EF Fairmont 5.0 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-06-06, 11:33 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 8
EF Fairmont 5.0

Im now the proud owner of a ef fairmont 5.0Litre auto.
My question is what can I do to it to make it faster? without spending to much and at this point I do not want to open the engine up, so only bolt on things.

oldeh is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-08-06, 12:51 AM
345kw of V8 Windsor Power
EDXR8's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Adelaide
Age: 38
Posts: 2,784
Re: EF Fairmont 5.0

All depends on how much you want to spend. My first step would be to get a decent exhaust and extractors on it, that will give you a decent power increase plus make it sound much better. Then I would probably be a set of underdrive pullies, $ for kw you can't beat them. After that it gets a bit expensive, intake, heads, cam etc etc.

Also a great and cheap mod for the Auto box is a 'shift kit'. You can get the electonic ones from http://www.shiftkits.com.au/ or they are pretty straight forward to build yourself if you want. My preferred method though is to replace the S5 solenoid with an adjustable unit, this is far more expensive but it does offer a better shift IMO.
EDXR8 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Engine Specific Tech > Windsor Tech

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome