Cobra Automotive articles, project cars, conversations, and more.

Cobra Automotive articles, project cars, conversations, and more

Cobra Automotive articles

Features: How to assemble a race-ready drivetrain

Assembling a drivetrain for a race car? Here's when you can save a few bucks–and when you shouldn't.

Features: How to stitch together a bulletproof rear end

Items left on our Mustang’s to-do list: Source a rear axle and properly suspend it.

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Cobra Automotive project car updates

Installing modern, lightweight master cylinders for brake and clutch | Project vintage race Mustang

More under-hood work: We needed to install master cylinders for the brakes and clutch plus a brake light switch.

What about the stock brake master cylinder? Our car originally …

Preparing the shifter, shift boot and shift knob | Project vintage race Mustang

Cobra Automotive recommended that we go with the Roltek shifter mechanism, so we did. But we still needed a few things to finish off the install.

Shelby door panels: It’s all about being period correct

Vintage racing seems more bound by traditions than rules. For example, HSR’s rule book didn’t list any set rules regarding the interior prep of our Ford …

How to put modern power steering in an old car

Power steering on an old race car?


Our mentor on this project, Curt Vogt of Cobra Automotive, recommended that we put power steering in our

How to make sure a race car stays cool on grid

Does a vintage race car need a cooling fan? There is some debate on the subject.

Our expert, Curt Vogt of Cobra Automotive, suggested our

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