1964 Kirkham Shelby Cobra

  • Location: Carlsbad, California, United States
  • Make: Shelby
  • Model: Cobra
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1964
  • Mileage: 2,400
  • VIN: KC5DNLM0432
  • Engine size: 347
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1964 Shelby Cobra description

1964 Kirkham Shelby Cobra -slabside #432.

1. Rare alum. -Slabside body/narrow fender, -Same Kirkham alum. body as the last Shelby 50th anniversary car.

2. Shelby cobra registry –page 894 of the 4th edition, #432, very few in Shelby registry.

3. Brushed aluminum body -15k option, on stainless steel 4” tube chassis – 5k option, with black leather interior. Total = 24k options

4. 15k custom Keith Craft motor build from Dart sportsman block, 289 stroked to 347(4.125 -big bore) with eagle steel crank/rods and alum heads/roller cam. Motor dyno tuned to 492hp & 452ft-lbs torque.

5. Custom headers/exhaust built & all mechanics installed by master builder/fabricator- Paul Shaughnessy of New Metal Kustomz.

6. 5 speed Tremec TKO 600 transmission with original style straight t-shifter/center mount.

7. Penske coil-over suspension with Wilwood brakes, with 6 spoke spin off Halibrand style rims.

8. Salisbury –IRS/Independent rear suspension, billet alum case with Dana 3.43 gears and posi.

9. Stainless steel steering shaft/Billet alum half shafts/alum radiator/battery kill-theft switch/heat shields/dropped foot box for more leg room and taller person with glove box.

10. 15” original style wood Shelby/snake steering wheel, - hood scoop, 427 black roll bar, and black bumper jacks. Stainless steel clevis pins/rings used for quick wheel removal & no safety wire used.


YouTube links available in last attachment and a FACEBOOK LINK OF BUILD PROCESS - with 120 photos, can be emailed. also type in brushed alum 289 slabside cobra - for older youtube - link of car running.


The car would cost approx. 160k -165k to configure today with over a years wait at Kirkham. This car has been titled and licensed in 2 different states as a 1964. So it does not have to go through the difficult SB-100 process

This car is a blast to drive and the way the car was meant to be and raced/won races as a small block = approx. 2000lbs

Please contract - Mike @ 707-529-5870 with any question. Car is located in north San Diego. CA. Welcome to have car inspected/viewed at any time.

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