348 vs 355 Spyder

Discussion in '348/355' started by Daytona Rick, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Daytona Rick

    Daytona Rick Formula 3

    Jan 23, 2005
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    Ok, probably an old question, but new to me. Checking in on spyder version of both since prices have come down. Any recommendation of one model or year over the other? Any major things to look for/at while buying. Major issues? I probaly am leaning towards the paddle shift.
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  3. Oengus

    Oengus F1 Veteran
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    Sep 29, 2004
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    Paddles will rule out the 348's
  4. speciale ed

    speciale ed Karting

    Apr 9, 2008
    New Jersey
    Top will go up and down on the 348, on the 355, maybe it will...

    ...maybe it won't
  5. zero

    zero Guest

    Apr 24, 2007
    Using that great big lever bar to raise and lower the 348s roof, its not supprising:rolleyes:
  6. zero

    zero Guest

    Apr 24, 2007
    Like has already been said the paddle shift is a 355 thing. If you want a relatively easy to maintain car choose the 348. If you can afford the maintenance of a 355 go for one. Only buy one if you can afford to maintain it if it goes wrong.
    The roofs on some cars mess up but so do 360 spiders. Out of both my cars, a 360 spider and a 355 spider, the 355 has never caused me any problems ever. But the 360 has 3 times now over two years.
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  8. PAP 348

    PAP 348 Moderator
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    Dec 10, 2005
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    Lol lol lol!! :p:p
  9. anunakki

    anunakki Five Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 8, 2005
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    tru dat
  10. vvassallo

    vvassallo F1 Veteran

    Aug 4, 2006
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    Ed, Ed, Ed, with enough force, the 355 top will function like the 348's. It's just the 348 is designed that way.

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