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Shelby Cobra - Way Too Much Fun!

Go to: http://www.kitcarconnection.com - I spotted my first Shelby Cobra 427 S/C back in the summer of 1979. I knew INSTANTLY that one day I had to have one of these cars. I have now enjoyed mine since 2005 and she is way more fun than I ever would have expected. The car is a Factory Five Racing MkII Roadster and was hand-built in Calgary, Alberta throughout 2004 and delivered to my driveway January 2005. The car is powered with a 302 crate engine from Western Motorsports in Calgary, Alberta. I based the *look* of the Cobra replicar on Allen English's car in Portland, Oregon. That car was unfortunately wrecked in a crash in the summer of in 2008. Not too worry, he's okay and now driving a beautiful blue CAV GT40 (aka Ford GT 40 replica). This video was captured by my son Justin as we cruised around South Surrey and White Rock, BC Canada. It was produced for me as a gift by a good friend Phil Watkins. If you're a fan of Shelby, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Lotus, or anyone of dozens of amazing cars, but find them a little out of reach financially, consider building a replica and joining the fastest growing kit car and replica site on the Internet. Click here: http://www.kitcarconnection.com About James James Martell is the Publisher of KitCarConnection.com, a website devoted to kit cars and replicas. James Martell has long been an admirer of Carroll Shelby and his cars. As an avid fan, he owns a Shelby Cobra kit car that he drives in his leisure time. In his spare time he attends car shows, works on his website, and spends time with his family.


 


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Lots of burn outs from London, OH. Ford Shelby Cobra show
Highlights from Ohio Cobra Club show. They do burn outs and run 1/4 times down the center main street of historic London, OH. See lots of tire smoking action from Ford Shelby Cobras.





AC Cobra - 66 Replica - cold start up
66 cobra for sale. cold start





Shelby Cobra vs. Dodge Viper GTS Drag Race
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1965 Shelby Cobra + 700 HP + Kirkham + Fast
Replica 1965 Shelby Cobra owned by Len B, produced by Kirkham Motor Sports. The car only weighs 2100 pound due to its aluminum body which is made in Poland at a former MIG aircraft factory. The cars weight is also low due to aluminum suspension and motor. The motor is a Shelby aluminum block 427fe which produces 700 horse power (i.e., FAST) !!! That is the same power to weight ratio as a bullet bike. To the dismay of several bullet bike riders; Len likes to show them who is "the boss" in a race from time to time.





Shelby Cobra Crash
Subscribe for more videos! == http://bit.ly/WgHvlH === At a local car show, we were thanking everyone for coming. We decided to film everyone leaving so we could put a quick video together for memories... Unfortunately, the story ends badly with this Shelby Cobra. This car is a monster! Although it is a Replica, it was featured with a Big Block. The outcome is not good, but THANKFULLY no one was hurt.





AC Cobra Crash - Idiot hits curb
This guy just killed his pride. Rememeber to subscribe!





FFR Cobra Long Burnout
Factory Five Racing burnout of cobra built by Nate Johnson. Took place at the 2006 FFR open house.





Ford Shelby Cobra Concept at Pomona, video 1
Audio sampling day for movie XXX: State of the Union, with Skywalker Sound audio engineers at Pomona Raceway. From Dec 2004.





Shelby Cobra - Two Original '65 Competition 427s
Here are TWO of the original Shelby Cobra 427s. You can find street versions and replicas - but these two are the actual competitors circa 1965.





Ferrari vs Cobra
A Ferrari Faces off against a 427 Cobra on the 1/4 mile at LVMS





Cobra Test Drive
For Sale. Visit my webpage for details: http://classiccars.com/Classifieds/Listing.aspx?data=4340FBBF01641693142D8D C03B5EF3346DF12A23089BAC3EF91C61634F9DEE5D&cs=11





Cobra Wipeout
A girl driving a 1967 Shelby Cobra loses it and wipes out. The car she hit was unoccupied and at a repair shop on the corner... looks like more repairs will be needed. Also note that the accident happened at West Alabama and HAZARD Street.





SRV8 Cobra427
A comfortable run on a forest road. Paseillo en el SRV8.





Original 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C LOUDEST ENGINE EVER
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C Driving on the A287 near Odiham, flat out off the roundabout then stops in the road and floors it to about 120mph. You have to be there to comprehend the noise that this car makes. The noise itself is world renowned as one of the best engine sounds ever. For photographs of this Shelby Cobra 427 follow the link to my Flickr account. http://www.flickr.com/photos/55554510@N04/sets/72157626230956536/ Configuration: Water cooled V8 Displacement: 6997 cc Brake horsepower: 550 bhp+ @ 6000 rpm Torque: 570 ft lbs @ 2800 rpm Top Speed - 165 mph 0 - 60 mph - 4.0 seconds 0 - 100 mph - 8.2 seconds





65 Shelby AC Cobra Replica * SOLD * www.Brondes.com Maumee
* Walk Around Video * Congratulations to Steve of Wisconsin just north of Chi Town * Just too Awsome not to keep here for everyone to view * This is Truly One of the Best 65 Replica Mk3 Cobra Roadster's that you will ever see. All of the Custom work is above and beyond almost any Cobra available. A Factory5 Kit custom built by MidWest Cobra's and Classics with additional custom fabrication. Not a Mustang kit car. This paticular Cobra was part of a two car package for our two stores. We purchase over the top cars to display in our showrooms, take to car shows and parades and have included Roush and Saleen Mustangs, GT500's, a GT and these Cobra's to name a few. The sister to this car sold at Barrett Jackson for $78,000.00. Showroom floor asking price is $69,900. Ebay auction "Buy It Now Price" $41,500. We have showroom displayed this car for a few years and now it is time to go. Do Not Hesitate to contact us as you may discover that this is the deal of a lifetime. Build Items Include: Factory5 AC Cobra Kit, 4.6L DOHC 32 Valve V8, 5 Speed Tremec Transmission, Full Powder Coated Frame, Full Powder Coated Aluminum Panels, 4 Wheel Cobra Disc Brakes, Adjustable Upper Control Arms, Tubular Lower Control Arms, Coil Over Front and Rear Suspension, Power Steering, Power Brakes HydraBoost System, 8.8 Rear Axle 3:55 Ratio Narrowed with Moser Axels, Hooker Headers Ceramic Coated, Halibrand Style Wheels, Goodyear Tires, Wind Wings, Sun Visors, Period Correct Guages, 5pt Harnesses, Setrab Oil Cooler, Canton OverFlow Tank, Trunk Prop Rod, Painless Wiring Harnes and more. Fully Powder coated frame, Fully Powder coated engine compartment fender panels.




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