Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
November 1, 2004
5.0 TECH SPECS
ENGINE AND DRIVETRAIN
Block 4.6 aluminum
Displacement 308ci
Rotating Assembly VT Competition
Engines stroker crank, Oliver billet rods,
CP pistons and rings
Camshafts FR500
Heads ’96-’98 Cobra Four-Valve,
Al Papitto–assembled FR500 valvetrain
Intake Ported Cobra
Throttle Body FRPP single blade
Power Adder GTB 76mm single
turbo, Spearco air-to-water intercooler,
LaMotta Performance turbo system
Fuel System Aeromotive pump
and regulator, Bosch 160-lb/hr injectors, Aeromotive fuel rails
Exhaust LaMotta Performance
headers, Kooks muffler
Transmission Dynamic Racing
Transmissions Powerglide, Pro-Torque
4,500-stall converter, JW case and
flywheel, Hurst Quarter Stick shifter
Rearend 8.8, Strange spool,
Moser 33-spline axles, 3.55 gears
ELECTRONICS
Fuel Management ACCEL Gen VII, tuned
by Turbo People
Ignition MSD 7AL3 ignition,
MSD distributor, NGK plugs
Gauges Auto Meter boost,
fuel pressure, brake pressure
SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
FRONT SUSPENSION
K-Member UPR
Control Arms UPR
Springs UPR
Struts Lakewood {{{90}}}/10 Caster/Camber FRPP
Brakes Baer
Wheels Bogart
Tires Mickey Thompson drag front
REAR SUSPENSION  
Springs Stock four-cylinder
Shocks Lakewood 50/50
Traction Devices Wolfe Race Craft
upper and lower control arms, and
antiroll bar
Brakes Baer
Wheels Bogart
Tires BFGoodrich Drag Radials 325/50
Chassis Stiffening Takash 10-point cage
and FRPP subframe connectors