F12 considerations

F12 considerations

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Beni997

367 posts

69 months

Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Jack-flash said:
I collect mine on Saturday from Leeds brooklands Rosso red black leather not a massive spec but lift led carbon wheel etc , I’m thinking the way the 812 sf are along with waiting times will keep the f12 Prices well , this is the 5th fezza iv had , never had a v12 and looking forward to it
I pick my F12 up from Leeds in a couple of weeks, Gone for black with bucket seats, cannot wait, will post some pics on collection.

Jack-flash

171 posts

30 months

Wednesday 20th February 2019
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Sounds great , I didn’t see that one in there it online

Beni997

367 posts

69 months

Thursday 21st February 2019
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Jack-flash said:
Sounds great , I didn’t see that one in there it online
No it had only just arrived so was never put online

CarsandLeeds

Original Poster:

29 posts

47 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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So now having seroius FOMO having started this thread and seen so many cars bought whilst I am yet to find one !

Feels like at least one of my Red Lines on spec will need to go.

There don’t seem to be that many cars around with suspension lift. Anyone have a view as to how strictly necessary it is ? Not sure how to find nose overhang stats to compare to other cars I have had.

_Leg_

2,472 posts

169 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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CarsandLeeds said:
So now having seroius FOMO having started this thread and seen so many cars bought whilst I am yet to find one !

Feels like at least one of my Red Lines on spec will need to go.

There don’t seem to be that many cars around with suspension lift. Anyone have a view as to how strictly necessary it is ? Not sure how to find nose overhang stats to compare to other cars I have had.
My 458 Spider doesn't have it, and doesn't need it as they have plenty of clearance and a short nose. My F12 does and absolutely needs it due to the long nose. IMO of course.

Insurancejon

3,660 posts

204 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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mine has lift and it doesn't need it. clears speed bumps etc totally fine

Jack-flash

171 posts

30 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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Collected mine today from Leeds Ferrari , have to give credit to tom was great to deal with start to finish

Beni997

367 posts

69 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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Jack-flash said:
Collected mine today from Leeds Ferrari , have to give credit to tom was great to deal with start to finish
Looks great, collecting mine from Tom on Friday, he’s a great guy. Enjoy in good health , took my Cali T out for its last proper run today until I trade it in

andymac01

92 posts

151 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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beautiful, such a lovely thing.

Jack-flash

171 posts

30 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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Can only say how impressed and happy I was with Tom mega easy going and great to deal with

Edited by Jack-flash on Sunday 24th February 11:26

Frrair

882 posts

92 months

Saturday 23rd February 2019
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Jack-flash said:
Collected mine today from Leeds Ferrari , have to give credit to tom was great to deal with start to finish
Bellissimo


CarsandLeeds

Original Poster:

29 posts

47 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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I am down to 2 cars
Similar price age and mileage
Comes down to choice of :

1 - suspension lift and racing seats , some interior carbon not all , no hi power hi fi

Or

2 - no lift , Daytona seats , full interior carbon and high power hifi

All other spec similar

Any pearls of wisdom from this learned group to help break the deadlock??

SL550M

413 posts

68 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Daytona Seats would swing it for me. They were one of the favourite things about my 599.


MingtheMerciless

330 posts

167 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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While I love the carbon race seats in the 458/488, Daytona seats would suit the F12. And more carbon and the hi power stereo (a lovely thing to have) would also put me in the Daytona seated car.

seawise

1,686 posts

164 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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i think for a V12 GT car the Daytona seats are a little more appropriate than fixed carbon buckets, lovely though they are. with a 458/488 the opposite would apply. I found the lift pretty useful on my F12. hi-fi no idea, it's got a V12 engine to listen to....

Tonsils

46 posts

164 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Carbon seats are super comfortable. Loved the comment re the booster cushion for the Mrs. I did the same so my good lady could drive it. Serious comment now, truly great car and so suited to long range schleps. Changed to McLaren 570 GT, not the best move I’ve made!

MDL111

4,872 posts

135 months

Tuesday 26th February 2019
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I’d go for the carbon seats - make sure they are comfortable for you though
I prefer no interior carbon, if it has some it depends on if it still looks cohesive

Beni997

367 posts

69 months

Friday 1st March 2019
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Beni997

367 posts

69 months

Friday 1st March 2019
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GTiMike

16 posts

20 months

Friday 1st March 2019
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best looking car ever built why Oynx and other custumizers feel the need to mess with this car is beyond me