Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
September 1, 2004
5.0 TECH SPECS
ENGINE AND DRIVETRAIN
Block Stock 5.0 ({{{GT}}}-40 crate motor)
Displacement 302
Cylinder Heads Iron GT-40
Camshaft Stock 5.0
Intake Manifold GT-40, gasket-matched by HBH
Throttle Body FRPP 65mm
Power Adder Vortech S-Trim, 10-11 psi
Exhaust MAC 15¼8-in short-tube headers, BBK 21¼2-in H-pipe w/cats,
Flowmaster three-chamber mufflers w/21¼2-in polished tailpipes
Fuel System 255-lph in-tank pump w/Vortech T-Rex kicker pump, 30-lb/hr
injectors, Bosch regulator, Vortech FMU
Transmission '93 Cobra T5 from D&D
Rearend 8.8 w/31-spline {{{Ford}}} Traction-Lok, 3.73 gears, Moser axles
ELECTRONICS
Engine Management Ford EEC IV w/mass air conversion
Ignition MSD
Gauges Auto Meter boost and fuel-pressure gauges
SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
FRONT SUSPENSION
K-Member Stock
A-Arms Stock
Springs Stock
Struts Koni adjustable
Wheels Centerline Star 16x7 (street), Weld Drag Lites 15x7 (strip)
Tires Yokohama AVS Sport 225/55/16 (street), Dunlop
Sport {{{5000}}} 205/65/15 (strip)
Brakes '87-up 11-in rotor
REAR SUSPENSION
Springs Stock
Shocks Koni adjustable w/Koni quad shocks
Traction Devices None
Wheels Centerline Star 16x8 (street), Weld Drag Lites 15x8 (strip)
Tires BFGoodrich 255/50/16 (street),
Mickey Thompson ET Street
26x10.5x15 (strip)
Brakes Stock
Chassis Stiffening Autofab through-the-floor subframes