488 challenge servicing requirements

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  1. MrGT3

    MrGT3 Rookie

    Mar 2, 2012
    Does anyone have details on servicing requirements and typical costs i know 991.1 cup cars need a major engine inspection every 50 hrs and have a manual that details all the service intervals for various components. is there anything equivalent for the 488C? if so can anyone provide link to it??. thanks in advance!
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  3. MrGT3

    MrGT3 Rookie

    Mar 2, 2012
    bit of update for those interested. ferrari service centre tells me servicing is similar to road car but shorter intervals that they work to. between2500 and 5000 km for fluids and basic checks. im told no strict replacement of parts on hours or kms so they basically get run until exhibiting wear.

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  4. rlips

    rlips Formula Junior

    Jul 29, 2011
    New Jersey, USA
    I have a 458C. Service is dependent on how hard you drive it. The last few tenths put much more wear on the car, and things break...but that of course in not specific to Ferrari.
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  5. gatorgreg

    gatorgreg Formula 3
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    Dec 13, 2004
    We change all fluids after every event.

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    We would change all fluids between each event as well. Plus brake flush several times during the day.

    Overkill, maybe, but its cheap insurance, and puts eyes on all over the car, catching something before it happens on the track.

    This was during a regular season. For fun , weekend DE style events, push it out to every other. Brake rotor replacement is due to time vs miles.

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  8. Challenge64

    Challenge64 F1 Veteran
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    Jul 28, 2004
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    One big weakness on the 488 Challenge cars are the drive bolts. The bolts mounted on the wheel hub. They tend to sheer off. Our team inspects them after every session and then has them replaced as needed - which is a lot.
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