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Ferrari Modena 360, without a doubt. Ok, maybe I'd take a Porsche 996 Turbo, but nothing is sweeter than the Modena.
Not the Ferrari Enzo? I think I'd take the Enzo over the Modena. Definatly.

PS. The first Enzo sold in the USA was sold to a guy who lives in my city. Seen it around town a few times. It appeared in Car and Driver shortly after it's delivery. Very nice and FAST car.
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Nice ride and very nice work on the system there John. I was looking at the TT's when I got the WRX. Very nice cars.
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I'm totally with Sam on the Ferrari 360. It's been my dream car for awhile. While looking around for condos in the Twin Cities, my brother and I decided to take a drive around Lake Calhoun and I spotted this fire engine-red beauty out of the corner of my eye. My sudden swerve made my brother think a cat ran into the road, but when we got closer to the car and he caught on, he simply looked at me and said, "Good eye, bro."





The Enzo to me looks overly stylized, like a space-aged Jetsons version of the Acura NSX with the cockpit pitched forward just a little too much. Of course, I wouldn't exactly hold a grudge against you if you made me drive one.
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Oh, and nice choice of equipment on your part!
Thanks John. I don't mess around....lol. Nice work on the system. I take it you did it yourself? I'd like to build a fiberglass enclosure for my sub and put it in the corner of my trunk. I don't know how feasible it would be though since it likes the 1.5 cubic foot box! I am very happy with the IDMax, I was quite amazed when I first heard it, amazing output for one sub and excellent SQ.

I agree with a lot of you guys too, the 360 Modena is a work of art, an absolutely drop dead gorgeous car. It would definitely be in my top 5 picks. I can only hope to one day have to make a choice like that!
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Yep, the Modena over the Enzo, any day. Hands down. It's the most balanced road-going car out there. Ok, maybe other than the M5, but it's still got the ultimate blend of performance in a road-going package. The Enzo makes too many compromises, in my opinion, the least of which is not price! Don't get me wrong, though, I'm actually fan of the F1-nosed Enzo. I dunno, maybe it's just a little to bling for me.
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BTW, nice systems, guys! That sub enclosure in your TT is seamless, John P!

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Man, you guys take your cars - and stereos - seriously.

Me, I'm just a middle-aged suburban dad with 2 Toyotas: a Sienna van and a Matrix wagon.

But one of these days I'm gonna have a '72 Cutlass convertible. I'm not greedy. It doesn't even have to be the 442!

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Nice ride and very nice work on the system there John. I was looking at the TT's when I got the WRX. Very nice cars.
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I take it you did it yourself?

I'd like to build a fiberglass enclosure for my sub and put it in the corner of my trunk. I don't know how feasible it would be though since it likes the 1.5 cubic foot box!
Yes, I tackled that project from November until Early January in my "spare" time--as if! Didn't make my wife too happy. I get similar vibes re: the planted aquarium. Anyhow, it was worthwhile--sounds & looks pretty well.

Yes, the IDMax takes up a good chunk of room. I'm only sending 100 watts to each IDQ, which is enough for them to hit, but also not enough to test the limits of the fiberglass enclosure. Your Max might be a different story. You'd surely need a lot of bracing if you were to do this.

The great thing about fiberglass enclosures is the enclosure shape knows no boundaries other than 1) magnet dimensions, and 2) enclosure size. If your trunk has pockets or room behind panels, that's always a good place to choose.

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Man, you guys take your cars - and stereos - seriously!
It's a curse!

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Well, I was planning on putting it in the corner of the trunk where there is a nice big pocket. From what I've heard and read, the more curves and bends in the actually fiberglass box itself the stronger it is. I was also planning on using wooden ribs in between some layers to help add some strength and rigidity. It's something I will eventually do with one of the guys on this car forum that I frequent, but we'll need a good week to do it....lol.
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Ferrari 360, drool. The closest I'll get to driving one of those is on my Xbox in Project Gotham Racing 2.. I eat up the competition in the 360..

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DUDE! I TOTALLY FORGOT! i would get the M5. sweet. ///M power baby!
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If I had a family and could only get one car it would probably be the M5 too.
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Another truly great car out right now is the Cadillac CTS-V. Man, they are cleaning up in the Speed GT series in SCCA. Beating ZO6's, Porsche GT3's, Saleen SR's, you name it. Of course, it helps that they have factory support, but the CTS-V is still a fine looking car and offers M5-like performance at a fraction of the price.

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