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1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III Serial Number 4585

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Lead photograph of 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III Serial Number 4585

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   250 GTE 2+2
Year   1963 Serial #   4585
Engine #   4585 VIN   
Engine Type   128E Chassis Type   508E
Build Sequence #   809 Number Built   954
Body Type   2+2 Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Italauto Current Owner   Ferraris-online LLC
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III s/n 4585, the 809th of 955 GTEs. A survivor in dark red with black leather and red carpets. Has the Cibie fog lights, headlights and the pressure cast cylinder heads with improved valve angle and larger valves. In the Seattle area since the 1960s, well-documented ownership history. Restored in the 1980s, in storage for much of the last decade. Just completed a detailed pre-sale inspection by Symbolic Motors. Engine compartment cleaned, old fuel drained, all fluids flushed, new engine oil, oil filters, fuel filters, gear oil, coolant and gas. Cylinders bore-scoped. Webers rebuilt with new carb kits and fuel lines. New battery and heater hose. Master cylinder booster, master cylinder and all four calipers rebuilt, new brake light switch, new front and rear brake pads and new rubber brake hoses installed. Brake rotors re-machined. Front wheel bearings re-packed. Brake rotor centers and calipers painted. New track rod bushings, new drive shaft rubber donut, new tie rod end and a new rubber trans mount fitted. Rebuild clutch disc. Door handles polished. Four new Dunlop SP50 205 tires and tubes installed, wheels polished and balanced. Webers nicely synchronized. Total invoices are $18,000. Copies of the inspection report, service invoices and Dunlop tire invoices on file by PDF. Copies available. Nicely detailed cosmetics. Gearbox shifts smoothly, overdrive works well, new brakes and a suspension, everything working well. No smoke, minimal oil leak issues, great oil pressure.

History

S/n 4585. 250 GTE 2+2 Series 3. Pininfarina Body no. 68506. Engine tipo 128/F. Chassis tipo 508/63. 1963 build date. 809th GTE built (including prototypes), the 155th Series III built of 955 cars in total. The Series III 250 GTE begin with chassis number 4093 and had the bigger heads and valves.

Destination: Italauto, Italy.

1960s, late, with John Keleher, Seattle, WA.

1976, to Dick Thimen, Seattle, WA.

1985, January, with Sam J. Allotta, a Lawyer, Tacoma, WA.

1990s, with Conner Malot, Spokane, WA. He also owned a 308, two 330 GTCs, a 275 GTB/4 and multiple other Ferraris. 250 GTE s/n 4585 was repainted and mechanically restored by Dennis Luckey, Spokane, WA.

sold to Dione Bishop, Spokane, WA, 99201.

2003–2013, in storage in Spokane, WA.

2013, 01 Feb., owner deceased and 250 GTE s/n 4585 was offered to Ferrari of Seattle. Brakes are stuck, tires are old, battery is bad, etc.

2013, February–March, serviced by Bill Pearson and Jason Lemberg, Symbolic Motors, 11455 Sorrento Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92121. Detailed pre-sale inspection. Degreased engine and under car. Drained old fuel. Flushed all fluids including filled with new engine oil, new oil filters, new fuel filter, new gear oil, coolant and gas. Removed, cleaned and regapped all 12 spark plugs. Bore scope inspected and photographed cylinders. New fuel line, new carb kits, removed, rebuilt and reinstalled Webers. New heater hose. Fitted new battery. Rebuilt brakes including rebuild of all four calipers, rebuilt master cylinder, new brake light switch, new front and rear brake pads, new brake rubber hoses, turned all four brake rotors. Cleaned and packed front wheel bearings. Painted brake rotor centers and calipers. Fitted four new track rod bushings, installed new drive shaft rubber donut, installed new tie rod end and transmission rubber mount, removed and reinstalled transmission, rebuilt clutch disc. Removed and refitted door handles, polished both handles. Installed four new Dunlop SP50 205 tires and tubes, balanced wheels. Total invoices $18,000. Copies of the inspection report, service invoices and tire invoices on file by PDF.

2013, May, for sale by Michael Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com LLC.

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