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Book Review: Ford Mustang 5.0 Performance Guide, Mustang 5.0 Specs

Posted by Mike Hornok
March 23, 2014 at 6:02 pm

The Motor Bookstore recently conducted a book review on a book about Ford Mustang 5.0 Performance and Mustang 5.0 Specs. The title of the book is The Official Ford Mustang 5.0 Technical Reference & Performance Handbook, 1979-1993 written by Al Kirschenbaum and published by Bentley Publishers. The book review covers the overall contents of this handbook, the benefits to its readers and a little background about the author. This book review concludes with our rating based on our analysis and feedback we received over the years from our customers about this very popular Mustang 5.0 Performance and Technical Specifications Guide.

Ford Mustang 5.0 Performance and Mustang 5.0 Specifications Review

The Official Ford Mustang 5.0 Tech Reference & Performance Handbook is the bible for anyone that wants a comprehensive Mustang 5.0 performance guide. This tome is the ultimate resource for anyone lucky enough to be behind the wheel of a Capri or V-8 Mustang.

There may be other books on these beloved models but none of them can save you the money and time that this official guide of reference and performance will.  What distinguishes this book from most other manuals is its author, Al Kirschenbaum, is a neutral third party aficionado. With no affiliation to any auto manufacturer, Kirschenbaum doesn’t merely tackle all the major aspects of Mustang 5.0 specs. He doesn’t only provide critical advice for maintaining and maximizing the car’s potential. In a free form and easy to follow style, the author gives detailed pros and cons of the car’s performance.

Covering all models between the years 1979–1993, the Ford Mustang 5.0 Tech Ref & Perf Handbook will help you master all the vehicle’s secrets. There’s extensive coverage of power adders, intake and ignition systems, suspension, steering, tires, body statistics and upkeep, as well as a Mustang 5.0 performance guide look at current market prices.

You will find the year by year review of the Mustang and Capri both informative and interesting. There is a detailed background of the powertrain. There is extensive and critical coverage of Mustang 5.0 specs, including the GT-40 engine blocks, pistons, rods, cranks, heads, intake, cams, exhaust and cooling systems. The Mustang 5.0 performance guide has complete breakdowns on original equipment suspension alongside the most successful methods for improvement. No tech, regardless of expertise level, should touch a wrench unless they have this guide on the bookshelf. It will make any project that much easier.

The book contains a wealth of modifications and treatment for the V-8 Mustang that are tried and proven by owners. There is a complete guide to understanding the door tag and VIN translations. There is plenty of information on systems and parts, featuring ideas about interchangeability, swaps and conversion techniques. You will find the most efficient and cost effective methods for upgrading the Mustang 5-liter output from supercharging to increased displacement.

The book’s set up makes finding information easy. The sections are clearly and concisely labeled Component Systems, Intake System, Electronic Engine Control, Steering, Rear End and Body. The author can get technical but it’s a not difficult to follow. This is the perfect reference for the rider who wants to keep his Mustang 5.0 specs up to par at all times.

Al Kirschenbaum is a former feature editor for Car Craft magazine and is a technical editor at Hot Rod. This Mustang 5.0 performance guide was born from a passion for these high performance vehicles and their potential. The result, Ford Mustang 5.0 Technical Reference and Performance Handbook, 1979-1993, was awarded the International Automotive Media Award in the Technical Reference category.

To conclude this Book Review of The Official Ford Mustang 5.0: Technical Reference & Performance Handbook, 1979-1993, The Motor Bookstore rates this book 4 out of 5 starsrating 4 out of 5 stars. The handbook is full of outstanding technical and performance information that will surely save you money and enhance your Fox-body Mustang 5.0 bottom line. That said, at a retail price of $49.95 some of our customers feel that this book is priced too high,which is the reason we could not give this book 5 stars.

The Official Ford Mustang 5.0 Technical Reference and Performance Handbook is always on sale here at The Motor Bookstore, and we offer fast and free shipping to all customers within the continental United States. Pick up this book and learn everything you ever wanted to know about Ford Mustang 5.0 Performance and Mustang 5.0 Specs.

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