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An observation for myself.

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Bart, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. Bart

    Bart Formula 3

    Nov 1, 2003
    Orange County, Calif
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    This weekend at a gathering of neat cars, I spoke with a variety of owners of a very wide range of cars. Their do not drive their cars in the rain. What use is a car if it cannot get you there and back again?

    Of course, in my state, no salt is allowed on our winter highways.
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  3. LAfun2

    LAfun2 Three Time F1 World Champ

    Oct 31, 2003
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    Bart it is true some owners don't drive thier cars in the rain, and will cry if a rain drop falls on thier car. However there may be two sides to this story. I have 4 cars currently, and 2 of them I do not take out in the rain. Not because these cars are expensive, it is just that I have other cars I use on rainy days. So I think sometimes owners of Ferrari's or other makes don't take thier cars out in the rain, because they have 10-11 cars, and they can take their beater out.

    Just my opinion :)
  4. Bart

    Bart Formula 3

    Nov 1, 2003
    Orange County, Calif
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    OK, my 550 is my only car.
  5. bluekawala

    bluekawala Formula Junior

    Jan 22, 2004
    Ormond Beach, FL
    I have a nice car... well its an MG its my fun car, and a daily driver. I believe cars are wonderful and should be treated with respect, but after all it is a car. I enjoy driving the MG in the rain because you can play with grip at lower speeds. I guess fixing an MG isn't like fixing a Ferrari, but I'm a broke college student so its kind of equal. I just think a car should be for driving and having fun. Of course this is different then being reckless or driving a 1930's million dollar exoric in the ice. IMO, cars should be driven and enjoyed.
  6. Mitch Alsup

    Mitch Alsup F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    I run my car on the race track in the rain with the windowns down!

    One time, I forgot about the rain and took the dry line through T14 at TWS. If I would have had an instruction in the car, I would have given him a complete shower (around 5 gallons of water entered the car.)!
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