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Old 20th April 2005, 08:46   #1
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Question The fake ferrari thread - Italian police is now cracking down!

Hey guys.......identify this one!!!!





answer will be posted soon.........rack your brains!!!!
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Old 20th April 2005, 09:31   #2
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Exclamation Believe it or not!!!

For Sale: F355 spyder body conversion. Silver/black interior. Photo shows the same style body on a finished car. Many new features and upgrades with split doors/rockers. Best engineered soft top and frame ever produced. New interior package used. Patterns and blueprints for all the mounting hardware are also available for you. Price is firm at (reduced price of) $4,900 for body, $1,500 for soft top and frame and $1,500 for interior pkg or $8,000 for it all. Contact Ron at (218) 773-7700 or email: Fancycars@aol.com
East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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Isn't that an amazing replica???
I'll say it is.........the poor mans Ferrari!! The attention to detail is astounding......was browsing when i stumbled upon a few beauties and just had to post it here!!!!

enjoy!~
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Old 20th April 2005, 12:03   #3
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i think this one is done up on a mid 80's pontiac fiero. what say?
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Old 20th April 2005, 12:13   #4
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this has got to be the common fiero there for sure. this is a poormans good looking rich toy. with the right exhaust bought in india most of the people here will pass it off as a 355 for sure. i saw kitcar around i think 2 years back. truly good to see tons of people doing so much inhouse stuff all by themself. there was a real ferrari 355 once but engine was dead, so i think he put a mustang engine it in was for sale for around 15000$ good deal
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ya man fiero is a close call ..

the 92 MR2 spider ?
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Old 20th April 2005, 12:27   #6
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F355 replicas are generally built around Pontiac Fieros. I have seen quite a few but dont look really that good. But i must admit the one in the picture is a job well done.

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possible or it could also be an advertising gimmick where they are showing the actual ferrari in the pic and..thereby getting a better image.
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no its obvious its the kit car, the tyre, wheel well relationship and the frankly terrible looking top attest to that.
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there is company in UK wich gives full ferrai 355 body kit for toyota mr2 mark2 for 4laks
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Well Ferrari have clamped down. More here
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Old 29th February 2008, 16:23   #11
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Default Fake Ferraris

Want to buy a fake Ferrari? Go to Sicily

Reuters
Thursday, February 28, 2008 20:39 IST

ROME: Italians are used to buying bogus Gucci bags or Rolex watches to look stylish but police found a new height of craftsmanship and cunning when they broke up a ring selling fake Ferrari cars for a fraction of the real price.
Police accused 15 people of building the blood red sports cars and selling them to car fanatics on a budget, most of whom knew they were buying a counterfeit classic.
Car body workers who police called ‘very able’ cobbled together mostly fake parts and a few original components. They used body parts from other makes of automobiles, such as chassis, roofs, hoods, trunks and doors. The body parts were modified to look like Ferrari classics.

DNA - World - Want to buy a fake Ferrari? Go to Sicily - Daily News & Analysis

Italy busts ring building fake Ferraris - Yahoo! News

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Lookat this guys the Gang has been busted who were making these Fake Ferrari's

Italian police bust fake Ferrari racket | World news | The Guardian

Italians corner market in fake Ferraris - Times Online
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haha..thats good news.
Takes some skill to be able to convert a Merc or a Toyota into a Ferrari. These guys could have used those skills elsewhere,where it would have been recognized. The only place they'll get some recognition now will be in jail.
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