Lot #690.1 - Ford GT VIN 117 was the second full production Ford GT off the assembly line. All the other low VINs were officially part of the "PB2" build and as such pre-production models. The high VIN's were chosen because the first car, VIN 116, and VIN 117 were the first 2 rabbits for the production line. VIN 117 was immediately put on test to determine if there were any issues with the build process or parts. There was a non-stop regimen of mileage accumulation with a target of 35,000 successful miles before Ford could ship any Ford GT's out of the assembly plant. During the first year of production, VIN 117 was kept at the Wixom assembly plant as a prove out vehicle for any new parts or build processes. Then in 2005, the car was used to prove out the Canadian Homologation program and was used to prove out and validate the Canadian Daytime Running Lamp SJB software. It has since been returned to fully road legal specification.
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