Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
June 1, 2005
Photos By: Dale Amy

5.0 Tech SpecsEngine And DrivetrainBlock351 Windsor w/D.S.S. MainSupport SystemRotating AssemblyStock crankshaft and connecting rods, TRW forged pistonsDisplacement358CamshaftComp CamsCylinder HeadsEdelbrock Performer RPM, Crane Cams 1.6 roller rockers, Comp Cams valvespringsIntake ManifoldEdelbrock Performer RPMThrottle BodyBBK 75mmPower AdderATI-ProCharger D-1SC supercharger with intercooler, 4-inch pulleyExhaustHooker Super Comp headers, 3-inch X-pipe, Hooker Aero Chamber mufflers with turndownsFuel SystemAeromotive A1000 fuel pump, rails, lines, and fuel pressure regulator, 83 lb/hr injectorsTransmissionTTC-Tremec TKO, McLeod single-disc clutch, Ford Racing Performance Parts pressure plate, B&M Ripper shifterRearendStrange Engineering 9-inch, Detroit Locker differential, Strange Engineering 31-spline axles, 3.89 gears

ElectronicsEngine Management FastIgnitionMSD Digital 6, ACCEL 300+ spark plug wires, NGK spark plugsGaugesAuto Meter

Suspension And ChassisFront SuspensionK-MemberRacecraft Engineering tubularControl ArmsRacecraft Engineering tubularSpringsHypercoil, Strange Engineering coilover kitStrutsStrange Engineering single-adjustableCaster/CamberHP MotorsportsWheelsWeld Racing KC Stars (street), Weld Racing Alumastars (track)TiresDunlop Sport 5000 245/45/17 (street), Goodyear Front Runners (track)BrakesStrange Engineering, Wilwood Polymetrix brake padsRear SuspensionSpringsHypercoilShocksStrange Engineering single-adjustableTraction DevicesChassis Engineering upper and lower control arms, and antiroll barWheels Weld Racing KC Stars (street), WeldRacing Alumastars (track)TiresDunlop Sport 5000 275/40/17 (street), Mickey Thompson E/T Drag slicks (track)BrakesStrange Engineering, WilwoodPolymetrix brake padsChassis StiffeningChassis Engineering subframe connectors, VRN Welding and Fabrication-installed S&W eight-point rollcage