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@  Foon : (08 December 2017 - 01:46 PM)

I changed dead battery in 2008 Shelby, now my instrument cluster is not working correctly. No fuel indication , no oil pressure indication,no blinkers or 4 ways(indication). All lights work but don't indicate. Did I blow a fuse, does the computer need reset??

@  smokum : (07 December 2017 - 03:30 PM)

Congrats tipmartinez ..... incredible car isnt it

@  tipmartinez : (05 December 2017 - 02:03 PM)

New member purchased a used 2016 GT350 in Aug. Loving it so far.

@  panhead201 : (27 November 2017 - 08:08 PM)

Anybody know if 66 350 H came in white with gold stripes? I always thought they only came in black with gold or white with blue. The one I've got is white with gold. I did a bare metal strip and repaint and if it was a repaint I can't tell.It's also got a Paxton on it. I freshened it up, forged pistons and rods, cam. shaft mounted Jesel roller rockers, etc. It's dynoing about 585, and I love driving it. It's gonna get me in trouble. Thanks, if anybody knows about the paint.

@  islandmon : (24 November 2017 - 10:12 AM)

SCCA Class

@  Dagon : (22 November 2017 - 02:06 PM)

challah bread!!

@  smokum : (22 November 2017 - 08:42 AM)

Hola back !!!

@  jimbo020 : (21 November 2017 - 01:10 PM)

hola!

@  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.


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#1 OFFLINE   Smithydxb

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 06:01 AM

Hi Folks,

 

I've joined the forum in the hope that i a) eventually end up with a new toy and B) to get some pointers on the stock base media system.

 

Here in Dubai, the local ford dealer only orders cars with the base stereo system (small screen, no nav etc...)

 

I understand it would be the Tech Pack that i would need to order if ordering a new car, but due to the timeframe on getting one, i would rather pick up a unit they already have here and upgrade the stereo.

 

Issue i'm having is that the only dealer in the UAE has advised they have never done such a thing in their history of operating.

 

Main concern is they said if i do the conversion myself they will void warranty on all parts they can justify, but mainly its the AC system as the faceplate panel houses the controls, but i believe the touchscreen unit also has this ability.

 

The have told me to go get all the info on what i want to do and they will check with their tech guys to see what is possible and to keep everything under warranty i need to stick to OEM parts.

 

So, i need to get an idea on Parts

 

I understand i will need the 8in unit itself, presumably all wiring (existing wouldn't be sufficient or is it cross/compatible?), the faceplate to house the new larger screen.

 

What i dont know, is do i need the circuit board from the existing unit to attach to the new faceplate, fit the new head unit then connect the relevant harness?

 

Looking on fordparts.com, i have come across the following, but i cant work out what parts are needed for the set up i want

 

http://www.fordparts...keyword=radio# 

 

I would like the 8in screen, with the correct bezel/faceplate and for the system to have Nav, which i presume would need the Middle East Map pack loaded on an SD card, or are these now loaded directly onto the units?

 

There are a number of different Interface numbers and i have no idea which is which.

 

Whilst waiting for Ford USA to open so i can chat to someone online, does anyone have any pointers or has done this previously and has part numbers?

 

I can give them any number of videos from online showing them how to do it.

 

https://www.youtube....eature=youtu.be 

https://www.youtube....h?v=X1BhvK-bhhM 

 

Any help appreciated and looking forward to a possible solution so i can move forward with a purchase.

 

Cheers






#2 OFFLINE   sparky2010

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 03:11 PM

Hey Smithy!

 

I'm in exactly the same boat as you, the dealer in Dubai is honestly quite clueless.

 

It's not that they order these cars that way, I think Ford USA simply puts together a list of cars and sends it to them, I don't think they have that much say in what they receive.

 

I remember when I booked my GT350 in September 2015, they had the allotments, but all they knew they were receiving were the colours, and they did say they were coming with the 8inch screens (sync 3).

When I received the car in May 2016, the colour was right but the screen was the 4inch, so yeah they suddenly gave a "discount" to make us happy lol...

 

But yeah, they're clueless, they don't really know what to do when it comes to these kinds of cars... our only hope is to see if Ford comes out with an upgrade pack or something, because as much as I love my car, I sometimes miss having great audio, not to mention the screen....

 

I'm going to keep looking, or say fuck it at some point in a few years when the GT500 is out.... :/

 

Really love this car though!



#3 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 07:49 AM

Have you gotten the cars yet? And out of curiosity why cant they ship a car with the Nav screen??

 

Im not in parts but I do work for a Ford store and have in the past shipped cars overseas so I am 

aware of the process. 

 

If the only reason your getting cars without Nav is your source here in the States maybe I can help


Edited by smokum, 02 November 2017 - 07:50 AM.

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


#4 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 07:52 AM

ps

 

sorry for the late reply but in reading your post maybe a better solution was not to get the nav in a non-nav car but get a 17 that has all the coolers and

is track ready but with Nav


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   smokum

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 01:48 PM

have you guys been able to come up with anything yet on your cars ???


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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