Major Points of interest about the Ford GT - driving, servicing, storing, etc. Start here!
Has anyone actually weighed a stock GT? Just wondering what it comes in at.
I'm getting close to my first oil change and have a few questions. What is the p/n for the oil filter? What kind of oil are you using?It seems that availability is limited in the required 5w-50 grade.I will probably use Fords oil for the first change or two.Is there anything else I should know?
After reading WhiteblueGT's question, I also discovered my Paint Code for the Stripes weren't listed.
I ask my Ford contact for all the colors, so everyone else could note this in their records. He was kind enough to send the following. 05 & 06 he said are the same.
Body Body Stripe...
After 700 miles:
- When the GT is first started and cool , the transmission grinds (lightly) into 2nd (low RPM 1500-2000). It will do this only into 2nd out of 1st and only once or twice. After some warm up ( 4 min.) it will not grind.
- After a "Good Pull" (To 6000 rpm) and strong boost thrugh...
Any other items that should be on this list?
A FEW FORD GT TIPS FOR THE NEW OWNER
1) Remember, 500 lb-ft of torque and no traction control. Be careful out there.
2) You will bump your head on the door, but probably not more than twice. Passengers,...
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Haven't bought a lift in ages and need to go shopping.
Any lift/brand suggestions a la GT requirements?
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A common problem that claims the lives of Ford GT clutches is accidentally rolling out from a dead stop in third instead of first.
Be cautious when starting out and be sure you are in first, not third. It's a common error and you will immediately know when it happens. The car's prodigious torque...
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I hate to hear stories about cooler weather accidents!! When the temp is between 32 to 60 degrees, what is your best guess on long to warm tires so they will grip properly????
Here is Az the mornings now are cooler and the driving will be awesome...BUT I dont want any problems...
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts.
Please post brand and sizes that you are using (besides the OEMs).
I'm just trying to make a thread that is easy to use for those looking to get something different. Here is what we have so far:
OEM: (Side Height) change from stock
I just received the Certificate of Authenticity package from Ford. Here's what's included (with parenthetical comments on each piece):
The Certificate of Authenticity (thick and glossy card stock, gives VIN, build number, total (in my case 2005) build, and sequence and total number built in...
Can anyone help me with a set of standard wheels and caps? Let me Know. Thanks.
My gt40 was involved in collision the front right side is completely gone I need part sources
The following link leads to the photos of the vehicle it needs lots of parts including dash replacements as airbags were deployed.
I would be gratefully if anyone can lead me to a similar car for part...
Does any one know a rally good tech in the Phoenix area. I would like to do the small pulley and the racing trans cooler. Thank you for your info
This is an ongoing problem . There may be more future failures as the GT ages. I think it would be helpful to have a list of the symptoms, codes and resolutions in one section.
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