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After dreaming about owning a Cobra for more than 25 years, I finally ordered a new factory-built Backdraft RT3 during September and will post a few of the progress pics as received from the factory here as they progress...
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The outer body being married to the inner tub...
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The body fresh from the mold...
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Painted! Classic Indigo blue with Wimbledon White stripes...
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Mounted on chassis and Assembly started in the production line...
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Dashboard set-out done. These guys do top quality work with impeccable stitching quality...
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A proud and excited owner-to-be...me!
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Lots of stuff happened and installed...
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Temporary placement of seats. Amaro Brown leather for seats and door panels only. Rest all black... (They use an old temporary workshop-seat during testing and only install final seats before handover)
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The engine being installed is a 4.0 Lexus 1UZ VVTi V8 for now until I can source the ideal Ford 351 Windsor and the funds for it...
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Very cool - great pic's! Thanks for sharing.
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Very cool you're able to see the progress of your car at the factory!

BUT...tell them they put the steering wheel on the WRONG SIDE! LOL
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Very Cool to see this ..
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Engine air cleaner fitted and most of wiring done. Almost ready to fire up...
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