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Old 12-13-2006, 09:41 AM   #21
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Re: Ferrari Ownership Costs
Old 12-13-2006, 11:34 AM   #22
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I also admit to being pretty bored on public roads with a so called prestige sports car. But put me out on a challenging autocross course with a decent set of coilovers, big R-compound tires, and a 4-point harness; well then it's a different story.
Exactly. If you're gonna own an expensive high-powered high-maintenance vehicle then you have to use it for its intended purpose. Otherwise it's like buying a Kentucky Derby winner for a trail ride.

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OK, I was thinking about racing, but I suppose that's a worthy pursuit too!


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Old 12-13-2006, 02:57 PM   #23
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My daily transportation is pretty mundane. Still, I've never been able to shrug the desire to go fast, in something that invigorates the senses. But...a car isn't the only way to feed the monster inside...

For thrills...get into karting. More fun than just about anything with your clothes on. It's relatively cheap, safe, and much more fun than driving a sports car on public roads, surrounded by cops, nuts, and Sunday drivers.

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Old 12-13-2006, 06:05 PM   #24
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thats how i feel, im in the last down for hi end cars before i retire and got my first bmw a few months ago. i have had muscle cars as a kid but nothing feels as good as the overall performance i get from the bimmer.

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