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post #1 of 24 Old 11-26-2012, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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I've arrived as a refugee from F-chat, never to go back. This isn't a "they're a bunch of idiots" kind of thing, but rather I'm disappointed in their inability to observe and uphold their own ToS.

Long story short, I've interviewed a number of members of the Ferrari community this year and they all point back to this site for having depth of knowledge. It seems like the true F-car expertise lies here and, thus, I've arrived.

For those who don't recognize the handle, I'm after one specific F-car when it becomes available. It's the 308 I drove in my youth and when I get my hands on it, it's going to be expensive for me, unfortunately.
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post #2 of 24 Old 11-26-2012, 05:09 PM
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Well, welcome. Post the VIN. Perhaps BRIAN [also aka Rifledriver] can get the info.

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post #3 of 24 Old 11-26-2012, 05:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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I definitely have the VIN and already know the current owner. He's just not ready to sell yet. I'm biding my time, as they say.
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welcome b-mak!

why will this particular 308 be so expensive? 100 point restoration or "not for sale at any price"?

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Welcome to the site. I'm also an ex-FC member. If you any help ,please feel free to call or email me.
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welcome b-mak!

why will this particular 308 be so expensive? 100 point restoration or "not for sale at any price"?
It's not currently for sale, and for me to put it back in just original colours will be expensive, never mind what it needs mechanically.

I'll show you a photo of it tomorrow.
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Welcome to the site. I'm also an ex-FC member. If you any help ,please feel free to call or email me.
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Alex.
Thanks, Alex.
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Welcome b mak.

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Patience is a virtue.
how would you know?




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Welcome to Ferrari Life.

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how would you know?



LOL ... every time a member leaves the other place it is confirmed.
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LOL ... every time a member leaves the other place it is confirmed.
what's amazing is the quality of people leaving that other place...if it's a bunch of wankers with zero posts that's one thing. when it's respected content generators and experts like Terry and b-mak....

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post #14 of 24 Old 11-27-2012, 05:54 AM Thread Starter
 
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I feel welcome already.
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post #15 of 24 Old 11-27-2012, 03:41 PM
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Hey Brian,

Welcome aboard. For all those not aware, Brian is an automotive writer (well he is a race car driver and business man as well) who was commissioned to do a story on Gertrude for two Canadian publications. I had the good fortune to spend some quality time with him and can say honestly, FLife is once again fortunate to have a good new member.

Welcome aboard bud!

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Welcome B-mak! I watched that thread destroy its self, and the follow up thread.... Silly.

This site is growing everyday, in fact a little birdy told me that a few more Canucks will be joining us shortly.
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I got to hang out with b-mak for a bit today, he's in town for the LA Auto Show. the above is correct, he's a racing driver/auto journo/marketer extraordinaire.

It helps that he's hilarious too

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I got to hang out with b-mak for a bit today, he's in town for the LA Auto Show. the above is correct, he's a racing driver/auto journo/marketer extraordinaire.

It helps that he's hilarious too
you mean his facial hair of course

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you mean his facial hair of course
You got it, Brett. But it does pull the ladies.
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post #20 of 24 Old 12-03-2012, 12:54 AM
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Brian,

Welcome to Ferrari Life. Looking forward to reading about the day you finally get that 308 from the current owner.
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