Michael Johnson
Associate Editor, 5.0 Mustangs & Super Fords
March 1, 2013
Photos By: Steve Turner

5.0 Tech Specs

    Engine and Drivetrain
  • Block
  • Stock w/ Canton main girdle
  • Crankshaft
  • Eagle forged stroker
  • Rods
  • Eagle Forged H-beam
  • Pistons
  • Ross forged flat-top
  • Camshaft
  • Comp Cams XE274HR custom grind
  • Cylinder heads
  • HP Engines-ported and gasket-matched RHS 200cc w/ Scorpion 1.6 roller rockers, Comp Cams valvesprings, and ARP head studs
  • Intake manifold
  • Saleen/Vortech upper w/ HP Engines-ported and gasket-matched Holley SysteMAX II lower, BBK Performance 70mm throttle body, w/ Pro-M 80mm mass air meter
  • Power Adder
  • Vortech V1 S-Trim supercharger w/ 3.47-in supercharger pulley, 6.87-in crankshaft pulley, eight-rib accessory drive, and 8 pounds of boost
  • Fuel system
  • Walbro 255-lph in-tank pump w/ Aeromotive 255-lph in-line pump, stock lines and rails, and Bosch 60-lb/hr injectors
  • Exhaust
  • FRPP 15⁄8-in short-tube headers w/ off-road X-shape crossover pipe, and Dynomax 3-in after-cat exhaust
  • Transmission
  • Tremec 3550 five-speed w/ Centerforce Dual-Friction clutch, Pro-5.0 shifter, and FRPP aluminum driveshaft
  • Rearend
  • 8.8 w/ stock differential with extra clutches, 3.73 gear, and Moser Engineering 28-spline axles

Electronics

  • Engine management
  • Stock A9L computer
  • Ignition
  • MSD 6AL w/ MSD distributor, MSD Blaster TFI coil, and FRPP spark plug wires
  • Gauges
  • White face gauge kit w/ Auto Meter Sport Comp and Pro Comp supplementary gauges

Suspension and Chassis

  • Front suspension
  • K-member
  • Stock
  • A-arms
  • Stock
  • Struts
  • Lakewood 70/30 w/ BBK Performance caster/camber plates
  • Springs
  • Eibach Sportline
  • Brakes
  • Stock, five-lug conversion w/ ‘94-’95 spindles
  • Wheels
  • Saleen replica 18x9-in
  • Tires
  • Bridgestone 245/35-18
  • Rear suspension
  • Shocks
  • Lakewood 50/50
  • Springs
  • Stock
  • Control Arms
  • Weight Jacker lowers w/ polished tubular uppers
  • Brakes
  • Stock
  • Wheels
  • Saleen replica 18x10
  • Tires
  • Nitto NT05 295/35-18