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ANOpax

197 posts

120 months

Friday 17th April
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Nobody seems to have spotted the shagged brake calipers in the photos of the TdF blue car. The lengthy and flowery description glosses over that. It’ll cost more to have those refurbished than to repair the alloy (which gets a mention).

This car is not, as it claims to be, “in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition”. Leads me to wonder - if something that obvious has been omitted, then what else have they left out?


Edited by ANOpax on Friday 17th April 14:13

Caporky

21 posts

88 months

Friday 17th April
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If you’re selling mid corona, who cares about callipers... someone got a great deal- Ferrari’s should be used. I’m so fed up with garage queens it’s boring.

vanman1936

357 posts

173 months

Saturday 18th April
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This looks pretty decent (?)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/353009515449

Caporky

21 posts

88 months

Saturday 18th April
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Yeah, much better interior than the blue Tdf. Where would you bid on that at the moment?! I’m tempted to have one of these as my daily, been offered a GT4 lusso at £125k this week it’s just the batteries in these cars that holds me back as I tend to leave my car for extended periods.... which you can see a bit more during corona!

Jeweller70

126 posts

70 months

Saturday 18th April
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I put a Bosch battery in and its fine for a month not on a charger.

Ferruccio

1,137 posts

73 months

Saturday 18th April
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Just get a battery cut off switch installed, if the car doesn’t have one as standard?

Caporky

21 posts

88 months

Saturday 18th April
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Jeweller70 said:
I put a Bosch battery in and its fine for a month not on a charger.
Good to know. Thanks

Van Dessel

36 posts

12 months

Sunday 19th April
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ANOpax said:
Nobody seems to have spotted the shagged brake calipers in the photos of the TdF blue car. The lengthy and flowery description glosses over that. It’ll cost more to have those refurbished than to repair the alloy (which gets a mention).

This car is not, as it claims to be, “in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition”. Leads me to wonder - if something that obvious has been omitted, then what else have they left out?


Edited by ANOpax on Friday 17th April 14:13
How can you tell from the photos that they;re shagged? Do you mean just superficial issues that have no bearing on their actual practical performance? That's the risk with the lockdown, decision-making based on just a bunch of photos. Like Insta, people only show the good stuff...

ANOpax

197 posts

120 months

Sunday 19th April
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Van Dessel said:
How can you tell from the photos that they;re shagged? Do you mean just superficial issues that have no bearing on their actual practical performance? That's the risk with the lockdown, decision-making based on just a bunch of photos. Like Insta, people only show the good stuff...
Fading of the paint and lettering - which is purely cosmetic. It doesn’t help that they’re the standard calipers - fully painted ones are extra...

However, I’d want to be sure that the fading wasn’t from track use - it’s hard to tell the condition of the disc rotors from the photos.

Edited by ANOpax on Sunday 19th April 12:26

Van Dessel

36 posts

12 months

Monday 20th April
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Good eye, there's a certain inconsistent patina to the calipers that looks un peu pas normal. Guy could have been a nervous driver and rode the brake pedal. Or outright lied and did track the car. Until cars have foolproof blackboxes with accurate GPS data recorded second by second, we'll never know WHAT people have done to cars with "one careful lady owner" and all that typical salesman schlock.

catfood12

1,031 posts

96 months

Thursday 23rd April
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Calculator said:
Went for £91k +6% fee.

If that’s where the market is then these are bargains.
That is a reasonable price for a non-dealer car. I paid very close to that for my 2012 25K mile FF earlier on in this thread in October 2019.

I think the calipers have been over cleaned with some abrasive or acid cleaner, when you cook them, that's not where they discolour. Calipers do look very bad though.

bryn_p

413 posts

183 months

Friday 24th April
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F355GTS said:
Seats look like they are ventilated (roller switch on top of seat side) which I think meant you couldn't have Diamond or Daytona



Edited by F355GTS on Wednesday 15th April 14:19
Mine has diamond and ventilated seats

marky7seven

61 posts

2 months

Friday 24th April
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vanman1936 said:
This looks pretty decent (?)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/353009515449
This is just around the corner form me, it looks pretty tidy. But the colour isn't for me. I love the colour of this: https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201...

ANOpax

197 posts

120 months

Friday 24th April
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marky7seven said:
This is just around the corner form me, it looks pretty tidy. But the colour isn't for me. I love the colour of this: https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201...
That Blu Elettrico car has a great spec. Tons of interior carbon and the contrast stitching and Blu Scuro inserts really lift the interior. I know you’re interested in FFs from the other thread so you should really take a look at that car.

The only missing options which I’d like on it are ventilated seats, front camera and suspension lift. They may or may not be important to you but they’re out there.


Edited by ANOpax on Friday 24th April 17:32

cayman-black

9,175 posts

170 months

Friday 24th April
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That Blu one does look nice.

marky7seven

61 posts

2 months

Friday 24th April
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ANOpax said:
marky7seven said:
This is just around the corner form me, it looks pretty tidy. But the colour isn't for me. I love the colour of this: https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201...
That Blu Elettrico car has a great spec. Tons of interior carbon and the contrast stitching and Blu Scuro inserts really lift the interior. I know you’re interested in FFs from the other thread so you should really take a look at that car.

The only missing options which I’d like on it are ventilated seats, front camera and suspension lift. They may or may not be important to you but they’re out there.


Edited by ANOpax on Friday 24th April 17:32
I did go to see it in January, its very nice. Had to put a hold on it as I ordered a X7 M50d at the end of Jan to replace my Range Rover (the family wagon has to come first apparently). This FF is lovely, and if its still there when this is over, I will go and have another look. But there loads of other things to look at too. That is the problem been trap inside looking each day you keep changing your mind.

nickwhumph

7 posts

2 months

Wednesday 29th April
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Hi team, advice appreciated if you have a spare moment! I'm considering buying an FF as I've driven a few and heard some amazing things about living with one (I have 2 v young kids).

Any thoughts on pricing right now? I'm not sure I'd like to buy an expensive one (some 2015/6 ones are up in the 130k+ level) because I may as well go sub-100k and get a v similar car with having to worry too much about depreciation or thinking I may have been able to get a Lusso for that much next year! And I just want to drive it so will be putting on a fair few more miles.

Any thoughts on the pricing of these ones (aside from the fact they are 2012 and not mentioning PTU issues!!):
http://www.knowlhill.com/showroom/detail/432-ferra...
https://helloluxury.co.uk/cars/ferrari-ff-6-3-auto...

Thanks in advance.

seawise

1,611 posts

160 months

Wednesday 29th April
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If you are buying an FF for regular use (and given how practical they are, why wouldn't you) there are two options i would want, both of which i don't believe were available until 2014/15 build, and those are the panoramic glass roof and apple car play. The glass roof makes a big difference especially to the rear passengers in making the car feel more spacious and less claustrophobic, which i am sure your children would appreciate. and the apple car play effectively future proofs the in-car-entertainment, which on an FF or Lusso with the big screen is highly desirable (i wouldn't bother with it on a 488 or 812 as no central screen).

There was a 2015 car which sold on the collecting cars auction site last week for £97k (incl premium), but will need a warranty (i wouldn't run an FF without a proper Ferrari warranty) - i think that is the top of the market currently, but it gives you a benchmark.

The Lusso isn't a massive advance on the FF to drive, the 4WS masks the cars considerable bulk and size a bit better and it's slightly more muted and refined (if that's what you want). But i actually think the FF is the better looking car (bit like how the F12 is a nicer more cohesive design than the 812 SF).

marky7seven

61 posts

2 months

Wednesday 29th April
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The Black FF at Knowl Hill looks top draw.

Taffy66

3,653 posts

56 months

Wednesday 29th April
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Having driven a V12 Lusso and looked and sat in a few FFs i agree 100% to get one with Pano roof..It transforms the ambience for rear seat passengers and according to my Ferrari dealer very difficult to shift FFs/Lussos without this option..I don't like them in Black as its too big a car to try and keep clean all the time..My choice would be one of the greys such as Silverstone or Canna Di Fucile or a Blue one.