1965 Ford 1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster88,500 USD - Offers Invited

Newstalgia Motors Presents Car No. 00245: 1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster

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Highlights:

- This is an over the top, very loud and scary fast Cobra!
- Ultra high-end build in both performance and technical specifications.
- 600 inch SVO Ford Big Block
- 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 w/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

Reference Number 339141

as of 11/8/2018

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Stock Number 00245

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Overview
Car 1965 Ford 1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster
Exterior / Interior Color Satin/Gloss Black / Custom Aluminum 
Condition Pristine 
Mileage 15,900 miles 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Manual Shift 
Options Competition: Racing Seats
Exterior: Alloy rims, Two-tone paint
Interior: Leather steering wheel 
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Known History

This over the top Cobra totally engineered and fabricated by the owner (a former GM automotive engineer) took nearly 20 years to complete; 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 ¾” solid pan rail.

• 724+ HP and monstrous 805 lb-ft torque (dyno’d); 6,250 rpm redline

• 4.605” bore x 4-½” 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

• ½ “ fuel rails running at 55 psi, fed by an Aeromotive A1000 pump and regulator

• 4-¼” diameter (108mm) custom billet aluminum throttle body (approx 2,300 cfm capable)

• Forged 4340 rods

• Forged 4-½” 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 Eng 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.

 

Additional photos and details of this INCREDIBLE 1965 "8 Ball" Cobra Roadster can be can be viewed at www.newstalgiamotors.com/inventory.aspx or CALL: Bob @ 1+925-699-5697. Text messages WILL NOT be answered! We can assist with Pre-Purchase Inspections, discounted Domestic Door-to-Door and Overseas Shipping, etc. Thanks for looking