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Ferrari 365 Gtb/4 Daytona Spyder Replica Project on 2040cars

US $4,500.00
Year:1972 Mileage:1
Location:

Monterey, Louisiana, United States

Monterey, Louisiana, United States
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:6 cylinder
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1972
Drive Type: automatic
Make: FERRARI
Mileage: 1
Model: Other
Trim: Spyder
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

This is a partially completed Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder Replica project (Think of the black car from the first couple of seasons of Miami Vice if you're old enough to remember!!).  The donor car is a 1981 Nissan 280zx Turbo.  As you can see, the top has been removed and the body panels have been fabricated and fitted to the car.  The original 6 cylinder turbo engine is present but it does not run and I have no idea if it is repairable (I had intended to put in a small block V8 so it was irrelevent).  I have too many projects going and need to thin down so I can focus on and finish something :-)

 

This project still needs work including a top, bumpers, headlights, tail lights, badges, wire spoke wheels, new uphosltery or recover the existing, and all dash pieces such as gauges, vents, levers, etc...  Also need to either repair existing engine or put in a new one with compatible transmission.

 

It will be an awesome car when complete.  I just am running out of time and money to do all the projects I had going.  All I want out of this is what I have in it which is the buy it now price.  Buyer is responsible for arranging shipping.  Remember, you need to tell the shipper that the car does not run.

 

I have 15-20 more pictures of the car from the beginning to where it is now, if interested in seeing them please contact me.  The last several pics above are of actual Ferrari's so you can see what it should look like when complete and to help determine what pieces need to be purchased and installed.  I can also put you in touch with the company that fabricated the body panels and installed them as they are a great resource to utilize during the remainder of the build

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Little Red Racing Car Kickstarter project a father/son affair [w/video]

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 07:59:00 EST

Tales of fathers and sons, whether told for adults or for children, never go out of style. It's appropriate then that The Little Red Racing Car, a story about a father and son finding and restoring a 1955 Maserati 300S, is such a stylish piece of work.
Author Dwight Knowlton first started working on The Little Red Racing Car when, after his son was born, he "went looking for the perfect Father/Son/Car book" and couldn't find one. Knowlton's artwork in has been influenced heavily by vintage automotive advertising and Grand Prix posters, and has a very clean, art deco vibe as a result.
Of course, TLRRC is still just a work in progress. Knowlton is hoping the Kickstarter community will help to get the ball rolling, and raise $25,000 to the book printed and distributed. The author even has a stretch goal to have the whole shebang made into and animated film - we love big dreams. Follow on below to hear Knowlton's pitch in his own words, or jump over to his Kickstarter page to look further or buy-in.

Maserati Ghibli gets smashed on its way to Top Safety Pick rating [w/video]

Sat, 30 Nov 2013 14:58:00 EST

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has crash-tested the 2014 Maserati Ghibli, and the Italian luxury sedan scored has well enough to earn the institute's Top Safety Pick rating. The model netted "Good" marks - the IIHS' highest rating - in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints and seats tests.
The new Maserati is equipped seven airbags and features strategic use of hot-formed steel to optimize vehicle strength for safety and aluminum to lower weight for better driving performance. While it still pains us to see two new Maseratis smashed to smithereens (watch the videos below), we imagine the company's well-heeled prospective owners will feel better about their $65,600+ purchases knowing that they aced the tests.
Head on below to see crash test videos from both the IIHS and Europe's NCAP, as well as for Maserati's official release, which covers some of the safety engineering that has gone into its new entry-level sedan.

Watch Maserati prep this Quattroporte for Geneva by hammering on its sheetmetal

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:01:00 EST

There are untold amounts of primping and set up that goes on in the days leading up to an international auto show. Of course, there are exhibits to erect, lights to hang and scripts to rehearse. There are also cars to prep. Usually the latter involves little more than removing finger prints and dusting, but in the case of Maserati the day before the Geneva Motor Show press days, the process apparently includes banging on the sheetmetal of one of your prized showcars like a crazed woodpecker.
We're not sure what caused a surface irregularity in the door skin of this 2014 Quattroporte - perhaps shipping damage - but it was interesting (and mildly painful) to watch, and hear, a show prepper attempt to repair this six-figure sedan with what looks like a jeweler's hammer, high-intensity light and soft cloth.
That'll buff right out.