Category: Restoration

Ferrari 308 reproduction decklid spool (Ferrari part number 60108206) 0

Spool Prototype

The spool prototype is now fitted to the car and seems to work perfectly well. The spool seems to have plenty of tension to pull the rod down the track but not so much...

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Reproduction Labels

After working out which paint label was originally attached to my car, the next job was to reproduce it. There are some reproduction labels for sale but not, as far as I know, a...

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Decklid Support Rod and Spool

My 308 is serial number 26359, which means, being a GTB built before 27581, my decklid is not supposed to have gas struts. Instead, it is supposed to have the central support rod that...

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Airboxes

Ferrari 308 airboxes… simple right? Sadly no. Above is the airbox from a European 308. Dry sump, wet sump, early, late… the same airbox from 1976 until the move to fuel injection in 1980....

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308 Paint Labels

My car needs a new paint sticker to replace one lost sometime in the last 37 years. The question is which one? Scaglietti used four types of paint sticker during the 308’s production and...

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A Sneak Preview…

…of something that I’m currently developing. Owners of early 308s might recognize it. Comment below if you know what it is…

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More Videos

It’s been a couple of years since I posted a roundup of videos featuring the Ferrari 308 so I thought I’d post a few more for your enjoyment. Walentin & McKenzie at Kurhotel Skodsborg...

Carburetor linkage attachment 0

Replacement Throttle Cable

With the airbox removed it’s easy to see where the throttle cable attaches and where it broke. The cable is still attached to the carburetor linkage at the right-hand side and has broken just...

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Deck Lid Removal

Fitting a new throttle cable requires removal of the air box from a 308 engine which requires removal of the decklid… this is like your Ford dealer having to remove your entire hood to...