1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this gorgeous Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra has only 3,087 Miles on it and it’s sporting Silver Exterior Paint with Painted Stripes, 17” Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels, a Hood Scoop, Fender Extractors, Driver Roll Bar, and Polished Stainless Steel Side Pipes. Inside, this roadster is equipped with a Gray Interior with Gray Carpeting, Leather Upholstered Bucket Seating with 4-Point Harnesses, 3-Spoke Wooden Steering Wheel, VDO Dashboard Gauges, Jensen Audio Speakers, a Polished Floor Shifter and Fire Extinguisher, and room in the Carpeted Trunk for your car show essentials.

Under the hood sits a Keith Craft 410ci Stroker V8 Engine that’s making 525 Horsepower! This powerplant is equipped with AFR Aluminum Cylinder Heads, an Edelbrock Aluminum Intake Manifold, Quick Fuel 780 CFM 4-Barrel Carburetor, Aluminum Water Pump, Chrome Alternator, Aluminum Pulleys, MSD Distributor, and Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers. Keeping this engine cool is an Aluminum Radiator that’s paired with an Electric Cooling Fan. Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec TKO600 5-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Rear End with Posi and approximately 3.45:1 Gears. Driving this Cobra is a blast it stopping power is provided 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes! The underside of this Cobra looks amazing like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the beautiful condition of the Frame, Aluminum Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Removable Transmission Crossmember, Manual Rack and Pinion Steering, and the Independent Front and Rear Suspension.

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is an incredible ride with plenty of power on tap! This roadster’s Assembly Binder is also traveling along with it. Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Cobra so call us today before it’s gone!

Titled as a 1965 Shelby.

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Keith Craft 410ci Stroker V8 Engine

Engine # D9AE – 6015 ED – 17

– Casting Date: 8M1

– Hydraulic Camshaft

– 7 Quart Oil Pan

– 351W Base Block

AFR Aluminum Cylinder Heads

– 58 CC Chamber

– #142

Quick Fuel 4-Barrel Carburetor

– Down Leg Boosters

– Vacuum Secondaries

– 4 Corner Idle

– Electric Choke

– 780 CFM

– Screw-In Air Bleeds

Edelbrock Aluminum Intake Manifold

Tremec TKO600 5-Speed Manual Transmission

Transmission # C – 2605865

– Tag: TR3550 – 9 CK17 TCET4617 0044

– .82 5th Gear

Front Suspension – Independent

Rear Suspension – Independent

BMW Independent Rear Axle

– Gear Ratio: Approximately 3.45:1

– Posi

Front Wheels – 17″

Rear Wheels – 17″

Front Tires – 235/40ZR17

Rear Tires – 315/35ZR17

Front Brakes – Power Disc

Rear Brakes – Power Disc

Manual Rack and Pinion Steering

Side Pipes

– Glasspack Style


– Paint is Incredible

– Stainless Side Pipes

– Doors and Trunk Operate Nicely

– Stainless Steel Roll Bar

– Driver Side Roll Bar

– Shelby Style Fuel Fill


– Upholstery looks Great

– 4-Point Harnesses

– Wood Steering Wheel

– Gauges are Clean

– Dash is Clean

– Carpet is Clean

– Car Cover Trunk


– Aluminum Gas Tank

– Tie Downs

– Removable Crossmember

– Frame is Solid

– Brake Lines are in Good Shape

– Paint looks Great

Don’t miss out! Call Tom 7 days a week! 248-974-9513


Price: $99,900

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Location: Plymouth, Michigan, United States