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Just unwrapped the winter cover off my 430 spider

Discussion in '360/430' started by photonut, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. photonut

    photonut F1 Rookie
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    Nov 16, 2007
    4,079
    Michigan
    Full Name:
    Joel
    for the past 4 months or so my 430 spider was stored on a lift, in my garage. during the winter sojourn, i was beginning to think i had made a serious error in purchasing the car, for the value has dropped at least 40% from 18 months ago (when i purchased it). these thoughts would pop into my head as i fantasized about purchasing a new 458 spider next year. i bought the used spider so i could get on "the list" for a new vehicle. would this represent yet another bundle of cash wasted on a toy, i thought to myself?

    winter has just ended in michigan. a few days ago i turned on the insurance and put a new plate on my 430 spider. i took the baby out for a spin today in 74 degree weather with the sun shining and the top down. i became infused with such a wonderful feeling that all of my winter thoughts were purged from my gray matter, at least for another 8 months!
     
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  3. spEYEdr

    spEYEdr Formula Junior

    Feb 13, 2007
    799
    LA - City of Angels
    we're lucky in SoCal -- we get to enjoy 'spider' weather just about year-round.

    I'm now looking to upgrade from my 360 spider to a 430 spider.

    The tough part is that I'll be lucky to get $100k for my 360 spider... but then again, Ferrari purchases are about passion and not logic!
     
  4. blackbolt22

    blackbolt22 F1 Veteran

    Sep 25, 2007
    5,480
    Boca, FL
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    Mr. Anderson
    Yes, that would really stink having to store the car each winter, One third of it's life will be spent in storage.
     

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