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@  smokum : (22 September 2017 - 07:47 AM)

all sales request need to be directed at the bottom of the site under SALES

@  mpow1968 : (15 September 2017 - 11:09 AM)

2017 Shelby Gt 350 at sticker price, Contact me at mpowers@driveprime.com

@  smokum : (29 August 2017 - 08:53 AM)

CHECK THIS OUT http://www.lethalper...-tuner-kit.html

@  jlbost13 : (25 August 2017 - 01:44 PM)

Ordered Pro Charger / Injectors and Borla Exhaust for my GT350! Has anyone done these stle mods and had good results?

@  Texas Voodoo : (25 August 2017 - 08:47 AM)

I am going to check it out !!

@  smokum : (25 August 2017 - 08:27 AM)

there is a You Tube comparison of the GT350 and the Roush's various upgrades. No disrespect to a Roush but the two cars dont even come close

@  Sterchi : (25 August 2017 - 06:38 AM)

Just traded Roush P51 For Gt350 Yesterday Love It Much better car Roush is JUNK $90,000.00 the worst buy ever NO MORE KIT CARS for me lost my butt after 3 weeks of owning it dealer would not take back needed paint work on bumpers,Tranmission junk Chineese well anyway i'm glad its over now but beware of there stuff its not worth the money. It was number 8 of 51 I fill sorry for who ever gets that car. No one should have to take a car that has to have paint work done to it when its brand new collectors car sorry Guys still upset over the hole thing MARSHALL MIZE IS THE PLACE BEWARE !!!r

@  2017Shelby526 : (24 August 2017 - 07:41 PM)

I have a vanity license with Voodo on it. I live in California and searched and searched for a combination that included some version of Voodoo.

@  2017Shelby526 : (24 August 2017 - 07:38 PM)

Does anyone know WHY the 5.2 liter Shelby GT 350 engine is nicknamed VOODOO?

@  3yellowgt350 : (23 August 2017 - 07:53 AM)

had to put my triple yellow 350 in the shop ( 500 miles) a/c compressor locked up. Not good

@  HolidayFordG... : (19 August 2017 - 04:03 PM)

have two identical avalance gray 17 GT350's with electronics package, recaros, and stripe delete. $1,800 UNDER MSRP

@  jwstudt : (17 August 2017 - 12:43 PM)

17 avalanche gray electronics and black stripes. pm if interested

@  smokum : (17 August 2017 - 09:58 AM)

JUST CHILLIN GHOUST ...... AND YOU ?

@  Ghoust : (15 August 2017 - 04:36 PM)

Whats up guys.

@  2017Shelby526 : (13 August 2017 - 12:06 PM)

Anyone notice paint chips along the edge of the hood nearest to the windshield of their 2017 GT 350??

@  scorp1 : (01 August 2017 - 11:56 AM)

thanks @ameapm2000 @smokum, configurator is now updated to 2018

@  HolidayFordG... : (29 July 2017 - 10:08 AM)

got a 2017 GT350 with electronics package, recaros, stripe delete for $1,000 below MSRP, PM me if interested

@  smokum : (27 July 2017 - 08:34 AM)

scorp1 send me a pm on what your looking for

@  ameapm2000 : (26 July 2017 - 10:02 PM)

@scorp1 check ford's website they added 2018 mustang configurator.

@  scorp1 : (25 July 2017 - 08:52 PM)

@smokum howdy!, would you or anyone else have any leads on the 2018 gt350 in kona blue?


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#1 OFFLINE   Smithydxb

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 06:01 AM

Hi Folks,

 

I've joined the forum in the hope that i a) eventually end up with a new toy and B) to get some pointers on the stock base media system.

 

Here in Dubai, the local ford dealer only orders cars with the base stereo system (small screen, no nav etc...)

 

I understand it would be the Tech Pack that i would need to order if ordering a new car, but due to the timeframe on getting one, i would rather pick up a unit they already have here and upgrade the stereo.

 

Issue i'm having is that the only dealer in the UAE has advised they have never done such a thing in their history of operating.

 

Main concern is they said if i do the conversion myself they will void warranty on all parts they can justify, but mainly its the AC system as the faceplate panel houses the controls, but i believe the touchscreen unit also has this ability.

 

The have told me to go get all the info on what i want to do and they will check with their tech guys to see what is possible and to keep everything under warranty i need to stick to OEM parts.

 

So, i need to get an idea on Parts

 

I understand i will need the 8in unit itself, presumably all wiring (existing wouldn't be sufficient or is it cross/compatible?), the faceplate to house the new larger screen.

 

What i dont know, is do i need the circuit board from the existing unit to attach to the new faceplate, fit the new head unit then connect the relevant harness?

 

Looking on fordparts.com, i have come across the following, but i cant work out what parts are needed for the set up i want

 

http://www.fordparts...keyword=radio# 

 

I would like the 8in screen, with the correct bezel/faceplate and for the system to have Nav, which i presume would need the Middle East Map pack loaded on an SD card, or are these now loaded directly onto the units?

 

There are a number of different Interface numbers and i have no idea which is which.

 

Whilst waiting for Ford USA to open so i can chat to someone online, does anyone have any pointers or has done this previously and has part numbers?

 

I can give them any number of videos from online showing them how to do it.

 

https://www.youtube....eature=youtu.be 

https://www.youtube....h?v=X1BhvK-bhhM 

 

Any help appreciated and looking forward to a possible solution so i can move forward with a purchase.

 

Cheers






#2 OFFLINE   sparky2010

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 03:11 PM

Hey Smithy!

 

I'm in exactly the same boat as you, the dealer in Dubai is honestly quite clueless.

 

It's not that they order these cars that way, I think Ford USA simply puts together a list of cars and sends it to them, I don't think they have that much say in what they receive.

 

I remember when I booked my GT350 in September 2015, they had the allotments, but all they knew they were receiving were the colours, and they did say they were coming with the 8inch screens (sync 3).

When I received the car in May 2016, the colour was right but the screen was the 4inch, so yeah they suddenly gave a "discount" to make us happy lol...

 

But yeah, they're clueless, they don't really know what to do when it comes to these kinds of cars... our only hope is to see if Ford comes out with an upgrade pack or something, because as much as I love my car, I sometimes miss having great audio, not to mention the screen....

 

I'm going to keep looking, or say fuck it at some point in a few years when the GT500 is out.... :/

 

Really love this car though!






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