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Beejay 08-05-2015 04:27 PM

Beejay's New Cobra Build
 
Well,

I thought it was about time I put up some pics of my new build that Absolute Pace has been working on. Should be ready for a road trip soon for pick up.

The team at Absolute Pace have done a really fantastic job on everything as they know that I want to build a special car with a few different features.

Basic Specs for the car.

High Carbon body
Black gellcoat
Special show spec finishing
15" wheels
Single roll bar
6Ltr Chev
Tremec 6 speed

I am looking forward to a new build!

Ben

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deano59 08-05-2015 05:46 PM

very nice what number chassis is your beast . wait until the body is detailed it will look fantastic .they truly are a work of art .

leroy17 08-05-2015 06:38 PM

After your last build, I will be watching with great interet, as I am sure many many others will as well.

albanycobra 08-05-2015 06:57 PM

I never tire of seeing that black gelcoat body.......would be my choice if I went for a glass body as well. Cant wait to watch your progress. Well done.

Azzy83 08-05-2015 08:31 PM

Looks awesome....make sure to pop up plenty of build pics.....

messy 08-05-2015 08:42 PM

Well done Beejay!

Another 6ltr Chev + Tremec 6 speed.......YES.

And it's just down the road......YES

Beejay 08-05-2015 10:42 PM

Thanks gents.

Chassis 71 for me.

Cheers,

Ben

gjkrv8 08-06-2015 12:25 AM

Great to see you back in the Cobra-sphere Ben.

Like your choices.

cheers Gregg

Auswallaby 08-06-2015 03:11 AM

WOW 71...they are going gang busters!!!

Wolfy (53)

750hp 08-06-2015 03:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Beejay (Post 1358145)

...with a few different features.

Special show spec finishing

Ben, care to elaborate on this? I'm intrigued!

I'm really looking forward to this build.

leroy17 08-06-2015 05:41 AM

I suspect a Summernats build ..........

Baz 08-06-2015 03:52 PM

I had a feeling that you couldn't stay away for much longer Ben.

Looks great. Congrats.

Baz

Beejay 08-06-2015 09:31 PM

Hello Craig,

The Pace guys have done some extra work on the chassis welding and body underside for me, and have done a great job. My last Cobra was a neat street car, I plan on taking this one to a higher level.

There are some other mods and features on the way, you will have to wait and see!

Cheers,

Ben

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xb-60 08-06-2015 10:20 PM

Nice one Beejay. Looking forward to seeing another AP car on the go.
Keep the pictures coming!

Cheers,
Glen

guye 08-07-2015 05:01 PM

Nice work Ben, looking forward to following your build too.

Sucked me in with your "special mods" - can't wait for "the reveal"! You must have been watching too many of those reality tv shows....

Beejay 08-19-2015 09:34 PM

Getting closer now.

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Cheers, Ben

guye 08-20-2015 12:10 AM

So Ben, got more details on your drivetrain?

New, or Commodonor? You've got a great local reference with Sam (aka Messy) just down the road. This was my choice too.

I went with an L77 and TR6060MER out of a nearly-new-well-it-looked-new-from-a-distance SS Redline Commodonor. Took all the drivelines, ECU, diff, loom and dont' forget the DBW pedal.

Towmaster 08-20-2015 12:13 AM

224/230 cam, some pushrods lifters and valve springs and it will make 430hp+ at the wheels all day. And still look like a stocker.

Beejay 08-20-2015 12:28 AM

Hello guys,

I have been looking for a VF wreck for a few months, but it looks like they are a bit scarce in NSW at the moment. Hopefully one will turn up for the right price soon.

I will be going for a mild motor build with an 8 stack manifold.

Looking forward to playing with this!

Ben

xb-60 08-20-2015 12:55 AM

Must be nice to see your body on your chassis. :)
Mine's been on a chassis, but that was only for measuring the body....so looking forward to getting to your stage.

Cheers,
Glen


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