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I am back to being a Ferrari owner

Discussion in '308/328' started by mondialfan, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. mondialfan

    mondialfan Karting

    Jan 1, 2007
    52
    Gainesville, FL
    Full Name:
    Rick
    In 1995 I bought a 26,000 mile Silver/Red 1983 308GTSi QV in 9/10 condition. Had 4 great years with her but it was time for us to part in 1999. Since then, I've built a new
    business, built a new home, got married, had a baby and every day was looking forward to getting back into a Ferrari. Always thought it would be a 355 or 550 for the next
    purchase but I made an offer that was accepted on a 1989 Mondial T Coupe.

    Will post pics and impressions once all is sorted out.

    Always loved the T as it really seemed to be the link between the 70s/80s and the modern era of Ferraris. I loved those older cars because those are the ones I drooled over as a kid, but respect the ones built from the 456 onwards. I'm 41 now and although I was ecstatic with my 308 at 29, this is just soooooooooooooo coool.

    The Coupes are just so hard to find, but that's what I wanted. Just last week I warned my wife that if I saw a good one at a sane price I could not NOT buy it. Little did I realize that warning was a premonition.
     
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  3. Dr Tommy Cosgrove

    Dr Tommy Cosgrove Three Time F1 World Champ
    Rossa Subscribed Owner

    May 4, 2001
    31,738
    Birmingham, AL
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    Tommy
    Me Too (I'm 39). There is no better reason to buy one of those than that reason right there.
     
  4. jimshadow

    jimshadow F1 Rookie
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Feb 19, 2006
    4,619
    Indiana
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    JIM
    WHOOO HOOOO!!!!!!!

    Congrats! Gotta see pic, man. :)

    I love these kind of stories.

    Drive in good health and welcome back to Fcar ownership!!

    JIM
     
  5. Paul308

    Paul308 Formula Junior

    Apr 24, 2006
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    Paul
    Congratuations! I hope you enjoy it for many years to come! :)

    Paul
     
  6. climb

    climb F1 Rookie

    Sep 19, 2006
    4,717
    Atlantic Beach Fl
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    Stuart K. Hicks
    Good to be back in the saddle i bet.

    congrats

    enjoy..and about those pics........
     
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  8. hank sound

    hank sound F1 Veteran

    Jan 31, 2004
    5,786
    Burbank, CA
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    Hank Garfield
    Congrats ma man!!

    Cheers, Hank
     
  9. davem

    davem F1 Veteran
    Silver Subscribed

    Jan 21, 2002
    6,365
    Stepford, Connecticut
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    dave m
    Congrats and welcome back
     
  10. ferrariguyma

    ferrariguyma Formula Junior

    Nov 5, 2003
    523
    Boston, MA
    Pics!!!!!!!
     
  11. 4re4me

    4re4me Formula Junior

    Jun 12, 2006
    484
    Wickenburg, AZ
    Full Name:
    Barbara
    Congrats - Way to go - in your blood - may the horse be with you
     
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  13. doug328

    doug328 Formula 3

    Mar 11, 2004
    1,580
    The Space Coast, FL
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    Doug B
    Same here, enjoy the ride.
     
  14. Bullfighter

    Bullfighter Two Time F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Jan 26, 2005
    20,700
    Fullerton, California
    Full Name:
    Jon
    What he said.
     

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