Month: January 2014

RM Auctions

Last year in 2013 – this Mondial sold at RM Auctions for $85,250 Sold for $85,250 Chassis no. ZFFRK33A5M0088428   300 bhp, 208 cu. in. double overhead cam V-8 engine, five-speed rear transaxle, four-wheel independent suspension with coil springs and anti-roll bars, and four-wheel antilock…

How to check for head gasket leaks

A few weeks ago, I had a pretty big scare when I had a big plume of smoke start coming out the car. After some quick inspection, the problem was speculated to be a missing oil cap gasket, which caused a bunch of oil…

My Name Is Mud

My name is mud, and you know what mud spelled backwards is…. On a nice drive into San Francisco – I was really enjoying the car – weather was great, car purring like a kitten, and running well.   The fact that I can…

New Tires and Fuel Pump Short!

Got the Advan Neova AD08 R Installed – couldn’t be happier – very sticky and makes the car feel much more planted….one the way to getting it installed – some road debris put a dent in my bottom pan – this caused contact to…

Fusebox is back

Got the fuse box back on Friday – took the tools out and started installing. It was a lot harder then I expected. Just a couple things to note. You’ll have to have access to the battery, and as I didn’t have a jack…

Forbes Article from 10 years ago 7/2/2001

With rumors persisting that Ferrari is thinking of building a four-door (say it ain’t so!) sedan, it’s worth looking back at what is today the most affordable Ferrari ever–the Mondial. It depends on who you talk to, but a lot of Ferraristas (self-described Ferrari nuts,…

Hemmings Daily – Lost Cars of the 1980s

Here is an interesting article I found… ** Lost Cars of the 1980s – Ferrari Mondial Kurt Ernst Dec 9th, 2013  Ferrari Mondial Cabriolet. Photo by Flickr user L2F1. As the 1970s gave way to the 1980s, Ferrari needed a four-seat replacement for its aging and…