Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
October 30, 2012
Photos By: Drew Phillips

5.0 Tech Specs

'86 GT

Engine and Drivetrain
Block Stock
Crankshaft Stock
Rods Stock
Pistons Hypereutectic, 0.030 over
Camshaft Comp Cams Xtreme Energy XE270HR
Cylinder Heads Edelbrock Performer with 1.90/1.60 valves, and Crane Cams ‘94 Cobra roller rockers
Intake Manifold Trick Flow Street Heat w/ 70mm throttle body
Fuel System 155-lph fuel pump w/ billet fuel rails, an adjustable pressure regulator, and stock injectors
Exhaust BBK Performance short-tube headers w/ a Bassani X-shape crossover pipe and a Magnaflow after-cat exhaust
Transmission Stock T5 w/ a Ford Racing King Cobra clutch, a Hurst shifter, and a Ford Racing aluminum driveshaft
Rearend 8.8 w/ stock axles, stock differential, and 3.55 gears

Electronics
Engine Management Stock '89 mass air computer w/ a DiabloSport chip and a custom AMP tune
Ignition Stock w/ MSD coil, Ford Racing spark plug wires, and Champion spark plugs
Gauges Stock

Suspension and Chassis
Front Suspension
K-Member AJE Racing tubular
A-Arms AJE Racing tubular
Struts Tokico w/ Steeda Autosports caster/camber plates
Springs Coilover
Brakes Stock w/ Raybestos brake pads
Wheels Shelby GT500 replica, 17x9-in
Tires BFG Sport T/A
Rear Suspension
Shocks Tokico
Springs Steeda Autosports
Control Arms Stock
Brakes Stock
Wheels Shelby GT500 replica, 17x9-in
Tires BFG Sport T/A