Advice/opinions = GT 350 VS. GT 350R

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  1. svttim

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    You are correct, the R wheel is a big part of the experience. Stock wheels fit with open lugs.
     
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    The R is very Special GT350500 (3).jpg
     
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    It's a done deal. My R KR383 is at the detailer being ceramic coated and receiving full PPF. Black with red pin stripes.

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    I LOVE your raptor in ruby red and your R in black. As of today I have the exact same 2 vehicles. Good taste !
     
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    When you posted this message I was signing the papers. KR 383. Same color combo as yours.
     
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    IT's a done deal. KR 383 black with red pinstripes. Currently at the detailer getting full vehicle PPF with ceramic coating.
     
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    Just curious if anybody knows what the CORRECT break in period is ? I currently have 200 miles on the R, all a combination of highway and stop and go traffic. I have not had the RPM'S over 4000. 135 miles hi way and 65 miles non hi way.
     
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    YEAH!!!!! We need pics dude !!

    Congratulations man !

    I’m signing the Lakers for mine tomorrow and overnighting them back to the dealer. Car should be at my house mid next week!
     
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    Thank you. Congratulations to you as well ! I have some pictures from the dealership today on my cell phone, but I do not know how to upload them.
     
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    Make sure that the dealership gave you your adjustable strut mounts and wheels locks. It is part of your 2019 R package. You'll be surprised how many dealers forget to give it to you or didn't even know it came with them.
     
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    Congrats on your brand new Shadow Black/Black R model and IMO one of the best color combinations out there.

    Make sure that your dealership has removed the polyurethane shipping blocks both front and back springs as many dealerships forget to remove them.

    When getting your car detailed or you are washing/cleaning it yourself be careful when lifting up the drivers side windshield wiper and it does not lift up all of the way with the wiper arm easily coming in contact with the leading edge of your aluminum hood which results in possible paint chips.

    Have fun with your outstanding automobile and if you are like me I never drive my R unless it is in Track Mode as the aural sound of the FPC engine from ~5000 RPM and beyond is something else.

    As time goes on you will fully understand how you made the right decision today!

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    @RedRaptorME congrats on the R! Been following this thread as I'm in the same boat. Have a 17 non R in avalanche grey that I love but getting my hands on a 19 R right now seems like the right thing to do. My biggest dilemma is I don't wanna give up my AG color lol there is a 19 performance blue with white stripes R semi close to me at MSRP that I might be making a visit to to check the paint out in person. I know you'll love your choice now and hope the best !
     
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    I love my R. I have had it a month and have already put over 1k miles on it and it’s not my daily car.
    I drove it today actually after a bad day at work and used it to distract myself and relax. Problem is that my adrenaline is pumping so hard after a good run that I am not calm and amped up.

    The R is loud and at times a little too loud in traffic or around other cars who don’t want to hear it but this car can’t be driven in quiet mode- it doesn’t do it justice. I feel like people are looking at it as it’s a modified mustang but then they hear it and ask what the heck is that thing.

    Best car you can by under 75k.
     
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    i must say that is one awesome color combo! :dance:

    congrajubilations!
     
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    Your good after 100 miles to rev her happy.
     
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