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Old 08-11-2011, 01:07 AM
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^^yeah man if u would've said that she was ur wife or something I wouldve had to meet u in person to shake ur hand my friend...cause she is stunning! Everytime I see that avatar I lose focus on everything else! Lol
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Originally Posted by 03tLsNBP View Post
i will own a 355 someday...
agreed. love the F355, as well as the F40.
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:22 AM
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F360, the car that started the recent revival of Ferrari



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Old 08-11-2011, 10:14 AM
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F360, the car that started the recent revival of Ferrari
i agree...but thats a F430.
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^^yep...the split support to the side mirror is a dead giveaway (probably among other things)
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these may have already been posted, but i don't care...fap fap fap


F430TT (Stage III 1000 WHP)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ9qD...layer_embedded

F430TT Scuderia (Stage I 725 WHP)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKT8y...layer_embedded
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i agree...but thats a F430.
Homer Simpson voice "DOH"
And I took the picture so I should remember
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^^aint no thang man...no worries. nice pics tho. god i love the 'open' engine compartment look.
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I want to own an F355 or F430 before I die.
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355s and 550s are becoming very affordable these days

(not including maintenance costs of course)
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See my hope is that the F430 follows that path in 20 some years and is affordable as well.
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^^seriously. i've heard they do this to the Ferrari FXX as well
speaking of the Ferrari FXX...
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by john_wrap View Post
these may have already been posted, but i don't care...fap fap fap


F430TT (Stage III 1000 WHP)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ9qD...layer_embedded

F430TT Scuderia (Stage I 725 WHP)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKT8y...layer_embedded
Bad ass....but something just doesn't seem right about a Ferrari with a turbo.
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:46 AM
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^^well they offer TT Lambo's for just that reason

that company that does all this is right here in Charlotte like 30mins from me. company is called Underground Racing

enjoy: http://www.undergroundracing.com/
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Old 08-11-2011, 12:02 PM
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^^were those vids from Charlotte?

I'm on my way back to Charlotte at the end of the year and may have to scope out their shop....if they provide tours or something.
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^^yes.

not sure about tours. i've been there but only when a friend was having some work done on his car. not sure if they give tours.
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Originally Posted by CCColtsicehockey View Post
See my hope is that the F430 follows that path in 20 some years and is affordable as well.
If the 360 market is any indication, they should be within' a few years when the 458 variants have settled into the dealers.

Just depends on what you define as affordable.
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Old 08-11-2011, 12:25 PM
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I realize we all want to buy one at some point, but I'd say rent one when you have a chance to or take one of those exotic car tours (preferably one that lets you open it up somewhere). It'll be the best money you've spent in your life.

I rented a 360, and the experience still lingers with me 10 years later.

Its like having a 1 nighter with the chick you never thought you'd never have a chance with. You get to have all the fun and don't have to incur maintenance costs. You get to say 'Ya, I was in that once'....

Yes, I'm talking about the car.
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Since I've rearranged my photobucket account, I must have gotten rid of some of my F car shots. Here are a few from my Flickr...full size + more shots available upon request.

Ferrari 575 SuperAmerica



Ferrari 360 Spider


Ferrari F355 Challenge

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^^^Oh good heavens! Is that your buddy's F430? I hate him even more now.
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the wheels are photochopped in... maybe they were trying to see what it looks like?
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^^^Oh good heavens! Is that your buddy's F430? I hate him even more now.
lol...no, no, that's just some random pic i had on my computer.
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the wheels are photochopped in... maybe they were trying to see what it looks like?
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lol...no, no, that's just some random pic i had on my computer.
Man...my bad.
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oldest complete Ferrari in existence

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^^^That '47 Corsa is incredible. Definitely a "concours" winner right there.
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yep...it's certainly one gorgeous machine.

can u even imagine what that would fetch at an auction
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yep...it's certainly one gorgeous machine.

can u even imagine what that would fetch at an auction
No, but I'm sure it's well into seven-figures.
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Wow, love the '47 Corsa Spyder....
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No, but I'm sure it's well into seven-figures.
we'll start "circle-jerkin" (as someone on this site so eloquently put it) the 'thanks' around again...lol
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we'll start "circle-jerkin" (as someone on this site so eloquently put it) the 'thanks' around again...lol
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i go to my local Dave & Busters sometimes to only play this game:




real clutch, gated shifter, 3 screens. im in heaven.


until i can drive a real Ferrari that is...
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First time I saw pics of this car, I literally gasped. My goal in life is to make enough money to own one. I would seriously just hug that ass when I'm not out driving it. So gorgeous.
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i go to my local Dave & Busters sometimes to only play this game:




real clutch, gated shifter, 3 screens. im in heaven.
until i can drive a real Ferrari that is...
Fucking win. I've dumped quite a bit of money into that game myself.
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I remember wanting to play that game so bad even before I could actually drive. There was an option for the F1 gearbox, though.

I went there a while ago and the game was gone
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good time at the Ferrari Festival today. notable omissions, though.


Chicago Ferrari Festival 2011 - F40 by Rasidel Slika, on Flickr
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ahhhh moar pics!
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first time seeing a F458 up close. the brakes are crazy impressive. that's a 20" wheel!


Chicago Ferrari Festival - F458 closeup by Rasidel Slika, on Flickr
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