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@  smokum : (15 June 2017 - 05:13 PM)

KONA BLUE ABSOLUTLY

@  scorp1 : (13 June 2017 - 07:05 PM)

"kona blue"

@  smokum : (12 June 2017 - 03:22 PM)

Anyone who wants to order a 2018 GT350 let me know ... it will be at MSRP +++ only

@  66gt350ps : (08 June 2017 - 04:01 PM)

Nice to see and hear so many new GT350 at SAAC42 at Indy.

@  Varkmaniac : (02 June 2017 - 06:28 PM)

law suit

@  mspenc45 : (31 May 2017 - 01:46 PM)

I've read 4000 or 4500RPM for launch, but anything more than your tires can grip and traction control will shut you down anyway!

@  3yellowgt350 : (30 May 2017 - 02:36 PM)

Took delivery of my triple yellow black stripes GT350 yesterday, First Shelby not to mustangs

@  smokum : (30 May 2017 - 11:39 AM)

Thank you MyPoorBrain ... sometimes I feel like your name !! appreciate

@  MyPoorBrain : (27 May 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Hey Don Nice Job as Moderator!!! Great info and Opinions!!

@  icemetal02 : (22 May 2017 - 11:48 AM)

oil filter leak

@  icemetal02 : (22 May 2017 - 11:48 AM)

oil filter leak

@  MyPoorBrain : (22 May 2017 - 09:47 AM)

.......owners manual says NO octane booster. (MMT) content.

@  MyPoorBrain : (22 May 2017 - 09:37 AM)

octane booster

@  Prowordsmith : (18 May 2017 - 12:58 PM)

builders plate

@  dearbornboy : (17 May 2017 - 04:07 PM)

Could anyone give me the best launch RPM to use in drag mode for the best ET"s

@  smokum : (02 May 2017 - 10:38 AM)

congratulations fastergt350 ... the wait is almost over !!!!!

@  fastergt350 : (29 April 2017 - 11:37 AM)

Ordered my GT350 in August, build week is 5/8/17. The Long wait is almost over,I can't wait.

@  0017GT350 : (28 April 2017 - 09:26 AM)

valve train noise

@  smokum : (25 April 2017 - 01:04 PM)

the GT350 should be around 4.3 and the R version should be about .04 less

@  smokum : (24 April 2017 - 09:47 AM)

congrats ...... wish i could have kept my 07 gt500 but traded it on my GT350


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#21 ONLINE   smokum

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 09:29 AM

Got my package today. 2017 I'm at 960 miles. Been checking my oil and so far so good.

 

 

Got my package over the weekend too

 

And for what its worth,  I hope you have no oil consumption issues but at least your aware of the potential issue. 

 

In a way its good ford sent this out to everyone. Not everyone is on the net or on a forum like this. There are some

GT350 owners who have a oil consumption problem and dont even know it yet

 

don


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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





#22 OFFLINE   GT350_1shelby

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Posted 21 May 2017 - 06:39 PM

1600 miles (550 miles on oil) no cunsumtion. Will post if I see anything different.

#23 ONLINE   smokum

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 11:07 AM

1600 miles (550 miles on oil) no cunsumtion. Will post if I see anything different.

 

good news .... just keep a eye on it

 

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


#24 OFFLINE   WAGT350

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 05:34 PM

almost 1,500 miles and no oil consumption but only on local and highway driving. Plan on tracking soon...



#25 ONLINE   smokum

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Posted 30 May 2017 - 11:35 AM

almost 1,500 miles and no oil consumption but only on local and highway driving. Plan on tracking soon...

 

Tracking may increase the problem Wag but if you dont have it now you probably dont have a issue

 

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


#26 ONLINE   smokum

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 09:35 AM

Spoke with Ford today on oil consumption of these motors. Unlike my GT500 or the boss or any other car I have owned , we all know this engine was designed differently for high reving.

 

Combination of the crank and the way the rings on the piston designed.

 

My oil consumption on my 2017 GT350 is about a quart every 1200-1500 miles. According to Ford this is within specs of the motor. The supplement addresses this problem.

 

They strongly recommend checking the oil every 1000-1500 miles and that higher reving and or spirited driving can increase oil consumption. 

I asked if you drive the car docile if that would decrease oil consumption and he couldnt say.

 

Just a FYI to everyone.

 

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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