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Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-18-2003, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By Magoo
Thanks Andrew. Yes J.B. The timing belts will...

Thanks Andrew. Yes J.B. The timing belts will make a slapping sound when cold at times. Also a word to the wise. Check to see when the timing belts were replaced. They could be getting old and...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-17-2003, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By Magoo
I doubt if the oil was the problem. If it does...

I doubt if the oil was the problem. If it does it under cold conditions it probably is the cold stiff timing belts which will make that sound when cold. Not to worry. Just my thought on the problem.
Forum: Driver's Lounge   01-19-2003, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Magoo
Here's Magoo

Well guys I contacted Peter by email from my hospital bed one evening and now the whole world knows. Peter and I are friends and I guess I forgive him. I am out of the hospital but not out of the...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-26-2002, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,321
Posted By Magoo
Niels, I kinda agree with you. The 360 is...

Niels, I kinda agree with you. The 360 is definetly a better handling car and has a lot going :D for it. However I think the styling went toward the Japanese look with rounded fenders and sweeping...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-23-2002, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,763
Posted By Magoo
Pete, you can find the rub and buff at most...

Pete, you can find the rub and buff at most craft stores. Joannes, Micheals and art stores. Use it sparingly and clean up with W/D 40.
Forum: Driver's Lounge   12-21-2002, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By Magoo
TECH TIPS

Hey guys certainly with all this brain power here and DIYrs you can post some Tech Tips that Andrew set up here on the F.F.. I have posted and someone else. After posting leave your name under the...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-21-2002, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,763
Posted By Magoo
Last but not least Pete, I ordered a orig type...

Last but not least Pete, I ordered a orig type set of red wires that are precut with the orig wire looms and the green sheath on the coils from G.T. Car Parts 1-623-780-2200 about a year ago for...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-21-2002, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,763
Posted By Magoo
Also Pete, I am using the NGKreg. plug No. 5...

Also Pete, I am using the NGKreg. plug No. 5 that has a reg electrode. It is a hotter plug than the Platinum 6s. I set the gap at .035 using the Accell coils and good bye rich condition.
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-21-2002, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,763
Posted By Magoo
Pete, The coils Peter is talking about are the...

Pete, The coils Peter is talking about are the Accell coil no. 8140. They are rated at 52000 volts each. I used them and they really make a big difference. I am still running the orig set up. ...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   12-18-2002, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,227
Posted By Magoo
Bruno, Did you try the liquid Glass suggestion I...

Bruno, Did you try the liquid Glass suggestion I mentioned. It probably will work. There is every color you can imagine. It is made also in water based. Any art store, craft shop has it.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-09-2002, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By Magoo
Plus PA does not have a sales tax. Correct me if...

Plus PA does not have a sales tax. Correct me if I am wrong but that's what I understand.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-09-2002, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By Magoo
Bret, You are right about the anti-theft device....

Bret, You are right about the anti-theft device. However I find it unlikely that they would have installed a main cut off and then have to recode the radio unless there is a way to recode it in his...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-08-2002, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By Magoo
I think classics deserve a time period in which...

I think classics deserve a time period in which they are defined as classics. After 25 yrs and they have stood the test of time and popularity these cars should fit the classic era. Modern cars...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-08-2002, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By Magoo
Bart, I don't know that much about the 550...

Bart, I don't know that much about the 550 access to the panel but why don't you call a dealer near you or where you bought the car. There is a guy at Ferrari of Atlanta in the service dept his...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-04-2002, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Magoo
Will, I thought we had covered that in my...

Will, I thought we had covered that in my previous post to you and the personal email you sent me. Anyway the service price has to do with the hours spent on the service. The 12s require more time...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-03-2002, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Magoo
Yeah, If the seller doesn't have the service...

Yeah, If the seller doesn't have the service records at hand, Be cautious about buying it.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-02-2002, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Magoo
Will, I don't know what your finanicial...

Will, I don't know what your finanicial capabilities are but I can tell you that you will spend much more on servicing the 12 cyl models then the V/8s. First of all the engine has to come out of a...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-01-2002, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
Jag can't compare with the heritage and life...

Jag can't compare with the heritage and life story of Enzo who gave his life to racing and making the Ferrari the greatest sports car in the world. This car has the "SOUL" of a man who lived and...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-01-2002, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
I also agree with Peter in that the new buyers...

I also agree with Peter in that the new buyers have the passion that we classic owners have. Also remember that these new cars are not cars built under a G.M. logo and the car still carries its...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-01-2002, 07:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
As far as the ratio of buyers, Purists to new...

As far as the ratio of buyers, Purists to new buyers aand how many new buyers are purists,who knows? I would say the reason anyone buys a Ferrari is because of its uniqness and its heritage, not...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-30-2002, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
Personally I think Ferrari is doing ok in the...

Personally I think Ferrari is doing ok in the Tech end on their later model cars. As for the purists, they are the people who have influenced the style and passion to make the car what it is today...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-30-2002, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
I still think the purists will not be won over. ...

I still think the purists will not be won over. After all they bitched until Ferrari finally changed the GTB from fiberglass to steel. Without the purists there will have to be a new clientel born...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-29-2002, 10:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
DJ you are correct. I have been buying my wife...

DJ you are correct. I have been buying my wife new XJ series Jag sedans for sometime. The sedans have the greatest interior of any car and the bodies are great. Ford has made great improvements in...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-28-2002, 10:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,421
Posted By Magoo
If G.M. bought Ferrari?????

If G.M. bought Ferrari would you still feel the same way about the Ferrari . Would you lose interest because of a loss of image and loss of the heritage? Would it still have the excitement that it...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-28-2002, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
  Enzo
Views: 1,539
Posted By Magoo
Peter, You make a great point. The real Ferrari...

Peter, You make a great point. The real Ferrari purists do have problem with change. Can you imagine what would happen if G.M. or one of the big U.S. car companies took over Ferrari. There would...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-26-2002, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,227
Posted By Magoo
Peter, there won't be any airbrushing the liquid...

Peter, there won't be any airbrushing the liquid glass that I was talking about. That stuff is very thick and is to be put on a surface with a eye dropper. The reason for the thickness is to give...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-24-2002, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
  Tubi
Views: 1,296
Posted By Magoo
Tubi has to say the mufflers are for racing only....

Tubi has to say the mufflers are for racing only. As long as you don't remove the Cat. Convertor you should be OK. It should still pass emissions.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-24-2002, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
  Tubi
Views: 1,296
Posted By Magoo
Sorry, that should be thorough.

Sorry, that should be thorough.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-24-2002, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
  Tubi
Views: 1,296
Posted By Magoo
Bart, I think a more through explanation of the...

Bart, I think a more through explanation of the mufflers and their installation proceedures etc. might be good for you to read first. Go on internet, type in Tubi Auto Mufflers. Scroll down to...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   11-23-2002, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
  Tubi
Views: 1,296
Posted By Magoo
Bart, I would have thought you would know about...

Bart, I would have thought you would know about the Tubi muffler. It is a replacement muffler that offers better sound and supposedly better performance for your car. Having said that, I don't...
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