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Ford Engines

Testing a Junkyard Ford 5.0L Engine with New Top End Kit

It has always been my contention that the 5.0L Mustang saved Ford, or at the very least, Ford Performance. Prior to the introduction of the 5.0L, Ford was serving up […]

Ford Engines

Building a Ford 5.0L for an ’89 Fox-Body Mustang

Do you remember when classic Mustang enthusiasts said late-model 1979-93 Fox Mustangs would never be collectable? Well, there’s nothing quite like the indigestion that comes from eating your own words. […]

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Q&A

Mailbag: Why Did Ford Change the Firing Order on the 5.0L 302 H.O. Engine?

Q: I’m building a Ford 302 engine, and I’m looking at camshafts. I’m curious—why did Ford change the firing order on the 5.0L (302) HO engine? A: This question gets […]

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Tech Articles / Tech Projects / Videos & Galleries

Video: Measuring Power & Torque Gains From a Cam Swap in a 5.0L Ford

In today’s video, engine builder Richard Holdener is going to show you the dyno results of a previously modified 5.0L Ford engine before and after a cam swap (and unplanned […]

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Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Tracking Down Common Causes of Sluggish Engine Response

Q: I recently rebuilt a Mustang 5.0L engine. I had it bored from .03o-inch over and installed a Ford Performance Parts E303 camshaft, Melling high-volume oil pump, Edelbrock intake, Holley 600 cfm […]

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The Top 10 American Performance Engines of the Last 30 Years (#5): Ford EFI 5.0L H.O.

Editor’s note: The 1980s was a transition period for engine technology in America. The iconic carburetor gave way to fuel injection. Cubic inches were out, and liter designations marked a new era for […]

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Mailbag: Swapping a 5.0L Mustang Engine and AOD Tranny into a 1980 Ford Fairmont

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re sharing a few tips for swapping a 5.0L Mustang engine and AOD transmission […]

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Video: How to Choose a Camshaft for Ford 5.0L

In this 15-minute Quick Flicks video, the gang at Summit Racing takes the guesswork out of choosing a camshaft for your Ford 5.0L, providing some general guidelines for choosing a cam […]