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1989 Ford Mustang LX Hatch 5.0L Hits The Dyno!

Created by Jay Walling
Date Created: 7/28/2022
Last Updated: 7/28/2022

LMR team member Josh Williams just picked up his new to him 1989 LX hatchback 5.0L and is loving every minute of owning it. He has a few mods to the car so far, so let's see what it does on the rollers today!

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For this dyno article, we will cover our employee Josh William's 1989 LX Hatchback. This LX Hatch is a work in progress and has a list of parts he plans after this baseline dyno. Check out below for more pics, dyno technical data, and the dyno results!


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Dyno Technical Data

  • SVE Rear wheels are 17x10 w/ 275/40/17 Nitto NT555 G2 Tires
  • T5 5-Speed Transmission So Dyno Pull Will Be Made In 4th Gear (1:1 ratio)
  • 3.73 Rear-End Gear
  • Aluminum One-Piece Driveshaft
  • BBK long tube headers
  • Stock upper and lower intake
  • 93 Octane Fuel
  • Custom off-road X pipe and Pypes M80 mufflers
  • SVE 70mm throttle body
  • Factory airbox
  • OEM Ford 5.0L Longblock

Dyno Results

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Here are the results! Josh's LX made 204 horsepower at 4600 RPM and 284 lb/ft of torque at 3500 RPM. Josh wanted a good baseline for his future plans on his ride. He is possibly planning a heads/cam/intake upgrade or even a bit of boost down the road. Make sure to follow our YouTube channel for any updates! As always, keep a lookout for more dyno articles and videos right here at LMR.com.



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Ford Mustang LX 5.0 Hatch Dyno!

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Published on 2022-04-14
Find out how much power this Ford Mustang LX 5.0 Hatch makes!

Josh's Fox Body LX Specs:
Factory airbox
SVE 70mm throttle body
Stock upper and lower intake
BBK long tube headers
Custom off road X pipe and Pypes M80 mufflers
aluminum drive shaft
373 gears
Wheels are 17x10 275/40/17 Nitto NT555 G2 Tires
93 octane

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