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Welcome to the build site for my 1965 Shelby Cobra replica

I have been in love with the Shelby Cobra since I was 7 years old. My father picked up a used model at some swap meet we stopped by on the way home one day, and have been bitten ever since.

Construction is completed, and took 5 1/2 months to finish during the summer of 2004...
The engine is a bone stock 302 from a 1992 Ford Mustang LX convertable with all smog equipment removed and custom 4 into 4 type headers with glass packs.
The rear suspension is FFR's 3-link design, and the front is independant with fully adjustable upper A-arms and coil overs on all four corners.
I decided to do all the body work and paint myself (what a chore!)
It is painted exclusively with HOK brand paints including the chrome yellow base, gold prism pearl and 9 coats of clear.

Here are some related links to look over:

Factory Five Racing

My Cobra build pictures
Planned Dual-quad Excel Price Sheet
My first attempt at porting some GT40P's
My new 289 FIA build site