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by carello
Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Detailing
Replies: 255
Views: 121207

Re: Horn Detailing

Hello,My horn came apart today for rebuilding. I have a couple of questions.The rivets that hold the plaques at the bottom of the trumpets, how do I replace these rivets? These are blind rivets; they do not go through the base. I managed to shave the heads of the rivets today and released the plaqu...
by carello
Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Detailing
Replies: 255
Views: 121207

Re: Horn Detailing

Hi Craig,There were a couple clues to thinking the horn compressor was painted the wrong color by a previous restorer. First, I believe the FIAMM bracket is usually cad plated, but the one on 3553, it was painted Hammertone. EVERYTHING was painted Hammertone. screws, brackets, everything. Second, N...
by carello
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Detailing
Replies: 255
Views: 121207

Re: Horn Detailing

Hi Everyone,I'm in the process of detailing the horns in 3553 and I've got some questions. The horn compressor on the left is what I feel is correct for FIAMM horn. Its body is black wrinkle, and the bracket is a nickel or white cad plate. The bottom of the compressor is painted semigloss black.The...
by carello
Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:21 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Horn Detailing
Replies: 255
Views: 121207

Re: Horn Detailing

Trying to add something useful on Fiamm horn details, here is an ad from mid 1967 announcing Fiamm's 25th anniversary and their association with noteable marques. I have enlarged the horn area of the ad and put a smaller copy of the whole ad in the corner. Items I noticed- 1) screws holding trumpet ...
by carello
Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Assembling distributors...
Replies: 13
Views: 4078

Re: Assembling distributors...

Page 15 of this 66 page manual shows a S85A advance curve http://www.ferrari250gte.com/i/Manuals_ ... nzione.pdf. Is there a better advance curve posted? or can someone post a nice S85A advance curve?
thank you
Craig
by carello
Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Assembling distributors...
Replies: 13
Views: 4078

Re: Assembling distributors...

kare wrote:Craig, I am working on a pair of S85A, which are original equipment on a Ferrari 250 GT 2+2. Best wishes, Kare
Hi Kare, Can you post a picture of the Marelli S85A tags?Image
Best regards
Craig
by carello
Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Assembling distributors...
Replies: 13
Views: 4078

Re: Assembling distributors...

Does anyone know the correct procedure for assembling the distributors? The timing can be changed/adjusted by 4 different set-ups. Best wishes, Kare Hi Kare, What exact model Marelli distributors are you working with? I am trying to find more specific data for my Marelli listings- http://www.miuraw...
by carello
Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:33 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: PPG color sheet 1979 - Ferrari
Replies: 2
Views: 1502

PPG color sheet 1979 - Ferrari

Hi all, newbie here. I just found a PPG color sheet for Ferrari color 1963 thru 1976. No color chips, but it might be a good reference. If there are other color links about Ferrari colors besides - http://www.autocolorlibrary.com/ it would be good to know thanks hope this might help carello whoops -...