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Hello, I'm new here.

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by AlexKim, Nov 12, 2003.

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  1. AlexKim

    AlexKim Rookie

    Nov 12, 2003

    I have been visiting this site when time allow it.

    Lately it has changed very much! It look like I have to register to see certain pictures. So I figured I register, and since I am registering I should post something.

    I live in Taiwan and go back and forth between home and the United States. I have a 550 Maranello which I am trading in for a 575 soon, a 360 which I want to trade in for a Challenge Stradale. I have other cars you guys probably don't care to know about. Not many good roads here, but I am thinking of buying the replacements in the United States where roads are better to driving.

    I hope to have a good time with people here.

  2. rob lay

    rob lay Administrator
    Staff Member Admin Miami 2018 Owner

    Dec 1, 2000
    Southlake, TX
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    Rob Lay
    Welcome to the site Alex, we would love to hear about your other cars. You can fill out your profile at User CP - Profile. There's even a field for "Other Cars Owned".
  3. Ron328

    Ron328 F1 Rookie
    Silver Subscribed

    Mar 10, 2003
    Willamette Valley, Oregon
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    Welcome aboard!
  4. Matt LaMotte

    Matt LaMotte Formula 3

    Oct 30, 2002
    Welcome to Fchat. Post some pics of your Ferrari's if you don't mind:)
  5. zjpj

    zjpj F1 Veteran

    Nov 4, 2003
    I'm interested in your other cars :)
  6. Auraraptor

    Auraraptor F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Sep 25, 2002
    I just want to see pictures. I like pictures. :)
  7. stokpro

    stokpro F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jun 25, 2003

    Welcome to THE community. What part of Taiwan?
  8. thecarreaper

    thecarreaper F1 World Champ
    Silver Subscribed

    Sep 30, 2003
    hi ALEXKIM!!! and welcome to the board..... there are a great many people here full of great knowledge and expierence. this is a great place to be.... WELCOME.... and we love ferrari pics so please feel free to share some of your car!!!!!
  9. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Alex, you are one brave guy to own and drive Ferraris in Taiwan!
  10. Bmyth-FDC

    Bmyth-FDC F1 Rookie

    Oct 4, 2002
    Southern California
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    Hey alex,
    welcome to FerrariChat. what part of taiwan do you live in? I'll be heading back there this christmas... I'd love to meet up and see your 550 while I'm in town! (I've spotted Ferrari's in Tatung before but always thought that it was WAY too difficult to own a car like that there... roads are small, low speed limits, and tight parking!)

    Drop me an email sometime. [email protected]

  11. Willis360

    Willis360 F1 Rookie

    Aug 4, 2001
    Redmond, WA
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    Willis H
    Aside from road condition, the big problem is crime. Vandalism, kidnapping, and extortion are the biggest ones. There was a time when driving a Mercedes to the country club was likely to get you robbed or, worse, killed. A lot of corporate bigwigs in Taiwan started to "downsize" their cars and drive more modest, anonomous vehicles. It's been a few years since I've been there, but things might be better now. Still, I think driving anything fancy in Taiwan is just asking for trouble.

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