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post #31 of 36 (permalink) Old 06-26-2014, 10:33 AM
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Pick your brain ASSAIL

Not to hijack the thread, but I do have a question for ASSAIL...

As you "work on ferraris and maseratis every single day" and have previously on porsches...what do you consider to be a great modern exotic sports car or sports/GT car?

I ask because I am in the market for one and have been looking at used 599's, 911/996 turbo, and Murcielago LP640.
However, if you are aware of an exotic that had good quality, with reliability and performance, I would be interested to hear.

My current daily driver is a GT car and whatever I get would be used frequently also.




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i work on ferraris and maseratis every single day.... if you saw some of the things that get passed qc at factory i promise you there is no way you would ever consider buying one.
The only reason i havent burned my bike to the ground is because i fix it myself, i knew i was buying junk before i bought it, i just didnt realise how bad it would be.

Worked at porsche for a few years prior and the difference is night and day
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post #32 of 36 (permalink) Old 06-26-2014, 11:04 AM
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I'm of the opinion that as ethanol is hygroscopic, the fuel in the standing tank absorbed water and that had the impact on the plastic tank. The regularly used T509 had a constant supply of fresh fuel so didn't stand long enough to absorb water...
That's very interesting. Would b interesting to experiment. Can someone have MV send us... A dozen F4 tanks. That should be enough for a control group and such.
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What has the impact on the tank is ethanol...not the water. The plastic Acerbis uses is not qualified to hold ethanol.

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post #34 of 36 (permalink) Old 06-30-2014, 07:44 AM
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I also ended up with a bulged tank on my '10 1090RR. Unbelievably, I received my replacement in only one months time!


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post #35 of 36 (permalink) Old 07-04-2014, 07:40 PM
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Just received replacement tank for our 2010 1090RR (18 month wait). Is it safe to assume that the tanks NOW being supplied to Agusta are of the correct formulation?
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post #36 of 36 (permalink) Old 07-05-2014, 01:37 AM
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It's likely the same material, get it epoxy lined.
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