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by Terry Gardiner
Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 330 America
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: 330 America

Not a totally similar case at the Bonham’s Zoute (Belgium) auction yesterday. £502k inc premiums for a 250 GTE.
From the description and photos it may have had a significant proportion of the value spent on restoration. A very well known history too it seems.
by Terry Gardiner
Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Dowty seals
Replies: 1
Views: 1480

Dowty seals

Hello Tom

Over here we know the composite nitrile/aluminium sealing washers as Dowty seals.

I’ve never seen them with copper. A pity as visually that might suit our setups better where used in plain sight.
by Terry Gardiner
Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: GTE Manual English Version
Replies: 9
Views: 2938

Re: GTE Manual English Version

The manual in french has the same error. The tensioner clamping bolt torque is given as a slightly higher 9-9.5 kg m (65.1 - 69.7 lbs ft).

And yes, mine was also cracked.

Some years ago I saw that Piet Roelofs listed a remanufactured clamping boss.
by Terry Gardiner
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: TV Car Restorations and Makeovers
Replies: 3
Views: 2434

TV Car Restorations and Makeovers

Tom, just saw your blog that asks opinions on TV shows describing restoration and modification of cars similar to, and sometimes the same as, ours. I have enjoyed, and still do enjoy, watching a number of such programmes. I don’t pay much attention to the portrayed timescales or cost summaries but I...
by Terry Gardiner
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Removing knock off spinners.....
Replies: 18
Views: 7995

Re: Removing knock off spinners.....

Hello Tom I see on the Oldtimer website that RW32 sized hub spinners (275s and GTCs) are served by a separate appropriately sized tool. As Oldtimer sell a smart carrying case for their spinner tools they clearly expect them to be in cars for roadside use and not just workshop items. I agree it’s a l...
by Terry Gardiner
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Removing knock off spinners.....
Replies: 18
Views: 7995

Re: Removing knock off spinners.....

Does anyone here have experience of the Hill Engineering tool for knock off spinners? It’s described as steel and aluminium mixed construction.

The Hill tool is presently listed on the Superformance.co.uk website but I can’t find it on Hill’s own site.
by Terry Gardiner
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 GTE original type exhaust
Replies: 22
Views: 5570

Re: 250 GTE original type exhaust

“ there were rolling changes from car to car” Not to mention decades of maintenance that would not always have been done by Ferrari trained or even familiar mechanics. When #4681 arrived in the garage 25 years ago it had been in Belgium, previously the USA and originally South Africa. The front twin...
by Terry Gardiner
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 GTE original type exhaust
Replies: 22
Views: 5570

Re: 250 GTE original type exhaust

I couldn't help looking a bit further into this...

How does this...
https://quicksilverexhausts.store/colle ... st-1960-63
compare to ANSA and Abarth?

Any comments?
by Terry Gardiner
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 GTE original type exhaust
Replies: 22
Views: 5570

Re: 250 GTE original type exhaust

Christopher

https://www.pdgough.com/

I imagine you've already found the above address but here it is just in case.

Good luck with making contact.

Terry
by Terry Gardiner
Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 GTE original type exhaust
Replies: 22
Views: 5570

Re: 250 GTE original type exhaust

Years ago I had 4 sections made in 304 stainless by P D Gough, Nottingham (UK). They copied the form of my previous system parts meticulously and also fitted the new sections to the car. I remember them holding a very large range of worn out systems as patterns. They still advertise in the UK FOC ma...
by Terry Gardiner
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Green Berlinetta Boxer
Replies: 7
Views: 3180

Re: Green Berlinetta Boxer

Hello Tom - a good demonstration of patience setting up the headlights! Does the front clam close without touching the lights when they are raised too? John V - I’m 6’ 1 1/2” and have no trouble / on the later (majority) 365BB with the reclining seats. And prices have come down recently. Don’t lose ...
by Terry Gardiner
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Bonnet Question
Replies: 17
Views: 10712

Re: Bonnet Question

There's no prop on #4681 - series 3, just the springs. Perhaps I should research and get a prop.
by Terry Gardiner
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: I'll have the Bora thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 2832

Re: I'll have the Bora thanks

If you can't have a 250 GTE then why not a Bora? A few years ago I met a UK owner with both. Life's good for some!
by Terry Gardiner
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Voxson radio nuts needed
Replies: 6
Views: 4069

Re: Voxson radio nuts needed

A good DIY solution. Pleased to hear you sorted it. And yes, a lathe is a 'must have' item to keep old cars and bikes going.
by Terry Gardiner
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Voxson radio nuts needed
Replies: 6
Views: 4069

Re: Voxson radio nuts needed