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  1. carrieri63

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  2. El Wayne

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    What you're looking at is a terrible rebody on 250 GT PF Coupe s/n 1303 GT. It looked nothing like this originally.
     
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    Another one which got too close to EP of Apal fame in Belgium...
     
  4. miurasv

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    Before being on 1303GT, this body was also worn by a real TdF chassis, 0931GT.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTykZ059d-E]Ferrari le Mans de 1959 - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Yes, it was once a terrible rebody on a 250 GT TdF chassis, and now it's a terrible rebody on a 250 GT PF Coupe.
     
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    #6 miurasv, Oct 21, 2013
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    Pictured here on the front of John Starkey's 250 GT LWB TdF book.
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    #7 miurasv, Oct 21, 2013
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    Just to answer the OP's question fully, the car in your pictures is of Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Coupe #1303GT that has been rebodied to look like the more valuable competition car, a 250 GT LWB Tour de France, but the body used is of incorrect shape, especially the rear.

    Hexagon Classics picture of a 1959 250 GT Pinin Farina Coupe on the top and the bottom 2 pics are of what a single louvre 250 GT LWB Tour de France should look like.
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    The complete body is wrong. This thread can be removed here.
     
  9. carrieri63

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    Thank you guys for your time....
     
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    Yes lets remove some threads. It will clean this place up and maybe my computer will run faster.
     
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    Boano original chassis??? I used Google to translate the ad.

    "This Ferrari was re bodied by the company APAL, his body is new and its chassis is a complete Boano original chassis. Its engine is a 128 from 1956/1957 with power plugs, the gearbox is standard with a peculiarity: it has an inverted grid (for the story: there were some Ferrari with this grid system that allowed drivers 24 Hours of Le Mans, which is used as 3rd and 4th gears, winning by a few tenths of a second gear shift). Currently it has only 1000 km."
     
  13. kare

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    Rather collection of bits and pieces using s/n 1303GT - than 1303GT rebodied.
     
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    Anyybody has more pictures of the TDF that this car is supposed to look like? I had never seen a real TDF with this sort of tear drop rear end.
     
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    Doesn't look like any TdF.
     
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    What car is on the cover of that book in post #6?
     
  17. miurasv

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    It's a real TdF #0931GT but with an incorrect shaped rebody. 0931GT has now been corrected. This incorrect shape TdF body is now mounted on a 250 GT PF Coupe chassis, 1303GT as per information in this thread.
     
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    Who did that body? It makes it interesting for a PF coupe to have the body of a real TDF as opposed to a PF coupe to have a TDF body made from scratch in the past 20 years.
     
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    I read somewhere that 0931GT was completely rebodied after a crash with the body in question. If so I do not know who made it or if the above info is correct. Perhaps El Wayne knows?
     
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    I don't have any first-hand knowledge, but when the car was offered for sale by Sotheby's at their 2005 Maranello sale, the claim was that the rear was modified by Scaglietti in late 1959, with the rest of the modifications occurring (in France?) following an accident in 1976:

     
  21. amenasce

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    So the car in question does have a body that once was fitted to a real TDF chassis?
     
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    Merci Julien. La replique n'est pas si moche je trouve.
     

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