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Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   04-10-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By apexdc
Cyanoacrylic "Crazy" glues work incredibly well...

Cyanoacrylic "Crazy" glues work incredibly well on rubber like materials. We used to use it to repair rubber drive belts in cassette players. You can hold it in place long enough for it to bond. It's...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-26-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
I remember a run up to Monterey in the early...

I remember a run up to Monterey in the early eighties. There were probably a dozen Ferraris running up PCH just north of Malibu. Back then, of course, it was a string of Daytonas, Dinos, 330 GTC's,...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   01-04-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,164
Posted By apexdc
15965 was owned by Dan Ward in the Seventies. He...

15965 was owned by Dan Ward in the Seventies. He used to drive it on the street. I think Dan might still live in the Palm Springs/Palm Desert area. I saw him out here a few years ago.

The 308 was...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   12-16-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,101
Posted By apexdc
Didn't Mark have a 250 LM over there, at one time?

Didn't Mark have a 250 LM over there, at one time?
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   09-04-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,101
Posted By apexdc
Welcome, Ramy! I had not been on the thread...

Welcome, Ramy!

I had not been on the thread in awhile and was just catching up. Oddly, as an architect, I was doing work in Kingdom in the early eighties. Did design and interiors on a palace not...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   03-26-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Ciao, Alessandro!!! Wonderful to see you on...

Ciao, Alessandro!!!

Wonderful to see you on here. I remember you going all over the Long Beach Grand Prix when it was Formula One, wearing your driving suit and demanding access to all the...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   03-01-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
I got the Tijuana Taxi shots from Larry and...

I got the Tijuana Taxi shots from Larry and encouraged him to participate. He is buried in work right now, but will join in later.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-29-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Gary, great to see you on here. I don't have...

Gary, great to see you on here. I don't have contact info for Chuck, but somebody should. Pretty sure he is back east.

We need to get Bloomer in this mix! I'll email him.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-29-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
We did the hobo event at a different time. We...

We did the hobo event at a different time. We bought old clothes and about a half dozen of us came as bums. The kicker is that we didn't bring any food. It was supposed to be a picnic, but we just...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-28-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Tijuana Taxi at Mark Dees' Ranch

Mark Dees' used to host a beautiful picnic on the grounds of his ranch, which I think was sort of Santa Barbara'ish in location, actually a bit south of there.

It was an elegant setting, a huge...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-14-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
+1 Back then, the ONLY requirement to join...

+1

Back then, the ONLY requirement to join the Ferrari Owners Club was you had to love the brand! Not everyone, including me at first, had a Ferrari.
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
If that was the restaurant on University that we...

If that was the restaurant on University that we used to end up at, Bloomer, in his Daytona, and I, in my Four Cam, had a funny thing happen after one of those events. There was a HUGE parking lot....
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-12-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Hah! I had a laugh on that one, as there were...

Hah! I had a laugh on that one, as there were several of us that started taking that path when we feared buying Ferrari parts. Erich Laetch bought a 289 Cobra about the time I got my Mini. The only...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-12-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Breathtaking! I knew the car, but not who owned...

Breathtaking! I knew the car, but not who owned it.

Congratulations!

:thumbsup:
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-12-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Let the games begin!

Jeff,

I think this thread is going to turn into a monster, but a great one.

I'll start getting this to some of the old crowd. I have emails for many and they can send to more.

Of all of...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-11-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Thanks a bunch! I just couldn't sort it out. ...

Thanks a bunch! I just couldn't sort it out.

Here is the new thread:

http://www.ferrarilife.com/forums/ferrari-discussion/16496-back-when-they-were.html#post177361

See you all there.
...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   02-11-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,354
Posted By apexdc
Back when they were just cool cars and not commodities!

Hi there!

This thread is being started as we were having waaaay too much fun and were waaaay to far off topic in a thread that started about 512BB racecar.

We started rambling on about the...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-11-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
New thread help!

Hey guys!

I guess I'm such a newbie that I can't start a new thread yet. Contacted the moderator to give me a hand, but no response.

As we discussed, could one of you start up a new thread...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-10-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Hey Jimmy! Wow! Love those photos and I agree...

Hey Jimmy! Wow! Love those photos and I agree this is lots of fun for all.

I'm going to set up another thread, and will then set up a link on this one.

Back soon! David
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-09-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
I must apologize for this going so far off...

I must apologize for this going so far off thread, but it is fun to recall those days. Bloomer was just retelling his story of loaning a friend money using his friend's GTO as security. When the...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-09-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
I was soooooo lucky to have that car when, and...

I was soooooo lucky to have that car when, and for as long as I did. It was a BIG financial stretch for me to get it in the first place, even though the prices seem super cheap now. I was making $16k...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Hey Jimmy! Thanks a lot! Love your yellow...

Hey Jimmy!

Thanks a lot! Love your yellow GTB, too! For me, FLY is the very best Ferrari color.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-08-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Hey Jeff! That was me. Here are a couple...

Hey Jeff!

That was me. Here are a couple shots of the GTB/4. Had that sucker for 13 years and drove the crap out of it. Just spent yesterday with Larry Bloomer and Steve Earle. Those were really...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-02-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
I'm very happy to be able to share this with you...

I'm very happy to be able to share this with you all. I loved being able to have the chance to race the car. It might not have been a perfect configuration and certainly could have used a bit more...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-02-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
I'm guessing that was about half way around Turn...

I'm guessing that was about half way around Turn Six, a relatively slow corner with pretty heavy acceleration at exit. The car didn't sit that high normally. Look how much room there is above the...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-01-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Ooops! David Christian's cars - Photo...

Ooops!

David Christian's cars - Photo Gallery - Racing Sports Cars (http://www.racingsportscars.com/driver/photo/David-Christian-USA.html)

Thanks for the welcome. I was lucky enough to get into...
Forum: Ferrari Registry   02-01-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,649
Posted By apexdc
Hi, I'm David Christian, one of Sheehan's...

Hi,

I'm David Christian, one of Sheehan's drivers when he ran the car at Riverside. Here is a link to some photos, as well as a link to a photographer, Brent Martin, who got some shots at the...
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