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From: Farina IL. USA
Registered: Feb 2002

posted 03-19-2002 06:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for radrider   Click Here to Email radrider     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am looking at a 78 King Cobra for my son and was wondering if there was a web site with more info than what I have found. In the VIN it shows the code of 03, 3 door hatchback. Is this correct for that car? Was also looking for places that the cobra stickers and other parts for the car.

Thanks in advance

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From: Arnold, MD, USA
Registered: Jun 99

posted 03-19-2002 06:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for IIGood   Click Here to Email IIGood     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Welcome II the crowd Radrider!

Check out for a start on obtaining information. It should also provide some links to some parts suppliers.

Also, the King Cobra did not have it's own unique VIN, so it would be hard to tell the car just by looking at the VIN. But you are correct, 03 would indicate a 3-door hatchback, which is what a KC was. But, if you look on the buck tag (small metal tag usually found attached to the radiator support, visible just by looking through the front grille), and see a "KC" stamped on it, that's a pretty good indicator that it's a true King Cobra. One other thing that the impostors usually lack is the air ducts that run from the air dam to the front wheels, for brake cooling.

Frank S.----MCA Member 40390
'99 Mustang coupe
'77 Ghia--"II Good"
'76 Cobra--project

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Percy Hazel

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From: Bellingham, WA, USA
Registered: Jul 2000

posted 03-19-2002 10:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Percy Hazel   Click Here to Email Percy Hazel     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Cant swear to it but I've been told
that the "Body Style Code" for the
King was 63F, Mach1 was 69R and the
std 3dr was 69F.

If this is good hope it helps


78T-Top...IAM TOO

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