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Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   09-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ferraridriver
Wow, you sound like Alan Shore in Boston Legal

Wow, you sound like Alan Shore in Boston Legal
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   10-08-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By Ferraridriver
Nick, the way you describe the problem suggests...

Nick, the way you describe the problem suggests the float valve gaskets are leaking. They have been superseded to a new part number, 195049

It is not necessary to completely remove the tank but...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-05-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,327
Posted By Ferraridriver
Great work Fabio, Looks much nicer than the...

Great work Fabio, Looks much nicer than the Bradan Center resonator delete I have now. When will you have prices set?
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   04-27-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,853
Posted By Ferraridriver
Point of Initial Slippage

Point of Initial Slippage
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   04-27-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
I also look forward to Fabio's posts. As a DIY'er...

I also look forward to Fabio's posts. As a DIY'er myself I find his work ethic excellent and the quality outstanding. I only wish California wasn't so restrictive on exhaust modifications, they allow...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   02-29-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Hi Fabio, Yes, I thought of that method as...

Hi Fabio,

Yes, I thought of that method as well. I also thought of a fixture holding the fins in position and furnace brazing the complete assembly.

Every thing I could think of involves a...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   02-26-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Fabio, I really like what I see. How did you go...

Fabio, I really like what I see. How did you go about the fins in the tail pipes? I've given it a lot of thought and can't come up with a good solution for production. I'll be interested in your...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   08-26-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ferraridriver
Now that's funny :thumbsup:

Now that's funny :thumbsup:
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   06-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ferraridriver
You have to run a cable from an always "Hot"...

You have to run a cable from an always "Hot" location on the fuse panel to power everything in the third brake light housing and then run a cable from the relay to the connection for the trunk...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   06-17-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ferraridriver
Picture of everything in third brake light...

Picture of everything in third brake light housing

The circuit board on the left is the garrage door opener, the chip is a voltage reducer for the garrage door opener. The Ferrari remote's battery...
Forum: Current V12s: FF, F12   05-20-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By Ferraridriver
Looks like he tried to hit the "Push to Pass"...

Looks like he tried to hit the "Push to Pass" button and hit the emergency flashers by mistake :)
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   03-17-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,012
Posted By Ferraridriver
I had the same problem, runs OK at speed but the...

I had the same problem, runs OK at speed but the gauge went up very fast once in traffic or stopped.

There is one thing you can try. When the car is really hot very carefully just barely crack...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   03-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,697
Posted By Ferraridriver
I should have included that I do not sell these...

I should have included that I do not sell these parts as a kit but rather only repair visors sent to me.

The reasons are several, First it is all but impossible to properly clock the detent flats...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   02-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,697
Posted By Ferraridriver
I'm interested in seeing how they fix that visor....

I'm interested in seeing how they fix that visor. I do that here in the States and have done about 30 so far with 100% success. I replace the plastic with a 7075 aluminum part that will not wear out...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-13-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
When I was doing headers for my race car I used...

When I was doing headers for my race car I used Burns Stainless for both 304 and 321. Their merge collectors are a work of art, I often thought of putting one on my mantle :)

Shipping and custom...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-12-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
I'd go with 321 for the primaries then have the...

I'd go with 321 for the primaries then have the headers ceramic coated on the inside only. I don't care for the appearance of ceramic coatings on the exterior unless its flat black or flat grey but...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-11-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Fabio, when your sun visor starts to sag down and...

Fabio, when your sun visor starts to sag down and won't stay up you have a free fix coming from Maranello Skunkworks as a "thank you" for all you have done.

mille grazie, :winner:

Dave
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-11-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Always nice to see a can of WD40 on a workbench :)

Always nice to see a can of WD40 on a workbench :)
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-10-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 84,585
Posted By Ferraridriver
You might find a match here ...

You might find a match here
http://www.fittingsunlimited.com/images/Thread%20and%20Port%20Guide.pdf
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   01-05-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 56,853
Posted By Ferraridriver
Happy Birthday Seth, It's not everyday I run...

Happy Birthday Seth, It's not everyday I run across someone older than I. I'm 81

I agree wholeheartedly with your assessment of the Maranello's. Mine is a 2000 550 Grigio Ingrid/Sabia
...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 84,585
Posted By Ferraridriver
This sounds like an "Informercial" to...

This sounds like an "Informercial" to me.......:)
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-22-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 92,441
Posted By Ferraridriver
Thanks, That's very similar to what I've done but...

Thanks, That's very similar to what I've done but I like your idea of the tool being one piece, I used two pieces of shim stock.
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 92,441
Posted By Ferraridriver
Robbie, This has nothing to do with re-finishing....

Robbie, This has nothing to do with re-finishing. On some of them its necessary to change the internal circuit to achieve the desired results for another use. For example the front lift kit needs a...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   12-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 92,441
Posted By Ferraridriver
How about a tutorial on reassembling the...

How about a tutorial on reassembling the switches. Did you make a tool to hold the springs and detents in place? Any pics of it?

I've done about 20 of them using feeler gauges with a small hole to...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
A work of art, you are right to be happy. Do...

A work of art, you are right to be happy.

Do you plan on having them ceramic coated on the inside and outside? I think that helps with the heat radiation.
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Hi Fabio, That's much the way it is here....

Hi Fabio,

That's much the way it is here. Sometimes a smile and a wink and you pass the visual test, other times you get some technician who has to demonstrate his authority. Such is life

I...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-05-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Hi Fabio, When I was making headers for my...

Hi Fabio,

When I was making headers for my Formula "B" car I used Burns stainless as a source.

Find Custom Exhaust, Header Collectors, Race Mufflers & More | Burns Stainless...
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   12-05-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 37,310
Posted By Ferraridriver
Fabio, those manifolds exhibit outstanding work...

Fabio, those manifolds exhibit outstanding work on your behalf. I only wish they would work on a 550.

Did you consider 321 alloy stainless?

Really well done. :thumbsup:
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   11-24-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 84,585
Posted By Ferraridriver
If you can just remember where you put it ...

If you can just remember where you put it :wall:........ :)
Forum: Modern V12s: 456, 550, 575, 599, 612, 812   10-04-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 84,585
Posted By Ferraridriver
That "microclimate" thing is absolutely true, I...

That "microclimate" thing is absolutely true, I can go 10 miles and its scorching hot or in the winter there's snow. We've never had snow and John's right, no AC either,not necessary.

Brian, are...
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