Very Rare Upgraded 65 Gentry Cobra, 1 of 40, Runs and Drives Excellent
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Berkeley, California, United States
Features and Specifications
1965 Shelby Cobra Roadster
You are looking at one of the best examples of the Gentry Cobra on the market. The Gentry Cobra was featured in Road and Track magazine and won The Best in Show award at Newport Beach. CA. This car is 1 of 40 produced. and was built to spec based on the Original Cobra. Below is a description of what all went into building this amazing roadster.
Original FE Series Ford V8. 428. CID. Super Cobra Jet. Balanced. DualCarb. LeMans rods Exhaust Seats. Forged Pistons. Ball/Heim Accelerator Linkage. Cast Alum. Valve Covers. Hydraulic Clutch.
Ford 4 speed top loader, forward mounted shifter
Radiator/5 core, original type coolant tank, electric fan with both thermostat and manual controls
Full Tube Headers/side exhaust (headers ceramic treated)
quick fuel filler cap20gal. alum. fuel tank, spin on canister fuel filter, HD mechanical fuel pump, fuel log, dual carb
12QT. total capacity system dual remote filtersForward mounted oil cooler
Dual brake system front and rear. 4-wheel disc with hydraulic lock rear parking brakeWILWOOD CalipersNeal Racing Brake and Clutch Pedal Assemblies (Adjustable). I recently had the brakes adjusted and added a custom heat guard.
Modular type with tube shocks, front stabilizer bar, rack and pinion steering, upgraded front disc brakes with vented brake rotors
Frame mounted, independent rear suspension, inboard disc brakes, 4 coil springs over shocks, rear adjustable trailing arms
Goodyear racing tires in the front. I currently have BF Goodrich on the rear but still have the Goodyear tires too.
Cast aluminum bolt on spoke type
BY GENTRY MOTOR WORKS OF INDIANA. LLC. Hand laid fiberglass. with special HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANT RESIN. firewall . cockpit. and trunk are bonded to form a semi-mono construction utilizing a HARD MOUNT system. In various select locations there are hard mount plates molded into the fiberglass body. This. along with certain reinforced sections of the body create a mono-chassis. This design helps control and give support to any frame flex. The fender tops are laid with additional layers to protect against star cracks from rocks and road debris. Original type windshield (chrome Plated Brass)Doors. Hood. Deck Lid. with LatchesOriginal type Door latches
Hand-finished paint, with competition stripes, base clear coat system.
Black VAT dyed Leather seatsAdjustable driver seatBlack Show quality carpet for cockpit and trunkLeather dash,Adjustable pedal system (to best position driverCobra Style steering Wheel. Hub. Column. and Turn signal switch
12 volt. Blade type fuse panel mounted under dash for protection Full Alum. Ground plate behind the instrument panelFour way flashers Battery mount in left rear fenderMaster battery switchGrounded Fuel tank and filler Battery cableExtra Uncommitted Wires Forward/rear that allow for additional systems/repairs in the future,Original equipment type lights (Headlights. Front turn signals. Taillights. License plate). I recently upgraded the plugs, wires, distributor, and other electrical. I also added two outlet adapters for car chargers or other electrical devices.
Stewart-Warner type Speedometer Tachometer Oil pressure Oil Temp Water tempFuel Ammeter All switchesAll indicator lights
In addition to the manual oil pressure and water temperature gauges. separate warning lights and buzzers are included
2 Speed windshield wiper system
Roll Bar with rear brace,Drive shaft safety systemSeat Belts (competition type)