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  1. joe sackey

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    I posted it earlier in the thread.

    Thank you!

    Perhaps, I've posted images of this car newly-arrived at JB Automobiles in Paris in this livery.

    Perhaps not to everyone's taste, pin-striping on Countachs happened way back in 70s on the last 2 Wolf Countachs, the final Silvera Countach and a number of others besides, basically the works would do whatever you wanted, you didn't see much of that in the 80s but I would not be totally surprised if it was done at Sant Agata although it's possible they sublet the work, either way, a number of Countachs were delivered new with pin-striping, here's 1120222.

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    This thread has now 511 pages :D I guess its JLA12409, former in Germany?!
     
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    Correct, since you are supposed to be sitting at home with all the time in the world I wanted you to make an effort and check the archives ;)

    Seriously though, be well and keep safe Leo.

    Here is the car showing it's distinctive livery.

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    By the way, just for purposes of illustrating that the white wheels was a thing from the factory on some non-white Countachs, allow me to post some images you sent me of this 88.5 Blu Tahiti Downdraft with the same application, you know the chassis number.

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  9. Rossocorsa1

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    Certainly not my taste, but to each their own.
     
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    I think it was one time for sale at Auto Salon Singen, coming from Arabia i was told.

    QV and GT is a good mix -> http://www.countach.ch/stmoritz2.html
     
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    Leo you posted this image of a Downdraft being collected at Sant Agata in the mid-80s on Instagram, can you say what year exactly this was?

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    But afaik never delivered to Arabia.
     
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    It´s a scan from swedish car magazine Automobil, May 1986 sent by Kaare. :cool:
     
  14. EMILIO

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    on small wing remove i am SURE with you, Joe ;)
    to me the late small-flat wing, usually seen on QV and ANNIVERSARY is the worst looking countach wing :confused:
    this image proves the point very well....too small and thin for the car

    and i would remove all of these ones :eek:
     
  15. joe sackey

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    Correct.

    Thank you.

    Agreed, that series of wing is too small, you need a big wing for the lady to fit, as illustrated.

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    cannot agree more :p
     
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    over 20 years ago, in my little city, a dude was driving this quattrovalvole every week
    this car is one of the reasons i started buyng old lamborghinis
    so is special to me

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  20. Rossocorsa1

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    Interesting that an Italian delivered QV would have the taillight surround extension affixed. Can anyone explain that?
     
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    My guess is that it's not an Italian delivered car but somehow found it's way back home.
     
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    some european cars were delivered like that since some customers saw the US taillight surround extension and wanted that on their car
    i think this car was not delivered to USA or middle east but born like it is
     
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    Arrived the other day in Palm Springs, Can’t wait to get out there and stretch her legs.
     

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    This is definitely Middle East specification, whether it actually went there or not another issue.

    Awesome!

    Be safe meanwhile.
     
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