We've been a little hard on the Cobra, and there probably is a decent car to be built here. Filter. Strange chassis……Pinto/Mustang II front and leaf springs in the back. Let us know in the comments below.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_13',135,'0','0'])); Kinda looks like he got kicked out of his garage. At $8K, we’d seriously consider buying a brand new Factory Five for $13,000 and having a much better starting point. I have built enough hotrods to know. The seller had the body looked over by a local body guy who remarked, “quality kit, not some cheap ass crap.”. When looking at an unfinished kit, it’s necessary to scour for sketchiness in the form of materials and workmanship. Cobra Kit Cars Spares And Unfinished Projects, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Classifieds. The entire drivetrain is worthless other than the rear end. 0 bids. Do you recognize the shop responsible for this particular kit car? We are bringing 4 1969 Daytonas. So when we stumbled on this $8,000 Cobra kit … This needs major updates……..maybe coil overs? Plus, the included drivetrain is nothing special, as it sounds like it’s a 4.6L V8 from a 1991 Lincoln Town Car. 23..?? A light bar has also been used for the reverse lights, the scoop opening needs to be cut in and it’s missing some trim. I have too many projects and can't focus on this right now. We pre-drill the frame holes for body, gas tank and cowl hoop.
Contemporary, ERA, Unique, Midstates, and NAF. I’m glad it’s in the Bay area. £1,650.00. Maybe a 352(same bore and stroke as any 351 variant), a 360 or a 390. My dream car. Look at the exhaust “flanges”, and the upper half of the valve cover rail is on the intake, and not present. Perfect vacation home car. Altogether, the car … Couldn’t vouch for his integrity. Just a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon an abandon ERA Cobra project on Craigslist within an hour of RCN HQ for just $2,500. 1965 Shelby Cobra I have a CMC Shelby Cobra Kit Car that was never finished. SEARCH MY ACCOUNT. Unless you are getting something like this listing for next to nothing, and have a ton of spare time and even more patience, this listing is not the way to go. Steel reinforced hood handles and trunk handle.
How on earth did the author come up with a 4.6 from a Town Car? Bent every brake and fuel line. The frame is in great shape, it was cleaned and powder coated, the Jag rear end is in great shape but could use new bushings all the way around, it has a limited slip with approx 3.50 gearing, the rear disc brakes are in good shape as are the rear coilovers (they need to be cleaned up as they had some burned fiberglass gel drip on them). This actual pile of junk is easily worth $515. While the build quality is considered acceptable on the Classic Roadsters kits, it’s not considered to be in the same league as the original Factory Fives. Unfortunately my first (3) cars turned to gold AFTER I sold them! We offer every part to complete your Cobra Replica along with many upgrade options to choose from. IF I was a player for this car, I’d be reluctant to pay more than $3K. This one is for someone who is in for a real challenge. It was purchased in 1999 for $15,000 and I’m willing to let it go for a DEAL!! It was clapped out, with a roll bar & crude side pipes, but it was a real Cobra.
That’s not a Classic Roadsters body – it’s missing the ‘kink’ in the upper front corner of the door that’s distinctive to CR cars. Seems more like he ought to pay someone to take it off his hands.
Unfinished Business: 1965 Cobra Kit Car. 1941 Willy's Coupe 600HP 8-Cyl GM 2,800 Mi 4-Spd 700R4 Leather A/C New Tires, 1950 Willys Utility Wagon 96105 Miles Brown Station Wagon Hurricane 4-Cylinder, 1951 Willys CJV35/U Very Rare, Running, Needs TLC 67702 Miles Olive Drab Jeep 13. It bears some resemblance to a couple chassis we’ve seen before, but not more than a few details. If you're near Eugene and looking for a project, the Cobra might not be a bad deal, but we’d suggest you talk the price down a bit. FULL CARBON FIBER BODY!!! I built a 66 from Classic Roadsters out of ND in 2003.
Altogether, the car lacks paint, wheel center caps, bumpers, and an interior. But that’s not the point, rather, real gearheads know the satisfaction of making a silk purse from a sow’s ear. Explore all listings for AC Cobra for sale as well! Main frame is not round tubing so it is not a Factory Five kit. A quick scan of the message boards shows that while the Classic Roadsters kits are generally acceptable, they look a tad stretched compared to the Factory Five and they are no where close to being track or autocross-ready like the FF kits. Rusty exhaust system laying on the ground, body in grassy field, nothing clean… Done some dumb things but this would not be one of them. While the automatic is a matter of personal preference, the seller points out that the beauty of these kits is the range of drivetrains they accept, so you don’t have to stick with the path he chose to build this Cobra replica on. The seller explains that the car does run and drive, but needs some work to be driven on the street. What makes our kits stand out from the rest: Cobra Replica Kit "A" The Basic Only $9,995.00 Unfinished Replica FFR Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster Unfinished Replica FFR Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster Kit Car for SALE!
No mention of a title either, not sure if that’s a problem or not with a kit car. It was surprisingly quick. In the long run you will be glad you did. £9,000.00. Crazy what collectors have done with just about everything since then (Speedsters, Gullwings, etc.) I think the opening bid here is strong, and given you’re buying a pile of parts, there’s going to be numerous loose ends for the next owner to sort out. Send me a message if you need it shipped to coordinate that. The listing says from 91 Lincoln… That’s a 5.0 in the engine bay, not a 4.6 – judging by the wheels & 5.0, I’d say the donor was a Lincoln Mark 7 (Foxbody) – which are the majority of the donors used for these builds (Foxbody). What I could buy with $8500? Under the hood, a 351 Windsor has been stroked out to 406 cubic inches, bolted to a Toploader and powered by a wiring harness from Painless Performance. ! Classified Ad with Best Offer. best practical idea yet for a puzzle in a box or two. Definitely not worth the money!!! Or subscribe without commenting. The body looks to be in very nice condition with no obvious flaws in the fiberglass, unusual for a project that has sat for some time. If you wanted to upgrade to the modern Mustang’s Coyote V8, that will run a cool $10K (at least) and I’m not even sure the frame rails can handle it. Keep a “For Sale” sign in the window and sell it by the end of the summer. Definitely a FE motor. Bring those kit cars to Williow Springs tomorrow, the 11th of April. I think a new kit would be much easier for so many reasons – registering and licensing the finished car is just one of the reasons. Pre-drilled and cut body holes for roll bars, gas tank filler neck, brake pedal assembly mounting hole and steering column hole. Fast forward 30 years later and it still hasn’t happened, but like most others have said: buy a kit from the manufacturer. And one that badly wanted to be airborne again. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_4',106,'0','0'])); There’s a few photos of some of the spare parts included with the sale, including the bumpers, dash fascia, and driver’s seat. 1941 WILLYS POWERLINE PICKUP JEEP 1 OF A KIND DIESEL A/C 5/SP 50 M.P.G. I’d sell a real Cobra to buy a completed kit car and keep the change. But what if completion wasn’t the only perfect stage of the build? All rights reserved |. What’s there needs completely rebuild or scrapped not to mention what’s not there that will nickel and dime you to death!!! bay2car.com.
Turns out he was a crook and had titles to very few of the cars he had. The entire body is CARBON FIBER and is partially …
No donor car needed, all new parts are used so you don't have to rebuild or replace parts that fail or are worn out when you are building your Cobra Replica. 2018 MK Indy R - R1 Bike engine kit car - New Clutch. Maybe I would have felt more at ease if I was the driver. Cars & Vans for Sale .
The Cobra project is listed onCraigslist in Eugene, Oregon two times with one important difference. Buy as much of a kit and options as you can afford. Lots of questions here but also lots of potential.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_13',135,'0','0'])); Pfft… for another $5K you could have a brand new roller from Factory Five…. Be a fun project though.
I have too many projects and can't focus on this right now. Wrong side of the country for me. Just a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon an abandon ERA Cobra project on Craigslist within an hour of RCN HQ for just $2,500. Yeah right. And yes, I’d swap out for a manual trans.
Over 40 years building the 427 Cobra Replica. But as many noted finding the rest will be painful. Cobra Kit Cars Spares And Unfinished Projects, Nottingham, United Kingdom. 1.4K likes. Send me a message if you need it shipped to coordinate that, 1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft Shelby Cobra Replica Manual 550HP, 1965 Cobra Replica Shelby 427CI A/C Cobra Replica 22845 Miles Red 427ci 550HP A, 1965 Superformance MK III Shelby Factory Built Cobra Replica 427 S/C Replica, Shelby Cobra 1966 Beautiful Replica Signed by Carol Shelby Classic Car. I imagine this won’t be the last unfinished Cobra kit car emerge from a garage or barn. or Best Offer. So when we stumbled on this $8,000 Cobra kit that the seller “got in dealings,” we set out to see how deep the sketchiness goes and if this Cobra is a worthwhile project.
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