Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
August 1, 2005
Photos By: Steve Turner

5.0 Tech SpecsEngine and DrivetrainBlockStockBore4.00Stroke3.00Displacement302 ciRotating AssemblyBalanced stock crankshaft w/chamfered oil holes, Crower connecting rods, Ross pistons, Speed Pro low-tension piston ringsCamshaftComp HeadsEdelbrock Victor Jr., Harland Sharp 1.6 roller rockers, Bennett Racing valve springs, Erson liftersIntakeEdelbrock Victor 5.0 Throttle BodyAccufab 85mmMass AirC&L Performance 80mm, WellSpeed air intake tube, S&B Power Stack filterPower AdderNitrous Express EFI 50-300 adjustable plate nitrous system, purge, bottle heater, and pressure gauge Fuel SystemMallory fuel pump, braided lines, Vortech fuel rails, FRPP 36-lb/hr injectors, Magnafuel adjustable fuel pressure regulatorExhaustMAC 131/44-in long-tube headers, Bassani X-pipe, DynoMax Race Magnum mufflersTransmissionT5Z, Spec Stage 4 clutch and lightweight pressure plate, Pro-5.0 shifter, Hurst shifter handleRearend8.8, Auburn Pro differential, 4.30 gears, Moser axles

ElectronicsEngine ManagementStock A9L computer, JMS/Autologic chipIgnitionMallory HyFire, ACCEL 300+ coil, FRPP spark plug wires, NGK Iridium spark plugsGaugesAuto Meter Phantom, Florida 5.0 cluster

Suspension And ChassisFront SuspensionK-memberModified Stock (relocated engine)Control armsCentral Coast Mustang tubular, Steeda chrome-moly G-Load braceSprings CCM road-race coiloverStrutsMonroe Formula GP w/CCM caster/camber platesBrakes73mm calipers, 11-in cross-drilled rotors, Hawk brake padsWheelsCenterline Billet 17x8TiresYokohama A502 245/45Rear SuspensionSpringsFRPP M-5300-CShocksMonroe Formula GPTraction DevicesHP Motorsport Megabite Jr. lower control arms, boxed upper control arms, urethane bushings, BBK Panhard rodBrakesStainless Steel Brake rear disc conversion, slotted rotors, Porterfield brake padsWheelsCenterline Billet 17x8TiresYokohama A502 255/45Chassis StiffeningSteeda subframe connectors