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HP drop in 1993 5.0's

Old 04-04-2006, 05:35 PM
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I know that 5.0's before 1993 had 225HP(Motor) But in 93 they dropped it to 205 on all 93's. Is there and advantage from having a pre-93 5.0. Are there any mechanical differences besides the pistons?
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Old 04-04-2006, 05:36 PM
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there was no real drop in the power, Ford change the way they rated the output so the hp went down
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Old 04-04-2006, 05:37 PM
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cam is diff. and tb i think
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Old 04-04-2006, 07:20 PM
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Primetime is right...Ford decided they wanted to rate it by wheel hp, which still had some fluff in it since most fox's dyno ~180-190rwhp stock. And the pistons went from forged to Hypereutectic (sp?).
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Old 04-04-2006, 07:39 PM
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I dont think it was that they starting rating by wheel hp. I remember reading something about it but I think it was in the actual dyno. Dont quote me.
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