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by John Vardanian
Tue Mar 25, 2003 1:22 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Problems 250GT
Replies: 9
Views: 4265

Thanks Fest. I believe your diagnosis might be correct.

Tom, what kind of oil should we use? Sounds like a question for monsieur Sicard.

john
by John Vardanian
Mon Mar 24, 2003 1:42 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Problems 250GT
Replies: 9
Views: 4265

Horn Problems 250GT

There is about a second delay from when the horn button is pushed to the time the horn actually sounds. Then it takes another second from the time the horn begins to sound to the time it barks at its fullest. In other words, the horn does not bark loud and instanteneously when the button is pushed. ...
by John Vardanian
Mon Feb 10, 2003 12:30 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 Engine Intake Manifolds
Replies: 2
Views: 2278

250 Engine Intake Manifolds

O rings get sandwitched between the intake mainfold and the cylinder head to brovide sealing.

Question: How tight are the hold-down nuts supposed to be? Do you sinch them down all the way till you can't turn the nuts anymore, or do you tighten them to a certain point?

Thanks,

john
by John Vardanian
Tue Feb 04, 2003 12:30 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: John Vardanian's 250GT
Replies: 3
Views: 2793

Deane, thanks for the compliment. It is a real sweet car.

Simon, I do occasionally talk with Nigel on email. Thanks for your offer.

john
by John Vardanian
Sat Jan 18, 2003 1:58 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250 PF Coupe goldmine in FML
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

Bryan,

Kurt's email address is INDTEST@aol.com.

john
by John Vardanian
Thu Dec 19, 2002 1:25 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: I AM BACK
Replies: 13
Views: 7468

Hello Tom

I just found you, almost coincidentally, and I am glad. Geed luck with your fight with the registrar.

john :D
by John Vardanian
Tue Dec 10, 2002 1:08 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 250GT Chain Tensioning
Replies: 1
Views: 1865

250GT Chain Tensioning

My engine runs okay without any unusual noises but I would like to make sure that the chain tension is correct. How do you know if the chain tension is correct? Thanks.

john
by John Vardanian
Fri Dec 06, 2002 11:26 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 275 GTB Dash Wood: What kind is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 7017

275 GTB dash panel

Massimo, I am pretty sure that the panel is covered with a teak wood vaneer. Keith Blumel's book discusses it in detail. If you cannot get your hands on a copy of this book let me know as I have a copy. Also, if you do not mind, could I talk to you on the phone a little about a particular 275 GTB sh...
by John Vardanian
Thu Nov 21, 2002 10:19 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Concorso Italiano 2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1955

Concorso Italiano 2002

Those of you who did not make it to Concorso Italiano this year will enjoy this site. I don't think a single car was left out this photo gallery.

john

http://www.pelicanparts.com/swapmeet_pi ... /Page1.htm
by John Vardanian
Wed Nov 13, 2002 1:03 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: 330GT 2+2 on Ebay -- no reserve
Replies: 12
Views: 8168

330GT 2+2 on Ebay -- no reserve

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... 1872283288

I thought I post this just in case everyone is asleep at the wheel.
by John Vardanian
Wed Nov 06, 2002 1:27 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Fuel Filter Fix
Replies: 5
Views: 3414

Copper Washer

If your copper washer is used, thus compressed and leaky you may anneal it, which will make it like new again. Just hang the washer on the tip of a coat hanger and put the torch to it till it turns glowing red hot, then dip it in water. :)
by John Vardanian
Mon Sep 30, 2002 12:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Italian Car and Motorcyle Gathering in Alameda
Replies: 1
Views: 2094

Italian Car and Motorcyle Gathering in Alameda

The event is on Sunday, October 13th, at Lincoln Middle School, 1250 Fernside Blvd., Alameda, California. From 8:30AM to 2:00PM. An Italian meal will be seved at $5.00 per person. No entrance fee for exhibitors. You can register ahead of time and receive a pre-printed plaque for your windshield (ver...
by John Vardanian
Thu Sep 19, 2002 12:13 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Auto transport
Replies: 6
Views: 4761

Transport

I plan to use Cosdale in San Francisco. The number is 415-973-0815. They were recommended by Fantasy Junction.