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@  CANADIANSHELBY : (19 September 2016 - 07:22 PM)

Thanks for the welcome! I found your site last night and am always ready for a good SHELBY or BOSS discussion! I've had my share of these cars over the years and am convinced that there are no better cars built, than these two. I was also interested to see that the first SHELBY sent to Canada was under build #G5520293, My GT350R was under build #G5520310. Would it be known yet if Canadian build numbers were accepted and built, in numerical order? My chasis # is GRO46. I've noticed on other non-R's,the chasis numbers are 4 digit numbers, were the R's numbered separately from the non-R's? Thanks for you time and any answers you might have.

@  SilasT : (19 September 2016 - 06:31 AM)

After waiting 13 weeks I finally got my 2017 GT 350. After a 50 mile test drive I got home, only to find a screw in the middle of my right front tire. Due to the speed rating these tires cannot be repaired and replacement cost is around $400. When you purchase ask about Fords road hazard extended warranty. For $825 you get 7 years road hazard protection which covers replacement tire and any related wheel damage (unless you do something stupid like “curb” the thing. Towing to a Ford dealer within a 100 mile radius, if needed. Nobody stocks these tires so the also include 2 days car rental. This was not available in previous years and is a no-brainer. Don’t pass it up. Will have new tire tomorrow and ready to hit the road.

@  Randy Nichols : (14 September 2016 - 04:23 PM)

Question: I have a 2016 GT 350 with Recaro seats that I dont care for, has anyone replaced them and if so with what?

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@  FastDrivingJR : (12 September 2016 - 01:56 PM)

2017 GT350 Black w. Blue stripes(Conv. Package/Car Cover/Blue stripes) ATLANTA area. 404-667-9609 JUST GOT OFF THE TRUCK TODAY

@  David Bechtold : (12 September 2016 - 01:43 PM)

I have a 2017 GT350 on order with the CONVENIENCE GROUP package (67U) as the Recaros are too uncomfortable for daily driving. The Ford Factory Rep told my dealer that the build schedule is delayed becuase of an issues with the 67U package (recent Ford bulletin) and that if I went with just the ELECTRONICS GROUP package (67T), the car would schedule immediately. Does anyone know what the issues are...? I have GT500s and Boss 302s with the standard sport seats suggesting Ford should be very good at this. Why would there be an issue building a GT350 with sport seats over Recaros...?

@  John Studt : (12 September 2016 - 12:11 PM)

2017 Shelby GT350 Ruby Red with recaros and black stripes available $5k over. Braeger Ford Milwaukee, WI (414)817-3345

@  scottpierce@... : (12 September 2016 - 07:43 AM)

Keep them, I'm having the same thing done to mine!

@  mksandak : (11 September 2016 - 02:54 PM)

Two Questions for you Shelby folks: 1. Anyone know what the nominal rear axle oil temp range should be? I'm running @ 170 degrees during highway driving (2016 Shelby). Is that high, low, or just right? 2. My front fender Air Extractors (black plastic) seem to be popping out with less than 200 miles on the vehicle. Anyone else had this problem? If so, how did you resolve it? Thanks, V8Mitch.

@  mksandak : (11 September 2016 - 02:50 PM)

See above post.

@  William Anth... : (07 September 2016 - 09:51 PM)

My 2017 Shelby is a week old and already the driver side leather is wearing from the seat belt. Took it to dealer to see what to do. Very frustrating. Have the Convenience seats with the leather and suede combo. Anyone know if this is classified as manufacture defect? I only wear gym clothes mostly in car.

@  holtzja : (01 September 2016 - 07:36 PM)

Can anyone help with some high quality graphics of the 2016 GT350 Snake and GT350 lettering? I'm having some customer wheels made for my 2016 GT350 and I need the logo in a graphic form for the center caps.

@  RonandBrenda... : (30 August 2016 - 03:20 PM)

Our 2017 Shelby GT350 Lightning Blue white stripe delivered 9/5, we can't wait! :love-shower: :love-shower: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

@  Jim Walker : (29 August 2016 - 02:15 PM)

Picking up 2017 GT350 Thursday.

@  Mustang427 : (26 August 2016 - 04:00 PM)

Just heard back from my service department about the window noise on driver side, nothing they can do about it!

@  tbotlick : (24 August 2016 - 05:17 PM)

Just got mine on Saturday 8/20/2016. 2017 - White

@  okgt350r : (19 August 2016 - 10:22 PM)

2017 production

@  Titi : (18 August 2016 - 11:00 PM)

Door seal

@  rgt350w : (16 August 2016 - 08:03 PM)

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1965 Shelby GT350 Road Test: Car And Driver


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#1 OFFLINE   Robert

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 09:01 PM

1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
Shelby takes some Cobra venom, see, and injects it into FoMoCo's pony…






Car and Driver - Not content with his Cobra-Powered-by-Ford, Carroll Shelby has now come up with a Ford-Powered-by-Cobra. The Ford in question is the “fastback” Mustang, and Shelby’s merry men have stuffed a burr of some size and effectiveness under its metaphorical saddle. The result is that while the Mustang is still recognizably the same horse, it has undergone a complete change of character. This new car, called the Mustang GT350, and known familiarly as the Shelby Mustang, will not have the mass appeal of the original, but by all that is sacred to us enthusiast-types, it certainly is a lot more interesting.


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Posted 20 December 2013 - 07:12 AM

Thanks for posting Robert. That was a fun read with my cup of coffee this morning.

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 06:34 PM

Thanks for posting Robert. That was a fun read with my cup of coffee this morning.


That was a nice, vintage article.

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