Shelby 289 FIA REPLICA-Unique Motorcars-HiPo 289 BFG POSTER CAR

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Shelby
Model:Shelby Cobra 289 FIA
Year:1964
Type:roadster
Color:Viking Blue
Mileage:7,720
Transmission:4 speed toploader
Interior Color:Black
Engine:289 HiPo
Trim:none
Number of Cylinders:8
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Description

Shelby Cobra Replicabuilt by Unique Motorcars289 FIAHiPo Motor built by the great Dave DralleViking BlueRoll Car, Fuel Cell, Goodyear BillboardsThis was the BF GOODRICH POSTER CAR (SEE PHOTO)ALSO THE COVER CAR ON 'COBRAS MAGAZINE' 1995VERY FAST, VERY LOUD, VERY WELL BUILTIt's a head turner everywhere you go and most often question is 'It's the real thing, right?'This is a very authentic replica as that is what Unique does bestdetails to follow
Built in Sept 1992 #9151
Built as 1964 289 FIA 2 Door Roadster (body plate indicates 1965-but it is 1964)
Built for Bob Shaw-very well known Shelby racer from So. CAL
Sold to Steve Foster So. Calfine vintage racer and great artist
Purchased by me in 5/2011
Engine details
Built by Dave Dralle-the best in the business!
289 Hipo, 5 Bolt, Dart Heads, Ferrea Rods
Approx 390-400 hp
C&FE Cam, JE Pistons-ported/polished/ balanced
715 Holly Lemans, Eldebrock, Carter Pump
Custom, ceramic coated sidepipes
Radiator-Custom Cross Flow, 5 core, extra fan
Trans-Ford Top loader 4 speed
Shifter-Centerforce clutch, Hurts Indy Shifter
Rear axle-Jaguar modified 3:54
Chassis
Unique's 6 layer hand alminated fiberglass Ladder 2x4" 120 wall, 90" wheel base
Tubular unequal A-arms, Carrera Coil over shocks
Brakes-Disc JFZ, Girling Masters< Neal Pedals
Rear susp-Jag IRS
Steering Box-MGB rack and pinion
Goodyear Eagles 265 8 15, 265 10.5 15 and PS Engineering GT 40 Blot on Wheels-with Knock offs- 7.5 front/9.5 rear
Front braced roll bar and quick jack bars
Spectacular Viking Blue paint-Ron DaSilva
Interior
Wool Carpet, ERA Leather seats
Stewart Warner Guages
Moto-Lita steering wheel
Fuels Cell, Optima battery, fire bottle-full (!), Simpson 5 point belts
Ray dots, plexi visor and wing windows
Stone guards over Lucas headlights
Car Cover
The Car starts easily and runs very wellvery fastvery loudNOTE-YOU WILL BE NOTICED IN THIS CARso get used to it.
The car lived in So. Cal most of it's life and had some track timeI have not tracked the car-only driven on road and to shows.
The car rides fairly hard with the Goodyears as it shouldalso it does not like to sit in traffic-it would prefer to get out on the road and run like hell!
I have enjoyed this car a great deal but I have another project to complete so this baby must head on down the road
Easily registered in CA (!!), likes high octane or av gas if you can find it and is full of Brad Penn Oildecals can come off easily.
For full disclosurethere is a small chip in the windshield, numerous sm rock/road chips-none large-none an issue, horn does not work-it's there but has a tear in the diaphragm-we did get it to sound and it is very loud-will need repairing
Will include the BFG Banner, BFG poster and Magazine.
I would change the tires if you are going to drive it on the road more than track-they ride too hard and feel every bump-there are lots of good tires out there-but don't get rid of the Goodyear Billboards-they are really big money now as they are no longer made-nothing looks as good-or rides as hard(!)also think of joining a Cobra Club-they can be huge help with any issues
No trades-no knuckleheadsSerious buyers only ok?but ask your smart questionshappy to take more photos if you need them-but let's not waste timeyou should have some experience with racing cars to drive this carit is fast and you can get in trouble quicklyso check in with yourselfthis is no play toy$ 500.00 deposit immediately upon close of auctionBALANCE TO BE PAID (paypal payment for deposit only) WITH WIRE TRANSFER OR CERTIFIED BANK CHECK (or cash) for balancebalance to be paid within 3 days or deposit will be forfeitedcar will be released only after funds are proven and legit. I would recommend that the car be sent via 'Intercity' -they brought it to me and I like them-cost will of course be yours but I insist that this be moved in a closed trailer.
Thanks for looking and ask your questions NOTE:Car is happily registered in CA

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