Category: Restoration

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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...

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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...

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Failed Throttle Cable

The throttle cable broke while accelerating around 5 miles from my home. I managed to recover the car using a ‘bricolage’ hand throttle made with fishing line tied to the carb linkage. Macgyver would...

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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...

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 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...