Monthly Archive: October 2017

Leaking Ferrari 308 exhaust header 0

Exhaust leak found

The exhaust leak causing the loud tick, tick, tick, tick has been found. I was expecting a loose header or failed gasket letting exhaust gasses escape from the head. What I was hoping not...

Ferrari 308 Maintenance 4

Running Rough

After the last breakfast drive, I noticed the car was running a little rough. It had picked up a minor missfire/stumble at idle. The car was also starting to crackle and pop more than...

Missing spark plug insert 0

Lemons into Lemonade

I have new spark plugs for the Ferrari but I can’t find my old spark plug socket and my new spark plug socket does not fit down the hole in the 308’s cam cover....

Ferrari 308 Frunk Latch (US version) 0

 Help – I can’t open the frunk

There are few things more harrowing for a 308 owner than pulling the cable release for either the front or rear compartments and having them not open. If you are lucky, the backup cable...

Ferrari 308 assembly number on frunk frame 4

Something new everyday

I discovered today that the assembly number is also stamped on the front trunk (frunk) frame of a Ferrari 308. Ferrari used the assembly numbers to ensure that parts fettled and modified for a...