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1972 Dino (Ferrari) 246 GTS Serial Number 04180

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Specifications

Make   Dino (Ferrari) Model   246 GTS
Year   1972 Serial #   04180
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   236 E Chassis Type   607 E
Build Sequence #    Number Built   1,274
Body Type   Spyder Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner   Italy Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

1972 Ferrari 246 GTS s/n 04180. Bargain priced Euro model 246 GTS. One long-term owner from 1983 to today. New in Fly yellow with black leather and power windows. Runs fine, drives well, good original syncros, no rust, no signs of damage. Nice paint, good leather. Has the owner’s manual, a re-print of the factory workshop manual, the tool roll with a few tools, the jack and the jack bag. Has all ownership and service documents back to the early-80s.

Customized in the early 1980s with 250 GTO style driving lights recessed into the nose panel, 250 GTO style recessed turn signals and covered headlights. Front bumpers removed. The interior has a center console and an after-market steering wheel. Has a raised engine lid and the rear body has a 250 GTO style ducktail spoiler. A running-driving restoration project or a great entry-level Dino for the enthusiast who wants a unique Ferrari or a great priced Ferrari Dino to eventually do a restoration.

History

S/n 04180. 246 GTS. Euro model. April-May 1972 production. From new with P/W. No A/C.

1972, April–May, build or production date.

1972, sold new in Italy.

1977, 24 Mar., imported into LA by Werner Schoch Porsche Sales, Downey, CA. DOT approved likely in 1977.

1979, with Sam Applebaum, Long Beach, CA. California plates 563UDO. Euro model. P/W, European, LHD.

1983, May, with someone in southern California and for sale. California plates 563UDO, Fly yellow, rear spoiler, engine lid modified for tall air cleaners. Mileage: 24,219 kilometers.

1983, 08 June, parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises 4235 Power Inn Rd, Sacramento, CA 95826. Owner’s Operation Manual, $30.10. Mileage: 39,137 kilometers.

1983, 20 June, serviced by Nick Dio Ferrari Service, pre-purchase inspection for current owner.

1983–2011, owned by current owner, Redondo Beach, CA. California plates 1JCX342.

1983, 18 Aug., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, Fram oil filter, $9.59.

1983, 25 Aug., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, radiator hose and belt, $34.07.

1984, 06 Apr., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, voltage regulator, $37.28.

1985, 15 Aug., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, fan motor, $101.03.

1985, 09 Oct., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, starter motor, $368.00.

1985, 11 Oct., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, starter solenoid, $67.66.

1985, 12 Dec., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, replace clutch and flywheel, $1,969.20. Mileage: 51,430 kilometers.

1986, 31 Jan., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, fuel hose, $17.14.

1986, 14 Apr., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, right rear disk pads, $16.00.

1986, 09 May, parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, fuel pump, $44.96.

1986, 14 Aug., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, rear brake pads, $14.94.

1986, 12 Sept., parts supplied by Lyle Tanner Enterprises, accelerator cable, $14.13.

1986, 28 Dec., serviced by Le Garage, 323 Ardmore Ave, Hermosa Beach, 90245. Repair brake calipers, replace rear pads, flush/bleed brake system, repair coolant leaks, replace alternator belt, tune, synchronize carburetors, $497.45. Mileage: 57,284 Kilometers.

1987, 06 Feb., serviced by Le Garage, rebuild right rear caliper, $159.23.

1992, 18 Feb., serviced by Le Garage, brake service, $557.42. Mileage: 64,244 Kilometers.

1995, 16 Aug., serviced by Le Garage, general safety inspection and service, balance and synch carbs, re-seal valve covers, $206.73.

1996, 21 Oct., serviced by Le Garage, replace water pump, replace plug wires, R&R valve covers, adjust valve clearance, $827.18. Mileage: 66,367 Kilometers.

1997, 01 Apr., serviced by Island Pacific 323 Ardmore Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA. R&R one cylinder head, replace valves and seats, $914.60. Mileage: 66,373 Kilometers.

1997, 27 May, serviced by Island Pacific, remove and rebuild carbs, repair exhaust system, $933.47. Mileage: 66,501 Kilometers.

1998 08 June, serviced by Le Garage, R&R alternator, replace alternator wiring harness, check charging system, $544.22.

2000, 30 May, serviced by Island Pacific, replace rear brake caliper, pads and hoses, $1,136.12. Mileage: 69,655 Kilometers.

2003, 03 Feb., serviced by Island Pacific, general service, fluids, replace cooling fan, $1,714.95.

2003, 27 Mar., replace cable, $110.00.

2003, 17 July, serviced by Le Garage, R&R two cam shafts, rebuild carbs, repair master electrical switch, install MSD ignition system, repair exhaust system, install engine cover and boot latches, $7,142.62. Mileage: 73,830 Kilometers.

2003, 19 Nov., serviced by Island Pacific, replace ignition switch rotator, replace voltage regulator, $754.66.

2006, 21 Mar., serviced by Island Pacific, lubricate clutch cable and linkage, $100.33.

2007, 17 Sept., serviced by Autobahn Coach Works, Inc, 20655 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA. Complete exterior paint and undercoating, modification of turn indicators and installation of fog lamps, install weather stripping, $7,000.00.

2009, 15 Oct., serviced by Island Pacific, install switch, R&R door trim panels, install Ferrari license plate, $3,312.91.

2010, 04 Feb., serviced by Island Pacific, interior work, $2.550.00.

2010, 25 Feb., serviced by Island Pacific, replace steering rack, tie rod ends, and lower ball joints, $1.922.39.

2010, 12 Sept., serviced by Island Pacific, replace coolant hoses, thermostat, replace alternator and regulator, synch carbs, $1,042.45. Mileage: 74,722 Kilometers.

2011, March, on consignment with Michael Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com, Newport Beach, CA.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.