What do they look like??

Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by cph81, May 8, 2008.

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  1. of2worlds

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    I remember seeing *11001* in Toronto Canada back in the early 1980's. It was a strange thing with the 275 style nose but the guy said it was a Ferrari prototype. The car was in a repair shop owned by Remo Ferri on I think Keele Street. They also had a Ferrari V 12 motor stripped down and I remember thinking how tiny those pistons looked compared to big American V 8 pistons I was more familiar with. The best part was seeing a Villeneuve F1 racer car in the small showroom there!
     
  2. Ed Niles

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    #52 Ed Niles, Jun 6, 2017
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    Here are my pix of 7185 and 11001 (all previously posted).
    7185_275GTBC (1983 Georgia, USA)1 Ron Finger.jpg
    7185_275GTBC (1983 Georgia, USA)2 Ron Finger.jpg
    7185_275GTBC (1986 Georgia, USA)1 Ron Finger.jpg
    11001_365GTB4 Prototype (1987 Rick Cole Auction, Monterey, CA)1 Ed Niles.jpg
    11001_365GTB4 Prototype (1987 Rick Cole Auction, Monterey, CA)2 Ed Niles.jpg
     
  3. Ed Niles

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    Seeing the name of my old friend Joe Alphabet brought a smile. His original name, of Eastern European extraction, suffered from such a paucity of vowels that it was unpronounceable to most of us. He had a great number of interesting cars go through his hands, and was responsible for the first of the GTO-like bodies for Datsuns.
     
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    So Charles Jourdan bought 09021 in '66 at the age of 82?!?!

    Still buying fast, stylish cars at 82 years old! That's great!
     
  5. Ed Niles

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    That's OK. I just bought a platinum level 328 at age 92. Now if I can just have a little help getting in and out...
     
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    Fantastic, Ed!!!
     
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  8. DWR46

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    Ed: You are an inspiration to us all!!
     
  9. Jeff Kennedy

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    Ed,

    Congrats although is 328 is a bit tame considering a whole bunch of your prior ones.

    Jeff
     
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    Dear Ed,

    Sounds like a mid-life crisis! 😊😊😊

    Good on you!

    Best regards,

    Robert
     
  11. TTR

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    Absolutely wonderful and as noted above, truly inspirational !!!

    Sort of reminds me of a dear friend who recently at that same age, after having been a life long bachelor and seemingly always a "chick magnet", decided to drop all of his three !!! (& all considerably younger) girlfriends simultaneously to have more time to enjoy life his way.

    My hat's off to you too, Mr. Niles.
     
  12. Lowell

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    GREAT WONDERFUL

    I think that you should have got a 308 even though they have slightly less power
    and a parking brake that does not work, but they are prettier: sharper lines. And
    they also handle a little better to my taste.

    NEVERTHELESS, YOU ARE AN INSPIRATION.
     
  13. PaulE1975

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    Hi Ed,

    What is the name of this color? It looks like Rosso Rubino but I suspect it might be something different?

    Thanks for the help.

    Paul
     
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