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Ford GT Fuel Gauge, Exhaust System and Fabulous Fords Car Show

In April of 2008 I tested just how optimistic the Ford GT’s fuel gauge is. Turns out it’s pretty optimistic, as it was well below “E” when I finally got to a station and I still only put 15.1 gallons into its 17.5 gallon tank. I also had the factory exhaust system swapped out for the Ford Racing/Borla system by the GT Guys. Then I took it to the Fabulous Fords car show.

2005 Ford GT Long Term Fuel Gauge

Running on empty doesn’t mean you’re out of gas in a Ford GT

April 2008: Ford GT Running Below Empty

By Karl Brauer, April 7, 2008 at 12,454

I’m the worst when it comes to driving with low-fuel lights on. My wife hates it. Ironically, she’s gotten pretty bad (good?) at it herself (I’ve trained her well).

Ford GT California Owners Rally and Fuel Gauge

2005 Ford GT Long Term Rally

We ruled the roads in Malibu with 25 Ford GTs

In June of 2007 a gathering of 25 Ford GTs gathered in Malibu for a California Owners Rally. It caused quite a stir in car-jaded Southern California. The car’s stalling problem also seemed to fix itself (bad gas?), but the fuel gauge did exhibit signs of confusion. The odometer turned over 9,000 miles this month.

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