ERA 2087 GT40 MKI priced for quick sale


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ERA Mk I 2087. Period correct FORD Guardsman Blue with a Racing White painted side stripe. This is an LHD ERA stainless steel monocoque model with built in roll bar. This beautiful Mk I example has front canards and adjustable rear air spoiler.
The car is in Wisconsin. VIN# ERA2087. Please see November Hemmings p.165 & December p.161.
In addition to other ERA cars, this car has added front structure reinforcement that now allows the front of the car to be raised with the traditional lifting jack. The added front tow bar is also designed to allow the car to towed/tied down without fear of damaging the chassis or painted body panels.
Power plant: FORD 331 cubic inch topped with 4- polished Italian WEBER 48 IDA carburetors feed by selectable dual fuel pumps. Engine is built by Keith Kraft with (dynoed) 421 hp/423 ft.lbs. torque . It's outfitted with: full polished Edelbrock 'Performer RPM’ intake manifold, MSD ignition ensemble, polished FORD Cobra valve covers. Two separate fuel systems constructed with top-of-the-line Aeromotive fuel pumps. Fuel-delivery arrangement is designed to be a circulating system... therefore, no vapor-lock issues. The setup is designed with a Pollock valve which returns the fuel to the correct tank. Fuel system has a pre-and post-pump filter to prevent carburetor clogging. Dual cooling fans with manual override activation switch. All SS [stainless steel] braided lines. Custom-formed Silver ceramic-coated "bundle of snakes" header exhaust system, with the optional insulated SS [stainless steel] heat shield located on the inside of the rear clamshell.
The Gear train: McLeod clutch equipped with a rugged RBT/ZF 5-speed polished transaxle with rod shifter linkage modifications.
Rolling stock: 15" painted/ polished Halibrand-style pin-drive knockoff wheels fitted with premium AVON rubber [P225/50Rx15" front; P295/50Rx15" rear.
Suspension, braking particulars: Independent double trailing and transverse links and inverted A-frame wishbones rear, offset A-frame wishbones and front/rear Wilwood brakes. Full in dependent adjustable front & rear coil-over suspension with H&R springs and Spax shocks.
In the cockpit: Period correct SW gauges: black leather upholstery, quick-release Moto-Lita steering wheel traditional FORD center hub:
It has SIMPSON 5-point camlock harnesses for both driver & passenger. Internal Fire Suppress system with cabin and engine nozzles. Also, High-capacity air conditioning.
It is fitted with adjustable-pedals foot box.
Other particulars: dual Raydyot style racing mirrors, and front sway bar and extended rear sway bar links. Twin impact resistant 8-gallon fuel tanks are located in aluminum cradles filled with ant slosh/anti-flame propagating foam. Carpeted door sills. Side air scoops on driver and passenger window. This ERA is very well sorted out (1st~485 miles) by Olthoff Racing in North Carolina and fully prepared for your motoring adventures; it's in as ‘new’ magnificent condition and has 1,000 miles on it now. $175,000 car is dirty right now but still shows great, and once cleaned up will look new. I could have it buffed and cleaned up with purchase.