Goddess Unveiled – My 328 Arrives

Discussion in '308/328' started by venusone, Aug 31, 2004.

  1. venusone

    venusone F1 Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
    Drove up to Andy Greene Sports & Vintage Race Cars at 7:30am today to see my 328 for the first time (delivered yesterday). I really thought I might throw up on the way there from the excitement of it all so had put the top down on the Miata for fresh air. Pam showed me strait to the service bay where an absolutely stunning work of art stretched out in front of me – so low & lean, yet curvaceous! I couldn’t breathe. The high gloss black exterior was liquid, streaming... as I moved 360. Not a ding or scratch to be found under microscopic examination except a few chips on the front lip which had been meticulously touched up. WTH, you can’t go to the 7-eleven w/out that. Now I get in. The black leather- supple, shinny & fits like a glove w/ the dash, wheel & console flawless. THIS is MY cockpit. I’m speechless & completely confident that I have made one of the best decisions of my life. I ask for the key & take it to the next level. Later, dudes.
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  3. jimpo1

    jimpo1 Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Jul 30, 2001
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    Mine was gone for a week, I picked it up today. I STILL know it feels.
  4. Spasso

    Spasso F1 World Champ
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    Feb 16, 2003
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    Han Solo
    Simply 'stupifying' isn't it?
  5. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
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    Carbon McCoy
    Awesome...! Congratulations, Karen... When you have time, we'd love to see some pictures...
  6. venusone

    venusone F1 Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
    Hey SPASSO:
    I'm definitly "out of the blue & into the black." Neil Young.
    My Montego Blue JRSC Miata was shivering, but still proud - as I am of it. Yeah. This just keeps getting better. I saw the "Monster" V8 Miata today in the garage.
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  8. venusone

    venusone F1 Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
    Oops, that might be a secret.
  9. f355spider

    f355spider F1 World Champ
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    May 29, 2001
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    Terrific news, do keep us posted on your impressions....
  10. Doody

    Doody F1 Veteran

    Nov 16, 2001
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    Mr. Doody
    congrats! we're all waiting for pics. enjoy it!


    WILLIAM H Three Time F1 World Champ

    Nov 1, 2003
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    Congratulations I got mine today too :) My alternator seems to be dead but I drove her around a bit, even broke traction a little . Crazy car. I already ordered better brake pads & will get new sticky tires soon
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  13. Jdubbya

    Jdubbya Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Congrats on the arrival!

    What was the saying I heard somewhere?......

    The three most beautiful words in the English language..

    "That's My Ferrari"

    Woo hoo!!
  14. Kuhl328

    Kuhl328 Rookie

    Aug 7, 2004
    Cincinnati. OH
    Congratulations! I know the feeling. I'm happy for you.
  15. UroTrash

    UroTrash Three Time F1 World Champ
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    Jan 20, 2004
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    Congrats and may your days (and nights) be filled with many screaming, smoking, fast miles!!

    We need pics ( your artistic pics, not just snaps, please).
  16. robert biscan

    robert biscan F1 Rookie

    great post. I just loved your description. I have felt the same way.
  17. Alex_V

    Alex_V F1 Rookie

    Apr 8, 2004
    Boulder, CO
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    Congrats, cant wait until the day i get my hands on one!

    BTW something was missing in your post...... :)
  18. Spasso

    Spasso F1 World Champ
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    Han Solo
    Yes it does, especially when surrounded by like minded owners in Ferraris of all shapes and sizes. Very much fun to share drives with club members and run with some of the best.

    The more you drive , the more you realize just how special your car is. Unlike any other, it stands alone.
  19. damcgee

    damcgee Formula 3

    Feb 23, 2003
    Mobile, AL
    Doesn't the thread title make everyone assume there will be pictures? Come one, we want to see that beauty!
  20. Darolls

    Darolls F1 Veteran

    Jul 2, 2003
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    "Hey hey, my my.....rock and roll will never die".......anyway, congrats!

    I have a friend that just bought a 512 BBi ( sight unseen, and with very low mileage and no PPI) to keep his 308QV company. I was there when the transport arrived with the car.

    It was stunning, and better than represented by the selling dealer.

    Sometimes, ya just luck out! :)
  21. TigerAce

    TigerAce Formula 3

    May 29, 2003
    Dallas, TX
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    Yoshi Ace
    Pics on your car w/ you (w/ big smile) are in order.

    Happy to hear your first encounter w/ 328. Yes, low & lean w/ carvaceous body style. I still like the 328 looks better than 355 I have now.

    Looking forward to hear your first driving impression.
  22. spike308

    spike308 F1 Rookie
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    Nov 8, 2003
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    Mike Z
    ditto on the feelings...
    I really thought I was going vomit when I saw the transport truck...
    Still love opening the garage...
  23. doug328

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    Mar 11, 2004
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    Very cool description, I bet you will remember that experience for the rest of your life. I hope I will feel the same way when I get mine (less than 2 years and counting). I'm sure I will. As everyone else says, send picts, please.
  24. riverflyer

    riverflyer F1 Rookie

    Nov 26, 2003
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    Karen, thanks for bringing your excitement and anticipation so clearly. I fell llike I just took delivery myself. Please continue the story when you can, and many happy miles to you, John
  25. Fan512bbi

    Fan512bbi Two Time F1 World Champ

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  26. Theo

    Theo Formula Junior

    May 6, 2002
    Westford, MA
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    Theo Pappas
    Congratulations as well! I remember when I got my 328 I couldn't believe it was really happening. I kept opening the door to the garage the first week to make sure it was really there.

    Enjoy the car and drive it the way it should!

  27. Jdubbya

    Jdubbya Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Dec 28, 2003
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    I still do that!!
  28. venusone

    venusone F1 Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
    As a pro photographer I feel it is important to have more than your average pics representing the 1st impression. Trust me, you are in for a treat when they come.

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