Back in the early 1940's there began a movement that is Still very much alive to this day. The quest for speed was an appetite that couldn't be quenched. No matter how fast you went you always looked for more ways to have "just a little more". The most popular platform to start with in that era were the Ford Mode... more
Easily free up some extra horsepower on your Fox Body Mustang with one of the SVE cold air intakes. Not only will you benefit from extra horsepower but you will also benefit from it not breaking the bank! These performance intakes include everything you need to finish off the installation. Installation only requires a ... more
For months and many rides in my friends new 2011 Mustang GTs, I fought the fever of buying a new Mustang 5.0 for myself. Well, in May 2011 the bug turned into a full blown fever when the opportunity to own one for myself was presented. The cure for that fever ended up being a big Grabber Blue pill in the shape of a Mus... more
The Boss 302 Intake Manifold has been THE talk of the town since it was first spotted in the photos released by FoMoCo. Then we got another dose of it in the FRPP catalog wearing part # M-9424-M50BR. Then came all of the controversy on the interwebs all over the forums over availability. Well, all BS aside, we have th... more
With the introduction of the fuel injected V8 in 1986, the 5.0L Mustang was an instant success. It quickly became the "Legend" that we know all too well to this day. Fuel injection added a more efficient and reliable aspect to the 5.0L H.O. It also performed exceedingly well with the addition of common bolt-on items li... more
Fuel injected Mustangs use one of three style fuel injectors: EV1 fuel injectors, EV6 fuel injectors or EV14 fuel injectors. The Mustang EV1 fuel injectors are often referred to as the “fat” style fuel injectors seen on the early model fuel injected Mustangs. The EV6 fuel injectors replaced them in the next line of fu... more
I know first gen SVT Lightning owners often feel left-out when people start discussing SVT Lightnings. Let’s face it, some Ford guys do not even know that there was a 93-95 SVT truck; but, let’s look at this from the glass half full perspective – these trucks are actually pretty rare when compared to their 99-04 counte... more
Follow along in this video as Jmac shows you how to install a set of Performance Distributors Livewires on a 86-93 Fox Body Mustang. This easy installation is a great way to improve performance and increase fuel economy - especially when you are replacing older worn plug wires. When replacing your plug wires, don't for... more
The supercharger on your F-150 Lightning creates plenty of extra horsepower and torque. It also creates plenty of heat! To help fight air intake temperature spikes, the intake manifold has an intercooler built into it. This intercooler (IC) uses coolant to help it stay cool and reduce air intake temperatures as the com... more
Watch our 5.0L Mustang Ignition Coil Install Video! Improve spark performance & increase spark output voltage. Replace your old worn out factory ignition coil and replace it with a performance ignition coil. LatemodelRestoration.com carries Mustang ignition coils from manufacturers such as MSD, Performance Distributors... more
You may be asking yourself, “What exactly is a TSB?” Ford Mustang Technical Service Bulletins, or TSBs, are issued by Ford Motor Company and are recommended procedures for repairing Mustangs when there are several occurrences of an unanticipated problem. TSBs are generally written by Ford Engineers or the first deale... more
If your stock 5.0L Coyote Engine just won't cut it with your performance modifications, look no further than the Ford Racing Aluminator series engines. These hand built motors are covered by Ford Racing Performance Parts' (FRPP) 2/24 Warranty. That means you are covered by a 2 year 24,000 mile warranty.
The 5.0L... more
Monitor your Mustang or Lightning's critical engine parameters and dress up your interior with these Auto Meter Phantom II gauges. Featuring a white face, black text, and a white illumination, these gauges are easy to read and look great in any interior. Choose from our various gauges to get readouts on your vacuum/boo... more
This diverse series of gauges combines the classic "Tough" Auto Meter look with decades of race proven design. Outfit your Mustang or SVT Lightning with the best instrumentation available - AutoMeter Sport-Comp Gauges! In Dash Tachs and Speedos, feature high performance movements and are designed with seamless dashboar... more
Easy to read silver dials and high contrast orange needles combines with the most diverse gauge offering make the Ultra-Lite race proven gauge a competition favorite. Outfit your Mustang or SVT Lightning with the best instrumentation available - AutoMeter Gauges! In Dash Tachs and Speedos, feature high performance move... more
Get your Fox Body, SN-95, New Edge & S197 Mustang cooling system ready for the hot summer with SVE cooling products. SVE radiators are available for 79-09 Mustangs and are also available for both manual and automatic Stangs. Best of all these radiators are put in money saving kits that feature many of the top selli... more
The factory 75 amp alternator used in the 1986-1993 Mustang 5.0L was, to put it mildly, undersized. Add on something as simple as underdrive pullies or an electric cooling fan and you've effectively killed the ability of the alternator to keep the battery charged. Luckily, turn-key solutions like our SVE 130 Amp A... more
The rubber seal found at the top of the 1979-93 fox body Mustang firewall where it meets the rear of the hood is called, appropriately, the Firewall to Hood Seal. It is constructed of EPDM rubber and has a felt faced side that touches the hood, and the other side has bonded metal clips for attachment to the firewall.
Don't let bad wiring harnesses slow your Mustang project! With the help of 5.0Resto new replacement wiring harnesses and pigtails, you can finally put those annoying wiring issues to bed. You no longer have to cut, strip and solder damaged wires. Complete harnesses allow for plug and play installation to ease your elec... more
Why do you need to upgrade the starter on your 1979-1991 Mustang 5.0L? Well, there are actually a few reasons. First off, the way the 79-91 starter is wired, the fender apron mounted starter solenoid (or starter relay) carries the full current load of the starter. This causes the solenoid in these year ranges to fail... more
FoxBody Mustangs are notorious for faulty ignition switches. The factory ignition/starter switch is held together by a few crimps. Over the last 2+ decades, these crimps have become brittle and tend to break. When these crimps break, the ignition switch separates into two halves. Once this happens you get all kinds... more
The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2014 Mustang and contain symptom, diagnosis, and repair information for common issues. Click the TSB ID numbers below to see the full TSB, there is also a brief description of the TSB below the number.
Ford TSB Article # 13-6-8
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The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2009 Mustang and contain symptom, diagnosis, and repair information for common issues. Click the TSB ID numbers below to see the full TSB, there is also a brief description of the TSB below the number.
Ford TSB Article # 08-17-3
The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2010 Mustang and contain symptom, diagnosis, and repair information for common issues. Click the TSB ID numbers below to see the full TSB, there is also a brief description of the TSB below the number.
Ford TSB Article # 09-11-14
The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2011 Mustang and contain symptom, diagnosis, and repair information for common issues. Click the TSB ID numbers below to see the full TSB, there is also a brief description of the TSB below the number.
Ford TSB Article # 10-16-4