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post #1 of 15 Old 10-07-2012, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
 
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Must be crazy

Hello all . Just found my first ferrari in a barn locally in england, dino gt4, no idea of year just a shell, no numbers 4 koni shocks 4 wheels and tyres, no engine or running gear car bought by local farmer for the front wings and then sat in barn for several years, so not stolen just bought for the wings, i will rebuild it with the help of the farmer i bought it from. Must Be Crazy kind regards to all, feel free to give me as much advice as you want neg or pos viscount gt4

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post #2 of 15 Old 10-07-2012, 01:36 PM
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Let me be the first to welcome you to Ferrari Life. Yes, you are crazy, but I like that type of crazy.

Please be so kind as to put some pictures up of your new project.

Look forward to hearing about what sounds like a pretty big restoration project.

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I agree! you are crazy!. Have fun anyway and welcome to the forum.



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post #4 of 15 Old 10-07-2012, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thank you Barry / Wetpet

Thanks for your welcome, i have lots to do, so let the fun begin, thanks again for your poss coments, will post pictures some time this week , be prepared this is not for the faint hearted, but every thing is repairable
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post #5 of 15 Old 10-07-2012, 03:43 PM
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My hat's off to anyone who brings a car back to life. Good luck, post pics!

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post #6 of 15 Old 10-08-2012, 02:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hello all , just a little update on gt4 dino barn find, talking to a local petrol head this morning who had a gt4 steering wheel with horn push hanging on his workshop wall ( free to a good home) many thanks what will i find next pics hopfully this weekend .regards viscount gt4.
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post #7 of 15 Old 10-08-2012, 02:57 PM
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OK, a place where they have Ferrari's sitting in barns and free parts hanging on walls?!
Honey, pack up the house and sell the kids, we're moving!!

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post #8 of 15 Old 10-08-2012, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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More gifts for gt4

I know your ferrari came with seats but mind didnt, it wasnt an optional extra they were missing but not anymore just had call from local hotrod builder YES THATS RIGHT GT4 DINO SEATS, no longer needed for his project, thanks pal regards viscount gt4.
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welcome . any thoughts on how you going to source an engine .

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if i was him i would be careful. with his luck, one will drop out of the air!



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post #11 of 15 Old 10-14-2012, 05:12 AM Thread Starter
 
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Grettings all from across the pond, no more finds to date but have been introduced to Q V London fantastic bunch of very knowledgable guys who seem to know all there is to know about 308s, plus have lots of spares for the gt4, Ref :- the engine they can source a good v8 for around 3000 didnt think this was to bad, unless one falls out of the air, I dont think. kind regards viscount gt4
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post #12 of 15 Old 10-14-2012, 07:55 AM
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welcome, sounds like an awesome project, i cannot wait to read about it and see the pictures when they come

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You are a brave man taking a project like this on. Can't wait to see some pics.
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Did you get lost in another barn....? Any pics to share yet?

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post #15 of 15 Old 11-11-2012, 03:09 PM
 
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Greetings and welcome! This does sound like a pretty crazy but ambitious project! Along with everyone else, I'd love to see some pictures of how the restoration is going.
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