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General Information

Year
1965
Make
Factory Five Racing
Model
AC Cobra Replica
Color
Red with White Stripes
History
Base kit ordered 2/4/10
Delivered 3/14/10
Roller 6/2/10
1st go cart 8/12/10
Body on for fit, mock up 8/16/10
Body off for paint 9/17/10
Body back on 12/23/10
Finished(for now), titled, & tagged 1/12/11
1965 Factory Five Racing AC Cobra Replica (Red with White Stripes)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Self built 308 ('93 F1SE 5.0 bored +.040), GT40P heads with Crane Gold roller rockers and TFS spring kit, TFS Stage 1 cam, Speed Pro flat top pistons (static CR; 9.3:1), polished Explorer intake with 65mm Explorer TB, 75mm Pro M Bullet MAF, & 24# injectors, March pulleys, Ford Racing shorty headers, King Cobra clutch, Cobra spec T5, A9L EEC.
Interior
Std black interior w/F5 floor mats, removeable transmission tunnel cover, SS cupholders, trans tunnel air vents, jlfernan's dead pedal mod, Finishline seat harness bezels and E-brake handle, Alex's Custom Roadsters glove box, hidden dash mounting brackets, custom dash console w/ F5 clock, Herb's door panels, Tangent steering wheel leather half wrap, Speed Dawg Rally series shifter knob, AC clutch & brake pedals, HalGuard Halotron fire extinguisher, battery cut-off switch, 12v power outlet, '88/'89 Mustang GT gauges and light switches.

Carpeted trunk w/ FFMetal hidden battery box, Breeze trunk lid prop rod, aluminum custom made trunk lid inner access opening cover, and remote battery terminals.
Exterior
Painted by me in my home garage.
3 coats Slick Sand, 2 coats white 2K sealer, 3 coats both colors, 3 coats clear. Lots of sanding between all steps except BC to CC. More sanding, wet 1500 & 2000, then 3M Perfect-It buffing/polishing products.
Summit Racing Urethane BC/CC, Viper Red, Pure White.
Audio
Only the harmony of the sidepipes and the waves & smiles of passersby.
Suspension
Front: '88 Mustang GT LCAs, Koni coilovers.
Rear: 4 link '88 GT 8.8 rear end w/3.73:1 FRP gears, Koni coilovers, F5 tubular upper & lower control arms.
5 lug conversion fr & rr.
Wheel and Tire
8/9 x 15 FFR Halibrands with 235/60/15 & 295/50/15 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500s.

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