Michael Johnson Associate Editor
June 1, 2010
Photos By: Paul Rosner

5.0 Tech Specs

1996 Ford Mustang GT

Engine and Drivetrain

Block '03 Cobra
Displacement 284 ci
Crankshaft Stock '03 Cobra
Rods Stock '03 Cobra Manley
Pistons Manley
Heads Stock '03 Cobra, Ford Racing cam and coil covers
Camshafts Stock '03 Cobra
Intake Stock '03 Cobra, ported lower
Power Adder Kenne Bell 2.2-liter Blowzilla w/Metco 4-pound lower and BilletFlow 3.10-inch upper pulley, Nitrous Express wet nitrous system, Lightning Force Performance heat exchanger, Canton Racing Products reservoir
Throttle Body Accufab
Mass Air 90mm w/custom pipe, DiabloSport MAFia
Fuel System '03 Cobra tank and rails w/Ford GT fuel pumps, Siemens-Deka 60-lb/hr injectors
Exhaust Bassani mid-length headers, Bassani X-shape crossover, Magnaflow mufflers with dumps
Transmission T-56 six-speed w/26-spline input shaft, SPEC Stage 3+ clutch, '99 Cobra steel flywheel, '03 Cobra driveshaft, MGW shifter
Rearend 8.8 w/Ford Racing Performance Parts 3.73 gears, Detroit True-Trac differential, Moser Engineering 31-spline axles, and ARP studs


Engine Management Stock w/Kurgan Motorsports SCT X-Cal II tune
Ignition Weapon X coils, NGK Iridium spark plugs
Gauges Auto Meter, Innovate air/fuel

Chassis and Suspension

Front Suspension

K-member PA Racing tubular
Control arms '03 Cobra
Springs Ford Racing "B" springs
Struts Strange Engineering 10-way adjustable
Brakes Stock
Wheels American Racing Torq-Thrust II 17x91/2-inch
Tires Toyo Proxes 245/40

Rear Suspension

Springs Eibach Sportline
Shocks KYB adjustable
Control arms Steeda Autosports uppers and lowers
Brakes Stock
Wheels American Racing Torq-Thrust II 17x11
Tires Nitto 555R Extreme Drag radials
Chassis Stiffening Maximum Motorsports subframe connectors