Engine issues in 2019-2020

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My wife is not a fan. She thinks it rides rough and is too loud.
Hey Doc, you're not alone; my wife feels the same way, for the same reason (although I do have heated/cooled seats).

Also, I see you have good taste in vehicle color! :like:
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Hey Doc, you're not alone; my wife feels the same way, for the same reason (although I do have heated/cooled seats).

Also, I see you have good taste in vehicle color! :like:
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Wow. I had no idea that you have one. Is it a 2019?

I really like the computer details on most every engine, transmission, and rear diff temperature. My computer is also good at tire temps (I checked it with a calibrated gauge).

It's just a solid performance car.
 

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The OP should've specified GT350 in the title. 😄

Good to see some positive feedback on the '19/'20 GT350s.
I just bought mine new a few months ago.
Embarrassed to say only 350 miles on it so far. I ride motorcycles....a lot. Plus waiting to get PPF installed in a few weeks.
 

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Wow. I had no idea that you have one. Is it a 2019?

I really like the computer details on most every engine, transmission, and rear diff temperature. My computer is also good at tire temps (I checked it with a calibrated gauge).

It's just a solid performance car.
Yes, also a 2019 GT350, chassis K2498, bought new in February 2020 from a local Ford dealer's lot, optioned exactly as if I had ordered it myself. Talk about great luck getting a great car! Most definitely a solid performance vehicle.
 

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...I just bought mine new a few months ago.
Embarrassed to say only 350 miles on it so far. I ride motorcycles....a lot. Plus waiting to get PPF installed in a few weeks.
Welcome to the site.

I say to 2019/2020 has better performance than the 2015-2018 cars. :wink:

OK, just kidding. Here is what I know today about the 2015-2020 GT350 cars:

2015 had 137 cars (very rare)​
2016 had 6169 (600 R cars?)​
2017 had 7115 (1000 R cars?)​
2018 had 4378 (600 R cars?)​
2019 had 2753+ at last count (799 R cars?)​
2020 had a low number with the R- cars very rare (one R w/ no miles sold for $90K in Scottsdale)​
 


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Welcome to the site.

I say to 2019/2020 has better performance than the 2015-2018 cars. :wink:

OK, just kidding. Here is what I know today about the 2015-2020 GT350 cars:

2015 had 137 cars (very rare) Correct with 37 R's
2016 had 6169 (600 R cars?) Correct with 526 R's
2017 had 7115 (1000 R cars?) Correct with 942 R's
2018 had 4378 (600 R cars?) Correct with 633 R's
2019 had 2753+ at last count (799 R cars?) 3,595 cars with 806 R's
2020 had a low number with the R- cars very rare (one R w/ no miles sold for $90K in Scottsdale) Suggest ~3,000 cars in total with ~715 R's for the 2020 MY
Should have the final 2020 GT350/R production numbers within a couple of months!
 

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I ordered my 2019 GT 350 in Jan., 2019 (a no option car). It arrived July, 3 2019. It's almost 2 years old.

I've driven in the mountains a few times in a 'drive event' that was organized with owners on this site. I did the "Tail of the Dragon" twice with a few other friends. We drove it at daylight before the crowds.

It's been an excellent and reliable car. It's also fast and sounds great.

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My wife is not a fan. She thinks it rides rough and is too loud. She wondered why the seats weren't heated/air conditioned? :wink:
I can’t tell from your pic, but if you’re still running the factory Cup 2’s, swap them out for a set of Super Sports or some other street tire. It’ll tame down the harshness of the ride and make it a lot more enjoyable for you and your wife.
 

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The OP should've specified GT350 in the title. 😄

Good to see some positive feedback on the '19/'20 GT350s.
I just bought mine new a few months ago.
Embarrassed to say only 350 miles on it so far. I ride motorcycles....a lot. Plus waiting to get PPF installed in a few weeks.
Just the opposite for me. I’ve been riding for quite a while but as I age the GT350 is a comfortable rush. I haven’t ridden since I bought the car a year ago.
Thanks for the reminder to get back into the saddle ;-)
 

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Just the opposite for me. I’ve been riding for quite a while but as I age the GT350 is a comfortable rush. I haven’t ridden since I bought the car a year ago.
Thanks for the reminder to get back into the saddle ;-)
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I'm closing in on 400,000 lifetime miles.
 

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I had my 2016 for 3 weeks at 1995 miles my oil pump seized..first owner too
 

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2019 GT350R no oil consumption developed a tick at 1,200 mi car has 1,900 now. the tick has no pattern on when it dose tick it is absolutely random sometimes it wont tick for weeks dose not matter if I beat on it or take it easy
 

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2019 GT350R no oil consumption developed a tick at 1,200 mi car has 1,900 now. the tick has no pattern on when it dose tick it is absolutely random sometimes it wont tick for weeks dose not matter if I beat on it or take it easy.
I have a 2019 under warranty. My first reaction for a valve train 'tick' could be the lifter losing oil after a long period of parking it. The 1900 miles is low for a two year old car.

If I noticed a 'tick' in my car, I'd drive it hard under full throttle for ~2500-5000 miles. The tick will eventually go away, or Ford has a blown engine under warranty.

I drove my car this Sunday morning with no traffic. I picked a few places to hit 8000 Rpm (below the red line). I had it in Sport mode with the open exhaust mode. The sounds are simply awesome.

I have been watching the stocks tires. I keep the air pressure at recommended levels (32 PSI when cold). The dash says it goes to 36 PSI on a hot day and 34 PSI on a cold day. My tread gauge says the tires are good for another 2 years.

For the money that I paid, this car ranks 10/10.
 

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2020 that I bought new a year ago. No issues, no oil consumption and still making me look for reasons to drive it. Always puts a smile on my face and a skip in my step.
Goes to show what a crazy year 2020 was. My 2020 was just delivered to the dealership 3 months ago.
 

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The GT350 mill was such a great eng program... it made the production jump from the Shelby, to the Mach 1.

(Woww. Wait!!!... < eye rubb>
Wait... bad dream.....I jus woke up... )

No longer got brain fog now...
&
it appears in reality, the GT350 replacement car's mill ,
(aka, the Mock 1,) got a 'Litt eng??.

& not the GT350 -180° crank, mill..
<A Deep thought ..a sigh.. & a -- Hmmm?>

So is the Mock 1 .. just a heavier version of a Turd Boiler 'Litt?
(excluding easy bolt on's like whls/tire/ect..
Ohh.....& coolers..
That are useless on a daily driver, unless it sees @ least 10- bk2bk- miles of max effort, track style drivin..
Otherwise its lookin like its
Jus a ++size fat chick style build w/ more lbs^^#'s,
than a 'Litt w/o bolt ons... .
gee that's a mean to say.
Unfilteredtruthisararethingthesedays.. 😆 )

No doubt the Tremec install, is a lite yr ahead of the,
"Gestapo/Great Wall Gearbox" ~ collab'd
D4 chitbox trans...
That us 'Litt owners got stuck w/.

[Missed perfection by this much 🤏]
<... @ FoMoCo bois... on the 'Litt build.>

Ok. lets be honest... not this 🤏...
But, by a mile, 'Dearborn boi's'.. 🤣
Still, its a prettybad azz Turd boiler, for $40k

On the "made in china" tranny thou...
I've Drove Pinto gear boxes that would thrash wheat, <not synchro's>,
better than this, MT82-D4 pile of trash.

Where's R Tremec harness @ FoMoCo bois?
Or is the Class Action Lawsuit stopping that admission of guilt? from being offered...

to us D4 owners willing to buy the Tremec and the wiring to plug it in w/o splicing.
 

 
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