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@  Hondaxr6 : (17 February 2018 - 11:48 AM)

fuel recomendations

@  wacopilot : (16 February 2018 - 11:40 PM)

Kona Blue GT350 is now in production!! 2k under sticker

@  Scott 350R B... : (10 February 2018 - 04:41 PM)

cleared by smokum

@  2017350GTRRR : (10 February 2018 - 12:57 PM)

Hello All! I have a 2017 GT350R chassis HR687. Does anyone have the final breakdown on the 2017 production number totals and production of each specific model and option pkgs yet? Ford SVT told me there were 942 R's made and about 6000 GT's. Also, what is a good street tire to run on an R since no other company makes the R rear tire size? Can I run the front tire size on the rear of the R? I have seen phohot of guys running the 325-30-19 on the rear but it looks too large for the wheel well. I wanted to go with the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S. Thanks!

@  Biggest : (05 February 2018 - 06:52 PM)

Thanks guys, I was able to get a New 2018 Black with White Stripes for 5k over

@  Takiotoshi : (05 February 2018 - 10:55 AM)

track attack

@  Takiotoshi : (05 February 2018 - 10:55 AM)

track attack

@  panzer69 : (05 February 2018 - 01:32 AM)

i got mine on amazon, with prime free 2 day shipping. Love mine, made in the USA. I'll post the particular tomorow.

@  Havinfun13 : (03 February 2018 - 11:11 AM)

I hit enter to quick. Where are the best locations for a jack and subsequent jack stands?

@  Havinfun13 : (03 February 2018 - 11:10 AM)

Jack stand locations

@  Giulio24 : (31 January 2018 - 12:09 PM)

@Biggest for a 2017 anything between 5 and 10 over is a good price but you'll have tough time finding the color you want. Popular color/stripes combo can easily go for 15/20 over. I'm not sure if I would even try to buy a 2018. Being the last production year I'd be surprised to see anything below 20 over sticker. My advice is to be patient and keep calling around all over the country. I got mine at 7 over sticker out of pure luck. Every single dealer that I spoke with before finding mine would not go below 15. All you need is one lucky situation where they are trying to get rid of it

@  panzer69 : (29 January 2018 - 01:15 PM)

yeah i agree with that, my dealer is selling his 60k above

@  smokum : (29 January 2018 - 11:11 AM)

IF YOU FOUND A GT350R AT MSRP ITS PROBABLY ALREADY SOLD TO SOMEONE ELSE .... JUMP ON IT ... DO NOT PAST GO DO NOT COLLECT $200

@  Biggest : (27 January 2018 - 10:10 AM)

Hey Guys, im new to this forum(registered now) Can any of you give me an idea of what a good price for a new 2017 Gt350R is? I have one on hold in New Jersey, Black with white stripe and electronic package, MSRP is $68020, I have not found one at MSRP so my question is whats a good/decient price on a 2017? Thanks

@  Mover312 : (26 January 2018 - 03:27 PM)

sway bars

@  Mover312 : (26 January 2018 - 03:27 PM)

Sway bars

@  KoreanGT350 : (24 January 2018 - 02:26 AM)

Hello

@  Springer : (23 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

license bracket

@  panzer69 : (22 January 2018 - 05:05 PM)

anyone else has difficulty signing in the forum with their phone?

@  dlaufman : (17 January 2018 - 09:45 PM)

GTv500


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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.

Current ride:

 

2007 Torch Red GT500

 

Previous Rides

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

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:

 

2007 Torch Red GT500

 

Previous Rides

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

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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