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  1. davy83

    Maserati EV anyone?

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    3200 resale values

    Just did a quick search on E-Bay for 3200's out of curiosity, and they range from 5k to 21k. quite a wide spread on prices. How could anyone know what their car is worth in a market like that!!!
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    parking sensors

    I fitted after market parking sensors to my 3200 many years ago now and i thought i should share what i did. I bought front and rear sensors from these guys https://www.parkingdynamics.co.uk/ I mounted the rear control unit in the boot on the left behind the liner and ran wires up the...
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    Cruise control for 3200

    I fitted an after market cruise control unit to my car many years ago now and always planned to give others some details, and here they are. The cruise conrtrol unit is this one https://www.bridgwater-electronics.co.uk/ap900-cruise-control-unit/p84 if you tell them you are fitting it to a 3200...
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    3200 idles high after some major work

    I have just completed a major service, including timing belt, and water pump and both idler pulleys, and valve clearance with 6 shims changed out. I changed out the starter too as i was having odd starter issues, so i have had quite a lot fo the engine apart! It going again, which is always a...
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    WTF!!!

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    odd starter issue

    Any one had this problem. after 1-2 hours of mixed spirited driving and finally a motorway stretch at 75 not pushing it all on the motorway, stop the car and now on two occasions once after 5 minutes and onces after about 20 minutes turn the key and click, stater does not engage. not the noise...
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    Maserati are making changes, and the Alfieri is apparently on the way!

    https://www.autonews.com/article/20181126/OEM02/181129906/as-maserati-dives-manley-grasps-a-parachute?fbclid=IwAR3tqhncgJuBNVMMr_m6fFM709PKfGesOb_vncLGqPtHmQ8V345OvGKh_j4
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    Seems Maserati's market share is going up!

    http://carsalesbase.com/european-car-sales-data/Maserati/
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    leaking fuel pump

    one of my fuel pumps is leaking petrol from the electrical connector. Anyone seen this before? I am presuming i need to replace the pump.
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    wheel repair

    anyone been able to get flat spots sorted on the late 3200 early 4200 wheels (see avatar)? I have very slight flat spots on two of my wheels and the two local companies one with fairly specialised wheel repair equipment say they cant do it? I am happy to send them (or drive to) any where in the...
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    clock stopped

    Any one had their clock just stop for no reason? Checked fuses and all seem ok. Is this how they finally fail?
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    not so cool

    As those of you who were on the 20th anniversary trip will know I have a problem with my 3200 getting too warm when sitting in traffic. Its not a problem in Aberdeen as its always cold here. I am just digging into this and have worked out that the second cooling fan never comes on, so that's the...
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    vibration at speed

    i am off to Germany next week and i have noticed (on a bit of private road) that although the car is very smooth and generally running well it gets a bit of vibration above 110 mph it does not get worse at higher speeds. Any one got clues on this one? I have had the tracking and wheel balance...
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    concourse video

    Not sure if this link will work but some nice cars in this clip
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    Drivetrain vibration

    A 3200 story. I have been suffering with drivetrain vibration for some years and have been gradually working my way through the whole system, starting with the back axle area, 18 months ago I could feel some slack in the rear drive shafts, so I replaced the wheel bearings and drive shafts and...
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    any one removed their 3200 Exhaust?

    I am wading into changing my prop-shaft. I have to get the exhaust off, and it was assembled with the subframe off the car. I am thinking (and the workshop manual eludes to this) that i need to tilt the engine and gearbox to get at the top bolts holding the exhaust onto the turbos? Any one does...
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    exhaust back box flanges are cheese!

    ok the joint between my all stainless back boxes and the stainless main exhaust are made from carbon steel. and they now look like this So this is a big problem because the flanges on the back box side are welded into place and on the main exhaust side are behind the flared ends. So i needed...
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    levante advertising

    saw this today, nice photos, and good to see the brand getting out there. https://m.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/snowboarders-new-world-record-of-150kmh-behind-a-m/3339902/
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    exhaust clamps

    Any one had the three bolt flanges that hold the back boxes on the 3200 in place rust away to nothing? The exhaust and the back boxes are stainless and they are in reasonable condition but the two flanges were clearly mild steel and are now cheese. i am thinking of some sort of straddle clamp...