Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:47 am

Here a link to a org. catalog Valentini Gomma 1962.
I dont have it ,was available every year .
http://cgi.ebay.it/Pubblicita-Tappeti-a ... _500wt_922
They still excist and makes shoes.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby zac » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:36 am

C.

You are correct I believe those floor mats came in a lot of the early cars especially the convertibles. As a matter of fact the convertibles typically used a lot of vinyl and rubber on the interiors because they were intended to get wet so wool carpet and leather were not the best materials for that. I did see one of the series I cabs at Cavallino this year with the ribbed rubbed floor mats so I guess some people are paying attention. We did find a few remnants of the mats in the series II cab I am doing so we will try and recreate them but as you say the embossed label will be complicated to replicate.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:58 am

thank you very much Zac,
First time I see this level of detailing.
Not alone by rain they are great.
I used to smoke sigars................
Was a subject actually never take attention too
Those great restauration Shop loved to look away- I think- about this problem.
I use them in all my classic cars.
to prevent burning holes...........

C.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:16 am

Here are some excamples of lancia and alfa rubbermats.
Made by the PF providor Gilardini Valentini Location near Turino like PF -work at that time.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:33 am

Pic 8
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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:41 am

Not so much to see on this one.
Except the very short leather cover over the driveshaft tunnel.
funcion?
production car cover this tunnel compleet.
The S1 gearbox cover have an little "door"
to reach the pedal clearance adjustment idler this is not possible on S2.
S2 cover has an opening to reach the overdrive selenoid of the overdrive.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:32 am

Last Pic 9


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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:39 am

Even when it seams this is not a REAL cracker picture,
I am pretty sure this car can be found in the yearbook 1958.
the Tudor mirror is placed stangly high to the roof.
the same can be found in the pics below
AND this is one of the rear one single distributor PF-coupe cars.
The historians may correct.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby carello » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:02 am

This thread is just wonderful! Thank you for taking the time to post.
What are Tribeti lights? I would like to learn more about this.
I really like the period photos.
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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:06 am

Still the question about 7 inchs Marchals is open.
Are the 7 inch lightunits standard on all other other US-cars in those days?
I owned an export car with all red tail lights and those extrachrome rings.
the picture says on the rally plaques 1984 startnr 50.
but I doubt this is correct it must be around 1990- 93
take in Paris before the - La Grande Arche- the new Arc de Triumphe- .
Any idea about the SWB?
licence nr AC- l- 250 AC stands fore Aachen .

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Drove that car on belgium registration due to licence problems in Germany.
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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:15 am

Here a better overview of La Grande Arche .
before the questions are coming :
those long leg sunglasses was my co- pilot(in).

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:39 am

carello wrote:This thread is just wonderful! Thank you for taking the time to post.
What are Tribeti lights? I would like to learn more about this.
I really like the period photos.
Craig



Craig I do actual know very less about this old lampproducer
You can find them from 1950 till 1956 on all Italien cars .
Fron Osca till MaseratI on Ferrari TR ,TDF Europa Vignale etc
as always some pics,

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:44 am

Here on a Ferrari see also TR next to it.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby 250GT » Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:43 am

those typos are terrible.
licenceplate on SWB says AC L- 250 NOT an I.
Lamps are written as Triberti with an r.
I should better contol before press the butten on TY.
red PF # 1913GT
Sorry.

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Re: Preproduction 0891GT versus S1 PF coupe

Postby kare » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:15 pm

SWB is a fake by Hugenholtz using Lusso chassis 5057 restamped into 2687. Owner at that time might have been Theo Melcher.


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