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by A.D.
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you Tom An update Removed the carbs and opened them. Changed the packing in between the top half And bottom half of the carbs Checked valves etc were clean Assembled back together Changed packing in between the carb and manifolds Used thicker bakelite. Also changed the o rings between engine a...
by A.D.
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Tom. If you recall i sent my set of carbs to Mike Pierce Who did an outstanding job of rebuilding them. When we started the engine we had a miss so we removed the carbs and sent them back to Mike for checking them out again. In the meantime gave the car for painting. Two things happened 1.The guy...
by A.D.
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Need Help!!

carbs are not getting set .
When we turn the air screw there is hardly any
change in idle . Car keeps running rich .
What could be the fault?
by A.D.
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

This is what i see on the net and also
In the owners manual
by A.D.
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

However the owners manual and the pix i see
online seem to have the cups on the side in the firewall and connected with two pipes. Unable to load pix for
some reason.

Which ia correct?
by A.D.
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

However the owners manual and the pix i see
online seem to have this
by A.D.
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

On another topic

My car has a brake booster as per the pix below
by A.D.
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Timo

Haven’t got your PM
by A.D.
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Some more info: All wires are getting a continous spark. On cold start everything is fine . After warm up , there is an intermittent misfire mainly from first carb and a little from second . Since it is not a continous misfire, the mechanic feels that due to new valve guides ,they maybe “catching” t...
by A.D.
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Any suggestions on how to address this?
by A.D.
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you Mike and Happy Easter everyone. So today, Easter 2018 the car went for its first short drive In years. Just a very short distance coz it was only a trial And the brake pedal needs to be stood on to Make the car stop. Will be checking the brake booster during the coming week. She starts and...
by A.D.
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 436
Views: 110357

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: 436
Views: 110357

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: 436
Views: 110357

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: 436
Views: 110357

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...

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