Foxbody Mustang 5.0L V8 Specifications

Look below for all the information you need to know about the V8-equipped 1979-93 Foxbody Mustang. Full 5.0 engine and block specifications for all 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustangs; from assembly materials to camshaft specifications, we have it all.

1987-93 Foxbody 5.0 SEFI V8 Engine Part Diagram

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1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Power Ratings
1986-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Engine and Component Weights
1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Block Specifications
1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Block Cast Numbers
1979-1993 5.0L 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Crankshaft Part Info
1979-1993 5.0L 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Pistons
1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Cylinder Head Specs
1985-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Camshaft Specs (Roller)
1986-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Intake Info
1986-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Throttle Body Info


1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Power Ratings

Year Engine (cu/L) Horsepower @ Torque @ (ft-lb) CR Intake
1979 302/5.0L 140 @ 3600 250 @ 1800 8.4:1 2bbl carb
1980 255/4.2L 118 @ 3800 193 @ 2200 8.8:1 2bbl carb
1981 255/4.2L 115 @ 3400 195 @ 1600 8.2:1 2bbl carb
1982 255/4.2L 111 @ 3400 194 @ 1600 8.2:1 2bbl carb
1982 302/5.0L 157 @ 4200 240 @ 2400 8.3:1 2bbl carb
1983 302/5.0L HO 175 @ 4200 245 @ 2400 8.3:1 4bbl carb
1984 302/5.0L HO 175 @ 4200 245 @ 2400 8.3:1 4bbl carb
1985 302/5.0L HO 210 @ 4400 270 @ 3200 8.4:1 4bbl carb
1986 302/5.0L HO 200 @ 4000 285 @ 3000 9.2:1 SEFI SD
1987 302/5.0L HO 225 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI SD
1988 302/5.0L HO 222 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI SD*
1989 302/5.0L HO 220 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
1990 302/5.0L HO 220 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
1991 302/5.0L HO 220 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
1992 302/5.0L HO 220 @ 4200 300 @ 3200 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
1993 302/5.0L HO 205 @ 4200 275 @ 3000 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
1993 Cobra 302/5.0L GT40 235 @ 4600 280 @ 4000 9.0:1 SEFI MAF
**California '88 5.0's were MAF
**Output ratings from 1987-1993 had slight variations due to slight changes over the years. Ford did not change their rating for these year to year ratings. Above is actual output. 205hp is the most realistic and closest to actual output.

1987-1993 5.0 V8 Foxbody Mustang Engine and Component Weights

Component Weight (~lbs)
Engine Assembly 540
Engine Block 126
Cylinder Head 43
Intake Manifold 37
Crankshaft 38
Connecting Rod 1.2
Piston 1.3

5.0 V8 Engine Block Specifications

Feature Size
Displacement 4942 cc, 4.94L; 301.6 cu in.
Cylinder Bore 4.00 in; 101.6 mm
Main Bearing Bore 2.2486 in; 57.1144 mm
Lifter Bore .876 in; 22.35 mm
Distributor Shaft Bore .4532 in; 11.51 mm
Bore Centres 4.38 in; 111.24 mm
Deck Height 8.206 in; 208.4 mm
Deck Length 20.84 in; 529.34 mm

1979-1993 5.0 V8 Foxbody Mustang Block Cast Numbers

Year Part number
1979 D8VE-6010-AA
1982 E0AE-6010-DD
1983-84 E2AE-6010-KA
1985 E5AE-6010-HA
1986-1993 E6SE-6010-DC

1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Crankshaft Info

Year Part Assembly Main Bearing Journals Rod Bearing Journals
1979 D9TE-6303-EA Cast 2.2486 in 2.21232 in
1982-85 E1AE-6303-AA Cast 2.2486 in 2.21232 in
1986-93 E2AE-6303-EA Cast 2.2486 in 2.21232 in

1979-1993 5.0L 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Pistons

Year Type Part
1979-84 Sand cast aluminium D9OE-6110-AA
1985 Forged aluminium E4ZE-6110-SB
1986 Forged aluminium E6ZE-6110-BA
1987-92 Forged aluminium E7ZA-6110-CA
1993 Hypereutic aluminium (cast) F3ZE-6110-AA

1979-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Cylinder Head Specs

Year Volume Intake Exhaust Part Number
1979 67.5-70.5 cc 1.782 in 1.46 in D9AE-6049-AA
1980-81 53.6-56.5 cc 1.680 in 1.46 in Unknown
1982-84 67.5-70.5 cc 1.782 in 1.46 in Unknown
1985 67.5-70.5 cc 1.782 in 1.46 in E5AE-6049-CA
1986 62.9-65.9 cc 1.782 in 1.46 in E6AE-6049-AA
1987-93 60.6-63.6 cc 1.782 in 1.46 in E7TE-6049-PA
E5TE-6049-PA

1985-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Camshaft Specs (Roller)

Year Lift Duration (°) Event Phasing (°) Overlap Lobe Centre Part Number
1985-88 HO Int: .278 in
Exh: .278 in
Int: 266
Exh: 266
IO: 16
IC: 48
EO: 57
EC: 19
°: 35
Factor: 13.58
Int: 115
Exh: 115
E5ZE-6250-AA

1989-90
Int: .278 in
Exh: .278 in
Int: 276
Exh: 266
IO: 20
IC: 76
EO: 67
EC: 19
°: 39
Factor: 19.51
Int: 116
Exh: 115
E8AE-6250-CA

1991-94
Int: .278 in
Exh: .278 in
Int: 276
Exh: 266
IO: 20
IC: 76
EO: 67
EC: 19
°: 39
Factor: 19.51
Int: 116
Exh: 115
F1ZE-6250-AA

1993 Cobra
Int: .282 in
Exh: .282 in
Int: 270
Exh: 270
IO: 19
IC: 71
EO: 75.5
EC: 14.5
°: 33.5
Factor: 15.24
Int: 115
Exh: 121.5
F3ZE-6250-CA
IO = intake opening BTDC, IC = intake closing ABDC, EO = exhaust opening BBDC, EC = exhaust closing ATDC

1986-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Intake Info

Year Description Part Number Matching Gasket
Upper
1986 HO SEFI, inline oval runners F0VZ-9424-A FEL-PRO Part #MS93334
1987-93 HO SEFI, inline oval runners F0ZZ-9424-A FEL-PRO Part #MS93334
1993 Cobra SEFI, staggered round runners F3ZZ-9424-C FEL-PRO Part #MS93334
Lower
1986-93 HO SEFI, inline oval runners E6SZ-9424-C FEL-PRO Part #MS93334
1993 Cobra SEFI, staggered round runners F3ZZ-9424-C FEL-PRO Part #MS93334

1986-1993 5.0L V8 Foxbody Mustang Throttle Body Info

Year Type Throttle Body Diameter Flow Sensor Diameter Air Flow
1986 SD 58 mm NA 541 cfm
1987-88 SD 60 mm 55 mm 580 cfm
1989-93 MAF 60 mm 55 580 cfm
1993 Cobra MAF 65 mm 70 638 cfm
75mm TB will suffice for pretty much any 5.0L engine. Bigger is not much use