1965 Shelby CSX 4158

Price: US $189,000.00 Item location: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
  • Make: Shelby
  • Model: CSX 4158
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: CSX Aluminum Body
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 2,516
  • VIN: CSX4158
  • Color: Guardsman Blue with Arctic White Stripes
  • Engine size: 427FE V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black Period correct Leather
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Flood, Water Damage
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Description:

1965 Shelby CSX 4158 CSX Aluminum Body

A faithful continuation of Carroll Shelbys Iconic 427 S/c. Factory built with aa all aluminum body to correct original S/c spec and a detailed 427 aluminum block Shelby built motor now with a set of downdraft 48 IDA Webers. Countless hours spent insuring that this car duplicates the original in all respects.

POWERPLANT
Shelby American 427FE V8
aluminum block stroked to 468cid
[delivers est. 552 hp/540 ft./lbs. torque]

Currently fitted with an Inglese Weber intake

Manifold and four Weber IDA carbs

Installed and tuned by Milestone Motorcars in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Among the premium parts and components under the hood:

  • Engine built atCarroll Shelby Enterprisesby seasoned builder Michael LeFevers
  • Shelby Americanaluminum 427FE side-oiler stroker V8 [casting date 11/01, block #153; built by Carroll Shelby]; displacement is 468cid
  • ARP 2000rod bolts,Kingbearings,Ariaspistons
  • Schneider-ground hydraulic flat-tappet cam—290/300 duration, 0.525" lift [230/240 at .050]
  • Aviadoil pan [and oil 'puke tank' on the firewall just as on the originals]
  • These parts have been retained and come with the car:
  • Shelby Americanaluminum intake
  • Holley850-cfm double-pumper carburetor; with Carl's FordLeMansbowls; carb body plated byChris's Carb Shopin Dayton, Ohio (not currently fitted, will be included in the sale)
  • MasterTorquestarter

The heads and block are strategically painted black for a [Legend-correct] "stealth"/cast-iron look.

GEAR TRAIN

  • Lakewood 'scattershield'steel bellhousing
  • Low-mass 25lb [184-tooth] flywheel
  • McLeodclutch assembly; 11.5" diameter [29.2 cm] diaphragm; 1-3/8" diameter shaft/10-spline; 'Dual Friction' disc
  • David Kee–built Ford 4-speed toploader/wide-ratio gearbox
  • Shelby Salisburyoriginal-reproduction limited-slip IRS [aluminum housing; rugged & reliableDana 44gearing—3.54:1 final ratio]
  • OriginalShelbyshift knob

COCKPIT

  • Smiths Instrumentsblackfaced gauges [with 'correct'Lucasamps gauge and reverse-winding speedometer, andLucastoggle switches], all courtesy ofNisonger Instruments
  • Shelbyhardwood-rimmed steering wheel byMoto-Lita
  • Premium black leather upholstery
  • ERA 427 seats built on original frame configuration and period correct leather
  • 4-pointSimpsonracing harness for driver; lap belt for passenger [you also get the passenger harness]
  • Dash-mounted rearview mirror
  • Dual aircraft-style batteries behind passenger seat as per original

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION & BRAKES

  • Original-correct 4" round-tube frame
  • Dual A-arms with adjustable coil-overs
  • Penske's "7500 Kirkham 427 Cobra Shocks"front & rear shocks;Penske's 8" & 10" springs all 400lbs.
  • Girlingbrake system (as original); rebuild with new seals and pads compliments of Mike McCluskey
  • Rack & pinion steering
  • SS [stainless steel] rollbar—chromed

WHEELS AND TIRES

  • Trigowheels with SS knockoffs
  • Goodyear Billboardtires in great shape, by Roger Kraus:[front: 26.5x8.0-15; rear26.5X10-15]

A FEW MORE PARTICULARS

  • All aluminum coachwork... just as the originals
  • total of 2,380 miles [3,800km] logged
  • LeMans-style cast/machined aluminum fuel-filler cap
  • spare wheel & tire in trunk [boot] with heavy leather hold-down straps

· CSX4158 is freshly titled in Minnesota
as a 1965 Shelby Cobra.

And good news for California buyers:it's also qualified to re-enter California under its original SB-100 designation [albeit you'll need to have the CHP issue a VIN# for the car to supplement its Shelby CSX

CSX4158 has one of the most detailed builds ever documented; this car was damaged in a flooded garage when it was a youngster, and was thoroughly restored.The careful restoration was performed byBella Strada'smaster mechanic Shaun Guillermin.Another chapter in the wild history of this exceptionally clean andimmaculatelyrestored Cobra.

Csx 4158 has logged only 2,380 miles [3,800km]. It's in superb condition throughout.

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A faithful continuation of Carroll Shelbys Iconic 427 S/c. Factory built with aa all aluminum body to correct original S/c spec and a detailed 427 aluminum block Shelby built motor now with a set of downdraft 48 IDA Webers. Countless hours spent insuring that this car duplicates the original in all respects.

POWERPLANT
Shelby American 427FE V8
aluminum block stroked to 468cid
[delivers est. 552 hp/540 ft./lbs. torque]

Currently fitted with an Inglese Weber intake

Manifold and four Weber IDA carbs

Installed and tuned by Milestone Motorcars in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Among the premium parts and components under the hood:

  • Engine built atCarroll Shelby Enterprisesby seasoned builder Michael LeFevers
  • Shelby Americanaluminum 427FE side-oiler stroker V8 [casting date 11/01, block #153; built by Carroll Shelby]; displacement is 468cid
  • ARP 2000rod bolts,Kingbearings,Ariaspistons
  • Schneider-ground hydraulic flat-tappet cam—290/300 duration, 0.525" lift [230/240 at .050]
  • Aviadoil pan [and oil 'puke tank' on the firewall just as on the originals]

These parts have been retained and come with the car:

  • Shelby Americanaluminum intake
  • Holley850-cfm double-pumper carburetor; with Carl's FordLeMansbowls; carb body plated byChris's Carb Shopin Dayton, Ohio (not currently fitted, will be included in the sale)
  • MasterTorquestarter

The heads and block are strategically painted black for a [Legend-correct] "stealth"/cast-iron look.

GEAR TRAIN

  • Lakewood 'scattershield'steel bellhousing
  • Low-mass 25lb [184-tooth] flywheel
  • McLeodclutch assembly; 11.5" diameter [29.2 cm] diaphragm; 1-3/8" diameter shaft/10-spline; 'Dual Friction' disc
  • David Kee–built Ford 4-speed toploader/wide-ratio gearbox
  • Shelby Salisburyoriginal-reproduction limited-slip IRS [aluminum housing; rugged & reliableDana 44gearing—3.54:1 final ratio]
  • OriginalShelbyshift knob

COCKPIT

  • Smiths Instrumentsblackfaced gauges [with 'correct'Lucasamps gauge and reverse-winding speedometer, andLucastoggle switches], all courtesy ofNisonger Instruments
  • Shelbyhardwood-rimmed steering wheel byMoto-Lita
  • Premium black leather upholstery
  • ERA 427 seats built on original frame configuration and period correct leather
  • 4-pointSimpsonracing harness for driver; lap belt for passenger [you also get the passenger harness]
  • Dash-mounted rearview mirror
  • Dual aircraft-style batteries behind passenger seat as per original

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION & BRAKES

  • Original-correct 4" round-tube frame
  • Dual A-arms with adjustable coil-overs
  • Penske's "7500 Kirkham 427 Cobra Shocks"front & rear shocks;Penske's 8" & 10" springs all 400lbs.
  • Girlingbrake system (as original); rebuild with new seals and pads compliments of Mike McCluskey
  • Rack & pinion steering
  • SS [stainless steel] rollbar—chromed

WHEELS AND TIRES

  • Trigowheels with SS knockoffs
  • Goodyear Billboardtires in great shape, by Roger Kraus:[front: 26.5x8.0-15; rear26.5X10-15]

A FEW MORE PARTICULARS

  • All aluminum coachwork... just as the originals
  • Total of 2,380 miles [3,800km] logged
  • LeMans-style cast/machined aluminum fuel-filler cap
  • spare wheel & tire in trunk [boot] with heavy leather hold-down straps

CSX4158 is freshly titled in Minnesotaas a 1965 Shelby Cobra.

And good news for California buyers:it's also qualified to re-enter California under its original SB-100 designation [albeit you'll need to have the CHP issue a VIN# for the car to supplement its Shelby CSX

CSX4158 has one of the most detailed builds ever documented; this car was damaged in a flooded garage when it was a youngster, and was thoroughly restored.The careful restoration was performed byBella Strada'smaster mechanic Shaun Guillermin.Another chapter in the wild history of this exceptionally clean andimmaculatelyrestored Cobra.

Csx 4158 has logged only 2,380 miles [3,800km]. It's in superb condition throughout.