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1974 Dino (Ferrari) 246 GTS Serial Number 07892

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Lead photograph of 1974 Dino (Ferrari) 246 GTS Serial Number 07892

Specifications

Make   Dino (Ferrari) Model   246 GTS
Year   1974 Serial #   07892
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   236 E Chassis Type   607 E
Build Sequence #    Number Built   1,274
Body Type   Spyder Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner   Williams Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

1974 USA Model Ferrari 246 GTS s/n 07892. Factory flares and the wider Campagnolo wheels. Amazingly well–documented with ownership records back to new and service records from 1991 with only 30,186 documented miles. Has obsessive–compulsive service records documenting a pampered existence. Pulls strong to redline. Near perfect syncros. Fitted with very attractive headlight covers. Has A/C, P/W and the top cover for the targa top when stowed. Has an owner’s manual and a replica pouch and the jack with its carrying case. Has very good Michelin XWX tires. Has a new Michelin XWX spare. Excellent body and paint. Nice leather. Everything works. A very pretty and mechanically superb Ferrari.

History

S/n 07892. 246 GTS. USA model. March 1974 production. From new with fender flares and Campagnolo wheels.

1974, purchased new by David Williams, Lawrenceville, Georgia. Later moved to Humble, Texas in 1976.

1975, 20–21 Sept., shown at the 3rd Annual Joint Meeting of the FCA Southeast Region and the Aston Martin Owner’s Club, Atlanta, Georgia, by Dave Williams - Metallic Grey with red leather. Fender flares & wide wheels.

1976, February, offered for sale in Ferrari Club of America news bulletin by David Williams. Purchased new. 5,000 miles. Metallic gray with red leather. All options plus factory fender flares with Campagnolo wheels. Always garaged, never seen rain. Owner leaving country.

1976, October, offered for sale by David Williams, Humble, Texas.

1976/77, presumably sold to Alberto Amezcua, Mexico City, Mexico, San Antonio and Del Mar, CA.

1981, 30 Aug., California title application for Alberto Amezcua, Del Mar, CA, 92014.

1983, 22 Nov., new Texas title issued to Alberto Amezcua, San Antonio, TX, 78229.

1991, 20 Sept., serviced for Alberto Amezcua by Luiz Ferraria Inc., 13206 Estrella, Suite G, Gardena, CA, 90248. Remove and refit engine and gearbox, new head gaskets, plugs, points, filters, hoses, rebuilt; water pump, new timing gear bearings, rebuild carbs, total invoice $5,218.71. Mileage 16,304. Invoice # 000133.

1991, 20 Nov., serviced for Alberto Amezcua by Luiz Ferraria Inc., 13206 Estrella, Suite G, Gardena, CA, 90248. Suspension overhaul, replace rubber moldings, replace water pipes, new hoses, belts, brake hoses, rebuild calipers, new clutch assembly new thermostat housing, total invoice $2,496.52. Mileage 16,304. Invoice # 000134.

1991, 20 Nov., serviced for Alberto Amezcua by Luiz Ferraria Inc., 13206 Estrella, Suite G, Gardena, CA, 90248. New starter bendix, repair charging system, new exhaust headers, new oil lines, new brake master cylinder, overhaul all brake calipers, total invoice $5,887.19. Mileage 16,304. Invoice # 000135.

1992, 10 July, serviced for Alberto Amezcua by Luiz Ferraria Inc., 13206 Estrella, Suite G, Gardena, CA, 90248. Replace Dynoplex, recharge A/C, new ignition switch, total invoice $1,875.74. Mileage 16,413.

1993, 23 Jan., serviced for Alberto Amezcua by Luiz Ferraria Inc., 13206 Estrella, Suite G, Gardena, CA, 90248. Retorque cylinder heads, oil and filters, recover dash, replace steering column switch, repair heater core, $5,136.51. Mileage 17,856.

1993, 20 Feb., sold by Alberto Amezcua to Larry Lawrence, La Jolla, CA.

1998, 18 Mar., get–it–running service by Symbolic Motor Cars, total invoice $485.97, mileage 20,522.

1998, March, sold to Denis Maynard, Silverado Canyon, CA 92976.

1998, 06 Dec., service for Denis Maynard by Grand Prix Classics, 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA, 92037. Minor work, reverse light not working, replace hood latch oil pressure sending unit, total invoice $2,700.44. Mileage 20,870 miles.

1999, May, June, offered for sale by Grand Prix Classics, La Jolla, California, USA. Red with black interior. Flares & Campagnolo wheels. USA version with A/C, leather, P/W & only 21,000 miles. Just serviced. Excellent records.

1999, 27 June, sold to current owner by Grand Prix Classics, 7456 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA, 92037.

1999, 02 July, California title and registration issued to current owner, Los Angeles, CA, 90049.

2000, 31 Mar., serviced for current owner by Ogner Ferrari, 21301 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA, 91364. Rebuild alternator, repair exhaust leak, major service, torque heads, set timing and carbs, new clutch cable, total invoice 6,578.03. Mileage 23,740.

2000, 28 July, serviced for current owner by Ogner Ferrari, 21301 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA, 91364. Oil soaked alternator, total invoice $603.99. Mileage 25,492.

2001, 02 Jan., serviced for current owner by Swiss Motors, 3929 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA, 90230. Replace stub axle, plugs, resolve plug wire problem, total invoice $975.74. Mileage 27,918.

2002, 04 Dec., serviced for current owner by Swiss Motors, 3929 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA, 90230. New plugs, cleaned carbs, repair heater cable, total invoice $612.61. Mileage 29,621.

2009, 07 Mar., as per call from current owner, Hidden Hills, CA, he has owned 246 GTS s/n 07892 for about ten years and 330 GTS s/n 9627 for three or four years. Will inspect and photo on 08 March.

2009, March, on consignment with Michael Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com.

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.