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Hi all Wisconsin and Northern Illinois GT owners. The dates have been set for Rich and Dennis to come back to Wisconsin and work on our GT's. On their first trip here, we had 5 GT's show up and have work done. Mark your calendars; they will be here on Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th. ...
A number of us Minneapolis area locals are coordinating with the GT Guys and Torrie to come out the first week in May to do some work on our respective cars.
Location – Probably at my place @ Automotorplex in Chanhassen.
Date –TBD, but figure May 2-4’ish.
Our local ‘MN Cars & Coffee’ event...
1. What was your role as the Ford GT Performance Development Engineer program?
I was responsible for all the non-regulatory whole vehicle testing and development that falls under Vehicle Integration. Structural and powertrain durability, rail car shipping, stone abrasion, corrosion, straight...
Wow! Many, many thanks to Scott for going above and beyond with these answers! Awesome stuff :cheers
What was your role as the Ford GT Chassis Design/Vehicle Dynamics and Development engineer?
The nature of the program and the small team meant many of us took on roles way beyond...
The Ford GT highlights DVD was reasonably difficult to come across after production ended, so I ripped it to Youtube in case you never snagged it. Here's the various sections of that video, as well as the Target 200 testing video from Nardo. :cheers
Ford GT Highlights DVD
For round two of the ongoing Ford GT Forum "Ten Questions Series", we're moving on to: Ten Questions with Jamal Hameedi.
Jamal Hameedi was the Program Manager for Ford GT. He's an engineer by trade, and is currently SVT Chief Nameplate Engineer, but his role at Ford GT could best be...
Here are ten questions from members of the forum for Camilo Pardo. I tried to choose the ones best suited to his role on the program and the ones I know he's got the most ability to answer:
Ten Questions with Ford GT Chief Designer Camilo Pardo
Ford GT Forum(1): How close was the...
Laguna Seca is at the Ford dealer. It burned 3.5 quarts of newly changed synthetic 5w-50 in 800 miles. Blowing blue smoke out of the left exhaust when I come off the throttle at almost all speeds. The tech sees cylinder wall damage with the bore scope. It's a 2012 with 10 k miles and under warranty...
Last GT Ride of the season; topped her off, stabil, etc.
Its below 45 and she is under wraps.
Im @ 4,150 mi; only booked 1,100 miles...short season for me; but, got the Man Cave Done ! 42'' LCD in today.
Talked to Dennis and Rich at Rally VII about coming south next spring. If we can put something together we can have service and Mods done by
guys who really know the GT. All work would be billed separate with them and we would be split their travel and expenses. They suggested we could...
After 1500 miles on my Bridgestone and pulley equipt 2006 I think I have detected a reason for some incidents. When accelerating in second gear any upset in the road (read pebbles or undulations or white paint) will cause the car to show it's true rear weight bias and stiff suspension...
I am starting to lay out the second GT Get Away Weekend, and would like to get an idea of who might be interested in attending. I don't need a firm commitment right now, but just a rough head count. Some of the arrangements I'll eventually need to make will be based on the number of people...
One of the great things about being part of the forum is the continued opportunities to hang out with Ford GT Team members. I had a great time doing that today.
Scott Ahlman, who was a Ford GT Chassis Design/Vehicle Dynamics and Development Engineer, has been hard at work putting together a new...
So I have noticed a lot of new GT owners joining the forum.Welcome aboard ! These cars are awesome!!!
Come join us at a rally .The most fun you can have with your clothes on or off!Just ask Ralph!
So I was curious how many original ,2nd or 3rd owners we now have?
I'm picking up my Ford GT this Thursday. This is my dream car. Looking forward to being on this forum and learning more about these !
My current stable of toy's. I had to sell my Z06 Carbon Edition to buy my Ford GT.
For those of you who aren't familiar with Flo's in Chino it is an airport cafe, Chino is a small community airport east of LA, heading towards Palm Springs. Flo's has been a breakfast meeting place for all kinds of So Cal Car Clubs, including the 1st meeting of the Ford GT owenrs in So Cal back in...
I'm a new owner and was wondering if there are any regular GT events or get-togethers in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area? I know there is a Cars and Coffee the first Saturday of every month at Gainey Ranch, any local GT owners attend that? Any other events? Thanks!
He's something for us old folks or physically challenged to make life easier in our Garagemahals.
Has there been any recent talk about the rarity of CNC machined control arms in the context of GT values? Last time I checked, there didn't seem to anything relating to higher values because a car came with the rare interim CNC machined control arms that were put on GTs to keep production going...
Can someone steer me to whom I pay on the board to sell my trailex GT trailer ?
My detailer suggested I upgrade from OEM as he felt it may be contributing to the swirl marks so I ended up getting one from California car covers.
Its that time again - I've been getting many emails and the Shifter Bezels are being requested.
I need a few more orders to get the group buy going.
Exoticare Shifter Bezel - Please PM to add your name to the list
Kit includes - Shifter Bezel/Boot, E-Brake Boot - Hardware...
“Black Tip 1” is the 1st Black Tip Model and the 5th edition of the Camilo Pardo/ The GT Guy LLC Signature Series. This race livery is an evolution of the very first Ford GT 40’s. In 1963 the Ford GT was developed at Ford's Dearborn Design Center, and the prototypes were displayed with black...
Gonna paint the front of my GT to make perfect. Have some rock chips ect. My GT is an 05 black stripe delete. Any info would be great so I can have the oem brand of paint for my painters. Thank you!
We bought a damaged car in france this year and convert it now to a GT 3 look. I have ordered allready the GTT1000 at Heffner and expect the delivery soon here in germany. The car get a KW HLS suspension kit. I put the pictures on my homepage and will update weekly the progress.
I will be there this Friday sporting my yellow Rally VII shirt. If any members are planning on being there shoot me a PM maybe we can meet up.
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