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Hello All, New to Board...

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by 4RE RaCer, Mar 6, 2004.

  1. 4RE RaCer

    4RE RaCer Rookie

    Mar 6, 2004
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    This seems like the palace to just hang out and talk Ferrari all day long I love it...I currently do not own a Ferrari...I have been a long time Porsche owner...My newest car is a 996 Twin turbo...No flames Guys... I love to mod all my cars and track them all... I have many friends that have owned and own F cars...
    My current lust car has to be a 360C.S. I have yet to see on the track but I can imagine...There are some 360 challenge race cars that are looking pretty reasonable...Don't know when I will pull the trigger, but I want to make the right decision..Wife will give me too much brain damage.
    Thanks for reading my post....
    4RE RaCer
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  3. ghost

    ghost F1 Veteran
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    Dec 10, 2003
    Welcome aboard Kelvin. No worries about the P-car ownership...nobody's perfect. :D Just kidding -- I, myself, had a 996 some time ago, and think they are great cars. Happy browsing -- I think you'll really enjoy your time on this phenomenal board.
  4. Tomf-1

    Tomf-1 F1 Rookie

    Jan 17, 2004
    Leawood KS/ South FL
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    I second Vic on the embrace. Welcome on board, Kevin.

    F-chat is a tremendous community with vast F-technical and market resources (and good folks). I owned a Twin Turbo myself so it's all good here. About the wife vs. car predicament...that's a delicate balance to strike....I hope you make better choices than me...lol. Good luck, Kev.

  5. PeterS

    PeterS Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Jan 24, 2003
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    Welcome! I am in Sonora, south of you. This is a fun board!
  6. whart

    whart F1 Veteran

    Dec 5, 2001
    Grandview NY
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    Herr Prof.
    Welcome. There is alot here for you to enjoy and get involved in. You do appreciate that the challenge cars are not street legal, right?
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  8. 92_348ts

    92_348ts Formula Junior

    Jun 6, 2002
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    Welcome aboard.
  9. spyderman

    spyderman Formula 3

    Nov 4, 2003
    Toronto - Canada
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    Hey 2RE... Welcome...I am in the same boat you are in right now! I own a 996tt with a EVO stage IV, about 600 HP with 600 lbs. I ordered 360 CS which I am expecting in about 30-40 days. I am always at the track with my cars and I will let you know how the two cars compare on the track ;) I hope the 360 makes up for its lack of HP with its handeling ;):)
  10. judge4re

    judge4re F1 World Champ

    Apr 26, 2003
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    Don't worry, some of us own both. Pisses off the purists in both camps. :)

    That said, a 360 Challenge is not street legal and will be cheaper to aquire than a CS (not to mention continue to drop in price). A CS is still a road car. They are different tools, pick the right one for what you want to do.
  11. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
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    Carbon McCoy
    Kelvin, welcome aboard...
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  13. 4RE RaCer

    4RE RaCer Rookie

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    what a great welcome...Thanks guys...Spiderman, I will be looking for your input on the driving differences on and off the track...Judge4re, Do you also have a 360 and a TT? Have you seen the track in China for the F-1 race? Once again ,thanks for the welcome....4RE RaCer
  14. judge4re

    judge4re F1 World Champ

    Apr 26, 2003
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    No, I have a 365 GT4 and a 964 Carrera 4. I like the older cars (more fun to drive and you don't need a laptop to tinker with them). I worked on the Challenge cars with Ferrari of Houston during the 2001 season. Neat cars, but in the words of one of the ex-F1 mechanics, still a ****-box road car.

    I've been by the track, but not on it yet. They are looking for volunteers for corner workers, but I think I'd rather spend this race in a luxury box. We'll see.

  15. dherman76

    dherman76 Formula Junior

    Feb 25, 2004
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    Darren Herman
    Welcome to the board..
  16. beast

    beast F1 Veteran

    May 31, 2003
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    Rob Guess
    welcome to FerrariChat Kelvin

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