Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
January 1, 2009
5.0 Tech Specs
ENGINE AND DRIVETRAINELECTRONICS
BlockEngine Management
Teksid aluminum 4.6, 3.{{{57}}}-inchStock computer, SCT XCal 2
boreIgnition
CrankshaftKenne Bell Boost-A-Spark,
VT Competition EngineGrantelli Motor Sports coil-on-
Development 3.75-inch strokeplug coils, NGK TR6 spark plugs
Connecting RodsGauges
VT Competition EngineAuto Meter dash cluster with
Development forgedboost, fuel, and oil pressure, and
Pistonsoil and water temp; AEM
CP wideband; Florida 5.0 gauge
Camshaftspanel; Auto Meter ProLite shift
VT Competition Enginelight
Development Stage III blower 
camsSUSPENSION AND CHASSIS
HeadsFront Suspension
Two-Valve, VT CompetitionK-member
Engine Development Stage IIMaximum Motorsports tubular
ported, Comp Cams valvespringsControl Arms
IntakeMaximum Motorsports tubular
Kenne BellSprings
Power AdderHypercoil 425 in-lb coilover
Kenne Bell 2.2 Twin ScrewStruts
supercharger, 15 pounds of boost,Bilstein
Gords {{{Ford}}} heat exchanger withCaster/Camber
twin SPAL fans, custom-Maximum Motorsports
fabricated coolant tank, ANBrakes
fittings, Earl's Lines Pro350Baer Racing, {{{Mirage}}} Motorsport
hoses, custom 4-inch inlet tube brake duct kit
Throttle BodyWheels
Kenne Bell/Accufab single-bladeSimmons FR 17x9-inch
ovalTires
Mass AirNitto 555 275/40
SCT BA2800Rear Suspension
Fuel SystemSprings
03-'04 Cobra fuel tank andHypercoil 375 in-lb, Maximum
pumps, Kenne Bell Boost-A-Motorsports rear coilover
Pump, custom fuel lines, Steedaconversion
Autosport fuel rails, 60-lb/hrShocks
injectors, stock fuel-pressureBilstein
regulator with TJM remote mountControl Arms
ExhaustMaximum Motorsports
BBK long-tube headers andadjustable lower control arms
H-pipe, Magnaflow mufflers,and heavy-duty torque arm
custom tailpipes to clearBrakes
suspensionBaer Racing rotors
TransmissionWheels
Tremec TKO-II, McLeod twin-discSimmons 17x11-inch
with aluminum flywheel, SteedaTires
Autosport Tri-Ax shifter, FordNitto 555R Extreme Drag radial
Racing Performance Parts315/35
aluminum driveshaftChassis Stiffening
RearendRomar Racing subframe
8.8-inch, 3.55 gears, Torsen T2Rconnectors, torque box
differential, Superior 31-splinereinforcements, and drag/road-
axlesrace rollbar with removable
 door bars