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Wanted F430 in TDF Blue with a stick

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  1. John Salvador

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    subject line says it all. I am looking for a needle in a haystack, but this is what I’m looking for. No rush, but if anyone knows of one or has one they may consider selling please let me know. I’d prefer a coupe as I already have a 458 Spider in TDF Blue but would consider a spider as well.
     
  2. vvassallo

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    I would say unicorn, but good luck nevertheless! ;) For the record, I have only seen 3 manual 430's and all were red/tan.
     
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    A 2008 sold here in Houston at the beginning of the spring for $180k.
     
  5. RossoC360

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    F430 6 speed manual in TDF is a great spec, if one comes up for sale ill fight you for it :). There is a user on here who has such a car in spider form, its stunning.
     
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    Best of luck in your search. I wonder why so few TDF coupes were sold? Such a great color.


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  7. John Salvador

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    I would guess because prior to the California, the F430 (and all the other mid-engine Ferrari’s dating back to the 308) were the entry level Ferrari of its time. I remember watching the video of Jeremy Clarkson when he ordered his 355 where he stated 85% of all first time Ferrari owners buy red. Although I’m sure that statement is a bit exaggerated, it is true that the majority of first time buyers go with red thus why there were so few TDF Blues sold. That is part of why I’m searching for one, that and of course it is my favorite color on the mid-engine cars. Here is a picture of my current car which will keep the F430 company in the garage when I find the right car.
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  8. BlueC2

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    Beautiful car. Thank you for sharing. Interesting about most first time buyers - guess I don’t fall into that camp.




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    Neither do I.
     
  10. John Salvador

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    Here is the video...skip to 1:18 to hear what Jeremy says about first time Ferrari buyers.
     
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    Great color. I’ll keep my eyes out. There was a tdf something on BAT. Standby.


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  13. John Salvador

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    Yes, that one at Miller was sold a while ago though. It is a stunning example of what I am looking for though.
     
  14. Viper830tt

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    Very nice John. If you are interested in selling that in a couple years, I would be very interested.
     
  15. John Salvador

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    I appreciate that, however I’m reasonably certain this car is going to be with me for quite some time
     
  16. John Salvador

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    Still looking. Lol. Pretty sure I will be looking for a lonnnnnnng time..
     
  17. TheDiffuser

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    I assume you're after LHD?


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  18. John Salvador

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    You know what, I think it would be kind of cool to have a right hand drive car here in the states. I only wonder how hard it would be to have it registered here. Shifting gears with my left hand would definitely be a new experience.
     
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    There's quite a few cars going into the US from RHD markets. As far as stick shift goes imo it's a dream driving a stick Fezza. 100% pleasure!


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    Amazing picture of your car! Best colour choice ever for these cars, what colour Is the interior, hard to tell with the light at that time of day. Good luck in your hunt, if I ever decided to let mine go I'll let you know, but be warned I still have my 328 that I purchased in 1986!
     
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    Tan leather, blue carpets and dash. It is the nicest interior I’ve ever seen in one of these cars. Let’s see some photos of your TDF 430. Is it a stick?
     
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    It is an automatic, unfortunately.
     
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