1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft

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Stock #
Engine Size
380 CI 351 base V8
Transmission Type
6 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
380 CI 351 base V8
Transmission Type
6 Speed Manual


Backdraft Cobra! Craft 380ci Crate V8 (550hp) T56 Magnum 6-Speed, Low Miles

1965 Shelby Cobra Backdraft


Check out this incredible Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Cobra is practically new with only 2000 miles on the build! Take a look at the Lightning Blue Paint finish, Painted Black Racing Stripes with Silver Outlines, Black Leather Interior, Black-Out Package, 18'' Knock-Off Style Wheels, Dual Roll Bars, along with the Ceramic Coated Side Pipes! Under the hood sits a Craft 380ci V8 Crate Engine that's making 550 Horsepower! Power is sent to the rear tires through a Tremec T56 Magnum 6-Speed Manual Transmission and a BMW Independent Rear End with 3.73:1 Gears and Limited Slip. This Cobra is an absolute joy to drive and there's plenty of power on tap! Rack and Pinion Steering allows you to steer this roadster with precision and you can stop with ease thanks to the 4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes!

The interior of this '65 Cobra is gorgeous and it's in pristine condition! Take a look inside to see this Backdraft sporting a Push-Button Start, Bucket Seating with 5-Point Harnesses, Black Leather Upholstery, Black Carpeting, Door Panel Pockets, 3-Point Steering Wheel, Stock Gauges, Floor Shifter, along with plenty of room in the Carpeted Trunk! The undercarriage of this Cobra looks amazing like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the beautiful condition of the Chassis, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Brakes all around, Independent Rear End, Tremec Transmission, Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing, Hydraulic Clutch, Moroso Oil Pan, Steering Components, Front and Rear Independent Suspension, along with the Ceramic Coated Exhaust Headers!

This Backdraft Racing 1965 Shelby Cobra is absolutely ready for your local car show or cruise night! Traveling along with this roadster is it's Build Binder that's filled with Vehicle Specifications, Receipts, and a Dyno Sheet! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Cobra and it won't last long! Call us today before it's gone!

Built in 2018. Titled as a 1965 Ford

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



Craft 380ci V8 Crate Engine
- 351 Base V8
550 hp 250 ft lbs.
- Jones Racing Products Cog Belt Drive Alternator, Brackets, And Pulleys.
- Aluminum Radiator with Electric Fan
- Moroso Crankcase Catch Can Plumbed with AN Line
- MSD "Pro - Billet" Distributor, MSD 6AL Ignition Box, and an MSD Blaster Coil Running Ignition
- Solid Roller Camshaft (Previous Owner Says from Comp Cams)
- ATI Super Damper
- Moroso T Sump Oil Pan
- PowerMaster Mini Starter
- Previous Owner States:
• Billet Steel 3.500" Crankshaft
• Lentz Billet 6.200" Rods
• RaceTec Forged Pistons with Mahle Rings (4.155" Bore)
• Heat Treated Rod and Main Bearings
• Comp Cams Billet Timing Set
• Melling HV Oil Pump
Ford Racing Aftermarket Iron Heads
- Part #: 6049 N351
• 195 cc Intake Runner
• 2.020 Intake Valve
• 1.600 Exhaust Valve
• 64CC Chamber
- Screw in ARP Rocker Studs
- Offset Pushrod Speedway Motors 1.65 Roller Rockers
- Hardened Pushrods (Comp Cams)
- ARP Head Studs

Quickfuel 4-Barrel Carburetor
- 750 CFM
- Downleg Boosters
- Screw in Air Bleeds
- No Choke Main Body
- Carb #: 7508065
- Mechanical Secondaries
- Edelbrock Vr. Jr. Single Plane Intake Manifold
- Holley Hp Series Black Anodized Mechanical Fuel Pump
- Black AN Fuel Line Feeding Fuel System

Tremec T56 Magnum 6-Speed Manual
Transmission # TUET 11010 H
- Transmission Tag States this is a Close Ratio Version of the T56 Magnum
- Very Nice Billet Pressure Plate Clutch
- Hydraulic Slave Cyl and Master Cylinder Clutch
- Quicktime Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- Manual Rack and Pinion Steering
- Backdraft Correct Independent Suspension on All 4 Corners
BMW Independent Rear Axle
- Ratio: 3.73:1
- Limited Slip

Front Wheels - 18”
Rear Wheels - 18”
Front Tires - 245/40ZR18
Rear Tires - 335/30ZR18

Front Brakes - Power Disc
Rear Brakes - Power Disc

Side Pipes
- Ceramic Coated
- Glasspack Style


- Paint is Gorgeous
- Stripes looks Good
- Headlights are in Good Shape
- Blacked-Out Trim Pieces
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly
- Dual Roll Bars
- Race Style Fuel Filler Door


- Gas Tank is Clean
- Frame is Painted Nicely
- Explosion-Resistant Bellhousing
- Nose is in Beautiful Shape
- Paint looks Good


- Dash looks Great
- Gauges are Clean
- 5-Point Harnesses
- Steering Wheel looks Great
- Carpet is Clean


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