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What should i expect from this car in terms of service costs and reliability? I have heard so many diferent stories by now that i am a little worried to make the purchase (i'm moving to spain in a couple of months). I have heard the car is full of gremlins and can leave you stranded at any moment!! Also, regular service bills (oil and filter change)go for $1,000-3,000 ( i don't mind that) but a major service (every 15k) can go for as high as $5 grand!!!!! Also i was told to stay away from y 95s.
Anyway, if there are any F355 owners who are willing to share their stories, i'm listening.

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Ed (from DR)
 

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Hey man welcome to the forum. I haven't heard any bad things about the F355 GTB, but then again, I don't own one. The part of the service is true, it's very expensive.
 

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well so far mine has been ok other then a bearing that went. the part alone was $1000.00 and the services are expensive. but that is just because if the synthetic oil they use i do my own services on mine and the oil and filter cost me aroud $500.00 so it not so bad and very easy to do and i will probably bring it in for the 15000k service but its still new so i dont know how much it is yet but at the end of the day its all worth it i love my baby its a 99 355 f1 spyder well hope this helps
 

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welcome

edudiaz123,
Welcome to the forum! Because the F355 has is closed by a sheet of metal underneath this will of course make labor expensive because that will need to be removed for some work but a small portion is open for the engine area. Be sure to let us know what you decide and if you have anymore questions don't hesitate to ask.

ferrari_355f1,
Welcome to the forum. Hope to see some of pictures of your car in the garage section. Its always great to see a new user that likes to get their hands a little dirty under the hood.
 

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F355

I personally have a 1997 spider and I love it. There are ways to cut your costs. Just get yourself a honest mechanic and you will be just fine. The costs are higher than your regular car, but the rewards are astonishing.
 

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edudiaz123 said:
....regular service bills (oil and filter change)go for $1,000-3,000 ( i don't mind that) but a major service (every 15k) can go for as high as $5 grand!!!!!
Whoa, that's a lot of money for an just an oil/filter change. How many miles can you drive before you have to change the oil on a modern Ferrari? Every 3,000 miles?
 

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95 F355 - why stay away

Hi, I'm interested in any opinions on the 95 F355. Why
have you heard to "stay away" from the 95? I'm very
close to buying a 95 w/13k miles.

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Gregg
 
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