Michael Johnson Associate Editor
February 23, 2010

2003 Cobra
5.0 Tech Specs

Engine and Drivetrain
Block '03 Cobra iron
Displacement 284 ci
Crankshaft Stock
Rods Stock Manley
Pistons Manley Performance
Heads Ported Stock, ARP studs
Camshafts Stock
Power Adder Whipple 2.8-liter supercharger w/Lightning Force Performance dual-pass intercooler, heat exchanger, Supertank intercooler reservoir, Perfect Flow cooling mod and Pro Comp race radiator, and CompuCar 50hp wet nitrous kit
Throttle Body Accufab single-blade
Mass Air SCT Big Air
Fuel System Ford Racing Performance Parts dual Ford GT fuel pumps and fuel-pressure regulator, Kenne Bell Boost-a-Pump, Aeromotive fuel rails, Siemens-Deka 60-lb/hr injectors
Exhaust BBK long-tube headers, Bassani X-shape crossover, and Bassani Xhaust 3-inch after-cat
Transmission T56 w/26-spline input shaft, SPEC Stage 3+ clutch, Steeda Autosports Tri-Ax shifter, Ford Racing Performance Parts clutch-cable kit
Rearend 8.8 w/Detroit Locker differential, Strange Engineering 31-spline axles, and 3.73 gears

Engine Management Custom-tuned by Livernois Stock, SCT tune
Ignition Stock, NGK Iridium IX spark plugs
Gauges Auto Meter, Dynojet air/fuel gauge

Chassis and Suspension
Front Suspension
K-member UPR Products tubular
Control arms UPR Products tubular
Caster/Camber UPR Products
Springs Eibach
Struts Strange Engineering
Brakes Brembo conversion
Wheels 18x9-inch Cobra replica
Tires Nitto 555 245/40-18
Rear Suspension
Springs Eibach
Shocks Strange Engineering 10-way adjustable
Control Arms UPR Products
Brakes Stock
Wheels 18x10-inch Cobra replicas
Tires Nitto 555R
Chassis Stiffening Custom subframe connectors