Ford Racing's all-aluminum 5.0L Mustang crate engine is a modern 5.0L 32-valve DOHC V-8 that uses advanced features like Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) to deliver 420 horsepower @ 6500 rpm and 390 ft.-lb.+ of torque @ 4250 rpm (with premium fuel). The lightweight aluminum cylinder block features cross-bolted main bearing caps and thick main bearing bulkheads for bottom-end strength. Optimized oil drainback and windage control improve high-rpm performance
- High-performance 5.0-liter, four-valve Ti-VCT engine
- 420 horsepower @ 6500 rpm
- 390 ft.-lb.+ of torque @ 4250 rpm
- Displacement 302 cu. in.
- 3.63 bore x 3.65-in stroke
- Aluminum block
- Forged steel crankshaft
- Forged steel connecting rods
- Hypereutectic aluminum pistons
- Aluminum cylinder heads, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, Variable intake and exhaust camshaft timing
- 8qt capacity oil pan
- 11.0:1 Compression ratio
- Tuned composite intake manifold provides efficient air delivery and weight savings
- 80 mm single bore "drive by wire" throttlebody
- Mustang GT 409 stainless-steel tubular exhaust manifolds
- Includes manual transmission engine harness and flywheel
- Vehicle harness and PCM not included
- Use Ford Racing's NEW wiring, PCM and installation kit M-6017-A504VA designed for street rod/project car installation.
- Does not include alternator, for alternator kit see M-8600-M50BALT
- 5.0L Mustang engine cover kit available, see M-9680-M50
- Use Oil Line Adapter M-6881-M50 for applications requiring oil filter relocation
- Engine mount bosses and bellhousing mount pattern common to 4.6L modular engines.
- Photo and specs may vary. These features apply for engine code EG-397-AA. Engines are this build code or newer while supplies last.
- Engines built after 8/8/13 are equipped with a water pump using a 3-bolt pulley pattern.
Engine Dimension PDF Chart CLICK HERE
5.0 Mustang and Super Fords Magazine did a technical deep dive into the new 5.0L engine. To review the article from the March 2010 issue, visit the site here.
Muscle Mustang's and Fast Ford plans to install the 5.0L Ti-VCT engine in a 1985 Mustang LX in "Project Fox Hunt" to follow the build CLICK HERE.