Dale Amy
January 1, 2013
Photos By: Paul Rosner

5.0 Tech Specs

Engine and Drivetrain

  • Block
  • Low-pressure cast 319 aluminum w/ pressed-in, thin-wall iron liners
  • Crankshaft
  • Forged-steel, fully counterweighted and induction-hardened
  • Rods
  • I-beam, powdered-metal forging
  • Pistons
  • Hypereutectic, short-skirt, flat-top w/four equal valve reliefs, moly friction- reducing coating, and oil-jet cooling
  • Camshafts
  • DOHC w/ independently adjustable timing
  • Cylinder heads
  • Four-Valve aluminum
  • Intake manifold
  • FRPP/Whipple cast- aluminum intercooled lower
  • Power Adder
  • Ford Racing/Whipple 2.3-liter Twin Screw, 9 psi
  • Fuel system
  • Kenne Bell Boost-A-Pump w/ FRPP rails and FRPP 47-lb/hr injectors
  • Exhaust
  • American Racing Headers 17?8-inch long-tubes w/ ARH catalytic midpipe, and FRPP axle-back
  • Transmission
  • 6R80 automatic
  • Rearend
  • Stock 8.8 w/ 3.55 gears

Electronics

  • Engine management
  • Stock Copperhead tuned with SCT X3 by Jon Lund
  • Ignition
  • NGK plugs, one heat range colder than stock
  • Gauges
  • Stock w/ Auto Meter Cobalt digital boost and vacuum gauge

Suspension and Chassis

  • Front Suspension
  • K-member
  • Stock stamped-steel
  • A-arms
  • Stock reverse-L
  • Struts
  • Ford Racing adjustable
  • Springs
  • Steeda Ultra-Lite
  • Brakes
  • Brembo
  • Wheels
  • RTR, 19x9.5-in
  • Tires
  • Falken FK-452, 275/40R-19
  • Rear Suspension
  • Shocks
  • Ford Racing adjustable
  • Springs
  • Steeda Ultra-Lite
  • Control Arms
  • Steeda billet lowers
  • Brakes
  • Brembo
  • Wheels
  • RTR, 19x9.5-in
  • Tires
  • Falken FK-452, 275/40R-19

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