1965 Shelby Cobra Kirkham

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Stock #
Engine Size
482 V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
482 V8
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual


Aluminum Body Kirkham! Keith Craft 482ci FE V8, TKO 5-Speed Manual, Documented

1965 Shelby Cobra Kirkham

VIN: SW126100PA

Check out this stunning Kirkham 1965 Shelby Cobra! This Aluminum Body Cobra has only 3,947 miles on the odometer and it's sporting a Polished Aluminum Finish with Brushed Stripes, Black Leather Interior, Knock Off Style Wheels, Goodyear Tires, Side Exhausts, Chrome Roll Bar, along with Polished Components all around that's sure to turn heads wherever you go! The Kirkham Cobras are considered by many as the premier manufacturer of Aluminum Body Cobras and this 65' is no exception to the breed. Under the hood sits an All Aluminum Keith Craft 482ci FE V8 Engine mated to a Tremec TKO600 5-Speed Manual Transmission! The engine bay of this roadster looks great! You'll want to open the hood at your local car show to show off the beautiful Side Oiler V8, Holley 750 CFM 4 Barrel Carburetor, Aluminum Edelbrock Performer RPM Cylinder Heads and Intake Manifold, Aluminum Valve Covers, Chrome Air Cleaner, Aluminum Water Pump, MSD Distributor, Fire Suppression System, Billet Wilwood Brake and Clutch Fluid Reservoirs, Aluminum Radiator, along with an Electric Cooling Fan as well. Power is sent to the New Goodyear Tires through a Limited Slip Auburn IRS! This Cobra looks fast sitting still and it's also an absolute blast to drive as well! You can stop on a dime thanks to the equipped Disc Brakes on all four corners of this 65'!

The interior of this 65' Cobra looks amazing! Take a look inside to see this Kirkham equipped with Bucket Seating, Black Leather Upholstery, Black Carpeting and Floor Mats, Billet Aluminum Pedals, Wooden Steering Wheel, beautiful Gauges, Floor Shifter, Polished Components all over, along with a beautifully Polished Aluminum Trunk that has been signed by the builders of the vehicle! The underside of this Cobra looks amazing as well! You won't hesitate to place a set of mirrors underneath this any day of the week to display the beautiful condition of the Aluminum Floors, Rocker Panels, Tubular Steel Frame, Polished Stainless Steel Fuel Tank with Billet Aluminum Mounts, Billet Upper and Lower Control Arms all around, Coilovers on all four corners, Tremec Transmission with a Billet Mount, Hydraulic Clutch, Wilwood Master Cylinders, Rack and Pinion Steering, Four Wheel Disc Brakes, along with a Front Sway Bar as well!

Overall, this Kirkham 1965 Shelby Cobra is a fantastic vehicle all around! Traveling along with this Cobra is Documentation from Kirkham along with various Build Receipts as well. Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this roadster so call us today before it's gone!

Vehicle titled as a 1965 Shelby.

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



482ci FE V8
Engine # C5AE – H
- Stroked 427
- Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake
- Side Oiler
- Aftermarket Aluminum Block
- Cross Bolted Mains
- Keith Craft Engine
- Solid Flat Tappet Cam Specs:
• Dur @ .050 236 in. /244 ex.
• Lift .589 in / .610 ex.
- Eagle Forged Crank
- Eagle Forged H - Beam Rods
- Diamond Forged Pistons
- T&D Shaft Rockers
Edelbrock Performer RPM Aluminum Heads

Holley 4150 4 Barrel Carburetor
- List #: 9379 - 1 3537
- Annular Boosters
- Choke Blade Removed
- Mechanical Secondaries
- Carb Date: 2007
- CFM: 750

Tremec TKO600 5 Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # C – 2605865
- Tag: TR3550 - 9 LH06 TCET4617 AC 0038
- .82 Overdrive
- Assembly Date: 8/10/07

Front Suspension – Independent
Rear Suspension – Independent
Auburn IRS
- Ratio: 3.42:1
- Limited Slip
- Date: 02/01/08
- Essentially uses Dana 44 Parts

Front Wheels – 15”
Rear Wheels – 15”
Front Tires – 26.5x8.0R15
Rear Tires - 26.5x8.0R15

Front Brakes – Disc
Rear Brakes – Disc

Side Pipes
Glasspack Style


- Polished Aluminum Body with Brushed Aluminum Stripes
- Hood Fits Great
- Blacked - Out Side Pipes
- Powder Coat is New
- Doors and Trunk Operate Nicely


- Welds look Great
- Stainless Steel Gas Tank
- Suspension in Good Shape
- Braces are Solid
- Frame is Solid
- Mounts are Solid
- Parking Brake Cables


- Wood Steering Wheel
- Upholstery is New
- 4 Point Harness
- Dash in Good Condition
- Gauges are Clean


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