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1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Serial Number 15197

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Lead photograph of 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Serial Number 15197

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   365 GTC/4
Year   1972 Serial #   15197
Engine #   510 VIN   
Engine Type   F 101 AC 000 Chassis Type   F 101 AC 100
Build Sequence #   257 Number Built   500
Body Type   Coupe Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Mir Current Owner   Ferraris-online
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

1972 USA model 365 GTC/4. The best running and best driving 365 GTC/4 we have had in many years. Gorgeous new Rosso Corsa red, a mirror–straight body and very nice black leather. Only three well documented long–term owners from new, with the last owner for 27 years. 365 GTC/4 s/n 15197 has been treated to new paint, a major detail and an engine–out service and major mechanical updates. Scan down for the full ownership and service history and the new parts list. This is the best running, best driving and best looking 365 GTC/4 we have had in many years. All invoices plus detailed photos of the paint work, the color sand and buff, the assembly work and the engine–out service are available on request. We welcome a detailed pre–purchase inspection.

History

S/n 15197. Identified as 365 GTC/4. Destinazione Modern Classic Motors, USA. Assembly sequence no. 257, body no. 167. (H. Raab “Ferrari Serial Numbers Part I, 2nd ed.”). January 1972 production. USA model. Engine # 510.

1972, new to Francisco Mir, authorized Ferrari Dealer for Santa Monica, CA.

1972, to first owner.

1978, 24 Sept., offered in the L.A. Times by Ferrari of San Diego, San Diego, CA. Red with tan interior.

1978, 10 Dec., offered in the L.A. Times by Ferrari of San Diego, San Diego, CA. Red with tan interior.

1979, sold to Michael Geller, Beverly Hills, CA.

1980, listed in the Ferrari Owner’s Club roster as owned by Michael R. Geller, Beverly Hills, CA.

1982, 09 Aug., serviced by Hollywood Sports Cars, Inc, 1629 North Gower, Hollywood, CA. New clutch cable, rebuild starter motor, total invoice: $1,059.91.

1983, 17 May, sold by Michael Geller through Grand Touring Jems, Inc to Melvin Moultry, Beverly Hills. Sales price: $30,000.

1984–1985, listed in the Ferrari Owner’s Club roster as owned by Melvin Moultry, Los Angeles, CA.

1984, 23–28 Aug., shown by Melvin Moultry at the International Ferrari Meet, Monterey, CA.

1985, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Palm Springs Vintage Grand Prix and Concours d’ Elegance.

1985, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Santa Barbara Concours.

1985, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Newport Invitational Concours, Newport Beach, CA.

1985, Sept., featured in Prancing Horse No. 79, pages 19–20.

1986, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Palm Springs Vintage Grand Prix and Concours d’ Elegance.

1986, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Santa Barbara Concours.

1986, shown by Melvin Moultry at the Newport Invitational Concours, Newport Beach, CA.

1989, 7 Jan.–10 June, for sale in FML by Mel Moultry, Beverly Hills, CA. Red with black. Borranis. Absolutely immaculate. Displayed at numerous concours throughout Southern California during the last five years. Featured in Prancing Horse N. 79p. 20. $250,000 firm.

1995, June, at Rosso Rodeo, entered by Moultry.

1995, 16 Sept., shown by Melvin Moultry at the Santa Barbara Concours.

2002, 19 Dec., mechanical and suspension inspection, disassemble for paint, strip car to bare metal, repair minor body work, repaint complete, total first invoice: $15,527. Total second invoice: $17,125. Total body, strip, paint: $32,652. All paint work completed but never color sanded, buffed, detailed or assembled. Moultry died and the car was tied up for multiple years.

2010, April–August, major mechanical service by Rod Drew’s Francorchamps of America:

Remove and re–install engine, steam clean engine compartment, steam clean frame and suspension, degree cams, adjust valves, re–torque cylinder heads, replace timing chain, replace front “O” rings, replace distributor seals, replace front and rear crank seal, fit new flywheel ring gear, rebuild water pump, replace oil pressure sender, replace all rubber belts, rebuild and setup carburetors, overhaul distributors and install electronic unit in distributors, fit new engine mounts. All new clutch assembly, remove and refit gearbox and replace front and rear gearbox shaft seals.

Overhaul cooling and A/C systems including recore radiator and install new radiator cooling fan switch, replace all engine compartment heater hoses, replace heater valves, replace heater control cables, replace all engine compartment hoses, install missing thermostat, rebuild A/C compressor, replace A/C receiver dryer, recharge A/C.

Overhaul suspension and brakes including remove and refit shock absorbers for rebuild, remove and refit rear suspension control arms and replace inner suspension bushings, replace rear helper–springs, replace upper and lower ball joints, remove and rebuild all four brake calipers, replace brake caliper soft lines, replace master cylinder, fit new brake booster hose.

Color sanded, buff and detail new paint. Re–assembly work including undercoat and blackout under panels and wheel wells, re–assemble interior stainless steel trim, install trim on drivers door, paint and install lower trim, install head light buckets, install bumpers and grill, install emblems. Total mechanical, cooling and A/C system and assembly labor: $20,000.00.

Sublet including steam clean engine compartment, frame and suspension, recondition and paint four wheels, mount and balance new tires, chemical strip cam covers and air cleaners, wrinkle finish cam covers and air cleaners, rebuild starter, four wheel alignment. Total invoice: $2,501.49.

New parts includes four new Michelin P 4000 tires, new clutch assembly, front oil line, driver door latch, 6 new carburetor kits, 8 new brake hoses, 12 spark plugs, new timing chain, new heater hoses, 8 new suspension bushings, 2 new engine mounts, new oil pressure sender, new water pump seal, new starter ring gear, 4 new ball joints, front and rear engine main seal, front and rear transmission seals, 2 air filters, 8 silent blocks, rebuilt hood struts, master cylinder rebuild kit, new chrome valve stems. Total parts: $10,990.59. Very good used USA model muffler system: $1,000. Total all three invoices: $34,492.08.

2010, August, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s www.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.