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by John Vardanian
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Rear Bumper 250GT
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Rear Bumper 250GT

Tom and all, I wanted to see if there is a cleaner way to installing the three-piece rear bumper, one with the least interference with paint or the new chrome. Seems to me it's a two man job, regardless. Do I install the center piece then offer up the side pieces or assemble the three pieces loosely...
by John Vardanian
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Knob Paint Removal
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: Knob Paint Removal

If the knob is not fluted, you can spin it against a scotch pad. Do it carefully and lightly and the paint will eventually dust away. Then you polish it back to a luster.

john
by John Vardanian
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Knob Paint Removal
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: Knob Paint Removal

I used paint remover on one of my plastic knobs and it melted the surface. If you were going to use a paint remover be warned.

john
by John Vardanian
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Fingers crossed for the 250PF coupe
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: Fingers crossed for the 250PF coupe

I don't think so. It looks like it is being prepared for a five-star resto.

john
by John Vardanian
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tell me about the old days!
Replies: 14
Views: 639

Re: Tell me about the old days!

There are few fortunate enough to start out the car hobby with a Ferrari. For most of us it starts out with much more mundane cars. My dream car at 23, when I got my first “professional” job, would’ve been a Berlinetta Boxer. But the best thing I could afford to fulfill the supercar fantasy was a be...
by John Vardanian
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Kerry's restoration website
Replies: 6
Views: 703

Re: Kerry's restoration website

Kerry, I am looking forward to seeing the resto progress on your PF.

john
by John Vardanian
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Question for Tom... Vent Windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: Question for Tom... Vent Windows

Thanks for all your help Tom.

john
by John Vardanian
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Question for Tom... Vent Windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: Question for Tom... Vent Windows

Thanks Tom. I took a second look at the old stuff and sure enough, there was old glue on them. Dropping in the frame in the door is no cakewalk for sure, even with a second pair of hands. One thing I learned that I'd like to share is this. Before dropping in the frame, pull the two long legs of the ...
by John Vardanian
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Question for Tom... Vent Windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: Question for Tom... Vent Windows

Tom, I am talking about the roll up side window channels.

john
by John Vardanian
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Question for Tom... Vent Windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: Question for Tom... Vent Windows

Tom, the "U" strips in the side window channels, do you glue these in as well? It seems like the thing might be self adhering. Seems to me if you stuff the thing in and heat the frame some the tar like coating would mold into the housing and take hold. Am I overthinking it?

john
by John Vardanian
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 456
Views: 139069

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Congratulations on a successful maiden voyage.

john
by John Vardanian
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Glass Polishing
Replies: 6
Views: 903

Re: Glass Polishing

Thanks Mike. We did it and it looks better, but the deeper scratches didn't g away sadly. Any thoughts on how to remove them?

john
by John Vardanian
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Copiglia clamps
Replies: 5
Views: 695

Re: Copiglia clamps

The kit Tim mentions is good stuff except the finish is not period cadmium, it's that common blueish finish. This print shows the installation instructions, as well as the lengths for each size hose. Hope it helps.

john

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by John Vardanian
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Copiglia clamps
Replies: 5
Views: 695

Re: Copiglia clamps

Art, there is a diagram here, hopefully it is helpful to you.

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/giulie ... lamps.html

john
by John Vardanian
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Question for Tom... Vent Windows
Replies: 14
Views: 1047

Re: Question for Tom... Vent Windows

Thanks Tom. I kept the old pieces, they should give me some general idea of the length an the mounting holes are still in the doors.

john