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  1. miurasv

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    Where was the hole?
     
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    The center rear.
     
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    Centre rear? LHS? Please see posts 1 and 3 in this thread.
     
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    I’m not sure. All he said was that there was an antenna hole that was filled and he recalls it being in the center rear of the car.
     
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  5. miurasv

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    Thanks. It's looking promising.
     
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    Steve does #8049 currently have its original engine? Thanks.
     
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    It's really exciting to talk to the family that owns #08029!!

    Right now I would kill to have the VIN but I don't. As far as I can tell there are only two places that the VIN could be be found. The most likely is in Chenetti's service records from November 1969, and the other would be hidden somewhere in my file cabinet or attic in RI. I've gone through the file cabinet a couple of times but never really pulled everything out to do a really thorough search. That will have to wait until I return to RI in June.

    My car could have been made in 1965, but the registration said 1966.
    The color Marrone is a problem. I've never really seen any good pictures of Marrone, but the color chips of Marrone seem to be brown, not a dark red.
    My car had a small dent on the upper right part of the nose that would have been filled with body filler.
    It also had a small dent on the right front bumper just above the fog light that was hammered out. However the metal wasn't perfect. I think it can be seen in the picture as a dark spot just above the driving light.
    Does your car have a service manual in Italian?

    Andy Gagarin
     
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    #208 Marcel Massini, Dec 19, 2019
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    Sir

    You mean 08049 or 08029? Typo?
    08049 belongs to M. A. in SoCal since 10 January 1980 and was last shown 7 November 2019 at the 56th Annual Ferrari Club of America National meeting and Concours held in Scottsdale, AZ/USA, winner of the Forza Ferrari Award for the outstanding Ferrari built in the 1950s or 1960s. 08049 does have its original and matching numbered engine.

    08029 does not.

    Below a photo showing 08049 at the 9 April 2017 La Jolla Concours.

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    Sorry fellows, that was a typo. I meant #8029.
     
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    While we are discussing the nuances of 275s, was there ever a shift in 2 cam production from 6 1/2" wheels to 7"? Nowadays it is commonplace to see Borrani RW 4039 wheels on 2 cams, shouldn't they be RW 3874? Thanks to all.
     
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    Both Borrani RW 3874 (6 1/2" x 14) and RW 4039 (7" x 14) were used on 275 GTS, 275 GTB, and then RW 4039 also for 275 GTB/4, 330 GTC, 330 GTS and 365 GTS.

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    Marcel: You might want to recheck your records (which are far more extensive than mine). I believe the factory never installed RW 4039 wheels on a 275 GTS. It appears most of the late cars used alloy wheels in either 61/2x14 or 7x14.
     
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    This photo is fantabulous:)! It should be used for a painting: the sleeping beauty barnfind...:)
     
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    Nice discovery Andy. You will note that the 275 at Chinetti's does not have the front license plate mount? A few clues to when the photo was taken are the Alfetta Berlina with impact bumpers(1974?) and the Daytona in the background with an external fuel filler.
     
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    This is a pic of the interior of that car from the same post I think. Licence plate on the floor 385 TEV? The seat inserts look fabric though. Rear view mirror looks further towards the front on the wing?

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  18. asgtech

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    Damn! Fooled again.
     
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    on both cars there appears to be a black ? located on the drivers side bumper/grill location.
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    Lighting/shadow.
     
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    it looks more like a piece of black tape.
     
  22. GIOTTO

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    The mirror is not in the same place on the fender.
     
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    Watching this thread with great curiosity. I’m amazed that there was a time when these beauties were once considered normal cars, not the shooting stars they are today. Really fascinating!


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    The Alfetta Sedan is 1978 or '79....I really need to get a life
     
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  25. miurasv

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    The pictures of the 275 GTB at Chinetti's were taken in late September/October, 1979. It's stated in the post by Fchat user Kram who took and posted the pictures here.
     
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