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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 8th February 2019, 02:10
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Posted By JJMCD
Pretty cool, but the newer stuff doesn’t really...

Pretty cool, but the newer stuff doesn’t really do anything for me.
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 7th February 2019, 21:24
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Posted By JJMCD
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1962-Ferrari-V12-Tipo-1...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1962-Ferrari-V12-Tipo-128F-engine-and-O-D-gearbox/333046918067?hash=item4d8b24abb3:g:6mkAAOSwJ89cUWat:rk:1:pf:0
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th February 2019, 12:51
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Posted By JJMCD
Excellent! I am sure that you are very exited...

Excellent! I am sure that you are very exited about getting it roadworthy and taking it on a shakedown trip. Given your screenname, a trip to LeMans is almost mandatory. Here is a hardtop that you...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th February 2019, 04:15
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Posted By JJMCD
Thanks for the information on mods. This is an...

Thanks for the information on mods. This is an amazing site for one person single handling it!

I was thinking not just of noise, but also the two other elements of HNV - heat and vibration. ...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 17:02
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Posted By JJMCD
Although that is generally true, the 250 TDF that...

Although that is generally true, the 250 TDF that I linked was a Scuderia Ferrari competition car that raced at LeMans in period and had a carpeted interior.

While a raw driving experience can...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 12:52
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Views: 1,326
Posted By JJMCD
When I read these posts about the invasiveness of...

When I read these posts about the invasiveness of the IVA, I have to laugh. Here in Connecticut, DMV inspection testing of a Z3 of this era consists of checking to see if the lights work and...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 12:34
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Posted By JJMCD
Mods - is there a way for someone to go through...

Mods - is there a way for someone to go through this thread and edit Lucky’s posts so that the pics appear on the posts themselves, rather than links that you have to click? I have seen the mods of...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 12:31
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Posted By JJMCD
Here is some more inspiration:...

Here is some more inspiration: https://youtu.be/f1m_v6FFTq0 and https://youtu.be/BFeS-qHPcWA
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 2nd February 2019, 12:16
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Posted By JJMCD
If you’re not going to do a bare aluminum...

If you’re not going to do a bare aluminum interior, this pic of the interior of a 250 TDF (eessentially the closed version of the 250 TR - note the similar design around the taillights) may help:...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 23rd January 2019, 19:43
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Posted By JJMCD
Once you finish it, you should talk with Tribute...

Once you finish it, you should talk with Tribute about splashing the body and rolling it out as a kit based on the Locost chassis with Alfa V6 power.

I am sure that lots of people would be...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 22nd January 2019, 20:45
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Posted By JJMCD
Yes, agreed. Along with your body, there are...

Yes, agreed. Along with your body, there are several other aftermarket Ferrari bodies that have been subsequently installed on different chassis after the Ferrari owner decided to return the car to...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 22nd January 2019, 19:26
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Posted By JJMCD
Beautiful! You got the wheels and tires exactly...

Beautiful! You got the wheels and tires exactly right - painted period wires with the right offset and correct profile tires. That is where so many people make mistakes - too big/too modern wheels...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th January 2019, 03:21
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Posted By JJMCD
Very exciting! Please post some pics!

Very exciting! Please post some pics!
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 17:10
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Posted By JJMCD
Some good period photos of a silver 250TR here: ...

Some good period photos of a silver 250TR here: http://www.racingsportscars.com/chassis/photo/0710TR%20%5B250TR%5D.html
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 16:58
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Posted By JJMCD
The original 250TR weighed 800kg (dry) and...

The original 250TR weighed 800kg (dry) and developed 296hp (gross). See: https://www.carfolio.com/specifications/models/car/?car=69311

Regarding the space frame chassis, see the photos in post #23...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 14:34
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Posted By JJMCD
That video was the gathering of Testarossas at...

That video was the gathering of Testarossas at Pebble Beach in 2014. They are all genuine, although some of them have been rebodied over the years after their original bodies were damaged beyond...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 05:19
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Posted By JJMCD
One more: https://youtu.be/ufzQapYV9m4

One more: https://youtu.be/ufzQapYV9m4
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 5th January 2019, 04:38
Replies: 418
Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
Some inspiration: https://youtu.be/WIXvL5Tm_Jg

Some inspiration: https://youtu.be/WIXvL5Tm_Jg
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 4th January 2019, 17:40
Replies: 418
Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
It would be great to see some pics

It would be great to see some pics
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 15:08
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Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
I think that it will be surprisingly convincing...

I think that it will be surprisingly convincing with black crinkle valve covers and and air cleaner. You may want to jet coat the exhaust manifolds grey-black, as well. Compare the photos that I...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 15:02
Replies: 418
Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
Here is a bare aluminum Testarossa of a different...

Here is a bare aluminum Testarossa of a different era: https://youtu.be/BVCJr77qfJ0
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 02:54
Replies: 418
Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
By the way, it was pure genius matching the track...

By the way, it was pure genius matching the track and wheelbase of the Lotus 7 replica chassis to the 250TR and bringing this body back to life. Excellent work! My vote is for leaving it in raw...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 02:40
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Posted By JJMCD
Any way to paint the valve covers in black...

Any way to paint the valve covers in black crinkle finish and add a long oval air cleaner, so the engine looks something like this: https://goo.gl/images/uoWmsV

Here is an air cleaner:...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th December 2018, 02:20
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Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
These may help: https://goo.gl/images/WkEm2o...

These may help:

https://goo.gl/images/WkEm2o

https://goo.gl/images/hLB4ru
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 11th December 2018, 06:55
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Views: 55,714
Posted By JJMCD
The real thing has a pretty minimal dash - see:...

The real thing has a pretty minimal dash - see: https://goo.gl/images/pYZuFL
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