|STAY TUNED AS WE BUILD THE CAR!
UPDATES WILL BE MADE DAILY STARTING JULY 9
|IF YOUR THINKING ABOUT BUILDING A COBRA, THIS IS THE KIT TO
EVERY PART IS HERE TO BUILD THE CAR INCLUDING THE
THIS IS THE MOST COMPLETE KIT YOU'LL FIND.
EVERY COMPONENT IS FIRST CLASS.
THE FRAME IS POWDER COATED
351W ENGINE HAS BEEN DYNO TUNED
ALL THE PARTS ARE NEW, NO DONOR CAR IS NEEDED!
THE BODY IS VERY NICE RIGHT OUT OF THE MOLD,
SAVES MANY HOURS AND MANY DOLLARS AT THE BODY SHOP
|WE HAVE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE BODY SHOP ON JULY 30
THE PLAN IS TO PAINT IT SILVER WITH BLACK STRIPES.
IF YOU BUY IT NOW YOU CAN PICK YOUR OWN COLOR.
|MONDAY JULY 9
|THE FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION IS DONE
THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION ARE INSTALLED
THE FIRST DAY IS DONE AND ALL WENT WELL, VERY FEW ISSUES!
|TUESDAY JULY 10
|TODAY WASN'T AS PRODUCTIVE AS YESTERDAY, WE HAD SOME MINOR SET BACKS
BUT WE'LL MAKE UP FOR IT TOMORROW.
WE DID GET THE GAS TANK IN, THE BRAKE LINES ARE DONE, THE DRIVE SHAFT IS IN,
ASSEMBLY IS MOUNTED, THE CLUTCH CABLE IS IN.
|WEDNESDAY JULY 11
|ANOTHER GOOD DAY!, WE INSTALLED THE RADIATOR, FINISHED THE BRAKE AND
FUEL LINES, FINISHED PEDAL ASSEMBLY, INSTALLED THE THROTTLE CABLE, AND WE
FINISHED UP SOME ODDS AND ENDS.
IT LOOKS LIKE WE'RE ON SCHEDULE.
|THURSDAY JULY 12
|WE HAD ANOTHER GOOD
THE HOOD LATCH IS
THE FIREWALL IS
ALL THE ISSUES WE HAD
BEFORE HAVE BEEN
THE BODY IS ON FOR A
TRIAL FIT AND WE'LL START
CUTTING THE OPENINGS
|FRIDAY JULY 13 AND SATURDAY JULY 14
|WE CUT OUT AND TRIAL FIT
THE LIGHTS, BUMPERS,
EMBLEMS, SIDE VENTS.
WE CUT OUT THE FRONT
AIR OPENINGS AND SIDE
THE WIRING HARNESS IS
JUST ABOUT DONE.
WE HAVE CHANGED THE
DATE WITH THE BODY
SHOP TO JULY 20.
IT'S GOING TO
BIG JIM'S COLLISION
IN MARSEILLES, IL.
|The car is at Big Jim's Collision & Restoration in Marseilles, Illinois. He does great work at fair
prices from minor fender benders to complete frame off restorations give him a call at
815-795-2002 and tell him Kelley's Classics sent you!
|We have assembled the car as far as we can until it gets back from the body shop. We are still
waiting for a few parts that are on back order but hopefully they will be here when the car gets
|IT'S PAINTED AND IT LOOKS GREAT! THE PICTURES DON'T DUE IT JUSTICE!
BIG JIMS DID A FANTASTIC JOB ON THE CAR.
I WILL BE PICKING IT UP AND BRINGING IT BACK ON TUESDAY 8/21 FOR FINAL
|IT'S BACK FROM THE BODY SHOP!
|WE HAVE DRIVEN IT!
|The car runs and drives fantastic!
The ride is very nice, a lot nicer than we thought it would be!
It's a very nice performing car that you can drive all day and not
tire of, in fact the longer you drive it the more comfortable it
The sound from the side pipes is amazing!
The power is fantastic!
The car is an absolute blast to drive!
Talk about an attention getter!!
|HERE'S THE FINISHED CAR!
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|1966 SHELBY COBRA REPLICA