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Old 03-23-2010, 10:54 PM   #1
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Bought a Ferrari (but keeping the Boxter)

Bought this today (photo below). It's 15 years old and has 125 miles on it :-)
No plans to sell the Boxter. Need to have something to take grocery shopping.

Arrives in a week or so.

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Old 03-23-2010, 10:56 PM   #2
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oops! sorry it's so huge!
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Old 03-23-2010, 11:02 PM   #3
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WOW, great find! Congratulations on the prancing horse... looks great!
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Old 03-24-2010, 12:00 AM   #4
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Wow as in literally 125 miles or 125 thousand miles? Either way it looks very clean. What price range do these sell for in the states? Out here they are around $120,000 AUD in that condition, then again our boxsters seem to be about twice the price...
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Old 03-24-2010, 02:53 AM   #5
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Beautiful vehicle, enjoy it, let us know if you do any wrenching on it and how it is compared to the Box. I'd be interested to know what the normal maintenance intervals are, say valve adjustments and how much they cost.


PS Good luck with the I'm likely speeding red, I never got pulled over so much in a vehicle.
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:01 AM   #6
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Don't know much about Ferraris, other than they are a thorn in the side of the Lizard ALMS team! A friend has had a number of them, including his 430 Scuderia.

I assume from the pic yours is a 355 Spider? Where on earth did you find one with 125 miles? Looks as new, which I guess it is.

Should be great fun...I've driven a handful of Italian marks, including my friends Lambo Murcielago (with paddle shifters).
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:06 AM   #7
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I look forward to a complete comparison between Porsche and Ferrari!
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Old 03-24-2010, 06:17 AM   #8
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absolutely beautiful!! Nice find.
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May I ask by how much this set you back?
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Old 03-24-2010, 06:45 AM   #10
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Nice!
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Dang! If I had that car, I'd put 125 miles on it in ONE DAY! Congrats.
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Old 03-24-2010, 07:06 AM   #12
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I can only imagine you purchased this for an investment and have no desire or thought of driving it. That's going to make one beautiful garage queen, that's for sure!

Tell me, when a car this old has had no miles put on it, in what condition are the motor's seals? I can only imagine that if this car were driven for any length of time now, there would be repairs-o-plenty ahead.

I'm still envious though. What a gorgeous car! Thanks for the giant picture of it

Congrats!!!!!!!

BTW, I am postulating that you work for Apple or you just made a tidy wad of cash on their stock jump!
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Old 03-24-2010, 07:10 AM   #13
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Gorgeous ride. Well done sir!
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sweet ride. Once in a while i check craigslist and ebay for a disgruntled wife or husband selling an exotic for $100. I know it'll never happen but that's the only way i would buy a car like yours.

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125 miles on a 15 yr old car? What do you do with something like that? Are you gonna actually drive and enjoy it or treat it like an investment?
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Maybe that car was driven in reverse.

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Is that a 1995?

You sir are a brave soul! I lust for a 360 some day...when I'll be rich enough to retire and enroll in to Fix It Again Tony school. I see these guys doing their own maintance on their garage lifts and think man that would be so cool. Having your cake and eating it too.

A guy in my Autocross club bought a new Scuderia and was told that the $10K or whatever rotors could not be serviced at the first interval. They had to be replaced completely. Yikes
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Beautiful!!! Always loved the 355s. Timeless car if you ask me.

If in fact it does have 125 total miles and you plan on driving it make sure its not sitting on the original rubber!

ENJOY!
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check out this lift.

http://www.motorcars-intl.com/images/Ferrari/360_F1_Spider/870_M-4421/full/Ferrari_360_F1_Spider_33.jpg
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I'd still be scared working underneath a car with one of those... Unless you have 6ft tall jack stands.

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