Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
October 19, 2010
Photos By: Paul Rosner

5.0 Tech Specs
'98 Cobra

Engine And Drivetrain

  • Block '98 Cobra 4.6
  • Crankshaft Stock, Innovators West harmonic dampener
  • Rods ModMax Racing
  • Pistons Ross
  • Camshafts Bullet Racing Cams custom
  • Cylinder Heads Trick Flow Street Heat Two-Valve
  • Intake Manifold Trick Flow
  • Throttle Body Stock
  • Mass Air Pro-M
  • Power Adder ProCharger P-1SCII
  • Fuel System Weldon fuel pump and regulator, UPR Products fuel rails, and Precision Turbo 50-lb/hr injectors
  • Exhaust Ford Racing Performance Parts short-tube headers, Bassani Xhaust 2 1/2-inch X-shape crossover and mufflers
  • Transmission Hanlon Motorsports-prepped Tremec TKO w/QuickTime bellhousing, RAM clutch, Pro-5.0 shifter, and FRPP aluminum driveshaft
  • Rearend Stock 8.8 w/4.56 gears, Strange Engineering differential and 31-spline axles


  • Engine Management Stock computer, MV Performance/DiabloSport tune
  • Ignition MSD Digital DIS-4
  • Gauges Auto Meter

Suspension And Chassis
Front Suspension

  • K-Member Anthony Jones Engineering tubular
  • Control Arms Anthony Jones Engineering tubular
  • Caster/Camber Maximum Motorsports
  • Struts QA-1
  • Springs QA-1 coilover
  • Brakes Strange Engineering
  • Wheels Weld Racing Alumastar
  • Tires Mickey Thompson E/T Front

Rear Suspension

  • Shocks Strange Engineering
  • Springs Stock
  • Control Arms Team Z Motorsports upper and lower control arms, and antiroll bar
  • Brakes Strange Engineering
  • Wheels Weld Racing Alumastar 15x10-in
  • Tires Mickey Thompson 26x10 E/T Drag slicks
  • Chassis Stiffening Team Z Motorsports rollcage