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Ferrari 250 GT, 308 and Berlinetta Lusso: repair manuals

A manual on your Ferrari 250 GT, 308 or Berlinetta Lusso? Here are service and repair manuals covering these Ferrari cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Ferrari Handbook 1948-1958 - A Comprehensive Technical Manual for the Road & Race Cars

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This comprehensive manual presents a wealth of technical data and statistics for Ferrari's road and race cars spanning the years 1948 to 1958. The author, who resided in Modena during the construction of these iconic vehicles and had a personal connection with Enzo Ferrari, utilized factory documents from that era.

The manual covers a range of vital aspects, including road test experiences, technical specifications, maintenance, repair guidance, tune-up procedures, and detailed technical drawings. It also incorporates exploded views, wiring diagrams, and lubrication charts.

Originally published by Floyd Clymer in 1960 under the title "The Ferrari Owner's Handbook," it offers an extensive technical resource more than a typical handbook.
Divided into seven sections, it encompasses the author's driving experiences with specific Ferrari models, specifications for 41 road and race cars produced between 1948 and 1958, maintenance and repair instructions, valve timing, carburetor data, acceleration times, and detailed component drawings. This manual is a valuable reference for those passionate about early Ferrari cars.

Contents:
1 - The authors driving experiences of the Type 166, Type 342 and 340 America and Type 375 America.
2 - Specifications for 41 road and race cars constructed by Ferrari from 1948 to 1958.
3 - Repair, maintenance and tune up information.
5 - Valve timing and carburetor data.
6 - Acceleration times.
7 - Detailed component drawings, exploded views, wiring.

Author:Floyd Clymer
Specs:176 pages, 26 x 17 x 1 cm / 10.25 x 6.7 x 0.39 in, paperback
Illustrations:145 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2023)
Book: Ferrari Handbook 1948-1958 - A Comprehensive Technical Manual for the Road & Race Cars

Ferrari Handbook 1948-1958 - A Comprehensive Technical Manual for the Road & Race Cars

Language: English

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Ferrari Guide to Performance - Essential tune-up secrets for Ferraris through the early V-8s

Covers tuning and maintenance hints on virtually all V-12 and early V-8 Ferraris. A wealth of information by one of California's top restorers, the Ferrari Guide to Performance also includes a step by step illustrated feature on how to rebuild the famous Webers carburetors used on most V-12 Ferraris.
Originally published in 1987, VelocePress is pleased to bring this invaluable resource back into print.

Author:Allen S. Bishop
Specs:144 pages, 23.5 x 19 x 0.7 cm / 9.25 x 7.5 x 0.28 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2003)
Book: Ferrari Guide to Performance - Essential tune-up secrets for Ferraris through the early V-8s

Ferrari Guide to Performance - Essential tune-up secrets for Ferraris through the early V-8s

Language: English

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Ferrari Tuning Tips & Maintenance Techniques

Out-of-print and largely unavailable for years, "Ferrari Tuning Tips & Maintenance Techniques" was originally published by Jim Riff as "Ferrari Tuning Tips & Techniques". Following two highly successful editions Gerald Roush and John Apen expanded and revised the work, which subsequently went through three printings from 1975 to 1977.
Even though it has been nearly 25 years since its last revision, this work still contains essential information for the Ferrari enthusiast and mechanic.

Covers the Ferrari 250 GT, 250 GTE, 330 GT, 330 GTC, 365 GT, 365 GTB/4, 365 GTC/4 and Dino 246 GT.

Author:John R. Apen, Gerald L. Roush
Specs:164 pages, 28 x 21 x 0.8 cm / 11 x 8.25 x 0.31 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2001)
Book: Ferrari Tuning Tips & Maintenance Techniques

Ferrari Tuning Tips & Maintenance Techniques

Language: English

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Ferrari Owner's Handbook

This edition is presented unchanged from the original 1961 Clymer edition, and as before is a compilation of specifications and statistical data as well as factory drawings.
Though it is in no manner an attempt to encompass every model of Ferrari built, it is, however, an attempt to present a cross-section of the best, and most famous Ferraris built since 1948.

The reader will find specifications - presented in chronological order, action photos, sales promotion photos, candid pit-side photos, driving experiences, maintenance data, repair data, timing charts, lubrication charts, wiring diagrams, and cut-away drawings which will aid the Ferrari owner and enthusiast alike.

Author:Hans Tanner
Specs:192 pages, 21.5 x 14 x 1.1 cm / 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.43 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2000)
Book: Ferrari Owner's Handbook

Ferrari Owner's Handbook

Language: English

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Ferrari 250 / GT - Service and Maintenance for the Ferrari 250 GT, 250 GTE, 250 GTL, 250 SWB and other similar models

A compilation of technical information and data to aid in the service, maintenance, care and repair of the Ferrari 250GT, 250GTE, 250GTL, 250SWB and other similar models.

Author:Jim Riff
Specs:120 pages, 28 x 21 x 0.6 cm / 11 x 8.25 x 0.24 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2006)
Book: Ferrari 250 / GT - Service and Maintenance for the Ferrari 250 GT, 250 GTE, 250 GTL, 250 SWB and other similar models

Ferrari 250 / GT - Service and Maintenance for the Ferrari 250 GT, 250 GTE, 250 GTL, 250 SWB and other similar models

Language: English

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Ferrari 308 Series Buyer's Guide & Owner's Guide

More than just a Buyer's Guide, this is a complete guide to the purchase and ownership of a 308 series Ferrari. It includes a wealth of data for the owner once the car has been purchased.

Consisting of three major sections, the first section helps the reader understand the history of Ferrari and the introduction and development of the 308 series cars.
The second section will help you decide how, what, when and where to purchase and the third section will assist you in keeping your new acquisition in top condition with hints and tips on maintenance, repair and even modification.

If you already own a 308, then this book will help you get the most enjoyment from your ownership and will prepare you for what potential buyers will be looking for when it comes time to sell.
A well-written book by a respected authority on late model Ferraris

Author:Steve Cook
Specs:144 pages, 25 x 17.5 x 0.8 cm / 9.8 x 6.9 x 0.31 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2007)
Book: Ferrari 308 Series Buyer's Guide & Owner's Guide

Ferrari 308 Series Buyer's Guide & Owner's Guide

Language: English

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The Berlinetta Lusso - A Ferrari of Unusual Elegance

Originally published in 1978, this book provides the reader with an in-depth analysis of the Ferrari Berlinetta Lusso (1962-1964). The VelocePress edition presented here is unchanged from the original and has not been updated. However, it has been re-formatted from the original "landscape" orientation into a more conventional "portrait" format.

Author:Kurt, H Miska
Specs:124 pages, 25 x 17 x 0.8 cm / 9.8 x 6.7 x 0.31 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Veloce Press (USA, 2006)
Book: The Berlinetta Lusso - A Ferrari of Unusual Elegance

The Berlinetta Lusso - A Ferrari of Unusual Elegance

Language: English

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