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by A.D.
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Tom Would love to see you in Bombay or Mumbai as it is called now. However I would like to fetch you from the airport in the queen. Therefore have to get the car road worthy before we plan any trip. You know, when i was in school I was in “Palmer” House. Our motto was “nil desperandum”. Never des...
by A.D.
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Tom. Haven’t done a leak down test yet as i have Lost the leak down test gauge that i had got From summit. Will order another one. Regarding your other question The throttle is open by 1.5 turns . The air screw is turned out by half turn from full close. As always, thanks for all your help! Best
by A.D.
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

An update The distributor cap the wires the spark plugs have all been changed to new ones Have been starting and have kept engine running all this time The car is still running rich although a little less than earlier Suspect its the valves in two cylinders that have not seated properly Plan to keep...
by A.D.
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you. To explain Over the years at some point someone has fitted a caliper set on the rear right wheel which does not match the other three. The piston diameter required is 27 mm whereas the caliper set on this wheel has a larger dia. Hence am looking to change the caliper set for this wheel to...
by A.D.
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Could you give me some leads as to where i could buy a reconditioned rear caliper?

Many thanks
by A.D.
Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you Mike. The car has 3 NOS webers 40 DFI 5 which Mike Pierce Very kindly arranged for me. Have checked the synchronisation with a syn chronometer and they seem fine. The car doesnt have a choke and no external lonkages to any circuit can be seen. We are now going to 1.Change the coils. 2. Put...
by A.D.
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Took wuite a while to organise the parts Ship them to India and install Have changed the 1.spark plugs 2.wires 3.distributor caps. It has made no difference - The engine is still running extremely very rich One cannot stand behind the car at all with the Smell and your eyes start to water. Now dont ...
by A.D.
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

The one on the fender
by A.D.
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

The one on the door
by A.D.
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

The reason i am seeking this clarification is because in photographs i have noticed two positions

One on the inner wheel fender

One on the door

Pictures enclosed

Could some kindly soul let me know which is correct?

Or are there two?
by A.D.
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

A slightly different subject

The vin plates on my car have vanished over the years.

I will get a new one but.....

Where were they fitted?
by A.D.
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you.

Doing just that.

Will keep you posted.

Best
by A.D.
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

After 10 min of idling the centre and first carbs start a mini misfire where they actually spit out drops of fuel A pfff happens and you can see some drops of fuel being thrown up from carb You can't stand behind the car after 5 mins of starting . Eyes water . Fuel rich Smell. The throttle screw is ...
by A.D.
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Any suggestions?

A friend far far away needs help....
by A.D.
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 415
Views: 99853

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you guys. You are truly magicians!

Followed the instructions and the timing magically
got set within 5 minutes.

She is still running fuel rich so now turning attention
to setting the carbs.

Any suggestions on how to solve this?

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