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by eve23
Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Brake Problems
Replies: 25
Views: 7818

im having the same problem on my lambo boosters..... it seems the rear one is the culprit......it was rebuilt about 5yrs ago ..... after sitting and whatever maybe moisture got in..... also the oil is very black so that could mean a vaccum leak...... ....but if the mc is ok on the GTE then it mus be...
by eve23
Sun Oct 08, 2006 12:04 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....
Replies: 20
Views: 7892

wheres the best place for engine parts??

i have a lot of suppliers i use for all the marques....
but would like to know who you guys prefer....
i like GT parts.....mcann...maranello....a fews guys in europe.....

eddie
by eve23
Sat Oct 07, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....
Replies: 20
Views: 7892

hi guys the car overall is an excellent car... everything is great on the car.....the only thing is this piston......... i will fix it, put new rings,top end and re-setup the carbs, then maybe sell....its a shame it just sits under a cover... i never drive the car..... someone out there would love t...
by eve23
Fri Oct 06, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....
Replies: 20
Views: 7892

hi guys ok so we did the leakdown and all te air is coming out of the oil breather the #3 piston has a hole in it........shot.....we are going to take engine out and replace the one piston and new rings all around ...one rocker bearing is shot ....new seals and top end......got a better deal also......
by eve23
Thu Oct 05, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....
Replies: 20
Views: 7892

thanks guys.....did the leak down.....next is we will check the valves..... could be a bad piston.........but i can assure you i am not spending 11K w/o knowing what im getting into.......the 11k would be full labor if we have to go as far as rings and gaskets....... we will check tomorrow.......let...
by eve23
Wed Oct 04, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....
Replies: 20
Views: 7892

to rebuild or not to rebuild??? hmm....

hi guys its been a while......im back to my GTE...i've been rotating cars.... so i have the car at my mechanic...its been smoking bad and oil is backing up into the carbs.....compression test results... #1-175, 2-170, *3-0, 4-160,5-170,6-150, 7-140,8-145,9-130,10-135,11-135,12-130 he says its rings....
by eve23
Mon Jan 02, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: kalikow's superamerica paint code
Replies: 9
Views: 3885

ok.....have finally found the correct blue......after trying different blues i went over to ferrari and in the showroom was blu pozzi....an exact match to blue scurro........it is gorgeous....now to paint the vignale ....finally...cant wait.
by eve23
Tue Dec 06, 2005 1:04 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: kalikow's superamerica paint code
Replies: 9
Views: 3885

i found the blue scuro ppg ordered it and when we sprayed a test it was very thin and light...not as dark as yours stephan
eddie
by eve23
Sun Nov 13, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: paint code - blu scoro
Replies: 0
Views: 1449

paint code - blu scoro

hi guys
does anyone have the paint code for blue scoro???
i am about to paint my '62 vignale spyder that was originally blu serra
but i want to go darker to blu scoro..any help would be greatly appreciated
if anyone has a car painted blue scoro can you post a shot ??
thanks
eddie
by eve23
Sat Nov 12, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: no reverse??
Replies: 14
Views: 5132

hi guys
thanks for taking it easy on me......
im so used to my 5 speeds that i forgot about the overdrive on the column......its good to hear the stories though.....
its definitely time to simplify.....
eddie
by eve23
Thu Nov 10, 2005 12:27 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: kalikow's superamerica paint code
Replies: 9
Views: 3885

kalikow's superamerica paint code

hi guys i am looking for the paint code for blu scura...it is the dark blue paint that peter kalikow painted his superamerica profiled in the latest FORZA magazine.....i am restoring my '62 vignale spyder and the original color was this same color and i can't seem to find the paint code for it.... c...
by eve23
Thu Nov 10, 2005 12:20 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: no reverse??
Replies: 14
Views: 5132

ok this is for the stupid files...... there was nothing wrong with the reverse...it works perfectly....... the problem was with the owners brain.... i havent used the car in a while and forgot it was'nt a five speed.... so... all the way to the right and UP is reverse,not down......duh!!! i need a v...
by eve23
Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: no reverse??
Replies: 14
Views: 5132

hi guys did not even back out of garage.....tried double clutching it....nothing... just does not want to go into reverse.....nada.....i could have snapped the shifter arm if i wanted to.......its a '62 GTE series 1..... all the other gears were smooth....as buttah... can i do something w/o having t...
by eve23
Sun Oct 30, 2005 9:49 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: no reverse??
Replies: 14
Views: 5132

no reverse??

ok guys ...
went to take the car for a run this am and it would'nt go into reverse???
all the other gears worked fine ....but no reverse......
would think the linkage might be loose?? any thoughts...????
by eve23
Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: I Bought a FERRARI 250 GTE!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 11149

congrats william its a great car i have the same one in the same colors.... i find mine likes the expensive stuff...premium....also a little MMoil doesnt hurt...and lead additive is liked as well....it likes the fall weather and runs the best in this season....i use the choke at first start, then af...