Trintignant's Ferrari

Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by epdowd, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. epdowd

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    #1 epdowd, Feb 14, 2009
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  3. Randy Forbes

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    Geoff Healey (in one of his books) writes about using that engine/transaxle in one of their Healey Special Test Cars. The problem, it seems, was that they couldn't carry enough oil on board, as it had a very healthy appetite!

    They never used it again, so I suspect they put the car back the way they found it and tried to get their money back via a sale.
  4. El Wayne

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    #3 El Wayne, Feb 15, 2009
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    I would assume that this car is 0208/0540, in which case the answer would be "Yes."

    That car was 0208/0540. Is this the car in the ad? If so, is it really the car that Trintignant drove at Monaco in '55 or was that "002?"

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