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@  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.

@  G3012 : (26 October 2017 - 06:54 PM)

I have had my Metallic GT350 for a little over a year now, and love to drive it. The mountains of Northern CA (Napa, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties) are a drivers dream. I also went to Utah for the 2 day school that was way too much fun. I now am planning on some track days out here in the west, but must meet their sound limits. Sonoma and Thunderhill have a max of 103db, while Laguna Seca are as low as 94 some days. How loud is this monster? Has anyone had any issues on track days for noise? Has anyone been to Sonoma or Thunderhill with their GT350 and had any issues? Thanks for the help,

@  smokum : (24 October 2017 - 03:24 PM)

Any current production car its hard to tell if it will be a collectible or not. I honestly don't see that with the GT350. I dont think it will affect value since it was a warrantied item. Its unfortunate that this is happening but you are getting a new engine which is the right thing to do with Ford. I don't think Ford will replace the car. I suggest if you want a better sample of opinion to start a thread in the appropriate section

@  tedstefaniw : (24 October 2017 - 10:17 AM)

Hey members, would like some Opinions. I purchased my 2016 GT350 late march this year from Levittown Ford NY. I was getting some serious engine knocking noise when starting the car. Had it in the dealer three times, first in July to get it checked, they couldn't diagnose. after keeping the car for days. 2 weeks ago car lost almost all the oil, due to the Oil filter backing out! Most likely due to the excessive engine vibration(rods/lifters?). Destroyed my driveway and my Jobs parking lot. Finally this last time they told me I need a new long block! No problem thay will order new engine. My gripe is I want a new car, I didn't pay over sticker for the best Mustang ever built to get a engine replacement after 6 months. Not to mention , if I ever want to sell the car what this would do to it's resell value. Opinions please?

@  vaf2314 : (23 October 2017 - 01:38 AM)

warmup

@  smokum : (22 September 2017 - 07:47 AM)

all sales request need to be directed at the bottom of the site under SALES

@  mpow1968 : (15 September 2017 - 11:09 AM)

2017 Shelby Gt 350 at sticker price, Contact me at mpowers@driveprime.com

@  smokum : (29 August 2017 - 08:53 AM)

CHECK THIS OUT http://www.lethalper...-tuner-kit.html

@  jlbost13 : (25 August 2017 - 01:44 PM)

Ordered Pro Charger / Injectors and Borla Exhaust for my GT350! Has anyone done these stle mods and had good results?


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#1 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:36 AM

With Hurricane Irma bearing down on us last Saturday am, I had planned to hunker down and stay with the house at all cost. I had spent all day Friday and most of Saturday am getting the house totally secured. Anything and everything that could be considered flying debris was moved into the garage or tied down.  I had planned to wear my Kayak life preserver and wear my bike helmet and hunker down in a interior room with my beagle strapped to me as well.  So everything shuttered and lock downed. All garage doors secured and tripled secured and than I turned the news on. The eye was headed almost right towards us with the eastern side of the storm facing us and the eye close or in the gulf. The worst case scenario. The heavier wind would hit us and the storm surge would be off the chart. So I decided at the last second to save at least me and the beagle and take my F350 dually and fifth wheel and I headed east than north.

 

I 95 was a ghost town at 4pm Saturday.  As I traveled North bound on I 95 the next challenge began to sink in, FUEL. Once I got to a half way on my tank, the stops at exits began. Continuous stopping hunting for diesel fuel. Each exit I go to no fuel.  Everything was shut down or those who were open were out. Luckily I was able to find the fuel I needed. Finally I got the the Ga/SC rest area turned on my in house generator opened my slides and got some much needed rest. Sunday I woke up found a spot that was still open at a KOA campground in Lumberton NC, so still at the rest area I locked it and secured the reservation. (First available place I found after calling multiple other campgrounds and finding out they were booked solid).

 

I got to the KOA site at 4 pm unhooked but finding fuel once again was a huge burden. Having my wife on the phone ( she was in Orlando) she found some huge truck stops that had diesel and that helped a lot to get the fuel I needed and when and now at the camp site I began to relax.

Monday, at the camp site,  I knew headed back was going to be worse. Definitely no Fuel, debris from Irma and a few million Florida residents returning to Florida to there homes. Irma was coming up the state towards Ga and I might have to confront Irma in my return to Florida.

So my number one job on Monday was to fine extra diesel in 5 gallon jugs or a external tank large enough to get me back to Florida.

 

At tractor supply found a 100 gallon tank that fit perfectly and gave me the total range i needed without having to hunt for fuel.

And sure enough on my way back south from NC, traffic was stand still .... mostly 5 -15 mph no fuel ..... or very little. The last 26 exits of SC had no fuel at all. Almost all of the exits in GA were blocked off and you couldn't get off  unless you lived their.  Florida was hit and miss.

I used Waze to bypass some of the really jams but it took me an extra 7 hours to get home over and beyond what it should have taken, The good news I had plenty of fuel thanks to finding this tank that was a perfect fit. Glad to be home .... with power and virtual no damage to the house. With the storm changing direction at the last second and headed inland, no storm surge and lower winds than expected ( but on Saturday a different story ). The GT350 was un-molested though I did take both set of keys.

Having gone through Charlie and seeing Irma as a storm three times more menacing leaving was something I wouldn't do but at the last second common sense kicked in and I did evacuate. If the storm had tracked on its previous course things would have been different but because Irma tracked more easterly at the last moment it saved lots of Charlotte County.

Exhausted and tired in Port Charlotte

 

don

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Edited by smokum, 13 September 2017 - 11:00 AM.

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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





#2 OFFLINE   WAGT350

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:14 PM

wow! Just glad you and your family is safe! Hope the other folks get help soon! Too many people without people. Our company has sent a lot of our construction Project Managers and contact officers to Texas and Florida this week! Lot's of repairs...

 

Tom



#3 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:19 PM

...... and we appreciate all the help we can get Tom

 

don


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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


#4 OFFLINE   Texas Voodu

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 06:14 PM

Glad to hear y'all are safe too. Hope we won't have any more weather issues for a while.
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#5 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:43 PM

Glad you're OK, Smokum.  I can't fathom what you guys have been through.  My best to you.

 

Krogen



#6 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:15 AM

thanks Krogen ...... The storm actually for where I live was anti-climatic .... not real bad but the forecasts on saturday were scary and thats why i made a last minute decision to leave

 

 

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


#7 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:16 AM

me too Voodoo !!  Thank you

 

 

don


Edited by smokum, 14 September 2017 - 08:17 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





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