1969 Torino Cobra 428 Cj 4-speed Fastback on 2040-cars
Spokane, Washington, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: Rear
Exterior Color: Yellow
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1969 Cobra SportsRoof 428 Cobra Jet 4-Speed:
As read from the Deluxe Marti Report included with sale:
Door Data Plate Information
Serial Number 9R46Q133806
Built at San Jose
Cobra 2-Door SportsRoof
428-4V CJ Engine Non Ram Air
Meadowlark Yellow Paint, Ford #3120-A
Black Vinyl Bucket Seats
Scheduled for build: January 14, 1969
Seattle Ordering District
3:50 Conventional Rear Axle
Four Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission
F70X14 Wide Oval Tires
Power Front Disc Brakes
Sold New by Jackson Motors Newport ,Washington January 31, 1969
This Cobra has spent its life here in the Inland Northwest
Rust Free Original Body
Totally dissembled including glass for sand-down, minimal body repair, primering and repainting with original Meadowlark Yellow acrylic lacquer. This work was done in 1988 in an old school body shop where Bondo was not allowed. Minimal bodywork was performed with hammers, dollies and factory lead. There is NO plastic filler on this car. As a result some of the body panels are not granite-slab straight, because they are just as they came from the factory. Don't get me wrong the finish is beautiful, but sighting down the side reveals some panel irregularity like they had in 1969 before computer controlled robotic assembly. Again these are for the most part virgin panels that have just been sanded primered and repainted. The minimal body work was on the left front fender, passenger door, rear panel and typical lower rear quarter panel rust. The quarter panel rust was very minimal it was sandblasted and repaired with new metal. The paint has been in place for more than 24 years with no rust reappearing. There is some light lacquer checking on the hood and roof which is hardly visible and could be reduced with mild wet-sanding and polish.
N.O.S. parts used were hood pins,Snakes, parking lenses, pedal pads,shifter boot, door handles,rear light lens Also NOS exhaust tips acquired at a high cost ($400)
New original-type carpet installed NOS shifter plate console not installed included but rough shape seats and dash all original and in great shape.
Tachometer and clock not working
Complete with owners manual lots of sales brochures and shop manuals and original build sheet
Please call for more information 509-844-Two-Nine-Five-Zero 9am to 10pm Pacific time only please!
No Trades only selling to fund other projects
Sold As Is No Warranty Private Party Sale
Ford Torino for Sale
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