Original cobra parts - just sold

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Original cobra parts - just sold

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Did anyone snap these bits up? My neighbour told me about it yesterday, but by the time I looked the auction had finished.

Someone has apparently taken most of the original running gear from an original car, replaced it all to make it into an FIA, and has just sold the bits for £3100:

https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/ass ... obra-parts

I'd have thought retaining original engine blocks etc was the done thing these days but maybe not for everyone.
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I can't believe it!
I actually feel empty inside. Didn't know I was that affected by the Cobra love!!
And they went ridiculously cheap. At least someone will be smiling.
Good photos for reference though, depending what car they're from.
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The gearbox was worth at least twice the sale price.
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Wow! someone did really well there?
Anyone on here want to confess?
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Console yourself in that these parts would not fit a Hawk apart from the engine. Gerry sells spares to guys with original cars so I maybe his Ali bodied cars have parts that are inter changeable with an original car??
If this guy is converting to FIA spec then surely he would be getting rid of the standard seats but not shown.
The engine won’t go very well without cylinder heads but then you could always search the web for some Weslake items.
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Post by nikbj68 »

I feel you pain, Stu!
Wish I’d known about this lot, but I suspect the more of us who knew, the higher the price would have ended up! 🤦🏻‍♂️😆
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