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post #1 of 18 Old 06-11-2013, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Picked up my new F430 Today

What a great day. I had a few appointments this morning, and it was about 70-degrees and sunny, so I took out the 911s Cab. Top down, perfect day. I got home around noon, took the dog out, had a bite, and waited for my buddy to pick me up for the 1-hour drive to Lake Zurich, IL to pick up the car. He shows up in his 2013 SL65, Black/Black, and top down. WOW, perfect. He even put on the massaging seat for me. That's a nutty car. The drive was great, and we get to the dealer, with the 2008 F430 Spyder still on the showroom floor, just waiting for me with a big SOLD sign on it. We get through the paperwork, say our Thank You's, and off I go for the trip back. 10-minutes into the drive, it starts POURING.

Is this a sign? Nah, just water. I'll wash her up tomorrow, and all will be right in the world.

This is Ferrari #2, but no comparisons to my 1995 456GT.
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post #2 of 18 Old 06-11-2013, 08:53 PM
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Congratulations. Great colour scheme. I don't like the rain either but these cars are a pleasure to wash!! Enjoy.

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post #3 of 18 Old 06-11-2013, 10:32 PM
 
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Welcome don't worry about the rain it's a blessing!
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post #4 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 02:44 AM
 
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She looks great, congratulations

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post #5 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 05:19 AM
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Congratulations! That's one MEAN lookin' car! I bet the SL 65 was a mean machine too!
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post #6 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 05:24 AM
 
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Congrats! That is just a stunning color combo!!

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post #7 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 08:02 AM
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Congrats! I love the colour... Enjoy her in good health!

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Congrats on the new toy! Lovely color combo with the wheels! Thanks for sharing

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Excelent combination. Congratulations sand hope you really enjoy your f car.
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post #10 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 01:06 PM
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Congrats, this is a stunning car and a great addition to your 456GT Enjoy
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post #11 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for all the well wishes. Big storms here again in Chicago area, but I'm enjoying 'ownership' in the garage for now.
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post #12 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 06:27 PM
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Thanks for all the well wishes. Big storms here again in Chicago area, but I'm enjoying 'ownership' in the garage for now.
Be careful drying off the top - one time when drying off the 16M



... just kidding

Beautiful Spider - Enjoy!
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post #13 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 06:31 PM
 
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Welcome and congrats on your new toy. If you need anything for the car ( mats ) . please let em know . Please visit my Facebook page and threads on mats for Daytona.
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post #14 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 09:54 PM
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Hot looking spider!

Congrats!
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post #15 of 18 Old 06-12-2013, 10:36 PM
 
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congrats!

Nice F430! hope you get to put some miles on her soon! Midwest weather has been really strange lately. Congrats!
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post #16 of 18 Old 06-13-2013, 01:35 AM
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many congrats and she is stunning!

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Congrats, the car looks awesome

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post #18 of 18 Old 07-02-2013, 02:21 PM
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OUTSTANDING addition.

Sincere congrats, she's a beauty!

(you know however, nothing sings quite like a 12-cylinder Ferrari engine)
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