Steve Turner
Former Editor, 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords
February 17, 2008

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5.0 Tech specs
ENGINE AND DRIVETRAINIgnition
BlockCoil-on-plug
Aluminum 4.6Gauges
DisplacementRetro crosshair gauge faces
281ci 
RodsSUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
Cracked powdered metal w/ floatingFront Suspension
wristpinsSprings
PistonsSport Tuned
Hypereutectic aluminumStruts
Compression RatioSport Tuned
9.8:1Sway Bar
CamshaftsSport Tuned
SOHCBrakes
Heads12.4-in vented disc, twin-piston 43mm
Three-Valve aluminumfloating aluminum calipers w/
IntakePerformance Friction Carbon Metallic
Composite shell-welded single runner,pads
charge-motion control valvesWheels
Throttle Body18-in Euro-Flange Bullitt Wheels w/
55mm dual-bore electronicCharcoal Satin Finish
Power AdderTires
NoneBFGoodrich KDWS 235/50-ZR-18
InjectorsRear Suspension
23-lb/hrSprings
HeadersSport Tuned
Cast-iron manifoldsShocks
ExhaustSport Tuned
Stainless steel H-pipeBrakes
Transmission11.8-in vented disc, single piston 43mm
Tremec 3650 five-speedfloating iron calipers
RearendWheels
8.8 w/limited-slip differential and18-in Euro-Flange Bullitt Wheels w/
3.73 gearsCharcoal Satin Finish
 Tires
ELECTRONICSBFGoodrich KDWS 235/50-ZR-18
Engine Management 
PCM w/High Performance Calibration