Hmmmm, rear engine---beefy stressed engine cradle......strange attachment points at rear for something........I'm thinking.
A Ferrari 275.
Well done Don!
I'm thinking a COE truck from the 1960's but I would like a hint Wanda!
1965 Ferrari 275 ...
It allegedly had a Devin body on it at one time.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/191995584314Thirty grand with six days to go.Given titles and VINs your local ornamental-iron shop could take a break from building stair railings for a week and turn out a dozen of these. Of course you'd still have to have Giuseppe and his mallet and sandbags to beat out the rest.
This one is driving me crazy. Maybe a Corvair-derived dune buggy? Possibly modified to hold a mid-engine powertrain?
And that guy wants $30k .....for that..... .... how about I dig out my welder buy some cold rolled 1018 tube with .035 wall and make you a couple of those for that price
You missed the part about a real Ferrari title.Same thing with vintage Trans-Am race cars. The shell is easily replaced, it's the SCCA brass tag that's worth the money.
Ok, at the risk of nit-picking, I have to ask....why was "car" in quotes in the hint? Last I checked, there is no dispute in the automotive community that the Ferrari 275 was definitively a car. That little nuance sent me down a rat hole looking for things that were on the fence for not being defined as cars.Nonetheless, nice job to Don for figuring this one out!
FTB -- I don't know why I put it in quotes...but the best What Am I?s are the ones that everybody spends hours of time searching and finding other interesting stuff on the web...right? :)-Vince
With the exception of the air conditioning unit, I completely concur. :-)
As others have said Ferrari 275 (in Belgium).Here's a link to Barn Finds post which has a link to 20 plus pages in the Ferrari forum where Tom S states he would have bid up to 250K for the special frame he found on Ebay and paid just a tenth of that--less than the current bid on this one.WARNING: Do not click on the Ferrari forum link unless you have LOTS of time to spend! http://barnfinds.com/cheap-1965-ferrari-275-chassis/
That's where I saw it and its story, parts that are known anyway.
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