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by DWR46
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Pinifirina Body Number
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Re: Pinifirina Body Number

The number on the shelf above the brake booster is the PF Body Number.
by DWR46
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Replace/Fix GTE Fan Clutch
Replies: 17
Views: 764

Re: Replace/Fix GTE Fan Clutch

The Peugeot clutch system is TOTALLY different from the Chevrolet fluid clutch system.
by DWR46
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 330 GTC front signal lights and rear reverse lines
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: 330 GTC front signal lights and rear reverse lines

Ed: The front lights have sockets for two filament bulbs, and the rears have sockets for single filament bulbs, so they are different units.
by DWR46
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Special Wrenches
Replies: 8
Views: 653

Re: Special Wrenches

OH JOHN!!! We are all so disappointed in you. You have failed Ferrari Mechanics 101. There is no hope for you now.
by DWR46
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Regarding Tom's post on fuel and alcohol
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Re: Regarding Tom's post on fuel and alcohol

It all depends on two things. Where you are located and how the car is stored. In rural Illinois, all our gas is ethanol, but the blend for this area is very stable and lasts well. If you live near a large city or on the west coast, your gas will not last four weeks without gumming up the carburetor...
by DWR46
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Fuses
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: Fuses

John: Spineterogeni box from top to bottom: 16,8,16,8,16,16. Abbagliante box from top to bottom: ALL 8 amp.
by DWR46
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Fuses
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: Fuses

John: Which car, and describe your fuse boxes (how many boxes and fuses per box)?
by DWR46
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tach Driver
Replies: 9
Views: 816

Re: Tach Driver

Ed: Your cotter pin installation is correct.
by DWR46
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Daytona Gear Oil
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Re: Daytona Gear Oil

Drew: Thanks for the report. Over the summer, I have also used the Mobil 1/ LS Additive combo in a Boxer, 275 GTB and 275 GTS with similar results. Every car now has varying degrees of improved shifting ,and no chatter. By the way, Ferrari did not start using clutch type limited-slips in the street ...
by DWR46
Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Air trompets
Replies: 4
Views: 620

Re: Air trompets

White connectors are pretty common on Ferraris, but I have never seen an original set of horns with 90 degree trumpets.
by DWR46
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Mechanical Fuel Pump Repair Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 6436

Re: Mechanical Fuel Pump Repair Questions

John: 518 should keep it sealed permanently. However, you do have a problem, as it should not leak.
by DWR46
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Finding TDC
Replies: 19
Views: 2091

Re: Finding TDC

Steve: PUT THE FLYWHEEL ON THE MOTOR!!!! You will never get it right unless you do this. Otherwise all you are doing is beating a dead horse.
by DWR46
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: How to do the black oxide deal (long)
Replies: 7
Views: 913

Re: How to do the black oxide deal (long)

Steve: That is a very good write up! You have done a service to the community.
by DWR46
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Trunk latch
Replies: 20
Views: 2043

Re: Trunk latch

Rob: Did the trunk ever close correctly when you have had the car in your possession? If not, then you do not know if either the striker or the latch is correct.
by DWR46
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Instrument Panel Lights
Replies: 13
Views: 1218

Re: Instrument Panel Lights

There is actually some logic to all this. If it is daylight, you do not need a light under the hood to help you see things. When backup lights first appeared on cars, the reason was to help the driver see what was behind him, and NOT to warn others that the car is backing up. So if it is daylight, t...

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