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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 11th March 2020, 20:53
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
Thanks for the post Ian. The new chassis...

Thanks for the post Ian.

The new chassis build is progressing well and we will sort some pictures out soon.
We have learnt a lot about the original Dino chassis through this process and have...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 17th December 2019, 19:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By Fibreglass
The GTS chassis is very different from the GT...

The GTS chassis is very different from the GT coupe chassis, the rear bulkhead is completely different with larger tubing and a lot more of it, there are also more gussets. It is a very rigid...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 18th October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 0
Views: 4,162
Posted By Fibreglass
Dino 246 rear boot light panel

Anyone who is looking for some originality in the boot of their Dino replica might be interested in our latest panel we are making. Just made a new mould from an original Ferrari Dino 246 rear boot...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 6th October 2019, 07:33
Replies: 0
Views: 640
Posted By Fibreglass
Jaguar XK120 replica information needed

OK it is not our usual thing like our 246 replica but got chatting to a chap at a charity event and conversation turned to cars. It turns out he had these moulds in his barn. We had a deal and bought...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 21st May 2019, 16:10
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
The very front and very rear look pretty close...

The very front and very rear look pretty close but all of the centre section from the front to rear bulkheads is quite different. Both bulkheads are also different. Have a look at my facebook page...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 19th May 2019, 09:06
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
Actually just noticed the date, it was probably a...

Actually just noticed the date, it was probably a prototype developed from the 206.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 19th May 2019, 09:04
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
Ross, that is not actually correct, I am...

Ross, that is not actually correct, I am wondering if that is an early blueprint or incomplete but it is not the chassis that was used on the original cars.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 22nd April 2019, 13:21
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
They should be the same Ian, as the 206 and 246...

They should be the same Ian, as the 206 and 246 are the same width, it is one of the few measurements which are the same. I should think the rear will be the same as well, although it is interesting...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 22nd April 2019, 09:11
Replies: 155
Views: 43,490
Posted By Fibreglass
Dino 246

Thanks Ian, it was nice to meet you again.
All the Dino moulds and jigs are now safely over in France.
Thanks
Mark
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th March 2016, 18:09
Replies: 2
Views: 3,779
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi there The main facebook page is ...

Hi there

The main facebook page is

https://www.facebook.com/classic.and.sports.cars.unlimited/

and the last Dino and chassis we built has an album
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th March 2016, 09:20
Replies: 2
Views: 3,779
Posted By Fibreglass
Karma Dino 246 GT for sale

OK we are having a bit of a clearout so we can finally start on another 246, probably using the Ferrari Mondial 3.2 QV set up we have.
We have taken on board the many requests about using a more...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 23rd February 2013, 08:51
Replies: 5
Views: 8,430
Posted By Fibreglass
I have no idea why they are selling it as it is,...

I have no idea why they are selling it as it is, all I know is, it was being built as a race car. They have quite a good track record (excuse the pun) with their previous race cars. I can only assume...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 21st February 2013, 23:33
Replies: 5
Views: 8,430
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi there, thanks for your comments on my body...

Hi there, thanks for your comments on my body shells, however I thought I had better correct you on the customers car. The person who has written the description for the auction is not correct, the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 19th February 2013, 20:57
Replies: 5
Views: 8,430
Posted By Fibreglass
Possibly the ultimate Dino replica for sale

One of my customers has decided to part with their part built Dino replica.
It is going up for auction in March, please see it at the link below.
It is based on a Ferrari 328 chassis with a Ferrari...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 24th December 2012, 17:31
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi Ross, thanks for your input. I will look into...

Hi Ross, thanks for your input. I will look into the Alfa V6, didn't really want to go for a 4 cylinder but the Audi V6 and V8s are favourable. Although after looking at that P4 chassis with the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 8th December 2012, 09:28
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
I would be interested in any information on the...

I would be interested in any information on the Dino replica with the Audi engine and box fitted. Is there anything on the internet anywhere ? Ferrari seemed to have gone back to the in line engine...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 7th December 2012, 22:48
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Although I like the idea of the transverse Alfa...

Although I like the idea of the transverse Alfa engine, it would mean quite a modification to the chassis or sitting the engine higher which could affect the engine cover as well as raising the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 7th December 2012, 21:16
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Possible cheaper alternatives for the Dino running gear

Not too sure who owns pistonheads but they did not like my thread on the Dino 246, under the kit car section. I was trying to get some ideas for possible different running gear setups. I was starting...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 4th December 2012, 20:04
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
After a few weeks of playing around with the...

After a few weeks of playing around with the passenger door, I think I have come up with a good hinge setup, basically the same as the original Dino but with a side bar attached to the lock to give a...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 14th November 2012, 21:50
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
It is relatively easy to make a LHD chassis as...

It is relatively easy to make a LHD chassis as 95%+ is the same as a RHD after all Ferrari designed the car as a LHD and just slightly modified it to be RHD. The centre spine is still offset to the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 13th November 2012, 18:54
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi John, thanks for the interest. I have nearly...

Hi John, thanks for the interest. I have nearly got this to the stage where it is going to the customer as he wants to do some work himself. It's a shame I was really getting into this one. Please...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 12th November 2012, 21:44
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Dino 246 GT coupe body and chassis almost complete

Just for anyone that does not follow this on facebook, here are a couple of pictures of the Dino body coming out of the moulds and fitting to the chassis, now almost complete.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 3rd September 2012, 09:22
Replies: 18
Views: 12,606
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi Pierino Sorry at the moment I would not...

Hi Pierino

Sorry at the moment I would not be able to do any builds especially if it involved an engine/gearbox combination that would require modification of the chassis. I do not know where many...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 20th July 2012, 12:40
Replies: 18
Views: 12,606
Posted By Fibreglass
CASCU Dino bodies and chassis

I just read through this and thought I had better add a bit more info.
The original front bulkhead etc in the 246 are in fact fibreglass not steel as are most of the inner panels. The 308s were the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 28th May 2012, 16:07
Replies: 22
Views: 17,090
Posted By Fibreglass
Hi there, yes we do the GTS as well. Just thought...

Hi there, yes we do the GTS as well. Just thought that it would be interesting for people to see how the chassis is put together hence the facebook record of the build.
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