Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
August 25, 2011

5.0 Tech Specs

Engine and Drivetrain

Block FRPP R302 four-bolt
Crank Crower
Rods Manley Performance H-beam
Pistons JE forged w/Sealed Power rings
Camshaft Comp Cams custom-ground to Karnuts specs w/Eaton roller lifters
Cylinder Heads AFR 205 w/Jesel shaft-mounted roller rockers, Manley 2.05/1.60 valves, and Cam Motion valve-springs
Intake Manifold Edelbrock Victor Jr. w/90mm elbow
Throttle Body
Accufab 90mm
Power Adder Paxton Novi 2000 w/50mm cog-drive pulley system, 19 lbs of boost, Vortech Mondo bypass valve, and water injection system
Fuel System Aeromotive A1000 fuel pump w/Aeromotive regulator and fuel lines, Edelbrock fuel rails, and 83-lb/hr injectors
Exhaust Hooker Super Comp 1-3/4 in long-tube headers w/Karnuts Auto Center custom X-shape crossover
Transmission Performance Automatic Super Comp C4 w/transbrake, reverse-manual valvebody, JW spragless torque converter, 4,000-rpm stall converter, B&M Performance Bandit shifter, and FRPP aluminum driveshaft
Rearend 8.8-in w/Eaton Posi unit, girdle, Strange Engineering 33-spline axles, and 3.73 gears

Electronics

Engine management ACCEL Gen VII DFI
Ignition MSD 6AL w/Taylor spark plug wires, and Autolite spark plugs
Gauges Stock w/Auto Meter Pro Comp Ultra-Lite fuel pressure, boost, transmission temp, oil pressure, and water temperature

Chassis and Suspension

Front Suspension
K-member QA1
Struts Lakewood 70/30
Springs Fox four-cylinder
Brakes Stock calipers w/drilled and slotted rotors, Maximum Motorsports steel sleeves, and Hawk brake pads
Wheels Billet Specialties Street Lite 15x4-in
Tires 165/15

Rear Suspension
Shocks Lakewood 50/50
Springs Eibach
Traction devices Steeda Autosports upper and lower control arms w/urethane bushings, Baseline Suspension Pro Launch, RNH Performance upper and lower torque-box supports
Brakes SN-95 rear brake conversion w/Hawk brake pads
Wheels Billet Specialties Street Lite 15x8-in
Tires Mickey Thompson ET Street radial
Chassis Stiffening Competition Engineering eight-point rollcage w/Maximum Motorsports full-length subframe connectors

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