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Shelby American
Racing History
by Dave Friedman

Shelby Cobra
the Shelby American Original Color Archives

by Dave Friedman

A collection of more than 270 photographs, brochures, race programs, posters and Shelby memorabilia that tells the inside story of how the Shelby team built its production cars and went racing.

Essential AC Cobra :
The Cars and Their Story 1962-67
by Rinsey Mill

"All you ever wanted to know about Cobras -
lovingly told"

The Car Builder's Handbook : Tips and Techniques for Builders of Kit Cars and Street Rods
by Doug McCleary

Tex Smith's How to Build Fiberglass Hot Rods, Customs & Kit Cars
by Leroi Tex Smith

AC Cobra :

by Brian Laban

"...if you love Cobras and like to drool over pictures of the original cars, this book is for you."

Shelby Cobra Gold Portfolio, 1962-69 (Brooklands Gold
Portfolio Series)

by R.M. Clarke

September 1990

How to Rebuild Big Block Ford Engines
by Steve Christ

Comprehensive technical information for Ford FE Engines

Competition Car Suspension : Design Construction Tuning
by Allan Staniforth

Chassis Engineering/Chassis Design, Building & Tuning for High Performance Handling
by Herb Adams

Race Car Engineering and Mechanics
by Paul Van Valkenburg

Race Car Chassis : Design and Construction
by Forbes Aird

Aerodynamics for Racing and Performance Cars
by Forbes Aird

Race Car Aerodynamics : Designing for Speed
by Joseph Katz

Drive to Win : The Essential Guide to Race Driving
by Carroll Smith, Ian Bamser

Think to Win : The New Approach to Fast Driving by Don Alexander

Live in the UK? Check out our dealer.

Supersite for Cobra Kit Car Enthusiasts

Official Carroll Shelby Web Site
UK-based kit car site


Luuk de Boer's
Cool Cobra Site in Amsterdam (in English)


Sports Car Club of America


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