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Discussion in 'Technical Q&A' started by austin308, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. austin308

    austin308 Rookie

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    Drove off and left my gas cap behind at the gas station( I hate when that happens ) anyone have one they would like to sale. I hear you can pick them up at your local gas station. LOL
     
  2. enjoythemusic

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    I'd swear that my wife's ex-'78 FIAT Strada fuel gap was exactly the same as my ex-'78 308GTS -- you might try some FIAT sources.
     
  4. atlantaman

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    call TRutlands--new and used available
     
  5. stacy

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    You can get em cheap from superformance.co.uk
     
  6. BigTex

    BigTex Seven Time F1 World Champ
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    Steve, THAT's a nice gas cap.

    Mine's jus' flat steel with an outer plastic grip ring.

    Nothing like tha polished metal one. Knurled outer grip and all. Wow.
     
  7. Eric308gtsiqv

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    #7 Eric308gtsiqv, Feb 11, 2004
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    I did the same thing as Steve and purchased the polished metal gas caps with the F-logo.

    The first one I bought was from the dealer, and is the one used on the 355's -- but it also fit my 308QV...paid roughly $100.00 for it.

    The second one I purchased was from the same eBay seller that Steve mentioned. Gevans is the seller, and he's a very reputable exotic car independent mechanic, and sells a lot of OEM new and used parts. He's very reputable, first class, and ships super fast. The gas caps he's selling are identical to the one I purchased from the dealer. I put this one on the TR.

    Here are a couple of pics. The first one is the 308QV cap, and the second one is the TR cap:
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  8. yelcab

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    polished gas cap with Ferrari logo = one more thing for kids to steal from the F car.
     
  9. f355spider

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  10. austin308

    austin308 Rookie

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    Stacy called the US guys about getting a gas cap. Told me to go to the dealer and quit wasting his time. Not the most friendly guy to say the least.
     
  11. austin308

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    That looks like it might work looks real close. You would think someone had tryed this already
     
  12. f355spider

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    You'd think, but how often do people need a new gas cap, unless they lose it? :)
     
  13. Mike328

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    Nah. Most kids I know couldn't even find the gas cap on my 308, let alone figure out how to get behind it, what with the locked louvre and all.

    If you ask me, the whole gas cap / locked louvre situation was one of the (many) things Ferrari got right on our 308s :).
     
  14. Chiaro_Slag

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    Not in stock. :(
     
  15. enjoythemusic

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    Speedy,

    You KNOW you want one of the alum ones <very evil grin>. i held off getting the alum one for the longest time, but EVERY TIME i filled her up i KNEW the crappy stock one just, well... it $ucks!!!

    Look, we are driving a FERRARI DAMMIT so get the alum one :)

    Some days you just HAVE TO admit that non concourse parts are better :)

    Enjoy the Drive,

    Steven R. Rochlin
     
  16. Dom

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    This thread suggests that the alfa part from international-auto might fit.

    http://www.ferrarichat.com/discus/messages/256120/224138.html

    I would be willing to take the bet that it does, since lots of ferrari parts seem to cross reference with either fiat or alfa parts.

    Geez, a $70 gas cap would double the value of my GT4 :)

    Dom
     
  17. yelcab

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    Lucky you, my GT4 has no lock for the gas port.

    I have a stock concourse gas cap to trade for an aluminum polished one, any taker?
     
  18. enjoythemusic

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    Dom,

    >>>Geez, a $70 gas cap would double the value of my GT4 :) <<<

    Double? Ummm, i think you mean triple ;)
     
  19. BigTex

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    BUT.... if your car is broken, in the shop, out for painting.........

    You don't even NEED a gas cap, he--, a red shop rag, jammed in there, will do.

    I still crack up when I think about the part of the emissions test where they check the cap for vent operation. The guy looking at this basic threaded cap, steel plate, no sign of a hole, he turns back to the DOT computer and types "Passed" LOL.

    Next time you see a cool cap, snag it down for me!

    Does that girl have a SISTER? LOL
    Ya'll come down for the Rodeo!

    Austin308, did you go back and LOOK for it?????????
     
  20. 308 GTB

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    The best (ie. cheapest) source for a replacement gas cap is International Auto Parts at

    http://www.international-auto.com/pdf_files/IAP12.pdf

    as Dave Handa mentioned. I bought one from them as a spare.

    Alan, my original cap looks like yours, a steel cap with a black plastic surround.

    Barry
     
  21. sp308qv

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    got one on ebay,says "ferrari" on top, it's really nice!
     
  22. f355spider

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    Man, 22 posts on a gas cap....we ARE a pathetic lot.... :)
     
  23. austin308

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    Speedy yes I went back. Clerk did not under stand why I broke into tears when it wasn't there. So Barry you tryed the Alpha cap (60mm) and know it works. I sure am likeing that Alum. cap. maybe it was fate that made this happen so I can get one of the new caps
     
  24. enjoythemusic

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    Dave (and austin308),

    Dave said "22 posts on a gas cap....we ARE a pathetic lot.... :) "

    Speak for yourself! As for me, most clinicians call it "insanity" %-)

    Austin, you KNOW it WILL eat you alive until you get the alum cap. It did me until i FINALLY gave in and got it. Sheesh, what's $80?? Three tanks of gas? JUST DO IT! :)

    Enjoy the Drive (and music. Prodigy "Fat Of The Land" right now,

    Steven R. Rochlin

    "I'm the trouble starter, punkin' instigator
    I'm the fear addicted, danger illustrated

    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter
    You're the firestarter, twisted firestarter
    I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter..."
     
  25. yelcab

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    Here in the land of Kalifornia, $80 will buy just ... 2 tanks of super unleaded.
     

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