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    So I was looking at some local-ish foxes when I came across this car. It appears to be an 1980 cobra, but it looks like it has the 3.8 v6 under the hood. Did ford ever make any cobras with a v6 that year? 3.8 started I. 83í right? Or is it possible this isnít a real cobra?[ATTACH]129419
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    There was a 2.8L V6 in 1979. No V6 in 1980 through 1982. Then a 3.8L V6 1983-86.

    The only year the Cobra had a 6-cyl engine was 1981. The 3.3L I6 was optional that year.
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    How about if it was a Canadian model? I see the lower body is a different color, possibly the road abrasion coating?
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    Might be a 4.2 L V8, they didn't have the 302 in 1980. Pretty sure all the '80-81 Cobras had the lower black/ two tone paint jobs.

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    Strange angle, but it looks rather like a notch.

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    Need to see door tag and or buck tag for this car.
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