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1966 Hi-Tech Motorsports 427 Cobra SOLD

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Logbook: SCCA
Condition: Very Good
Price:  US $55,000  Currency_Convert
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA
 

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Professionally constructed, engineered, and developed by Harrison Auto Dynamics of Phoenix, AZ, this Cobra was built to comply with SCCA Super Production (SP) class for production based and replica cars. Any modifications to chassis, engine, drive train, and body work are allowed in what is for all intents and purposes an unlimited race class. It has been campaigned mainly at Phoenix International and Firebird Raceways, with appearances at Limerock, New Hampshire, and Sears Point. It would also be the 800 lb. gorilla at a track day event. CHASSIS The chassis started as a Hi-Tech which is a faithful copy of the original 427 Cobra coil spring ladder frame with 4" diameter tubing and a 90" wheelbase. Approximately 100ft. of additional steel tubing was added to the frame for increased stiffness and to comply with SCCA safety regulations. Additionally the frame was designed so that the transmission can be removed from underneath the car. The rear suspension is of standard 427 cobra design with the exception of revised shock mounting points to give a 1:1 motion ratio. The front suspension is completely redesigned and is a pushrod configuration. Ohlins double adjustable shocks and Eibach springs are used front and rear. BODY The basis of the body work was also the Hi-Tech 427. New molds were created by Arizona Prototype and the body now consists of 14 individual Carbon Fiber panels easily removed for accessibility. ENGINE The engine is a freshly built Carroll Shelby FE aluminum block 427 that now displaces 497 cubic inches. Bore is 4.31 and stroke is 4.25. New CP pistons New Comp Cams roller cam Edelbrock aluminum heads T&D shaft roller rockers New Eagle H beam rods Stainless valves Comp Cams springs and titanium retainers Scat billet crank Aviad drysump system New XRP superlight hoses Ford Motorsports Damper Flexplate/Quartermaster/AP Racing 3 disc 7.25 clutch MSD billet distributor and ignition FAST (Comp Cams) electronic fuel injection Prior to this rebuilt the engine produced 620 hp and 635 ft. lb. torque. It should make a little more as the compression ratio was increased from 11.8 to 12.4. BRAKES AP Racing 6 piston calipers front AP Racing 4 piston calipers rear Red Devil titanium 13.25 x 1 ceramic coated rotors Tilton under floor pedal assembly DRIVELINE Mid Valley Engineering (MVE) Super T10 type gearbox, Hewland gears with dog engagement. This is an early version of the NASCAR gearbox without internal oil pump. An external electric pump is used. Transmission ratios are 2.267, 1.684, 1.273, and 1.000 Final drive 3.33 tru track differential Lakewood steel bell housing scatter shield 9 Ford rear differential Aluminum third member WHEELS AND TIRES 3 sets CCW Classic wheels 18 x12 front, 18 x 13 rear; one set of wheels mounted with used race tires and the other two wheel sets have NOS Goodyear Eagle Racing radials. There are an additional 5 sets of NOS Goodyear Eagle Racing radial tires 25.5 x 12 - 18 front and 28 x 12.5 - 18 rear that have been preserved in bags in a climate controlled environment. INTERIOR AIM digital dash and 14 channel data acquisition and logging (speed, lap time, RPM, lateral G, longitudinal G, battery, temp, 4 shock positions, steering angle, throttle, oil temp) Laptop computer with car setup programs and accumulated data for this car. Analog gauges for tach, oil pressure, fuel pressure, water temperature, oil temperature, battery Removable steering wheel Adjustable brake bias Adjustable front sway bar Onboard fire system Carbon fiber Cool Suit tank In car video recorder Driver to pit communication system FUEL SYSTEM Custom Fuel Safe 25 gallon fuel cell (bladder should be replaced for age) Aeromotive main fuel pump Two internal feed pumps This race car is strictly for off the highway use. There is no vehicle title and ownership is transferred by a bill of sale. The SCCA log book is included. In its current configuration the car will accomodate a driver 5'10" to 5'11" depending on body type. Modification will be necessary for a taller driver.

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