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Where to find 348 Aluminum/zinc timing covers?

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  1. ghardt

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    I looking for a aluminum/zinc timing cover set. I saw a set on a UK website but lost the link. Any ideas?
     
  2. Organiser

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    Hi Jerry,

    You and me, both!!

    Regards,
    Phil.
     
  3. AceMaster

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    You will never find these...they are as unobtanium as can be
     
  4. ghardt

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    That sounds like a challenge. Now I'm really motivated.
     
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    If you find a set, you will be king ;)
     
  6. Mitch Alsup

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    Take the plastic ones and make a sand casting mold, then heat up a batch of aluminum.....
     
  7. ghardt

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    #7 ghardt, Dec 27, 2011
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    Well look what I found. Now I just need to clean them up a bit. Should I leave them aluminum or should I power coat them black wrinkle finish? Any suggestions?
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  8. group77racing

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    I have a complete perfect set sitting on my shelf for years.
     
  9. AceMaster

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    You are King :)

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  10. angelis

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    I powder coated mine black. It looks ok, not that anyone will see them once they are in.
     
  11. Ricambi America

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    Very very nice!!

    There are repro plastic ones being made now, but they are never going to even approach the durability of the original metal ones. Hold onto it tightly :)
     
  12. Organiser

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    Hi Jerry,

    I suggest you leave them as found and just pack them in a box and send them to me!! :D :D

    Well done, you are here`by knighted and shall now be known as Sir Jerry.

    I must look harder!!!

    Best regards,
    Phil.
     
  13. ghardt

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    Phil,
    I found the cover set in th UK. Here http://www.prosport-ferrari.co.uk/
    They may be able to find a set for you. It was about 348 pounds (without VAT).
     
  14. Organiser

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    Hi Sir Jerry,

    I am going to swear now **%$$$££**, I feel slightly better :D :D.

    Prosport are about 20 miles away from where I live, in fact I sold them a 575 part about 5 months ago!!!

    Thanks for letting me know the cost, it helps plan the purchase!

    I will give them a call in the New Year.

    Best regards,
    Phil.
     

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