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life is good!!...purchased the 308GTS

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by groovzilla, Dec 16, 2003.

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  1. groovzilla

    groovzilla Karting

    Nov 28, 2003
    seattle, wa.
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    #1 groovzilla, Dec 16, 2003
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 7, 2017
    hello all,

    thanks to all who sent their thoughts regarding my father...i returned home to seattle yesterday and will be flying back to florida with my wife and kids tomorrow...he is comming along well and should be home in 4-5 days

    **sealed the deal on the '79 308GTS in california that i drove before my emergency departure to florida...

    -49k miles..all documents since sold/major service 2 years ago w/47k..all tools books original manual and stamped service clutch/water pump/rebuilt distributors/rebuilt webers
    -2 sniffer tubes on 1 carburettor broken off and sealed.
    -original paint in excellent condition with some very slight laquer checks on some of the horizontal surfaces...
    - interior excellent
    - leakdown 5% across
    - compression 185-190 across
    -tight tranny and front end
    - no accident paintwork ever done

    car will be shipped from santa cruz by friday and here in my garage when i return early january..

    happy holidays to all!!

    william ceriale **photo of my '59 porsche 356 attached
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  2. StoryBook

    StoryBook F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Mar 1, 2003
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    Welcome aboard Gro!
  3. stokpro

    stokpro F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jun 25, 2003
    Congrats! We want to see pics when she arrives.
  4. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Bring it out to the next drive.
  5. GaryReed

    GaryReed F1 Rookie

    Feb 9, 2002
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    Congratulations on your Ferrari purchase!

    Wow.... those are amazing leakdown and compression test results for an engine with 49K on it!

    If you haven't already, you should join the F Club and start coming to events!

  6. f355spider

    f355spider F1 World Champ
    Owner Rossa Subscribed

    May 29, 2001
    Congrats, look forward to seeing the car!

  7. '77 308GTB

    '77 308GTB Karting

    Oct 31, 2003
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    Sounds like a very good buy at $22k!

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