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by A.D.
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Well its stopped pouring but still heavily overcast. We’ve waited so many many years so we thought we may as well wait just a wee bit longer for the sun to come out. While we wait the thought is to start collecting parts required for a front and rear suspension job Based on the vast experience in th...
by A.D.
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Thank you. Cleaned the plugs adjusted the idle mixture. Very little fuel rich smell now. However in the meantime the fuel gauge and temp Gauge stopped working. Since the monsoon has arrived in full force It’s raining very heavily- while we wait Getting the gauges fixed. Then as soon as we get a brea...
by A.D.
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

An update We spoke to Mike Pierce who pointed out what we were doing wrong. We were adjusting the idle using the screw On the lever that connects all three carbs. This was keeping the throttle plates open resulting in fuel pouring in. He asked us to keep this screw closed till it was only just touch...
by A.D.
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Tom There is no doubt that the car is running rich Forget the pop from the carb If you stand behind the car your eyes feel they are going to burn right out of your sockets! My friend who is working on the car and I spoke to Mike Pierce last night. He very quickly identified what we are doing wron...
by A.D.
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

I've not touched the original float level settings as we had pulled the tops off and found the fuel level satisfactory . Fuel is not overflowing into the intake manifold as can be seen from top of the carbs . Fuel is initially supplied with electric fuel pump . Once the car starts , I switch off the...
by A.D.
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Checked the idle jets They have 60 stamped on them or 09 Depending on how you view it. Also checked the old unusable carbs They too had 60 or 09 jets Took the car up and down the yard a few times after putting in 15 litres of gasoline. The fuel got over - so ahe is guzzling. What do i do guys? Pleas...
by A.D.
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

So near yet so far away... Thank you for the advise - it has been invaluable! As described earlier there was no current flowing through three wires of the wires of the right hand bank. Thanks to all the detailed instructions you gave, the fault was quickly identified as a set of defective points. Ne...
by A.D.
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

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: 451
Views: 117649

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Hi Timo

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