F430 Maintenance & DIY

Oil Change

Products I used:


Changing the Brake Fluid

Motive Pressure Bleeder:


Castrol SRF Brake Fluid:


Changing the Spark Plugs

NGK 6378 PMR8B Iridium Plugs:


Fixing Paint Chips

Dr. Colorchip Kit:


Wash, Clay Bar, Paint Chips, and PPF installation


OEM Manifold / Header replacement

Aldus Voice’s website was my primary guide:
https://aldousvoice.com/2014/03/25/ferrari-f430-exhaust-manifold-change/

Here’s all the various parts I purchased:
Phoenix Headers: https://phoenixexhaust.co.uk/products/ferrari-f430-series-stainless-steel-sports-manifolds-headers
Studs (16): https://www.ricambiamerica.com/211641-stud.html
Header nuts (16): https://www.ricambiamerica.com/210971-nut.html
Gaskets (2): https://www.ricambiamerica.com/211404-gasket.html
Collector Bolts (6): https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=5822
Collector nuts (6): https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=17708


Wheel Bearing Replacement

Wheel Bearing (part #194134)
Eurospares: http://www.eurospares.co.uk/search?partNumber=194134
Scuderia Car Parts: http://www.scuderiacarparts.com/part/ferrari/430-coupe/194134/hub-complete-bearing/14-27-1097-52313-15531.html

Wheel Nut (part #209184)
Eurospares: http://www.eurospares.co.uk/search?partNumber=209184
Scuderia Car Parts: www.scuderiacarparts.com/part/ferrari/430-coupe/209184/nut/14-27-1097-52314-3209.html

Notable tools needed:
Torque wrench that can go to 200 ft-lbs
Torque wrench with 50-65 ft-lbs
36mm socket (http://amzn.to/2yjTcna)
Breaker bar
Punch set
Hammer
8mm, 10mm, 14mm hex sockets
Bearing Puller

Here is a fantastic webpage reference with all the torque specs and step by step instructions. https://aldousvoice.com/2014/08/21/ferrari-360-f430-wheel-bearing-replacement/


Replacing the Motor Mounts

Part No. 216357: https://www.eurospares.co.uk/parts/ferrari/430-coupe/all/crankcase-36886/216357


CV Boot Replacement


DIY Position Indicators


Installing Skid Plates

Skid Plates: https://www.ricambiamerica.com/skd-430-pe-f430-skid-plates-in-polyethylene.html


Sticky Buttons


Replacing the Battery


Washing the F430


Installing a Battery Tender



How to change the Air Filter

Air Filter: https://www.ricambiamerica.com/191206-air-filter.html