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by tyang
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Original carpet binding and heel toe mat for 1960-1963 Ferrari
Replies: 14
Views: 4368

Re: Original carpet binding and heel toe mat for 1960-1963 Ferrari

chris wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:29 am
Hi All, hi Tom,

what color would the binding originally be. Same color as carpet? My carpet will be red. Would red binding be right ?

Thanks
Christopher
Yes, red binding would probably be correct.

Tom
by tyang
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Finish of External water pipes on a 250 GTE?
Replies: 15
Views: 3486

Re: Finish of External water pipes on a 250 GTE?

Hi Christopher,

I believe several suppliers have these, some of them made in original steel, while others have made them in stainless steel. The biggest thing to check it the heater hose orientation. I think GTO has them.

Tom
by tyang
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration
Replies: 463
Views: 201779

Re: 365 GT 2 + 2 restoration

Have started on the suspension rebuild. A couple of questions Are bolt in replacements available for the shocks or do we Have to get them rebuilt? Also the self levelling unit - who specialities in reliably Rebuilding them? Thanks Hi AD, They make a coil over replacement kit for the load levelling ...
by tyang
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Hood release handle mechanism
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: Hood release handle mechanism

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a shot from underneath.

Tom
by tyang
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Hood release handle mechanism
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: Hood release handle mechanism

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Here you go.

This picture has to be rotated 90 degrees clockwise. sorry!

Tom
by tyang
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Hood release handle mechanism
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: Hood release handle mechanism

The original bracket was pretty crude, but it looks like the part of the bracket that held the pivot broke off. I can try to take more detailed pictures if you need it.

Tom
by tyang
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Re-Engraving logo on Borrani spinners
Replies: 5
Views: 1847

Re: Re-Engraving logo on Borrani spinners

Hi Christopher, I feel new Borranis are stronger than the original ones because the rims are supposedly drawn from a single piece of aluminum, while the originals were welded hoops, but I've never seen a failure of an old wheel. Unless one of my customers was racing the car, or the original one was ...
by tyang
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Hood release handle mechanism
Replies: 10
Views: 2196

Re: Hood release handle mechanism

Hi Jumprun, You're in luck! I just photographed this handle for another GTC owner this week. IMG_0526.jpg I was more focused on how the cable is attached to the handle in this picture so I cropped off the whole knob in this picture, but I think you get the idea. How the cable connects to the rod is ...
by tyang
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Re-Engraving logo on Borrani spinners
Replies: 5
Views: 1847

Re: Re-Engraving logo on Borrani spinners

Hi Chris, Contact Ryan at http://brightworkrestoration.com/ He took over the restoration of Borrani wheels from Cork Adams who used to own Precision Wire Wheel Service. He should have patterns to re-engrave the spinners. I tend to believe Borrani would rather sell you new wheels and knock offs than ...
by tyang
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Steering wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 1410

Re: Steering wheel

Hi Clint,

Good job!

Wait until you put your son to work polishing those wire wheels. Those little fingers come in handy!

Tom
by tyang
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Things to consider when mounting a 250 E engine
Replies: 2
Views: 829

Re: Things to consider when mounting a 250 E engine

Hi Chris, The timing marks at PM 1/6 that line up the cams to marks on the front of the bearing stands were made when the engine was first timed in. You are correct, they're good reference points for assembling an engine, but immediately change when the timing chain stretches, or any surface is mach...
by tyang
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC
Replies: 20
Views: 3333

Re: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC

Greetings... Jimmy, if only that were true. A friend had a very nice 275GTB. All work done by very knowledgeable and respected shops. His goal was to get the car to platinum (and then drive it till it was tin). He has done just what you suggest, take the scoring sheet and had the "offenses" correct...
by tyang
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Thank you.
Replies: 3
Views: 1162

Re: Thank you.

I am proud to have collected such a great bunch of friends and contributors in this little corner of the internet, and it is made better when it's appreciated. It doesn't happen without everyone else, so thanks for participating!

Man, GTCs are smart looking cars! Enjoy!

Tom
by tyang
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC
Replies: 20
Views: 3333

Re: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC

Hi Dyke, I often make the analogy that a judge is much like an umpire in a baseball game. If he makes a bad call, he cannot reverse it during a game because his judgement from then on will always be brought into question. That does not stop the manager of the offended team, however, from going out t...
by tyang
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC
Replies: 20
Views: 3333

Re: Campy wheels - GT 2+2 and GTC

Ed: Please don't take this post as a condemnation of what you are doing. I believe your approach for your client, who wants to show the car, is normal for today's Ferrari World. However, 330 wheels were never clear coated when new. Making a color and finish to be "what the judges like" is just so w...