308 GTB Dry Sump 30k miles low ownership

East Sussex, United Kingdom

ยฃ89,000

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1979
30K
Miles
Petrol
Manual
2.9L

308 GTB Dry Sump 30k miles low ownership

3 previous owners. Same family ownership from 1985 to my purchase in 2016. The car was bare metal repainted by the previous owner in 2016. I have a small collection of cars and finally got around to recommissioning the car this year. The following work has just been carried out:
Full engine service including belts and carburettors tuned.
All suspension removed, powder coated, refitted and aligned with all new bushings and dampers.
New correct Michelin XWX.
All brake calipers checked, cleaned and restored to original appearance.
Air conditioning system converted and restored with new Compressor.
New electric window motors fitted.
The car now drives beautifully and looks fantastic. These carburettor cars have so much more character than the later cars. A pure analog driving experience and very rare with such low mileage and ownership.
I have just completed nearly 500 miles of everyday use and the car has performed faultlessly.
All books and original Schedoni key fobs present.
Car sold new by Reg Vardy in Houghton-Le-Spring to a Mr. Gray on 14/ 11/ 79. Factory A/ C car Rosso Corsa on Nero.
Acquired by the second owner on 18/ 01/ 1985. Subsequently gifted to his son on 18/ 07/ 1997.
500 mile service 3/ 3/ 80 at Maranello
1550 mile service 15/ 10/ 80 at Maranello
6000 mile service 17/ 1/ 84 at Graypaul
9500 mile service 12/ 4/ 85 at Graypaul
New Speedometer fitted by Modena East Horsley at 9077 miles. Original speedo is with the car.
12500 mile service 8/ 12/ 86 at Modena East Horsley.
15000 mile service 23/ 7/ 87 at Modena East Horsley.
18000 mile service 12/ 12/ 88 at Modena East Horsley.
22000 mile service 4/ 12/ 91 at Evans Halshaw.
25000 mile service 2/ 9/ 94 at Evans Halshaw.
Service 2/ 3/ 95 at Evans Halshaw.
28000 mile service 23/ 11/ 99 at Stratstone.
Stored between 2004 and September 2010. Put back on the road in 2010, and then again briefly in 2016 before being stored with my collection awaiting recommisioning. Some SORN notices are in the file to cover the periods of inactivity.

Engine

  • Size2.9L

Transmission

  • TypeManual

Fuel

  • TypePetrol

Exterior

  • Doors2
  • ColourRed
  • Body typeCoupe

History

  • Owners4

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