If you were here 10 years ago, say hi!

Discussion in 'New York Tri-State' started by buzzm2005, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. buzzm2005

    buzzm2005 Formula 3

    Aug 23, 2005
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    Hello gang. I lost track of many of you after ROE stopped. Had my annual Father's Day present to myself (an early morning drive) and thought about some of the runs from the past.
    Still have the Boxer. She runs very well.
    Still have the Mondial. Someone backed into her in the garage :( but she is being fixed and 15 years of road indignities being removed. Including respray of the window and windshield trim. The paint was coming off and I'm not too proud to say that touch-ups with a Sharpie were no longer working out.
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  3. stuckinkuwait

    stuckinkuwait Formula Junior

    Jul 25, 2004
    Northern New Jersey
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    Lenny S
    Hey Buzz!! Good to hear from you! Long time since we met at the Scarsdale Concours. Sold the 348 and now drive a Maserati GT. Needed a 4 seater.
  4. DonJuan348

    DonJuan348 F1 Rookie

    Aug 5, 2008
    Taxing Jersey
    Hey from Jersey . 10th year here , 9 as owner
  5. flash32

    flash32 Formula 3

    Aug 22, 2008
    Central NJ
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    Hi ..also from Jersey ..

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  6. arnaget

    arnaget Formula Junior

    Nov 4, 2003
    New York
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    Yeah, the old days (pre / during / post "EC") are long gone! Sort of wonder how all those different characters are doing. This section of the forum used to have a ton of drama back then, for better or for worse.
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  8. rocketman

    rocketman Formula 3

    Oct 1, 2009
    Today is exactly 9 years since I became a member.
    Have no idea who any of you are :confused:
  9. wax

    wax Four Time F1 World Champ
    Advising Moderator

    Jul 20, 2003
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    Dirty Harry
    Was it you that uttered the famous quote

    "lol fwerf"

    Still cracks me up!

    "The pheasants are beneath me." - SoCal to az
    "I have very few pet peeves in life . . . " - PeterS
    "Change is inedible" - fc2
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  10. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    Babcock Ranch, FL
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    Do you still have your FerrariChat NY Tri-State Polo shirt? I have mine, and even better, it still fits. :D

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  11. dwhite

    dwhite F1 Rookie

    I think I have a hat from Sam's first ROE. I also survived a couple of the children's diabetes rallies out to Sagaponack where the cops closed Ocean Parkway and I was passed doing 130+ like I was standing still. But that was back in the early/mid 2000s. Still have some of the swag, the shirts are a bit tight.
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  13. Lenvo65

    Lenvo65 Formula Junior

    Apr 3, 2005
    Bergen Cty NJ
    Wow, just looked and been on here 13 years - still have the Mondial 3.2 but don't get out to as many event or shows as I used to.
  14. Smiles

    Smiles Moderator
    Moderator Owner

    Nov 20, 2003
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Matt F
    Wow. I'm closing in on 15 years!

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  15. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    Babcock Ranch, FL
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    I designed that hat. Have one here somewhere, along with a couple more.

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  16. dwhite

    dwhite F1 Rookie

    Were you on any the runs with the Dino or 360? Never had the pleasure of meeting you. We will have to meet in Fl at an earlybird. :)
  17. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    Babcock Ranch, FL
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    I did the Jersey FCA annual meet a couple times, but did not make the runs out east.

    can meet anytime half way in Sebring!!

  18. RPM217

    RPM217 Formula Junior

    Feb 6, 2007
    Rye Brook, NY
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    Hey Buzz and Dave, are you guys coming up to the Scarsdale Concours this Sunday?
  19. dwhite

    dwhite F1 Rookie

    Sure, do you play golf met a buddy at a course near there or just do the track, I know they do a bunch od track days.

    [Quote = rpm217]"Hey Buzz and Dave, are you guys coming up to the Scarsdale Concours this Sunday?"
  20. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    Babcock Ranch, FL
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    Gave it up. Have a shoulder that's pretty much swiss cheese, held together with staples and bailing wire.

    Don't have a decent track car right now, but as soon as my next door neighbor gets the turbo strapped back on his miata, I could bring that up and thrash it around. Have to get my helmet out of storage. :D

  21. Little Joe

    Little Joe Formula Junior

    Jun 10, 2004
    Mahwah, NJ
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    Joe S.
    Haha, they're all doing quite well. In touch with some more than others. Time flies.
  22. andrew911

    andrew911 F1 Rookie
    Silver Subscribed

    Sep 8, 2003
    Northern NJ
    Unbelieveable to me, but I've been on here >15 years! Bought my first Ferrari 6 years later. I remember some of the characters and meet up from those earlier days- and dreaming of finally getting an F-car.

    I don't post as frequently or even get to as many C&C meets due to being busy...heck don't even drive the car as much, but definitiely do still drive it when I can and when I do- it is still is the perfect Rx to clear my head! 8,500 rpm, flat crank, metal gated shifter and top down still does the trick for me
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  23. rmani

    rmani F1 Veteran
    Silver Subscribed Owner

    Nov 1, 2003
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    I joined over 14 years ago and have been an owner for 7 years closing on 8 in 3 more months. I can't wait to hopefully own more than one though my hopes have taken a serious hit this year. :(
  24. mrp_e

    mrp_e Formula Junior

    Dec 19, 2003
    NYC, BRK, PlmSprngs
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    Buzz! My man, I still have yet to see anywhere a full complete Boxer series review like we pulled off for Forza. Sold our 365BB for a Maranello, Diablo and most recently the Miles Davis “60 minutes” Testarossa. We needed a flat 12 in our life again. This Spring we gotta rendezvous.
  25. PhilB

    PhilB Formula 3
    Silver Subscribed Owner

    Feb 17, 2004
    NYC, USA
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    I've been here since about 2004. I remember reading the drama in this forum back then, but never really posted much, I don't have time for that.

    I did meet a bunch of you in 2005 (thread link below). I recall the guy in the green 355 showing me his car that morning, he had just come from a club he was at the night before. I don't remember his name but that was the 1st time I was up close to a 355 and knew then it was just a matter of time. I think he had a green TR also on the West coast, he was a real cool fella. That Supra in the thread - that guy's car was pristine and you could eat off his engine - I remember he was an artist at detailing his car. There was another nice guy who borrowed a 360 from Gotham to drive that morning, he was involved in media IIR. And there was Clyde who is one if the nicest guys I ever met. I don't recall the rest of who showed up. I think it was the only time I crossed paths with anyone in this section in the 25 years or so I've been involved with Ferraris. Not sure if any of them I met that morning are you guys posting in this thread.
  26. tuttebenne

    tuttebenne F1 Rookie

    Mar 26, 2003
    Bay Shore, NY
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    Have the 308 over 30 years, been here over 15 years. I was so jealous of all you guys with flip-phones... :)
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  27. Greg G

    Greg G F1 Rookie

    Hey guys!

    Man I cant remember the last time I logged in here.

    Nice topic idea Buzz... glad to hear you still have both cars.

    Phil B.... I still have that supra, and it still looks the same. Thanks for the kind words.

    That Asharokan Run thread was a great blast from the past.... really good memories!
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  28. ttforcefed

    ttforcefed F1 World Champ
    Rossa Subscribed

    Aug 22, 2002
    greg G in the house!!! leave it to me to be here and not get wind of any of the drama....i didnt even know what the EC was until chapter 2...guess i had my head buried at work....

    what year did the NY section of fchat start?

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