors run by an SDS computer
mapped on the dyno.
fuel rails running at 55 psi,
fed by an Aeromotive A1000 pump and regulator
4 " diameter (108mm) custom billet aluminum throttle body
(approx 2,300 cfm capable)
Forged 4340 rods Forged 4 " stroker crank
JE pistons, 10.6:1 compression
Runs on Premium Pump Gas
Comp Cams Custom ground hydraulic roller Crower
stainless steel needle roller rockers
Blueprinted distributor fired by MSD
2" headers with copper flange gaskets
Tilton block plate starter
Lakewood Bell Housing
Fluidampr Performance Harmonic Damper
Aluminum water pump and custom pulleys
100 amp one wire Alternator
Transmission: TKO 600 5 speed with 0.64 OD
Triple plate custom 1,000 lb-ft Kevlar Clutch
on a 12 lb aluminum flywheel (Zoom)
Engineered Custom Fabricated Rear End:
Computer Optimized Geometry
Franklin Champ Quick Change
Speedway Engineering IRS side bells;
4:11 main gear;
#15 change gear = 3.91
Overall Ratio for 200MPH at an easy to achieve 5,800 RPM
in 5th gear OD
Detroit Locker Differential
128MM OD Lobro Racing CV joints
1-1/2" axles
Engineered Custom Fabricated Front End: Computer Optimized Geometry
Pushrod Actuated inboard coilovers
"Lola-style" billet aluminum uprights
Power rack and pinion
Borgeson Steering with Collapsible Shaft.
Brakes: 11.75 ventilated rotors
JFZ 4 piston calipers
two pair front, one pair rear
three Tilton Master Cylinders
66/33 brake bias
Line Lock on one pair of front calipers
Stops on a dime.
Tubular Space Frame measuring 3,500 lb-ft per degree
torsional rigidity
2,850 lbs "soaking wet"
47% front, 53% rear
Aeroquip Plumbing
dash 12 oil dash 10 fuel
Black ceramic coated headers,
Custom full length side pipe shields,
and roll bar
Fluidyne custom aluminum radiator and hood louvers
keep it cool.
Wheels and Tires: Custom Modular Wheels with knock-off hubs
Hoosier Road Race Tires
23.5x11.5-16 front, 27.0x14-16 rear.
Price: $88,500 Offers Invited!
More Information and Photos
Email or
CALL: Bob at 1+925-699-5697.
Text messages WILL NOT be answered!
We can assist with discounted Door-to-Door
and Overseas Shipping to the port of your choice,
Title exchange, etc.
Thanks for looking!
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