Category: Modification

Completed shock absorber 0

Rear shock assembly

Step 1: Remove the gaudy QA1 sticker. Lacquer thinner makes quick work of removing the adhesive without affecting the aluminium shock body. Step 2: Remove the shock eye and lock nut. The lock nut...

Ferrari 308 gold wheels 1

Going Gold

I’m a huge fan of the gold wheels Ferrari’s prototype racers used in the 60s, like those on this 1969 312P currently on display in the Museo Ferrari in Maranello. The gold colour was a...

Completed shock absorber 7

Shock Assembly

The lack of height adjustment on the OEM Konis shock absorbers means I am replacing them with adjustable QA1s. As many others have done, I am trying the US-made QA1 PromaStar shock absorbers combined...

Ferrari 308 Front Suspension 4

Bye Bye Konis (for now)

After about 4 months of sleepless nights and deliberation (and even going so far as boxing up my stock Konis to be rebuilt at Koni USA) I have finally decided NOT to retain the...

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Removable Trunk Liner

Three years ago I replaced the steering rack and in order to access everything more easily I removed the trunk liner. This is normally riveted to the chassis with the edges glassed over. When...