Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
May 1, 2005
Photos By: E. John Thawley III
5.0 TECH SPECS
ENGINE AND DRIVETRAIN
Block Stock
Displacement 281ci
Rotating Assembly Stock
Camshafts Stock
Heads Stock
Intake Allen Engine Development
Throttle Body BBK 70mm
Mass Air C&L 80mm w/ TrueFlow inlet pipe
Fuel System Kenne-Bell Boost-a-Pump, Allen Engine Development fuel rails, FRPP 30 lb/hr injectors
Exhaust BBK long-tube headers and X-pipe w/ cats, Stock after-cat w/ custom bent pipes and stock Bullitt tips
Power Adder Allen Engine Development Eaton M90S Roots-type blower, 7-pound kit, water-to-air inter-cooler, NOS dry nitrous kit
Transmission Rockland Standard Gear T56, Southland Clutch HPK Bullitt Stage 3 clutch, BBK adjustable quadrant and cable kit, Hurst Billet Plus shifter w/ T-handle for SLP line lock
Rearend 8.8, Auburn differential, 3.73 gears, Superior hardened 31-spline axles, FRPP aluminum differential cover
ELECTRONICS
Engine Management Stock computer, Allen Engine Development-tuned SuperChip program
Ignition Stock, Denso Racing spark plugs
Gauges Stock Bullitt, Raptor Performance shift light
SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
FRONT SUSPENSION
K-Member Maximum Motorsports tubular
Control Arms Maximum Motosports tubular
Springs Hypercoil 350 lb-in coilovers
Struts Bilstein
Brakes Baer Eradispeed 13-inch slotted, cross-drilled, zinc washed rotors, Hawk brake pads, Russell stainless braided brake lines
Wheels Wheel Replicas Bullitt-style 17x9 (street), Bogart Racing Wheels Drag-On Star 2 15x3.5 (track)
Tires BFGoodrich Comp g-Force KD 275/40 (street), Hoosier (track)
REAR SUSPENSION
Springs Hypercoil 225 lb-in coilovers
Shocks Bilstein
Traction Devices Maximum Motorsports tubular lower control arms, torque arm, panhard bar
Brakes Baer Eradispeed 11.6-inch slotted, cross-drilled, zinc-washed rotors, Hawk brake pads, Russell stainless braided brake lines
Wheels Wheel Replica's Bullitt-style 17x10.5 (Street), Bogart Racing Wheels Drag-On Star 2 15x10 (track)
Tires BFGoodrich Drag Radial 315/35 (Street), Hoosier 28x10 (track)
Chassis Stiffening Maximum Motosports 6-point cage w/ swing out door bars, GRC Performance subframe connectors, Kenny Brown Performance {{{Matrix}}} Bracing w/ Jacking Rails