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Company Services Address Tel
Hawk Cars Makers of the Hawk 289, FIA and Ace Frant, East Sussex, UK TN3 9EP +44 (0) 1892 750 282
Kirkham Motorsports Makers of aluminium-bodied 289 and 427 replicas Provo, Utah, 84601 801-377-8224
ERA Makers of FIA, 427 and slabside 289 replicas New Britain, CT, USA 860-224-0253
BRA Website with history of BRA cars including 289 ? ?
Shelby Information on their current and previous cars - inc 289s
Shelby Collection Some great pictures of the Shelby Museum at Boulder Boulder, Colorado, USA
Talon Sports Cars Hawk build agent Loughborough 01509 842740
Thunder Road Cars Manufacturer of Cobra kits Waltham Abbey 020 8502 4090
Engines and components
V8 Tuner Rover/Ford/Chevy parts and services + carburetor parts Norfolk 01953 607274
Edelbrock Carbs, manifolds etc plus downloadable manuals USA
Powerstop EBC Greenstuff etc Chipping Norton
Real Steel V8 specialists plus engine ancillaries. Uxbridge 01895 440505
Redline Performance Official Hawk service agents Woking 01483 766888
RPI Engineering All things V8, Rover experts, good technical site offering advice and help. Norwich 01603 891209
Summit Racing High Performance parts USA
The Engine Factory Ford and Chevy engines out of the box. Watch and listen to them run! USA
Weber Carburettors Weber carburettors Sunbury on Thames 01932 787100
Electrics, Suspension and Trim
Branda Performance Cobra accessories USA
Classic Car Directory Links to component suppliers
Classic Car Spares Directory What it says! London 0870 757 9878
Classic Spares Classic car spares, oils, electrical, number plates, wheels etc. Scarborough, N. Yorks 01723 361227
Cobra Country All things Cobra USA
Cobra Spares Brightwork, instruments, lighting USA
Europa Spares Parts, accessories and components Burton on Trent 01283 815609
Faulkner Springs Specialists in springs and dampers Chichester 01243 543249
Finish Line Cobra accessories USA
Frost Restorers Equipment Everything you need to build, repair or restore your 289 Rochdale 01706 658619
Holden Vintage and Classic Parts, accessories, clothing Bromyard 01885 488488
MWS International Wire wheel specialists Slough 01753 598 384
Polyfacto Hood and tonneau makers, installers (as used by Hawk) Hailsham, East Sussex 01323 841399
Rimmer BrosExcellent Rover V8 engine, gearbox and parts supply, catalogues etc Lincoln 01522 568000
Speedy Cables Manufacturers of all sorts of cables plus Smiths instruments Swansea 01639 732213
Stafford Vehicle Components Switches, lights, electrics Tamworth 01827 67714
Total Kit Car Links to component suppliers - under Goods and Suppliers Slough 01753 549360
Woolies Fantastic selection of trim, upholstery and fittings Peterborough 01778 347347
Retro Classic Car Parts Ltd Lucas electrical parts, accessories and period clothing. 01568 616618
F H Ellis Excellent paintshop Odiham, Hampshire 01256 861004
Brooklands Motor Company Restoration and repair of AC and classic cars Weybridge 01932 828545
Sovereign Coachworks Paintshop used by many Cobra owners St Leonards on Sea 01424 854900
Clubs and forums
AC Cobra Club Official UK AC Cobra Club UK
Amis du Circuit de Gueux Link to the Reims - Geux historic race circuit information France
Cobra Information Forum (NOW OFFLINE) American forum USA
Sporting Bears Motor Club Driving for Charity. Use your car to help others UK 01706 821014
Stratos Owners Club Link to the Owner Club site UK
UK Cobra Club Official Cobra replica site, forums, for sale etc UK
V8 Register UK
GT40 Enthusiasts Club For owners of replica and original GT40s Worldwide
Friends of the Rest A group of enthusiasts who are interested in restoring the old Rest and Be Thankful road as a Scottish motoring sport heritage site. Scotland
Adrian Flux Insurance for your Cobra Kings Lynn 08700 777120
Hagerty Insurance Classic Car insurance - and for your classic boat! Silverstone 08700 420220
Heritage Insurance Enthusiasts insurance company, club discounts 0845 373 4789
2Gether Insurance 2Gether Insurance are one of the UK's largest independent specialist insurance brokers and they offer a discount to club members. Wisbech 01945 586220
Tours and Ferries
Brittany Ferries Ferry service between Ireland, UK, France and Spain UK
Channel Tunnel For those not wanting to be on water UK
Classic Car Tours by Bill Telford Glasgow Lochs, Glens and Distilleries Tours Le Mans 24 hours & Le Mans Classic Tours Scotland 01355 260422 07876 211785
Classic Car Tours International UK and European Car Tours Kendal 01539 728832
Le Mob Le Mans 24 hours and Le Mans Classic UK
P&O Ferries Ferry services from Dover,Portsmouth, Hull UK
Other links
Classic Car Magazine Online classic car magazine. UK
Motopix Great images of Le Mans Classic and some Cobras 07958 417911
DVLA SVA site Useful information on completing the SVA London 020 7944 8300
useful_links.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/12 14:08 by amulheirn