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What is this Shelby GT?

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Old 03-12-2009, 10:23 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Legion5 View Post
The shelby list of cars is an UNRELIABLE source and not meaningful.

What is trying to be communicated by the vehicle here is that this is a GT500 clone with only 350 horsepower.
could be..or maybe its just a clone with gt350 stickers?
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:47 PM   #12
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that actually looks like a basic gt deluxe w/out the iup and all other options. seems to be a badging job and that is it. but that is just an observation from the two photos you have in your gallery. could be wrong. but something seems fishy about this car.
and yes there is no gt350 for the s197's. just a badging job and hopefully stripes.
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Old 03-12-2009, 06:57 PM   #13
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Nope, for sure not a Shelby, not even a GT Premium, just some ones stickers, I don't think I even like it from what I have seen?
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Old 03-19-2009, 01:34 PM   #14
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****ing con artist $hit. A real mustang fan knows that this car doesn't even exist.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:29 PM   #15
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Shelby Automobiles in Las Vegas built approximately 5,500 Shelby GTs in 2007 and 2,100 in 2008. No more SGTs will be built in 09 or in the future. New Mustang GTs were delivered to Shelby Automobiles with a special 54U package via rail from Flat Rock, MI. The factory grill was removed and replaced with a billet style along with upgraded front and rear fascia, side scoops, hood scoop, hood-pin kit, Shelby trunk lettering kit, side badges, dash plaque with CSM serial numbering, Shelby GT scuff plates/floor mats, racing stripes. Special handling package included tuned dampers, lowering springs, unique sway bars, and strut-tower brace. Power upgrades included 90mm cold-air kit, performance mufflers, Pro-cal performance calibration, exhaust X-pipe and Hurst short throw sifter. You could add a Paxton supercharger, Baer big brakes, Shelby gauges, 20-inch wheels, lower grill and driving lights, and brake duct kit. The 2007 came in white or black. They are registered by Shelby Automobiles Inc. The cars were not marketed by Ford and are often confused with the Shelby GT 500, which is an entirely different car. Dealers who know very little about this Mustang sometimes call them 350s, which is incorrect.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:04 AM   #16
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Old 04-04-2009, 11:50 PM   #17
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i have an 08 GT350 from the factory. Just a warmed over GT with Shelby badges.
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Old 04-05-2009, 03:30 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by stang2race View Post
i have an 08 GT350 from the factory.
What factory was THAT?

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No such thing as a factory 2008 GT350
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:54 AM   #19
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I don't know about the GT350 badge but the Shelby stage 1 had some suspension mods, appearance mods, a intake & tune which Ford displayed @ 330 Hp.

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Old 04-28-2009, 01:37 PM   #20
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once again - no such thing!

You must be thinking about a Roush, perhaps? They have Stage 1, Stage 2 etc for their models.
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