1970 Ford Torino King Cobra Tribute VIN 0R38C107726 You are looking at an extremely rare Factory C Code 429 Cobra Jet Torino. This Cobra is fitted with one of the ORIGINAL prototype front ends delivered to Bud Moore Racing! The only other known surviving front end is on racing legend Bud Moore\'s own King Cobra. The restoration was just completed and both the engine and transmission have been rebuilt for performance and durability. Special Care was taken to preserve the imperfections on the front end. The car has been completely repainted in Candy Apple Red paint inside and out. The undercarriage was stripped and repainted in Red Oxide. The chrome was sent to Art Brass Plating for a show quality restoration. The stainless was professionally polished and looks amazing. The glass was all removed and professionally polished. The windshield was replaced. The interior features its original door panels and dash pad. The carpet, headliner and package tray were replaced due to wear and the interior looks incredible. The original speedometer has been replaced with a Very Rare NOS 140mph Police unit, these units when found bring around $3,000. The original instrument cluster bezel has been replated and looks amazing. The Rim Blow steering wheel was also professionally restored. This is a show ready interior with factory upholstery! The original engine and transmission have been rebuilt and still retain their original VIN stamps. The engine has been upgraded with a larger camshaft and the cylinder heads have been ported. A shift kit was added to the transmission rebuild. A reproduction exhaust kit with an up-sized 2 1/2 pipe and higher flowing mufflers looks stock, but helps this Cobra Jet make the power and sound to back up its NASCAR heritage. The steering and suspension have all been restored as well. New suspension components in the factory finish, ready for the under-car show cam! The Magnum 500 wheels are 15x7 in the front & 15x8 in the rear. New BF Goodrich Radial T/A\'s with 246 60 Front & 275 60 in the rear. They fit perfectly and do not rub. Just in case the need ever arose, the alignment specs were set so this car can stretch its legs. With 4 degrees of positive caster and 3/4 degree of negative camber this car exudes confidence at 60 on the highway. You can truly feel the car start to settle down and the aerodynamics start to work. Marti Report, the October 1969 issue of Motor Trend magazine featuring the King Cobra and a display poster are included in the sale. Call Tom 7 Days a Week! 248-974-9513 Mechanics Original Numbers Matching 429ci Cobra Jet Engine 1077 6 - Suffix Code on Back of Block Numbers Matching C6 Transmission Cast Iron Tail Housing Heavy Duty Nodular 9 3.00:1 Differential 31 Spline Factory A/C Quadrajet Carb Upsized 2.5 Reproduction Exhaust Cast Iron Manifolds Crossflow Radiator Polished Aluminum Valve Covers Power Front Disc, Rear Drum Brakes New Calipers and Rotors New Brake Lines Power Steering Restored Steering and Suspension New Springs and Shocks Original Driveshaft with Stripes New U Joints Parking Brake All New Fluid Lines New Fuel Tank Body Factory Candy Apple Red Paint ****Prototype Front End Came from Bud Moore Racing**** Replated Exterior Chrome Professionally Polished Stainless Straight and Solid Body Beautiful Fit and Finish Solid Trunk is Finished as Nice as the Exterior Full Size Spare Tire Floors are Finished in Red Oxide Primer Undercarriage Appears to be All Original Metal Pinch Welds are in Great Shape Frame is Solid and Clean New Magnum 500 Wheels BFG Radial T/A\'s – 245/60/15 Front, 275/60/15 Rear Interior Factory Black Bucket Seat Factory Console Floor Shift Interior has been restored using as much of the original upholstery as possible Rim Blow Steering Wheel Professionally Restored - Inoperable Ultra Rare NOS 140mph Speedometer with Ribbon Tach Factory AM Radio Rechromed Dash Bezels Door P
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