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Discussion in 'Australia' started by ashsimmonds, Oct 21, 2006.

  1. Aircon

    Aircon Eight Time F1 World Champ

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  2. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
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    don't look at me, I've been working
     
  3. Ferrarinw2

    Ferrarinw2 Five Time F1 World Champ

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    Finance mate was saying a Porsche GT2 and a Ferrari 575 F1 with very low ks have just been repoed and will come on market.GT2 was sold to dealer.
     
  4. 360C

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    Tell me more
     
  5. Ferrarinw2

    Ferrarinw2 Five Time F1 World Champ

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    R.P vs M.M.S
     
  6. GTRMagic

    GTRMagic Formula 3

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    Hey Mr Dee Jay....
    Interesting to read that Amos Classics is having a beanie-induced sellout of their inventoty Here

    I wondered how they could sell such weird and wonderful cars and make any money at all :(
     
  7. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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  8. ferrarifixer

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  9. waz356

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  10. goober

    goober F1 World Champ

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    mmmm lovely babysh!t colour
     
  11. IanB

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    But his house isn't rusty and you can buy spare parts for it.
     
  12. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    vvvvv see sig vvvvv :p
     
  13. waz356

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    i can imagine the first owner ordering that car at the dealer. babysh!t exterior and black, no make that tan interior please...

    hahaha :D
     
  14. AndrewWA

    AndrewWA Formula Junior

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    If it's a 70's Alfa, even with tan trim I bet it has black armrests! The 7500 mile 2000GTV I drove a few weeks back was like that. They must have had some colourblind people in the trim fitting section at Arese...
     
  15. Rainey

    Rainey Karting

    May 29, 2006
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    Is anyone from F-chat familiar with the 1998 F355 Berlinetta (yellow) that has been for sale for a long time at Exclusive Cars in Perth, Tasmania? It has 23,000km on the clock but the asking price still seems a little on the high side at $189,990 for what it is. I also thought that anything post 1997 was a 355F1 with the F1 gearbox but this appears to be a stick shift 6spd manual.

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    The pics seem to indicate that it has the CF race seats though, so thats a nice little bonus.
     
  16. PAP 348

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    That car ss nice, my g/f loves it. She loves yellow Ferraris. But a little pricey alright for a 1998. :)
     
  17. Rainey

    Rainey Karting

    May 29, 2006
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    Ahh cool, I'm not the only one that thought that then! I've been thinking about having a look at it for real, even if I am just dreaming.
     
  18. PAP 348

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    Are these cars selling for $180K?? I have seen a few for sale for a while now, so I doubt it. Go check out that cheap red 95 355 in Vic. Or get someone to look at it for ya if you want a 355. Is ony $130K. Hell, even I am tempted. :p I dont know anything about it sorry. :)
     
  19. maurice70

    maurice70 F1 Rookie

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    I've always loved Montreal's.I wanted to buy one but coluldn't find a good one so I bought the GT4.A friend if mine found a nice one that had the fuel injection upgraded to a Bosch set up instead of the crap SPICA set up.I test drove it and it went great.It was Red with black leather and he was going to get it for $23K but he chickened out at the last minute.If I had the garage space I would have bought it.
     
  20. ferrarifixer

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    355 F1 shift was always an option, never compulsory...

    but I don't know what allocation Ferrari sent to Australia..

    there are many 6 sp stick shifts around though...
     
  21. maurice70

    maurice70 F1 Rookie

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    Phil on the topic of Alfa's did you ever find a car that you were looking for in the Alfa genre with the vintage of 1970?
    Or did you just bring the Boxer over instead?
     
  22. ferrarifixer

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    still open to suggestions on that one... Boxer was already mine so irrelevant to that quest...

    Dougie Daihatsu is on borrowed time.... I'd quite like a little quirky Italian runabout to replace it... ideally built/registered on either my or my wifes birthdays... 21/04/70 or 12/05/73

    I serviced a Montreal AGES ago in UK.. about 1990 ish I think... had the fuel pump re-calibrated too... wasn't a problem, ran beautifully. Nice cars, but too big/slow/cumbersome compared to GT4 etc
     
  23. goober

    goober F1 World Champ

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  24. PAP 348

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    I dont have a link to it sorry. It is in the new Unique Cars magazine, pages 186 and 187. Brents Presitge World, in North Melbourne. A red one. With Challenge seats in it too. :) Has crappy big chrome wheels on it. He also has 2 360's there among other puss buckets. Bored at work this morning around 3am, I calculated around $4.3million dollars worth of cars he is selling on those 2 pages in Unique Cars. :)

    That is a nice 360. They are getting cheaper and cheaper everyday. Wont be long before they crack the $200K I reckon. I should trade in the 348 on one I think. F430 and 599 are a little to expensive for me. Even a 360 is PUSHING it to the max for this bum. :)
     

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