It's been well documented in the industry that many tires, especially sports performance tires are in short supply. Some of it due to the worldwide rubber shortage ( google: rubber apocalypse), as well as shipping and delivery issues. Michelin has even taken to renting cargo planes to get its...
That's one thing that scares me about getting my Boss 302 fixed, and the hood stripe on the Boss is 3M reflective material so it is stupid expensive. The sode stripe had been damaged previously and was about $800 for only that one piece. I seem to recall the hood piece is twice that.
At least ford is doing something for you on this. MY Boss 302 has developed blisters under the paint on the leading edge of the hood, and I am on my own. The stripe kit costs nearly what the hood casts, not including paint or installation.
Currently the spare tires are on back order, but I'll be getting the Boss 302 kit from these guys:
I'm not making any claims about the photo and the person who sent it to me does haunt FB quite a bit. I just hadn't seen it before and thought it was worth sharing. If it's been around that lonf, it must be a pre-production early test car. It's too early for a pilot car.
And of course Han...