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Old 11-04-2015, 02:49 PM
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Tonio, buy both.
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You guys are forgetting the dick size variable in the equation.. most of these cars aren't going to be living on the track.
Nothing wrong with wanting it quick and quick around the twists, and who said anything about turning it into a drag car? There's a point where power is unusable, but adding power doesn't mean you're repurposing the car.
It's obviously not geared to be a straight line monster, but if you can squeeze more out of it early one, why not?
I know, it's their $. Who cares.
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Although I reserve my hattin for rich douches who destroy priceless automobiles while going 300 kmh down city / residential streets. I know the rednecks may chop it up +1000hp, but they'll love their car more than their own kids. The rich douches just want to see it burn..
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Just read two car mags about the GT350 and GT350R. The praise both cars are getting is incredible. One said the GT350R is the best sports car they've ever driven. That says a ton right there. Oh and that 5.2 flat crank exhaust note in person yesterday...
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Old 12-01-2015, 07:12 AM
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Car was built on 11/10, currently sitting in Detroit waiting to be shipped.

I've trying to wait until I get the car in to post here, but the more reviews I read and watch I believe I would've chosen this over the 911. Road and Track Performance car of the Year, one of Car and Driver's top 10.

On the forum Ford theres a well known executive who owns quite a collection.. he took delivery of a 350 and a 350R and loves them



Here are a few of my fav videos that are holding me over. I'm supposed to receive it next week. In the meantime I picked up a 2000 Toyota Landcruiser for a daily driver to beat on, so I'm just tinkering on that at the moment.



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You must be taking sleeping pills at this point
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Sorry for the duplicate videos, I will blame it on age.

I've probably called Ford Performance twice a week for updates, they're very nice and understanding.. apparently theres a shortage of shipping companies right now. (at least that is what they tell me) I'm very anxious, but with the winter weather coming I'm trying to manage my expectations, I probably wont get to enjoy it until the spring.
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The dupe vids is not your fault. I too can't seem to post a YT video without the same thing happening.

BTW, I just learned (I think) that Ford is only building 37 350Rs? Wow.
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Old 12-01-2015, 01:32 PM
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The dupe vids is not your fault. I too can't seem to post a YT video without the same thing happening.

BTW, I just learned (I think) that Ford is only building 37 350Rs? Wow.
Only 37 2015 Rs, in honor of the originals. The rest will be 2016 MY cars. Same difference, just an extra few 0s at BJ in 50 years.
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Old 12-01-2015, 01:35 PM
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My deal is MSRP (after calling 15 dealerships with markups) and $1000 less than that one because I went with the track pack.. only reason I would switch is to have it now instead of the end of the month.

Tech pack is cool with Nav, heated/cooled seats and such but I will wait.
Can you combine tech and track? I'd want both, since I'd never/rarely track the car, but the track pack has some goodies.

Either way, awesome, awesome choice. I'm far from a Mustang guy, but these new models look fantastic and are calling to me, and the GT350, oh man...
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Old 12-01-2015, 01:39 PM
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Can you combine tech and track? I'd want both, since I'd never/rarely track the car, but the track pack has some goodies.

Either way, awesome, awesome choice. I'm far from a Mustang guy, but these new models look fantastic and are calling to me, and the GT350, oh man...
Unfortunately you cannot. I wanted NAV but to stick with the Recaro seats, can't do it. Browsing the Ford forums.. I'm still not a Mustang guy when it comes to some of the owners but I'm going to LOVE this car.

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Old 12-01-2015, 03:43 PM
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Sorry for the duplicate videos, I will blame it on age.
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The dupe vids is not your fault. I too can't seem to post a YT video without the same thing happening.
If I'm not mistaken it's a formatting thing. Don't use any of the YouTube share features to post or to get the link to post the video. Just copy the URL directly from the browser and paste it.
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Sorry for the duplicate videos, I will blame it on age.

I've probably called Ford Performance twice a week for updates, they're very nice and understanding.. apparently theres a shortage of shipping companies right now. (at least that is what they tell me) I'm very anxious, but with the winter weather coming I'm trying to manage my expectations, I probably wont get to enjoy it until the spring.
1) Flight to Detroit
2) Meeting your new baby in the delivery room
3) Breaking your car in from Detroit to Atlanta ---Priceless
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1) Flight to Detroit
2) Meeting your new baby in the delivery room
3) Breaking your car in from Detroit to Atlanta ---Priceless
If this was an option I'd take it without hesitation, Ford Performance says mine was released today and waiting to be shipped.
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Really looking forward to seeing it.
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Sorry for the duplicate videos, I will blame it on age.

I've probably called Ford Performance twice a week for updates, they're very nice and understanding.. apparently theres a shortage of shipping companies right now. (at least that is what they tell me) I'm very anxious, but with the winter weather coming I'm trying to manage my expectations, I probably wont get to enjoy it until the spring.
Looking forward to seeing it! This will likely be the car that replaces my S2000 one day when there are some used ones on the market.

Also...
Location: atlanta

What winter?
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^ We don't get a winter in the south. Just the occasional ice storms :P . It can get cold, but doesn't last long (usually)...
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post
Looking forward to seeing it! This will likely be the car that replaces my S2000 one day when there are some used ones on the market.

Also...
Location: atlanta

What winter?
I need to change that but I lived in Atlanta when I signed up and still have a house there.. but I just moved to Illinois this past summer right outside of St Louis and I hear the winters can get ugly here.

A few GT350 owners say their cars showed up unannounced to the dealership, I'm hoping that is what happens with me. The moment the dealer calls I am dropping everything at work and heading over there.
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Sorry if this his already been answered but what is the color combo
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Can't wait to see pics of yours. I saw the guy on SVTP that just got both. These are badass cars!
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Can't wait to see pics of yours. I saw the guy on SVTP that just got both. These are badass cars!
Yeah I'm really amazed with what Ford has put out here. Unfortunately, the dealerships know this too so its even harder to find one without a markup now.

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Sorry if this his already been answered but what is the color combo
NP. Because I don't really want the "shelby" attention I got black no stripes. I'm hoping it flies under the radar as a GT or Ecoboost but we'll see.
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Can't wait to see the pics! Take like 100 pics.
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I need to change that but I lived in Atlanta when I signed up and still have a house there.. but I just moved to Illinois this past summer right outside of St Louis and I hear the winters can get ugly here.

A few GT350 owners say their cars showed up unannounced to the dealership, I'm hoping that is what happens with me. The moment the dealer calls I am dropping everything at work and heading over there.
Winters aren't too bad there... I take it you have a winter beater though?

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Can't wait to see the pics! Take like 100 pics.
meh.

I'm in for videos and more specifically the audio of that glorious exhaust note.
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Winters aren't too bad there... I take it you have a winter beater though?



meh.

I'm in for videos and more specifically the audio of that glorious exhaust note.
There's a lot of videos to demonstrate that online right now!
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NP. Because I don't really want the "shelby" attention I got black no stripes. I'm hoping it flies under the radar as a GT or Ecoboost but we'll see.
It might, if the engine isn't running...
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Ooo outside St. Louis, sorry to hear.

Hey if you ever come to the "big city", let me know. Especially if you take the GT350.
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Hey now, I thought St. Louis was a very cool city when we visited this summer. Then again we only saw the "nice" parts haha.
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There's a lot of videos to demonstrate that online right now!
Not enough! That car doesn't even need a stereo, there's an eight cylinder symphony under the hood.
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Any reason you didn't look at the 2013 911? New only?
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Any reason you didn't look at the 2013 911? New only?
I have a teenage son and now a teenage stepson, so I needed relatively functional back seats.. otherwise a 991 would've been on my list, but I'm not sure after seeing the GT350 in person.

First, I picked up a daily driver last week.. 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser




I already love driving and modding this thing. Amazing truck, love it.

But I got to sit in my new GT350 today.. and it is special. Pictures do not do it justice. I got black without stripes because I wanted to avoid the Shelby attention, but you can tell its something special.. and then you hear it. The only way I can describe the sound would be a domestic exotic. Too high pitched to have the muscle car rumble, and too low to be compared to a Ferrari. I once heard someone say its the "gentleman's V8," almost like an Audi but different. I will give driving impressions tomorrow when I take delivery.












I'm not deeply religious, but I have been truly blessed lately. I think all of this will only feel right by doing something for someone else.. so if you know someone in need or on hard times as a family this Christmas, please pass their name along.
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Automotive porn!!! Loving the blacked out look! Can't wait to hear more of your impressions.
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holy sheeet it looks good! Enjoy her man!

Also, good pick up on the Land Cruiser - always liked those. That will be an excellent utility vehicle for you when you're not burning up the asphalt in the 350
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Automotive porn!!! Loving the blacked out look! Can't wait to hear some drive by videos
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I'm not deeply religious, but I have been truly blessed lately. I think all of this will only feel right by doing something for someone else.. so if you know someone in need or on hard times as a family this Christmas, please pass their name along.
tonio, keep that thought. The Acurazine holiday charity drive is starting shortly.
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Amazing. I wish you were closer...

What kind of tires does it have? Good thing the weather is warming up here!
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tonio, keep that thought. The Acurazine holiday charity drive is starting shortly.


Majoffofofofofo was wondering if you guys were going to do one.
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