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@  HolidayFordG... : (19 August 2017 - 04:03 PM)

have two identical avalance gray 17 GT350's with electronics package, recaros, and stripe delete. $1,800 UNDER MSRP

@  jwstudt : (17 August 2017 - 12:43 PM)

17 avalanche gray electronics and black stripes. pm if interested

@  smokum : (17 August 2017 - 09:58 AM)

JUST CHILLIN GHOUST ...... AND YOU ?

@  Ghoust : (15 August 2017 - 04:36 PM)

Whats up guys.

@  2017Shelby526 : (13 August 2017 - 12:06 PM)

Anyone notice paint chips along the edge of the hood nearest to the windshield of their 2017 GT 350??

@  scorp1 : (01 August 2017 - 11:56 AM)

thanks @ameapm2000 @smokum, configurator is now updated to 2018

@  HolidayFordG... : (29 July 2017 - 10:08 AM)

got a 2017 GT350 with electronics package, recaros, stripe delete for $1,000 below MSRP, PM me if interested

@  smokum : (27 July 2017 - 08:34 AM)

scorp1 send me a pm on what your looking for

@  ameapm2000 : (26 July 2017 - 10:02 PM)

@scorp1 check ford's website they added 2018 mustang configurator.

@  scorp1 : (25 July 2017 - 08:52 PM)

@smokum howdy!, would you or anyone else have any leads on the 2018 gt350 in kona blue?

@  Tommyboy : (25 July 2017 - 02:59 PM)

What's that wire attached to the hood screen? Is that some sort of ground?

@  smokum : (17 July 2017 - 12:05 PM)

the administrators did a software update to the site a few days and the new software and "LIKE BOXES" dont seem to like one another. As you have seen your like boxes are temp down and we are working to restore them

@  gtcrackers : (11 July 2017 - 09:08 PM)

Wheel color

@  GT350 Guide : (11 July 2017 - 07:50 PM)

sorry for the downtime today as we moved to a faster server -

@  KT/GT : (10 July 2017 - 10:29 AM)

I'm going to use Motul motor oil for my track use and was looking for suggestions on the oil filter to use. Best I can find is guys are saying to stick with the Ford OEM filter. Any suggestions?

@  KT/GT : (10 July 2017 - 10:28 AM)

I figured out how to disable to default valves in the pipes so the car's exhaust can be in track/sport mode all the time. With the car running and the exhaust in track mode (valves open) just unplug the wire connection at the rear of the car right by the exhaust tips. The valves must be open when you do this as the wires disconnected keeps it in whatever position they are in when you disconnect them. When you start the car it shows you a warning that the exhaust mode is not available but it goes off in 2 to 3 seconds and you do not have to hit "ok" to get rid of it. Much easier than changing it to track/sport mode each time.

@  smokum : (10 July 2017 - 10:08 AM)

Million dollar question ..... I would read the posts under oil consumption and you will get a better idea.

@  pguile131 : (09 July 2017 - 08:11 PM)

What is normal oil consumption

@  JohnCappola : (08 July 2017 - 10:05 AM)

I am new to this forum and would like to learn more about the 2016 Shelby GT-350.

@  KT/GT : (03 July 2017 - 06:08 PM)

I also will be using this car on the track and I have been told to disable the air bags as they have been activating on the rumble strips. Is this as simple as taking out a fuse?


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#1 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 11:50 PM

My car was built March 2nd and there was no word on the car and here we are on March 31. I called the SVT hotline and they said my car hasn't shipped yet and there's no information as to why. They thought it was odd so they recommended I contact my dealer and ask him to contact the regional rep to find out what the hold up is. So I did.

The regional rep told my dealer that there was something wrong with a door and they're "doing a repair." That's all my dealer was told by the regional rep. I was like "what does that mean?" And my dealer said he didn't know, could be paint work or could be a piece of interior trim.

Here's my car concern-if the door was dented, scraped, dinged up at the factory and they're repairing it I won't know the extent of the damage but if I ever sell the car the prospective buyer will find evidence of damage repair during a PPI and think I was in an accident! How do I find out what they're repairing? If it's interior trim I don't care. But if they're doing paint work I do care. What would you do if you found out the repair involves paint work?




#2 OFFLINE   Springer

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Posted 31 March 2017 - 11:58 PM

How do any of us find out if repairs were done to our cars, while sitting around waiting to be shipped, or for whatever reason?   Sounds like a non issue to me.



#3 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 12:17 AM

Umm, how do any of us find out if repairs were done to our cars? Well, in my case they told me they're repairing the car. That's how I found out. For $60K I'd like to not have a car that's in need of damage repair. Moreover, I'd like to know what exactly they're repairing.

#4 OFFLINE   johnny1

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 06:46 AM

That's the sad thing of how they do it. When I ordered my 2005 GTO new I knew it would take 6 months to arrive from Australia. When it did you could see in direct sun light where they had spot painted and clear coated over a couple imperfections on the rear fascia. Also you could feel over spray on the quarter panels and taillights. GM would never disclose that it had a repair. Just said they were sorry. They cleaned off the over spray and replaced the tail lights. Ain't even right!!



#5 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 02:05 PM

I believe the plant will advise the selling dealer what damage occured and how it happened.

 

There are several protocals on what a dealer has to disclose and based on the type of damage and what was replaced and the total dollar amount.

 

Its a tricky situation but under a certain theshold the dealer doesnt need to disclose everything.

 

 

don


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#6 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 06 April 2017 - 11:08 AM

Thanks. This is very odd to me. How could there not be full disclosure from the dealer? If the factory tells the dealer everything about what happened, how it was repaired, and what it cost...how could it be allowed for the dealer to keep that information from me? Or better yet, why would that be allowed?

I know the car was damaged (they said so, that's why it hasn't been delivered). I know they're repairing it. Ok, the jig is up. They surely know I will not be satisfied with anything less than full disclosure.

Is there any way to work through all the middle men and find out what happened?

#7 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 08:40 AM

I just received my car. Well, I'm happy to report if they did anything to a door I can't find it. My dealer says it probably was something to do with a panel, something small. I fine tooth combed the hell out of it and I can't find anything! Haha. So I'm happy. Car is great. Dealer was great too.

#8 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 10:05 AM

if your really concerned it about, go to a paint shop and see if they have a paint meter ..... this indicates the thickness of the paint and can show irregularities

of the paint and thickness

 

Most dealers when you trade a car in will put a paint meter on it to see if its been repainted

 

don


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#9 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 12:24 PM

I was thinking about that...but actually the front splitter is my main concern. Don't want that bugger flying off. I nothing but love the car. Ford may have created the closest mechanical object to having a living soul that's possible. I would tell anyone--you need one of these. Period.

#10 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 12:56 PM

review the splitter install by ford and and have another ford inspect the splitter for all bolts and more importantly the snap tabs are fully engaged into the bumper

 

Get comfortable with the install so you know inside and out than get the inspection and ask to be present when on the lift

 

 

don


Edited by smokum, 25 April 2017 - 12:57 PM.

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2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#11 OFFLINE   Peaven

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 04:25 PM

Thanks to this forum, I was able to ask the dealer about this before picking it up last Saturday and also get down on all 4's to inspect it...happily they did it right.  I looked at an Oxford White model at a different dealer that was not done correctly, and told them so.  Hopefully they'll correct it (they said they were going to check out the video) so the new owner doesn't have it shred at 100+.  Anyway Don, thanks for posting this.



#12 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 08:17 AM

Thanks to this forum, I was able to ask the dealer about this before picking it up last Saturday and also get down on all 4's to inspect it...happily they did it right.  I looked at an Oxford White model at a different dealer that was not done correctly, and told them so.  Hopefully they'll correct it (they said they were going to check out the video) so the new owner doesn't have it shred at 100+.  Anyway Don, thanks for posting this.

 

Having had my splitter come off at speed .... no problem.

 

The screws .... attaching them wasnt that big of a deal on the second splitter, but getting the lock tabs on your splitter to fully engage into the bumper was the tricky part

 

Glad it helped

 

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1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006





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