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Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-20-2019, 12:17 PM
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Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear David, Good to hear from you! I must...

Dear David,

Good to hear from you! I must admit it was a bit strange seeing my car at a show without me being there, but that was an earlier chapter in my life. Interesting to see that even FNA...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-19-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Thanks guys, sure wish I had been there to check...

Thanks guys, sure wish I had been there to check under the hood...

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-18-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, 51 weeks since the...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

51 weeks since the big sale and she still is looking good. This was taken this morning Sunday 18 August 2019 at the Casa Ferrari display on the first fairway at Pebble...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   11-17-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Today the combined...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Today the combined views count for the following two videos of my car have passed one half million! It is a bit hard for me to comprehend such numbers for what is really a...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-29-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Looks to me like it...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Looks to me like it was the seventh most expensive car sold at all of the PB auctions. Or second highest Ferrari price at Gooding. But that doesn't really matter because...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-13-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Thanks Terry, the evening of the 24th should be...

Thanks Terry, the evening of the 24th should be interesting!

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-13-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, The Jay Leno's...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

The Jay Leno's Garage episode involving my car is now online at:
https://youtu.be/ibqZCt5Snow

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-07-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Last evening I came...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Last evening I came across a website I had never seen before. It has a nice complimentary statement by Marcel Massini about my car. Further it has 59 photographs of my...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-06-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Just received my...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Just received my copy of the Gooding Pebble Beach catalog for Friday 24 August and I really like the cover car!
...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   08-01-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Now there is more...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Now there is more video on line, on the Robb Report.

https://robbreport.com/motors/cars/award-winning-1955-ferrari-500-mondial-heads-pebble-beach-auction-2807983/
...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   07-28-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear John, I am always available to hand out...

Dear John,

I am always available to hand out free advice but that is about all...

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   07-26-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Gooding full ...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Gooding full catalog is now on line, the 500 Mondial is Lot #22.

https://www.goodingco.com/vehicle/1955-ferrari-500-mondial-series-ii/

Best regards,

Robert
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   07-21-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,346
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
OK guys, try this one: ...

OK guys, try this one:
https://www.facebook.com/petrolicious/videos/1428528370600377/

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-30-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear David, Understand the feeling! ...

Dear David,

Understand the feeling!

For the non-Hemmings watchers, the following link contains a good overview:...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-27-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, After the shoot: ...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

After the shoot:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BkLmoVdhn3U/?hl=en&taken-by=goodingandcompany

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-24-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, On 24 June, 1960...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

On 24 June, 1960 when I handed over two checks totaling $2,225.00 for a pile of damaged goods I had no idea what the next 58 years would bring. So today looking back over...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-19-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Seth, Some Italian! Best regards,

Dear Seth,

Some Italian!

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-17-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Attached photo from...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Attached photo from this past Friday, video to come in about six or seven weeks. Fun day!

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   06-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Not to bore you...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Not to bore you with more stories but I think this piece is quite well written.
...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-31-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Doug, By the way, that policeman really...

Dear Doug,

By the way, that policeman really backed us up some, I was wary about passing him...

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-31-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Doug, You would make a great next...

Dear Doug,

You would make a great next custodian!

The photo in question was taken by Daniel Mainzer at [email protected],net.

I bought his CD with this photo which may be seen in full...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-30-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, More verbiage at:...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

More verbiage at: https://www.goodingco.com/vehicle/1955-ferrari-500-mondial-series-ii/

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-29-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, At your convenience...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

At your convenience please check out: https://youtu.be/lOtOHVLtzqU

Best regards,
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-28-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Doug, Thank you for the kind remarks. ...

Dear Doug,

Thank you for the kind remarks. I will always remember the helpful "push" you gave me through turn 12 at Elkhart, although I think you could have been tighter on the apex...

Best...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-23-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Kim, Since you asked for the motivation...

Dear Kim,

Since you asked for the motivation behind the decision I will share my thoughts.

As a 24 year old bachelor living in the 1960 Northern California car culture I enjoyed driving my MGA...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   05-21-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Please see the Gooding and Co. Pebble Beach...

Please see the Gooding and Co. Pebble Beach auction advertisement in the July issue of Sports Car Market.

Best regards,

Robert
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   01-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers, Updated my cell...

Dear Dinosaur followers,

Updated my cell phone and in going through the "clear out the trash" process I came across an nice photo. It was an early morning start to get to the Santa Fe Cars and...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   11-08-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Tidbit posted on the other site regarding Eugenio...

Tidbit posted on the other site regarding Eugenio Castellotti and his driving skills:
BryanP posted:I forgot to add that a few years ago, I was able to speak with Sir Stirling Moss at the Santa Fe...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   11-01-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Dinosaur followers,, This morning the...

Dear Dinosaur followers,,

This morning the count of the number of views of the Petrolicious video about my car (http://youtu.be/HpfJ1b-X7p4) reached the 200,000 mark!

That is about 190,000 more...
Forum: Pre '69: 212, 250, 275, 330, 365   10-18-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 86,104
Posted By Admiral Goodwrench
Dear Terry, First, that is the rear end of a...

Dear Terry,

First, that is the rear end of a 1972 Opel.

Second, the SCCA roll bar stories from the late 50's and early 60's are quite a ride. When I bought the car it had a single drivers side...
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