Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
August 1, 2009
Photos By: Josh Rosoff

1988 Fox Coupe
5.0 Tech Specs
Engine And Drivetrain
Block '72 302, 0.030-inch over
Displacement 306ci
Rotating Assembly Eagle crankshaft and connecting rods, TRW pistons, Total Seal gapless piston rings
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Camshaft Comp Cams solid flat-tappet cam and lifters
Heads Edelbrock Performer RPM, 2.02/1.60 valves, Trick Flow 1.6-ratio roller rockers, Comp Cams valvesprings
Intake Edelbrock Victor Jr., port-matched
Carburetor Biggs Stage 5 750-cfm
Power Adder Zip, zero, nada
Fuel System MagnaFuel QuickStar 275 fuel pump, Russell Performance braided fuel lines, Holley fuel-pressure regulator
Exhaust MAC 1¾-inch long-tube headers, Dr. Gas cross-pipe exhaust system, DynoMax Bullet mufflers
Transmission Frank Lupo Pro-Formance Transmissions C4, Ultimate Converter Concepts 5,000-rpm stall converter, and transbrake with a B&M shifter and a Ford Racing Performance Parts aluminum driveshaft
Rearend 8.8, welded and braced by Rhodes Custom Auto, 4.88 gears, Moser Engineering 33-spline C-Clip eliminator axles

Electronics
Ignition MSD 6AL with two-step and Blaster coil, Taylor Vertex Pro 409 spark plug wires, Autolite spark plugs
Gauges Auto Meter

Chassis And Suspension
Front Suspension
K-member UPR Products tubular
Control arms UPR Products tubular
Caster/Camber Plates Maximum Motorsports
Springs/Struts QA1 coilover
Brakes Aerospace Components Drag Race
Wheels Billet Specialties, 15x3¾-inch
Tires Mickey Thompson Sports-man
Rear Suspension
Springs Eibach Drag Launch
Shocks Strange Engineering adjustable
Control arms UPR Products adjustable uppers and lowers, spherical bushings
Traction Devices Maximum Motorsports anti-roll bar
Brakes Aerospace Components Drag Race
Wheels Billet Specialties 15x10, 6½-inch backspacing
Tires Mickey Thompson E/T Drag, 28x10½-inch
Chassis Stiffening S&W eight-point rollcage and Kenny Brown Performance subframe connectors