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Discussion in 'Vintage (thru 365 GTC4)' started by Ed Niles, Jan 31, 2020.

  1. Ed Niles

    Ed Niles Formula 3
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    I've been away for a month. On Dec.21 I suffered a sugar imbalance which caused me to become non-responsive. At the hospital it was determined that my kidneys were failing, so I am now on dialysis 3 hours 3 X per week. What a pain!

    Not looking for sympathy, just letting you know why I've been unusually silent. Ed
     
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  2. P.Singhof

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    All the best for you!!!
     
  3. readplays

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    Thanks for checking in, Mr. Niles. One of the great privileges in participating on this forum has been getting to hear from you; your experiences, your perspective, your insight and knowledge. All my best to you!
     
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  4. GBTR6

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    Take care, best to you as well. Love reading your insights.

    Perry
     
  5. mcimino

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    Your experience has been invaluable to the Ferrari community. You're a living legend Mr. Niles and I'm sure everyone here wishes you the best!
     
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  6. Lowell

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    I agree with all the responses to your first note.
    I do not know what else to say.
     
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  7. Smiles

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    Welcome back, Ed.

    Keep posting!

    Matt
     
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  8. 375+

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    No flimsy excuses Ed;) You now have 3 uninterrupted hours 3 times a week to correspond with your mates on Fchat.
    Operators are standing by.
     
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  9. donv

    donv F1 World Champ
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    I'm glad you're back, Ed! I really appreciate your posts and knowledge!
     
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  10. Marcel Massini

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    Dear Ed

    ALWAYS great to hear from you. I wish you a speedy recovery. Please stay well. Warmest regards, Marcel Massini
     
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  11. V12addict

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery and best of health Ed. I took my father to Davita for years and know exactly what you are experiencing. Know that as a community we are all behind you with love and support.
     
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  12. Wheels1

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    Or write a book and I am sure there would be a film in there as well.
     
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  13. Hoodude

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    Get better,sir. Hope you feel well soon. Cheers,RE
     
  14. wbaeumer

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    Ed, the prancing horse is not riding without you!!! Hope you`ll have a speedy recovery! Best wishes, Walter Baumer
     
  15. fatbillybob

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    getting older sucks!
     
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  16. Jack-the-lad

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    All our best wishes to you, Ed. We’ll look forward to hearing more from you!
     
  17. John Vardanian

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    Take car of yourself Ed. We want you around for a long, long time.

    john
     
  18. Timmmmmmmmmmy

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery.
     
  19. NürScud

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    I wish you a speedy recovery and get well soon. Always happy to see you posting.

    All the best
    Greg
     
  20. BigTex

    BigTex Seven Time F1 World Champ
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    Welcome back Mr. Niles..

    Get well soon!
    If they can fix Augie Meyers, they can fix you too!!!!
     
  21. nschots

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    Coming to Fchat and not seeing your posts were SO boring. GET WELL SOON ED!
    All the best, always.
    Nicolás.
     
  22. merstheman

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    Get well soon, Ed!
     
  23. Jeff Kennedy

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    Ed,

    Get well, stay well!

    Jeff
     
  24. 15765

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    Hello Ed;

    I met you in about 1966 or 1967 at your home in the Hollywood Hills and was looking to purchase my first Ferrari, It made such an impression on me that I have been through 12 Ferrari's since and still have four. the one I was looking at your house was a 250 Zagato that was red with an ugly white Diamond Tuck interior that looked like something from Mexico, and you were asking $3500.00 for it and I turned it down. I don't know if you remember it, but I always wonder if that was the same car # 0515 that the Sydorick's have today.

    Chuck King
     
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  25. Ed Niles

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