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Picked up my new 2004 360F1 last night!!!

Discussion in '360/430' started by TimF40, Dec 12, 2003.

  1. TimF40

    TimF40 Formula 3

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    #1 TimF40, Dec 12, 2003
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    I just picked up my new Titanium/Charcoal 360F1 last night from FoS! I feel like a kid in a candy shop, especially since I just walked in their dealership last Friday night to look at inventory...

    I've been searching for a 360 from brokers because I couldn't fit in a 355, and 360 production is sold out. I had a line on a car in Southern CA but wanted to take one last look at what FoS had just for the heck of it, not expecting that anything would come of it. But, they were my local dealer and I would always want that relationship.

    I went into FoS last Friday and examined a really cool used 2003 360 (one of our board member's). When I told them I really wanted a new 360 and that I had a line on one but wanted to check with them first, I was told that, guess what, was I in luck. The very first 2004 360 coupe was arriving the *very next day* and that the person who was on the "list", defaulted on picking it up.

    Punch line: I picked up the car last night.

    Here I go from being told that there was no way I could get one, except from a broker, to getting the first 2004 360 coupe in the state, all within 1 week. I feel like I just won the lottery. :)

    The folks at FoS were great. Very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. Great experience. Wow, I get to update my profile!
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  3. beast

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    Congrats she is a goddess :)
     
  4. loungedog

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    Very nice luck :) Enjoy your beautiful car in good health!! :)
     
  5. Tennlee

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    Awesome!!!
     
  6. Chiaro_Slag

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    That is great - Beautiful car, enjoy!
     
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  8. docapl

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    Congratulations !!!

    With luck like yours perhaps you can help locate the titanium Stradale that got lost on its way to Dallas.
     
  9. Willis360

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    What Luck! :)

    Congrats, Tim.
     
  10. f355spider

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    Tim that is SWEET! Congratulations.
     
  11. Senna1994

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    Congradulations on a beautiful car use it in good health, great color.
     
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  13. GaryReed

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    Tim,

    Congratulations on a fantastic Christmas gift to yourself!!! What a stroke of luck getting a brand new one.

    Hope to see you at a club event in the Seattle area very soon.

    Gary

    PS: Tell FoS that you would like a one year free membership to the Ferrari Club. They are supposed to be doing that, since we give them free advertising in club's newsletter.
     
  14. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Kinslow, congratulations...! She looks great...!!!
     
  15. Napolis

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    Very Nice! Use it in good health!
     
  16. thomas_b

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    very cool - and modular wheels! - look forward to 600 agronizing brake-in miles

    - thomas
     
  17. krm

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    Absolutely stunning, enjoy her well!

    Cheers.
     
  18. ferrariartist

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    Beeeeeeautiful!!! Congrats on a wonderful puchase and an amazing turn of events....

    wishing you many happy miles of motoring...

    GT

    ps i love the colour - more pics when you get the chance please
     
  19. darth550

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    Congrats!!

    Great isn't it? I got my first 550 the exact same way. I walked in with a friend who had purchased 3 cars from the same salesman and saw it upstairs (not even PDI'd yet). He told me if I really wanted it he would see if the guy it was meant for (on the fence for a while) would bow out. He got on the phone and barked, " YES or NO...RIGHT NOW?" He then said, "OK", hung up the phone, looked at me and said , "It's yours." I swear I nearly died!

    ENJOY!!!

    DL
     
  20. shelbee

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    Nice wheels by the way
     
  21. spyderman

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    I agree, a great experience.... joy your beautiful car!!
     
  22. JSinNOLA

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    So since it ws brand new and never titled does that mean you were able to get the car for sticker? If so then you got REALLY lucky!!! :)
     
  23. Yquem

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    "In America you got to make the money first, when you got the money, you get the power and when you get the power you get the Ferrari!!"

    Quelle belle voiture !! Magnifique !! Congratulations !!

    BTW are those the new standard rims for '04 models or is it optional??

    Joren
     
  24. FL 355

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    Tim - Beautiful ! ! ! ! !

    I'm in FL but purchased my car from F or SFO also. Great experience and great staff.

    In case you are not aware of it, they are the only dealer in the country that is owned by the factory and thay may have played a role in having the first.

    Now get off the computer and go and enjoy the experience.
     
  25. joeyy

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    congrats!! looks great. put some change behind the seat for me. GOOD LUCK!!
     
  26. paulb

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    Please post more pics, especially of the charcoal interior.
     
  27. ze_shark

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    Extremely classy color combination (except maybe for the modular wheels which are little bit too much to my taste), hope you have silver brake calipers too.
    Congratulations !!!
     
  28. loungedog

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    I agree, a very classy color combo, enjoy your car....


    We want more pictures!!! :)
     

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