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2011 5.0 exhaust sound
I don't recall anyone posting about this but I just found these today. This is the GT350, but since it uses the same engine as the GT this will give a good idea about how one type of muffler setup will sound like on the 5.0.
I heard the new 5.0 in person at a car show a few week-ends back. It was very quiet and I did not care for it at all. Neither did the engineer that was driving it around to the various shows. He says even under WOT or cruising the highways it is much too quiet.
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Muffler Delete.... It already has factory resonators to get rid of the trashiness.
The original video released of the Mustang at the proving grounds with the popping exhaust was the new mufflers without the resonators. Im suspect the GT350 prototype may still have that setup that was on the earlier test cars.
Someone at Ford is actually using their Head when it comes to tone (even if they have to be quiet). Freer Flow Mufflers with Resonators and an H-Pipe means V-8 Rumble. The V6 on the other hand has an X-Pipe to make it sound more like the imported hipo sixes.
May be a lame question, but does the center exhaust on the 350 effect the sound at all?
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