Iconic Silver GT500 at Cleveland auto show

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I waited until today to go because I got in free, it was hero's day. All active duty military and veterans, along with police, fire, and EMS personnel got in for free. Anyway, here are the pics.
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Thank you for your service and the pics!





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As far as I am concerned , the snakes look very good on the GT500. The Ford designers knew what they were doing to make the snakes as large as they did. They nailed it.
 

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Damn, that's hot. Well, other than the black wheels, which I despise (can't wait until that fad dies).

If I wasn't hell bent on paying off my house before I'm 55, I'd be ordering one in silver, stripe delete.
 

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Thank you for the pics.
All those snakes :( I'll be peeling or blanking every one of them i can. I prefer the track packs more aggressive look. A wing a little smaller, like the 350R would be perfect, but glad they are keeping that specifically for the 350R. Front, still isn't pleasing but warming up a little to it.
I plan on ordering the day banks open, but a lot can change between now and then (whimpy specs or shitty economy)
 

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Damn, that's hot. Well, other than the black wheels, which I despise (can't wait until that fad dies).
I wouldn't call it a fad, hell, Porsche, various muscle cars, British cars with wire wheels, all had options for black for years. I bought my first aftermarket wheel, umm, a while ago (like decades ...), Enkeis with a black center. I get not liking the style, but it's pretty much here to stay :)
 

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I wouldn't call it a fad, hell, Porsche, various muscle cars, British cars with wire wheels, all had options for black for years. I bought my first aftermarket wheel, umm, a while ago (like decades ...), Enkeis with a black center. I get not liking the style, but it's pretty much here to stay :)
Agree it's going to be around for a while, but I think it's mostly because current high performance brake pads produce lots of dark colored dust.

I got sick of the whole black wheel thing 10+ years ago, so I'm hoping the manufacturers come up with a solution.
 

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Nah, it's a fad when kids driving mom and dad's shitty old Impala plasti-dip the wheels black....

Black wheel centers with a polished/machined lip are another thing altogether, and acceptable.
 

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Well, yeah, the whole black wheel thing hasn't been as short-lived as I would like (like most fads)....

Back to sweet, silver GT500s with ugly black wheels.
 
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I think the black wheel thing is a little more than a fad, it's lasted too long. But I agree, I hate all black wheels too. You lose the detail of the wheel design. At least with a machined lip it breaks up the all black and you can see the detail.
 

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Black wheel centers with a polished/machined lip are another thing altogether, and acceptable.
Yeah, something like this HRE S107 3-piece in this exact finish, polished lip and fasteners, graphite satin center section - that would look KILLER on that silver GT500 !


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if I can get motivated, I might try a little photo-hack :D
 

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