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by kare
Sat Oct 18, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Daytona Driveability Problem
Replies: 52
Views: 8393

Re: Daytona Driveability Problem

Long shot: could something be loose/collapsed in the engine/clutch housing/drivetrain/engine trans-axle set-up/mounts so that the drive train binds up when the enormous torque is used at low revs killing the engine as a result?
by kare
Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:40 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Clips for carburator linkage
Replies: 10
Views: 2329

Re: Clips for carburator linkage

Fiat/Lancia part number 10124776. Google it and you'll find several vendors.
by kare
Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Clips for carburator linkage
Replies: 10
Views: 2329

Re: Clips for carburator linkage

I think Fiats and Lancias with Weber carbs used the same clips until mid 70s or so...
by kare
Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Listing
Replies: 10
Views: 2567

Re: Listing

Is the car parked on an absolutely even surface? I once parked one of my front wheels in a small hole and almost freaked out when I saw how the rear of the car tilted!
by kare
Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Update: fuel delivery problem, 250 GTE
Replies: 18
Views: 3817

Re: Update: fuel delivery problem, 250 GTE

Adjustment is on top of the regulator. It controls the spring inside that cuts of pressure.
by kare
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 330 America 5109
Replies: 2
Views: 974

Re: 330 America 5109

Would be interesting to know the engine number as stamped on the bell housing (top left side). This is one of the few that is still missing in my data, should be a 17xx..18xx-number with suffix /62E.
by kare
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250GTE Rear Springs and Shocks
Replies: 48
Views: 9374

Re: 250GTE Rear Springs and Shocks

I am pretty confident that once you've had the springs removed, you will see what is wrong with them.
by kare
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Rusty GTE
Replies: 16
Views: 3811

Re: Rusty GTE

My restorer has put up a few photos:

http://www.trianglemotor.com/fi/ferrariref.htm
by kare
Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 1960's Ferrari Keys
Replies: 12
Views: 3347

Re: 1960's Ferrari Keys

Be very careful when buying blanks. All sorts of modern profiles are frequently described on Ebay as genuine 250GT ignition keys. Have never seen a correct CEAM blank being offered. Giobert is correct, but I forget where it fits: trunk and glove box maybe? These were separated so you can leave your ...
by kare
Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Rusty GTE
Replies: 16
Views: 3811

Re: Rusty GTE

Soda forms acidic compounds so if it gets trapped, it will eat its way out over time. Paint may flake of. Sand is heavy and will heat up the metal if the pressure is too high and the blasting angle too big. As a result metal deforms easily. Small amounts are ok where needed, complete paint removal w...
by kare
Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Stamping a Label
Replies: 22
Views: 4222

Re: Stamping a Label

For example, how can one be sure if one is attempting to buy a car with reproduction tag that was replaced due to original actually being missing or for perhaps more sinister, undisclosed reasons ? My point exactly. I have done a lot of research on individual cars and everytime I find something tha...
by kare
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Warped carb base
Replies: 24
Views: 4653

Re: Warped carb base

Zinc alloy items (both DCZ and DCS were made of Zamac) snap right of if you try to bend them. The only way to cold work the material is sharp blows with a hammer as they send dislocation waves through the crystal boundaries and the geometry changes by each blow (I am a M. Sc. with training in metall...
by kare
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:39 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Stamping a Label
Replies: 22
Views: 4222

Re: Stamping a Label

My opinion is that serial number stampings should not and cannot be replaced. It is like replacing an old coin in your collection with something that you made up. When faking a serial number stamping (which is completely missing), it should be clearly documented that it is a reproduction. This is wh...
by kare
Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: oil filter
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Re: oil filter

Several blogs have reported pretty questionable findings over the years after cutting up Fram filters for inspection. Baldwins are great. I also enjoy the local distributor who cares to answer my eventual questions about their products. It is particularly important to use a high quality by-pass filt...
by kare
Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: [SEARCH] Parts needed
Replies: 34
Views: 7009

Re: [SEARCH] Parts needed

Markus, such an early car was delivered without a back-up light. A provision to fit a Marchal 530 was added late in 1961 and many owners have tried to mimic that installation without really knowing what they are doing often installing the light to hang from the bumper. I would actually try to find a...