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CARS FOR SALE > L R ROADSTERS RAM SC COBRA 5.7 - 1991 - FINISHED IN CANDY RED WITH BLACK HIDE INTERIOR- AWESOME CAR - 1 0WNER FROM BUILD
L R ROADSTERS  RAM SC COBRA 5.7 - 1991 - FINISHED IN CANDY RED WITH BLACK HIDE INTERIOR- AWESOME CAR - 1 0WNER FROM BUILD

Price: £34,995.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: ramcobra

This Stunning RAM SC Cobra is Finished in Candy Red with Black Hide interior

L R Roadster’s Ram S C Cobra 351 Cleveland Engine (5767cc) 400 BHP, 430 Lbs Ft Torque, Centre Force Dual Action clutch assembly.  Borg Warner Ford Racing Super Duty T 5 Transmission 7003Z, 331 Powerloc Limited Slip Diff standing ¼ in 12.5 Seconds with BF Goodrich Tyre’s would do 11’s with Hooziers.

Pre SVA & Correctly registered on V5 as L R Roadster’s Ram S C, the Donor vehicle was a 1978 Daimler Sovereign with the private plate APR600A was Transferred under point Aquirement Rule V627.

Body & Chassis was purchased in 1991.  Comprehensive History & invoice File on the Build Comprising of all New and Reconditioned parts.  Built by the Previous owner, A Qualified and Time Served Motor Engineer (over 40 years in the business).

The car was completed over a 4 year period as an enjoyable unhurried project, it was ready for the road and inspected by the DVLA in 1995 and 1st MOT’d in April 1995. 

The car was driven for one year in Grey Gel Coat and Painted in Candy Red in 1996 by Emily Vehicle Restorations.

THE BUILD PROGRAM WAS FOR AN ULTIMATE FAST ROAD ENGINE.  VERY FLEXIBLE, BUT WOULD RUN AT 20 MPH ALL DAY WITHOUT FOULING UP.

 

CHOSEN ENGINE – 1971 351 FORD CLEVELAND 2.V DOAE 1 FO 2F500181. 240 BHP.  PURCHASED AS A CUT OUT FROM OLDCOTE MOTORS CONGLETON.

ENGINE STRIPPED DOWN, BLOCK AND HEADS HOT TANKED AND XRAYED FOR CRACKS.  BLOCK WAS PLATED AND BORED PLUS
30 THOU.

 

HEADS WERE DITCHED IN FAVOUR OF 302 AUSTRALIA, QUENCH TYPE WITH 58CC COMBUSTION CHAMBERS. 2.04 INLETS & 1.65 EXHAUSTS.

 

IMPULSE ENGINEERING ROACHDALE MACHINED THE ROCKER AND PEDISTALS FOR ROLLER ROCKER & GUIDE PLATE.  NEW VALVE GUIDES, GAS FLOWED, PORTED & MATCHED TO INLET & EXHAUST MANIFOLDS.  3 ANGLE VALVE SEATS.

HEADS ASSEMBLED WITH COMP CAMS VALVE SPRINGS.  HYDRAULIC LIFTERS.  ROLLER ROCKERS HARDENED PUSH RODS & GUIDE PLATES.

 

CRANK– WAS PREPARED BY KENNY COLEMAN OF E.D.A. OIL HOLES CHAMFERED, JOURNALS MICRO POLISHED, CUSTOM GROUND & BALANCED FOR LIGHTER 302 FLYWHEEL


CONRODS – AGAIN PREPARED BY E.D.A. CHECKED FOR STRAIGHTNESS, SHOT PEENED & SIZED

BEARINGS – CLEVITE 77 MAIN, BIG ENDS & CAM BEARINGS WHICH WERE LINE BORED

 

PISTONS – FORGED HIGH COMPRESSION TRW.
 

TIMING CHAIN– CLOYES DOUBLE ROLLER.
 

OIL PUMP– MELLING HIGH VOLUME.
 

CAMSHAFT – CROWER HYDRAULIC HAULER 280 DURATION (LEVEL 5)

CRANK DAMPER – COBRA JET / BOSS

 

FLYWHEEL– STANDARD 302 FOR 10.5 CLUTCH SELECTION
CLUTCH – 10.5 CENTREFORCE DUAL FRICTION ASSEMBLY, HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDER & SLAVE

ALL THE ROTATING ASSEMBLY WAS BALANCED BY E.D.A.

 

IGNITION – CRANE HI – 6 R DIGITAL CD IGNITION WITH ADJUSTABLE REV LIMITER & BUILT IN DIAGNOSTIC FUNCTION

 

ACCEL 34 SERIES DISTRIBUTOR WITH CRANE X R 700 TRIGGER.

CRANE P S 92 PERFORMANCE E CORE COIL MOROSO BLUE MAX PLUG LEADS.

 

FUEL SYSTEM– WIEAND SINGLE PLANE INLET MANIFOLD.  HOLLEY 770 C FM STREET AVENGER CARB.  HOLLEY RED FUEL PUMP.  NOW 750 HP – NOW HOLLEY BLUE

 

EXAUST SYSTEM– UNDER FLOOR. 
1 7/8 DIAMETER PRIMARY TUBES 4 BRANCH EXHAUST MANIFOLDS WITH 4 INCH COLLECTORS AND BALANCE PIP, ANTI REVERBARATION MATCHING TO CLYLINDER HEADS.
2 ½ INCH PIPES RUNING FROM COLLECTORS TO
2 X DYNO MAX SILENCERS, EXITING CAR WITH 2 X 3 INCH PIPES.  ALL STAINLESS STEEL APART FROM SILENCERS & BALANCE PIPE.

 

COOLANT SYSTEM– RADIATOR, ROVER S D I WITH 3 CORE MATRICS
MADE BY SERCK’S
MILODEN HIGH OUTPUT ALLUMINIUM WATER PUMP
NOW CUSTOM MADE 4CORE TAMESIDE RADS.

 

GASKETS– ALL FELPRO
 

ROLLING CHASSIS

 

GEARBOX– BORG WARNER FORD RACING T 5 WORLD CLASS 5 SPEED GEARBOX 7003Z

PROPSHAFT – CUSTOM MADE BY NORTHWEST PROPSHAFT.  TO HANDLE 600 Ft Lbs TORQUE

 

REAR AXLE– JAGUAR POWERLOC LIMITED.  SLIP DIFF 3.31 RATIO.  SHORTENED LOWER WISHBONES & DRIVESHAFTS BY RAM. 
HAD WELDS X-RAYED MYSELF TO BE SURE.

 

CHASSIS– IS AN ADRIAN REYNARD DESIGNED TUBULAR CHASSIS WITH THE RAM FABRICATED LOWER FRONT WISHBONES, ITS CURRENTLY RUNNING ON 400 lbs SPRINGS WITH SPAX COIL OVERS ON THE REAR.  THE CHASSIS WAS SET UP BY DAVE SCHOFIELD OF AUTOMECH, CADISHEAD – PREPARES TOURING AND RALLEY CARS.

THE CAR HAS WON NUMEROUS  PRIZES

 

1996 – VISITORS CHOICE AT CAPESTHORNE HALL.

1996 – CHESHIRE CLASSIC EVENT WINNER CUSTOM KIT & REPLICA

1996 – TATTON PARK STARTS & STRIPES 2nd

1997 – TATTON PARK SPORTS CAR SUNDAY
2ND IN MODERN SPORTS CARS

1997 – TATTON PARK CLASSIC CAR SPECTACULAR – 2nd


1998 – USED BY THE BBC IN THE PILOT OF THE NEW AVENGERS – JOHN STEEDS CAR

2004 – YORK DRAGWAY WINNER
SPORTMAN E.T.

2006 – FEATURED IN THE SWINTON MOTOR INSURANCE CLASSIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE ADVERT.


FROM 1995 TO DATE THE CAR HAS COVERED ABOUT 17,000 MILES, THE SPEEDO WAS RECALIBRATED AROUND 1999 WHEN THE ORIGINAL BORG WARNER T 10 4 SPEED GEARBOX WAS CHANGEDTO THE CURRENT GEARBOX

 

SPEEDY CABLES HAVE SERO’D THE SPEEDO

 

FURTHER UPGRADES

 

2011 – BMW POWER STEERING

 

2011 – CUSTOM MADE 4 CORE RADIATOR

2011 – CARBURETTOR CHANGED TO HOLLEY 750 CFM
H P RACE / STREET HLY 0.82750

 

2011 – HOLLEY BLUE RACE / STREET FUEL PUMP

 

THE LAST OWNER (BUILDER) HAD 18 YEARS OF OWNERSHIP OF THIS CAR – TODAYS BUILD COST WOULD BE IN THE EXCESS OF £50,000 TO BUILD THE SAME CAR.

 

*  HPI Clear

* MOTD UNTIL 18TH MAY 2018

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