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Forum: US Midwest   02-27-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By broncorob74
Thanks I plan to join the club this month. I...

Thanks I plan to join the club this month. I just looked up what they have going on this summer, maybe i will see you in Barrington.
Forum: US Midwest   02-23-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,031
Posted By broncorob74
Today my 348 Spyder arrived, my first Ferrari. ...

Today my 348 Spyder arrived, my first Ferrari. I live in Chicago's north/northwest suburbs, if any one out there can help me I am interested in finding a good mechanic as well as any local Ferrari...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   02-03-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By broncorob74
Hello Krome The header problem was not...

Hello Krome

The header problem was not solved by Ferrari so the exhaust headers will fail in all 355's, at least that is what I read and what I heard after speaking to a tech at fabspeed in PA. ...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   02-03-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,400
Posted By broncorob74
Hello Krome, Both 355's are spyders, I can...

Hello Krome,

Both 355's are spyders, I can get you the information on them if you like, who knows you may have trouble finding a coupe.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   02-01-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,400
Posted By broncorob74
So how many miles are on the car? Are a lot of...

So how many miles are on the car? Are a lot of these things happening after 20K, 30K, 40K ect... My ticket is bought and I am going to test drive a 348 and 355 next week. I understand the 348 is a...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   01-31-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,804
Posted By broncorob74
I am flying to LA to test drive the F355 and the...

I am flying to LA to test drive the F355 and the 348 on Tuesday. They are very different cars and I will wait until after the drives to make a decision.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-29-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,400
Posted By broncorob74
There is a lot of info here, I called fabsteel...

There is a lot of info here, I called fabsteel their manifold is $3,000 and it does not need the first set of cats. the tech there told me that all exhaust man. will go bad in time his estimate was...
Forum: US Midwest   01-28-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,031
Posted By broncorob74
I could use the name of a shop in Chicago's NW...

I could use the name of a shop in Chicago's NW suburbs.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-27-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,400
Posted By broncorob74
I am lining up the PPI, if anyone has a source in...

I am lining up the PPI, if anyone has a source in LA I could use the name. I read the valves were fixed by 97 so I feel safe about that. I have not heard anything about the convertible top before...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-27-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,400
Posted By broncorob74
Buying F355, need a list of things to look out for, am I missing somthing?

Thanks to the help of this sight I have decided the F355 spyder is the car for me. I found a nice 1999 with under 20k, a clean carfax and the features I want. Should I get the PPI if I know the car...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-25-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,731
Posted By broncorob74
The 355 had the problem with valves until 1997,...

The 355 had the problem with valves until 1997, at least that is what I am reading/hearing. I am now deciding between two 1999 cars, both 355F1's.
(A) $57,000 with 9K miles (red/tan) just had...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,731
Posted By broncorob74
So does the 430 have the header problem or the...

So does the 430 have the header problem or the 355? The 1999 does not have the valve trouble at all from what I read, that was resolved in 1997.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-25-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,731
Posted By broncorob74
I am moving back and forth between the 348 and...

I am moving back and forth between the 348 and the 355, the 355 has lower milage and some other advantages. Do you think the PPI can be done by a normal company that does that type of thing such as...
Forum: Pre '99 V8s: GT4, 308, 328, 348, F355   01-25-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,804
Posted By broncorob74
This has been a lot of help reading about the...

This has been a lot of help reading about the characteristics of the two cars. From a financial side though (since both cars have their advantages) would a it make sense to spend an extra $15,000 to...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-24-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,731
Posted By broncorob74
Next step?

Thanks for the advice. I ran a autocheck and that came up good. I was going to hire an inspection service to look the car over, $300 peace of mind. Is there anything I should have them look for. ...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   01-24-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,731
Posted By broncorob74
348 with 50,000 miles is it a mistake

I am planning to purchase my first Ferrari, I started with the 328 on my list but decided I wanted the full convertible so I switched to the 348 or the 355. Am I making a mistake by considering a...
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