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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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#1 OFFLINE   dawing

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:26 PM

I have all ready worn through my front and rear ???? pads. There are clips on the ears/end of the pad that are almost touching my rotors. I usually go through three sets of fronts for every set of years. I've done near a hundred brake jobs after nearly 30 years of racing and I have never seen rear pad wear like this. The brass clip doesn't appear to be a retaining or anti-rattle clip and appeared very close to the rotor when fresh.Ford is saying pads are back ordered through June which is not going to work. I did buy a set of fronts when I got the car but never bothered with rears.I contacted my race car builder to reach out to Brembo for pads. Any hands on knowledge would be appreciated. I usually run my pads just shy of the backing plate which these clips will prevent.

 






#2 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 04:46 PM

How many miles did this take to get the pads to nothing and I assume your car is tracked  regularly ?

 

I would call FRPP and as you already thought of Brembo ..... Im thinking the rear caliper is a generic that I bet fits many 

manufacturer cars which means the pads would work as well

 

Let us know if you find aftermarket pads

 

 

don


Edited by smokum, 21 April 2017 - 04:47 PM.

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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   dawing

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 03:59 PM

I have 4000 miles and 4 track days. Two at mid-ohio and 2 at the Autobahn. I figured out the tabs on the pads are wear sensors so I bent them out of the way giving me more pad material remaining which I took advantage of yesterday. I have fall-line motorsports researching brake pads for me.



#4 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 01:01 PM

I have 4000 miles and 4 track days. Two at mid-ohio and 2 at the Autobahn. I figured out the tabs on the pads are wear sensors so I bent them out of the way giving me more pad material remaining which I took advantage of yesterday. I have fall-line motorsports researching brake pads for me.

 

 

Mid Ohio is one of my favorite tracks. Ran it twice in my life time ..... beautiful course

 

don


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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   b17drvr

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 10:02 PM

I have 3000 miles and about 900 on track and I have 3/4 pad left.
Sounds like the traction control is eating up the rear pads.

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