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Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   06-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,211
Posted By FFB
LED daytime running light

Does anyone know of a source to convert the light strip on F430 to LED to be used as daytime running light? What I found so far involves cutting, soldering and such. Looking for any plug and play...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   04-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By FFB
430 is the way to go

I went from a 03 360 to 05 430 at a cost of 45K more. Big difference but also a completely different car.

I think the 360 looks better on the outside than the 430 but that's about it. The 430...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   12-23-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,140
Posted By FFB
I read about headers cracking despite having...

I read about headers cracking despite having Capristo brackets installed - Fchat post came up when I Googled the subject. There's a thread here about Capristo brackets not allowing the engine to...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   12-23-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,140
Posted By FFB
Capristo exhaust brackets

Just bought 2005 F430 that had headers replaced few months ago to MK II during routine service. Apparently no CEL or symptoms but tech found a leak and replaced both.

I've read various threads...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   11-16-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By FFB
Passes. License plate drilled into bumper so...

Passes. License plate drilled into bumper so would need repair and repaint which is not a huge deal but hard to do long distance.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   11-11-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By FFB
Does anyone know this F430 in TPC Racing?

Does anyone know this car or has seen or can see it? Looks and sounds nice but I'm in California so another opinion would be greatly appreciated.

http://www.tpcracing.com/used-cars.html?ID=26
...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   10-25-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By FFB
Excellent advice!

Excellent advice!
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   10-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By FFB
More information

Got more information.

Last and only belts and fluids were done in 2009 with 5300 miles. Pulleys and tensions not replaced. Spoke with Ferrari of Washington who confirmed that only 2 campaigns...
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   10-23-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By FFB
Thank you

Thanks and thanks to Josh for speaking with me as well. Now hopefully I can get the deal done!
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   10-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By FFB
Advice on low mile car

Looking for any advice on a 2001 360 with 5700 miles. The current second owner bought it in 2002 with 3700 miles. He is selling because he just does not drive the car (basically once every few...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   06-25-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,179
Posted By FFB
Maybe F1 clutch can last >10K?

I bought my 2003 F1 in 3/12 with 19K miles and new clutch with wear measured at 4% at the dealer. Now with 30K miles the clutch wear is 3%! The clutch and transmission came out during repair of a...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   06-06-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,201
Posted By FFB
Move, that's what I'm doing. I also live in a...

Move, that's what I'm doing. I also live in a hill and just clear it but will definitely scrape once I install the 19 inch challenge style wheels. So moving out.
Forum: Ferrari Pre-Purchase Help   06-06-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By FFB
Bought 2003 360 with 19k miles last year from...

Bought 2003 360 with 19k miles last year from Jason and was a very good experience. Car was described as being in excellent shape over the phone. The car did look very good and detailed but the...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   11-28-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By FFB
Thank you for the advice; I'm being charged to...

Thank you for the advice; I'm being charged to have a full time supervisor on site as my builder usually works on the other side of town. Got a few low ball offers so far; will hold on to the car as...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   11-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By FFB
Bitter sweet - selling my 360

:cry3: Bitter sweet moment for me but I just listed my 2003 360 F1 coupe for sale in the Buy & Sell section. Bought in March after looking for a couple of years and drove it most days of the week...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   09-23-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By FFB
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   09-23-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By FFB
Do you have to use titanium bolts with challenge wheels?

Looking to replace my starfish wheels with challenge wheels from 430. Do I have to use titanium bolts or can I just use what I have on the starfish wheels? It looks like titanium need a special...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   09-11-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,014
Posted By FFB
Is rolling stop bad?

Speed limit near my house is 25MPH with many stops signs. Most people do a rolling stop since the local streets are very small and deserted.

Is rolling stop bad in terms of clutch life? I ask...
Forum: Ferrari Discussion   08-16-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,713
Posted By FFB
Does anyone own both 360 and 575/550

I have a stock 360 that barely clears the bottom of the hill that I live on. Does anyone have any experience with 360 and 575/550 in terms of ground clearance? Any input on reliability,...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   05-22-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,410
Posted By FFB
Thank you! Been busy in conference so have not...

Thank you! Been busy in conference so have not tried it yet but I think you're right. I go into habit of clicking twice probably because I couldn't start if after I was fussing around for 5 minutes...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   05-21-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,410
Posted By FFB
Thank you. I get in, hit immobilizer, wait for...

Thank you. I get in, hit immobilizer, wait for engine o.k. then crank the key. The car starts after 3-5 seconds when I do this first thing in the morning.

When I leave work, I hit the alarm...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   05-21-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,410
Posted By FFB
The car is completely stock. Immobilizer is from...

The car is completely stock. Immobilizer is from factory. Everything seems to work fine with the key fob, alarm etc. In addition I assume that the immobilizer is o.k. since the engine cranks fine.
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   05-20-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,410
Posted By FFB
Difficulty starting 360

Owned 2003 F1 360 with 20000 miles for about 3 months.

Starts o.k. in the morning taking about 3-4 seconds of cranking. It drives fine. After I shut off the car, it does not start on the first...
Forum: Modern V8s: 360, F430   03-15-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,733
Posted By FFB
Clutch and belts for sure by 20K. Will probably...

Clutch and belts for sure by 20K. Will probably also need new tires, brakes, and probably cosmetic refreshening including seats, stickies and such. Motor mounts are supposed to be a wear item. ...
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