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Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   01-23-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
  F355 Wrinkle Paint?
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Posted By Arvid
The Riloplast looks like a good match. I for one...

The Riloplast looks like a good match. I for one used Harley Davidson Texture Black. It looks good and easy to use.
Forum: Ferrari Registry   01-09-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 73,314
Posted By Arvid
The Agnelli version is beautiful and extremely...

The Agnelli version is beautiful and extremely elegant in silver and blue. I personally love it. Signore Agnelli must have had a soft spot for silver/blue since this is not the only car given to him...
Forum: Dino Era: 206, 246   07-19-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,681
Posted By Arvid
Andrew, The GTS looks fantastic in Verde....

Andrew,

The GTS looks fantastic in Verde. Either the Medio or the Nijinsky although my personal favourite is the latter.

I think it's great that owners are starting to restore their cars back...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   05-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
It's a while since I planned the work but finally...

It's a while since I planned the work but finally we're almost done. Valve clearance is set as accurate as possible. Almost all where out of spec,some close but mostly to wide.

Timing was also...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   03-06-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,429
Posted By Arvid
Very nice. Always glad to see new pictures of...

Very nice. Always glad to see new pictures of these lovely cars.

Welcome to FL

Arvid
Forum: Driver's Lounge   09-20-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Arvid
Maserati have even tuned the intakes on the...

Maserati have even tuned the intakes on the diesel so it sounds good inside when flooring it... To keep some thrill in owning an oilburner maybe. I just hope it is authentic noise and not through the...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   09-15-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
Stebro finally complete and fitted. Sounds...

Stebro finally complete and fitted. Sounds good,loud but not too loud. BUT,all that's stainless is not gold...

First I drove with only the Stebro mid-section and original rear mufflers. That was a...
Forum: Current V8s: 458, 488, California, Portofino, LaFerrari   09-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,687
Posted By Arvid
OMG !! So that is how you ruin a Gallardo... Put...

OMG !! So that is how you ruin a Gallardo... Put a Countach Anniversary lookish kit on it.... I'm honestly surprised it's a german kit ?
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   08-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
Terry,unfortunately you are right. It will be...

Terry,unfortunately you are right. It will be fixed later this month so hopefully I can experience what I've bought and paid for. To bad I have to put money in it twice...


Wonder what happened...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   08-12-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
It's been a while since purchase and the Stebro...

It's been a while since purchase and the Stebro has been sitting patiently in a corner of the garage since. Finally last week I got around to install it.

Did it fit ? Nope....
But all is not...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   05-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,552
Posted By Arvid
Looks like I've found the answer......

Looks like I've found the answer... Ferraripartsexchange is selling booster+master as overhauled units and will fit 308/328/400/512.

That makes it all so much easier :-)
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   05-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,552
Posted By Arvid
Looks like I need a new brake master cylinder as...

Looks like I need a new brake master cylinder as well but this part is not easy to find online. Does any other Ferrari use the same master ? The 308/328 looks very similar... Maybe the 365...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   12-09-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
Thanks, I have recieved a WS manual and I'm...

Thanks,

I have recieved a WS manual and I'm looking forward reading it :-)
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   12-06-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
Thanks Terry, Hopefully I can use the 400i...

Thanks Terry,

Hopefully I can use the 400i manual. I think the ingition is different on 400i vs 400GT (9 vs 11 dgr.) So not everything's the same...

If someone knows for certain let me know.
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   12-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
I have to check the cam timing to rule out this...

I have to check the cam timing to rule out this issue. I would then need a workshop manual with the correct spec and pictures.... And this is nowhere to be found at the moment.....

Does any of...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-27-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
Something has been going on here since last...

Something has been going on here since last post....

Custom made SS exhaust has been ordered and delivered from Stebro. Fewer and smaller mufflers with less padding inside. The four tips has...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-25-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
Thanks, Will do :-) It probably would be...

Thanks,

Will do :-) It probably would be wise to do the easy stuff first although I fear the problem could be further down in the shadows. Nothing is better than an easy fix though.

The...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-24-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
Thanks Terry and Ferrari400 :-) As long as...

Thanks Terry and Ferrari400 :-)

As long as the idle advance is correct,the 30 degree advance is automatically correct with this electronic set-up. That was my understanding when reading about the...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-02-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,552
Posted By Arvid
1/8 sweede to be exact :thumbsup: These...

1/8 sweede to be exact :thumbsup:

These guys could do the job and have done many of these brake servos earlier : J and L Spares Ltd (http://www.jlspares.com/)
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   11-01-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,552
Posted By Arvid
Thanks Brian, Point taken. I believe you...

Thanks Brian,

Point taken. I believe you are right. Not many do recondition these in my area but overseas maybe ?

Have any of you done this job ?
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   10-31-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,552
Posted By Arvid
Brake booster Ferrari 400GT

I suspect my brake booster has a vacuumleak or the membran is old and stiff. The pedal feels hard and unresponsive. Vacuumpump is ok,so are the hoses.

I have sourced out some RHD cars for...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   05-06-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By Arvid
Thanks Brian, I assumed that this part was...

Thanks Brian,

I assumed that this part was used in the 308 QV since the Lancia-version is almost equal. The only major differences I know of is the 90 deg. crankshaft,smaller valves and different...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   05-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By Arvid
Fuel pressure regulator 308QV

Hi,

Can anyone tell me if the fuel pressure regulator should regulate against atmospheric pressure or not ? I am thinking of the little rubber hose at the end of the regulator. Should this be...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   04-28-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
It's possible that the valves need adjusting. I...

It's possible that the valves need adjusting. I have no sertain documentation on when this was done last. I don't like to think of the worst-case-scenarios as a solution but I will have it in mind...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   04-28-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
It took a while but the Pertronix is finally in...

It took a while but the Pertronix is finally in place and timed to 11 dgr static advance. Fairly straight forward job all in all.
Prior to the job I had a problem that I thought would be solved by...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   08-07-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
Thanks Terry. Your advice is always appreciated...

Thanks Terry. Your advice is always appreciated :-)

I will consider this option next season. Currently new brakes,suspension rubber and engine tune-up is taking up all this seasons time
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   08-07-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,924
Posted By Arvid
Removing points,going for Pertronix - Ignition timing

I have bought a set of two Pertronix Ignitor 1 for my 400 GT and was planning to remove the original points. Several benefits in this change I hope.

The ignition timing have to be adjusted after...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   08-07-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
I have thought about it Terry,but the budget will...

I have thought about it Terry,but the budget will not allow that this year.... I've desided to use the original parts for now and enjoy the nice but rather suttle sound :-)
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   07-15-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,087
Posted By Arvid
The Ferrari sound

What can be done to make the 400 exhaust sound more like it's predecessors ? The engine is the same as the glorious sounding 365 GTC/4 and GTB/4 so I assume the 365 GT4 2+2,400 and 412 can sound...
Forum: 2+2: 365, 400, 412, Mondial   07-08-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,429
Posted By Arvid
Hi, Just bought this in Cologne. Two owners...

Hi,

Just bought this in Cologne. Two owners car,108000 km with great service history and all original car. Work is in progress to refine this car back to a very nice classic.

Model: 400GT...
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