any one know this 246GT?

Discussion in '206/246' started by 246tasman, Aug 9, 2009.

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  2. Crawler

    Crawler F1 Rookie

    Jul 2, 2006
    It looks like a US-spec car that has had the side marker lights removed. The S/N looks like 03084, so I checked the Dino registry, but there's almost no info there. It looks like a fairly nice car. Are prices tanking that much?
  3. UroTrash

    UroTrash Three Time F1 World Champ
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    Looks nice.
  4. Face76

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    Not having owned such a ferrari, excuse my ignorance, but is that an ill-fitted left bumper or an optical illusion?
  5. jselevan

    jselevan Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    If you are referring to the rear left bumper, it is in need of adjustment. They all tend to look like that until someone spends a few moments to "tweak" it.

    Jim S.
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  7. Crawler

    Crawler F1 Rookie

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    Dino bumpers are not designed to withstand much of a bump.
  8. celestialcoop

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    Hi Dan,
    'agree on the US-spec. It's interesting that someone spent considerable bucks swapping for the Euro-style flush turn signal/parking lights on the nose & removing the side marker lights, yet left the reflectors on the rear panel.

    Now, the Dino Register lists 03084 as UK-spec (RHD). Could the eBay offering be 03064? That's a US-spec car, built in December of '71. Inquiring minds want to know! :)

    My friend was just offered 90K Euro for his driver-quality Tipo M. He sent me pics of a white driver-quality Tipo L in Italy for 130K Euro. He says that prices seem to be stronger in Europe than in the USofA.

  9. Crawler

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    #8 Crawler, Aug 9, 2009
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    You're right Coop.

    Must be 03064 then. It's hard to read that number from the photo, and I missed the note that 03084 is a RHD UK car. This has to be a US-spec car as (I believe) only they have the big door jamb ID plate and that round thingie on the cam cover.
  10. celestialcoop

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    That fourth digit is tough to see clearly. I think 03064 is the likely suspect, though. It just seems to make sense. Woah...that's an oxymoron! Nothing makes 'sense' with our marvelous macchinas!

    Yup, on both counts: The door jamb ID plate & the round thingie ("Idle speed unit"). The US-only "distributor microswitch" is also visible next to the thingie. There are a lot of subtle, and not-so-subtle, differences. We can't see them in the pics, but I think we've established that this is likely a USA car.

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  12. 2GT

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    This car has been on and off e-Bay several times. My recollection of looking at and enlarging the photos a few months ago was that it's an average-condition car, with everything seemingly intact. It might be a good deal for the right buyer. Fred
  13. Ferranki

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    I believe you are correct Fred. This was another thread related to that car.......
  14. tx246

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    i show 03064 delivered by LeMans Motors on 9/28/72 in the colors os rooso bordeaux/black just as ferranki says.

    it appears that the car was bought with the buy it now price feature....
  15. Oengus

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    Between timing belts or FL, SC.
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    03064 is my Dino
    definitely not this one

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