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post #1 of 8 Old 02-06-2014, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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I've bought items from Rob O'Rourke Scott and have seen some of his work at the Ferrari Owners Club National Concours here and can vouch that it is extremely high quality.

Current: F50, 246 GT (x 2), 246 GTS
Past: 360M, F430 spider, 430 Scuderia,
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Some of the cars he has worked on are simply spectacular!

What Dino items have you had done and did you do the install?

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Rob has helped me out with some Dino vinyl and also the carpet for the trunk Scott. As far as trim work goes I've replaced pretty much all of the trim in my Bianco Polo and Verde Germoglio cars and had the dash, seats, door cards and door tops re-trimmed in my Rosso Dino car. My GTS also requires a full interior re-trim as a previous owner changed everything in the car and the quality of materials was not great. I've had some of the work done by Luppi in Italy (recover seats, make door cards covers, carpet sets, various heat stitched panels etc) then had the items fitted here. I fitted the new interior carpet set to the Bianco Polo car myself and it wasn't a particularly difficult job. You just have to get the fitting sequence figured out so that the correct binding edges on each section around the front bulkhead wall are visible. I was able to copy my Rosso Dino car which has it's original factory installed set in place.

I now use a small trim shop near to my bodyshop who do beautiful work. The trimmer there has worked on Dinos for nearly 30 years and kept patterns for every part of the car from the very first examples he worked on. He has also kept many items of original interior trim that he removed when owners wanted new leather etc fitted. I was able to borrow original factory seat centres for both the standard design vinyl seat and the Daytona design vinyl seat and those are being sent out to Luppi to be used to revise their templates.

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Thank you, sounds wonderful.
Could you please post some photos of the original interior? I'll need to figure out that critical fitting sequence and would really appreciate any help.
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My cars are all RHD Scott so the sequence will be different for LHD. This is the order the carpets fit in a RHD car.
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Rob O'Rourke is the best in the business (but not the cheapest). Luppi, when it was Romano (the father) were the best but now with Fabio (the son) are not at the same level any more. That said, I was shown a car the other week where apparently they had gone to Luppi and said they would pay whatever was needed to get Romano out of retirement to do the work and he did.

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My cars are all RHD Scott so the sequence will be different for LHD. This is the order the carpets fit in a RHD car. The only piece missing in this Tavola diagram I modified is the section that runs on the underside of the dash.
Thank you this is incredibly helpful
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