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@  Dagon : (20 November 2017 - 05:53 PM)

Used Gt350 for sale in virginia area, will ship.

@  sigsauerguy68 : (19 November 2017 - 09:53 PM)

spoiler

@  smokum : (17 November 2017 - 01:29 PM)

pm sent PSU Alumm2

@  PSU Alumm2 : (17 November 2017 - 11:55 AM)

I placed an order and paid for the License plate holder that is listed on this site on the 15th & to date I have not gotten any shipping info. Also sent an email with no response. Any suggestions? It is through registry market place.
They refunded my money, but I really wanted the license plate holder. I will look elsewhere I guess.

@  smokum : (15 November 2017 - 12:54 PM)

welcome gss716 ...... enjoy the car !!!

@  gss716 : (13 November 2017 - 02:08 PM)

gss716 just joined 2017 gt350 white blue stripes 100 miles and counting

@  smokum : (07 November 2017 - 08:46 AM)

ROAD READY ... I hope your ok .... sounds like the car has had better days ... really sorry to hear .... hope you had track insurance on the car

@  cohibaguerrero : (06 November 2017 - 01:17 PM)

lowering seat

@  roadready : (05 November 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Hey new to forum have 2017 gt 350 beware of oil filter coming loose.I was at watkins glenn for track day oil filter came loose and 10 quarts of oil leaked out in nothing flat nailed wall wiped car. Please check filter torque every 500 miles this happened at 625 miles since I checked filter torque. Do not want to see anyone hurt. Be safe.

@  JLRX : (30 October 2017 - 07:43 PM)

Registry Marketplace - any issues/complaints?

@  JLRX : (30 October 2017 - 07:40 PM)

Registry Marketplace

@  smokum : (27 October 2017 - 11:17 AM)

Unless you already have, I would post this under racing ..... but I think you will be fine. I am sure your not the first GT350 to run that track.

@  G3012 : (26 October 2017 - 06:54 PM)

I have had my Metallic GT350 for a little over a year now, and love to drive it. The mountains of Northern CA (Napa, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties) are a drivers dream. I also went to Utah for the 2 day school that was way too much fun. I now am planning on some track days out here in the west, but must meet their sound limits. Sonoma and Thunderhill have a max of 103db, while Laguna Seca are as low as 94 some days. How loud is this monster? Has anyone had any issues on track days for noise? Has anyone been to Sonoma or Thunderhill with their GT350 and had any issues? Thanks for the help,

@  smokum : (24 October 2017 - 03:24 PM)

Any current production car its hard to tell if it will be a collectible or not. I honestly don't see that with the GT350. I dont think it will affect value since it was a warrantied item. Its unfortunate that this is happening but you are getting a new engine which is the right thing to do with Ford. I don't think Ford will replace the car. I suggest if you want a better sample of opinion to start a thread in the appropriate section

@  tedstefaniw : (24 October 2017 - 10:17 AM)

Hey members, would like some Opinions. I purchased my 2016 GT350 late march this year from Levittown Ford NY. I was getting some serious engine knocking noise when starting the car. Had it in the dealer three times, first in July to get it checked, they couldn't diagnose. after keeping the car for days. 2 weeks ago car lost almost all the oil, due to the Oil filter backing out! Most likely due to the excessive engine vibration(rods/lifters?). Destroyed my driveway and my Jobs parking lot. Finally this last time they told me I need a new long block! No problem thay will order new engine. My gripe is I want a new car, I didn't pay over sticker for the best Mustang ever built to get a engine replacement after 6 months. Not to mention , if I ever want to sell the car what this would do to it's resell value. Opinions please?

@  vaf2314 : (23 October 2017 - 01:38 AM)

warmup

@  smokum : (22 September 2017 - 07:47 AM)

all sales request need to be directed at the bottom of the site under SALES

@  mpow1968 : (15 September 2017 - 11:09 AM)

2017 Shelby Gt 350 at sticker price, Contact me at mpowers@driveprime.com

@  smokum : (29 August 2017 - 08:53 AM)

CHECK THIS OUT http://www.lethalper...-tuner-kit.html

@  jlbost13 : (25 August 2017 - 01:44 PM)

Ordered Pro Charger / Injectors and Borla Exhaust for my GT350! Has anyone done these stle mods and had good results?


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#1 OFFLINE   Goody7

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 02:42 PM

Would some of you who have many miles on your GT tell me what kind of wear your seeing?




#2 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 11 October 2016 - 08:35 AM

I dont expect much ..... $1600 for a new set of tires ..... 400 miles and counting

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#3 OFFLINE   GT_Dave

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Posted 23 October 2016 - 08:16 PM

I've got about 9000 miles and a few autocross weekends included, been measuring the tread any chance I get and my MPSS tires are about 1/2 worn.



#4 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 06 December 2016 - 09:43 AM

I went to a car show a few weeks ago and met up with two other GT350's and one car had 12k and still plenty of tread with one auto cross event.

 

Better than I thought. Obviously its all about how we drive the car ..... but I hope to get better than 12 k out of my tires 

 

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#5 OFFLINE   barstowpo

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Posted 07 December 2016 - 08:57 PM

My fronts are wearing much better than my rears.



#6 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 12:47 PM

Probably depends on how hard u drive it around corner and or how hard u accelerate regarding wear conditions between front and back tires

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#7 OFFLINE   Redneckangaroo

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:36 AM

Rear tires lasted 5000 miles on the Michelin factory and the fronts scrubbed out on the inner edges at 27000 miles . still had a lot left on them otherwise so a camber issue.

Fitted Nitto on the rear and they are still going great. finding tires is a hell of a job, I got mine from discount tires on Ebay and had my local guys fit them , Worked out a lot cheaper.

All i can find in brands that are sized for the 350 are Nitto, Pirrelli , michelin yokohama and bridgestone , actually getting the last two will take some detective work as the factory website lists them but local dealers cant find them :( 

I guess I was pretty hard on the rear tires for the first 5000 miles but what the hell its a sports car right .

 

Russ 



#8 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 09:03 AM

Do you have a GT350 or GT350R?  In my searches, I've only found that Michelin offers the correct sizes for the GT350.  I'd be happy to have options, but I just haven't seen them for the non-R.



#9 OFFLINE   barstowpo

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 12:46 PM

I just replaced my rears at 10,000. Fronts are still ok. This includes 3 track weekends and normally driving in sport mode on the street. I could have gotten another track weekend out of the rears but they were down to the wear bars so too thin for the street. I'm happy with this as I drive it like I stole it.



#10 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 11:54 AM

I have talked to other owners who I met at various car shows and they had 12000 + miles and still had tread left to burn

 

don


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2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#11 OFFLINE   steveshaw03

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 01:14 AM

New to forum Tire question,

2011 GT 350 front tires are starting to wear or they are bouncing wearing every other knob if that makes since?  With car on lift and moving rim and tire back and forth the top of the strut moves would that be the problem?



#12 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 20 July 2017 - 10:46 AM

New to forum Tire question,

2011 GT 350 front tires are starting to wear or they are bouncing wearing every other knob if that makes since?  With car on lift and moving rim and tire back and forth the top of the strut moves would that be the problem?

 

2011 ?? is this Shelby American's 350 or did you mean the 15-16-17 GT350 ?

 

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#13 OFFLINE   Giulio24

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 02:40 PM

This is a topic that I'm very concerned about. On my previous ride (2016 Golf R) I literally destroyed a set of Cup 2s in two and a half track days, plus ~1500 miles of city/highway driving. I'm worried that I'll have to get a brand new set of Cup 2s after every track day with my GT350R. This means that it would become basically impossible to spend the a weekend racing at Laguna Seca (~250 miles from where I live) and driving the car home afterwards.



#14 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 03:49 PM

I would think that the R rubber would last a full three day track event at least .... I know spirited driving around town I think one can expect about 3000 miles ..... 

 

and be able to get home 

 

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#15 OFFLINE   Giulio24

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 05:28 PM

I would think that the R rubber would last a full three day track event at least .... I know spirited driving around town I think one can expect about 3000 miles ..... 

 

and be able to get home 

 

 

don

 

I hope so! Otherwise I'm gonna have to start towing it everywhere, even to nearby racetracks


Edited by Giulio24, 26 July 2017 - 05:29 PM.


#16 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 08:39 AM

I hope so! Otherwise I'm gonna have to start towing it everywhere, even to nearby racetracks

 

curious .... r u planning on getting track insurance ?

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#17 OFFLINE   Giulio24

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 11:41 AM

curious .... r u planning on getting track insurance ?

 

don

 

Most likely. As I mentioned earlier my insurance will almost certainly cover on the track (I even had the policy reviewed by a lawyer) but I'll probably get track day insurance as well, just so that I can enjoy the car 100% worry free


Edited by Giulio24, 27 July 2017 - 11:41 AM.


#18 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 01:18 PM

Most likely. As I mentioned earlier my insurance will almost certainly cover on the track (I even had the policy reviewed by a lawyer) but I'll probably get track day insurance as well, just so that I can enjoy the car 100% worry free

 

 

FWIW ..... I know of no insurance co that will cover your car if your doing a road or auto cross event. 

 

Smart move on the extra insurance

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006





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