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      01-18-2020, 11:52 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by XutvJet View Post
The GT350 is one hell of a performance car for the money. Looks great too minus the stripe most have.

That Voodoo motor is a bit of a lemon though and they fail all time. Ford updated the motor in late 2018 because of all the failures but even those are failing too.

I'm shocked to hear you say the motor is smooth. Every auto publication and YT review has noted how aggressively the motor vibrates above 5000rpms to the point that the dash sounds like it's going to fall apart. It's just the nature of a large flat plane V8 and why Ferrari avoided going close to 5 liters on their flat plane motors.
When I referred to it in smooth I mainly meant in power delivery due to it being naturally aspirated, I didn't find any issues with it being too coarse, but I didn't expect it to be as refined as say a German product. Surely if I drove it more often I'm sure I would notice more of the issues/vibrations, but I was just having too much fun listening to the exhaust! My friends's GT350 doesn't have too many miles on it so he hasn't experienced any issues with it yet, but the motor is intoxicating!
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