The chrome objects are lights to illuminate the number on the door for night endurance races. These were used as license plate lights on street Cobras.The hoses are an elaborate crankcase ventilation system plumbed from diaphragms on the valve covers to the header collectors. This draws off oil vapor and pressure and is usually two hoses (one each side) to the collector common on drag race cars.
Next on the agenda for Grand Sport #004 in 1964 was one of the most unusual and challenging races that any GS ever competed in: the Carrera de Costa Revival in Mexico. After a quick repaint to Daytona Blue and the addition of a massive front bumper guard, #004, with Delmo at the wheel, pounded it's way over the dusty, bumpy and dangerous roads to the finish at Acapulco, Mexico.
As far as the correct color, that will depend on what version of this car you wish to do, as the color was always changing, per this sheet
Edited by G Holding, 13 January 2013 - 06:18 AM.