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Old 8/1/16, 08:40 PM
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GT350 Turns Into 100 MPH Fireball at Track Day

Holy crap!


http://jalopnik.com/holy-****-a-ford...-fi-1784671243


I can't believe Ford bought it back and is replacing it with a 350R, since it was modded.



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Old 8/2/16, 06:35 AM
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Another one?! Maybe the differential coolers are having some issues since this is the second one that looks like it started at the rear.
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Old 8/2/16, 05:33 PM
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Wow!!!
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I read this on mustang6g.com.
I'm glad that no one was injured in this as well. Like Lee stated above, I cannot believe that Ford is replacing this car with a brand new GT350R, especially knowing that it had modifications. But, they are! Good for the owner.
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I did't read this as Ford giving him a new 2017 GT350R. I read it as they bought back his burned out GT350 and he is replacing it with a GT350R. I've been wrong before though (just ask my wife).

I bet Ford wanted his burned car to investigate it and see if this was a freak accident or a potential design flaw that they need to fix before more Shelbys go up in flames.
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There is something strange going on with thee cars. I was at my local race track there was a 2016 there racing. It was a .5 second slower than my 2014 gt track car. Time after time he was consistently slower.
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Old 8/3/16, 05:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Jazzman442 View Post
There is something strange going on with thee cars. I was at my local race track there was a 2016 there racing. It was a .5 second slower than my 2014 gt track car. Time after time he was consistently slower.

Were you up against a '16 GT or GT350? Your '14 is faster than a '16 GT. However, if you were beating a GT350, I'd chalk it up to you being a better driver.
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Were you up against a '16 GT or GT350? Your '14 is faster than a '16 GT. However, if you were beating a GT350, I'd chalk it up to you being a better driver.

I know it is faster than the new GT's. It was a GT350. Im still blown away. I am waiting for another to come to the track.
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There is something strange going on with thee cars.
I will agree with that. There have been others that have had engine troubles. But, it is a first year engine, so that is expected. The same for the Hellcat's debut.
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