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Hellion Single Turbo - Tuner Kit (87-93 5.0L)

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Features & Details

  • Single Turbo Tuner Kit
  • Turbonetics 61mm Turbo
  • 350 to 850 Horsepower
  • Retains the A/C and Other Accessories
  • Turbonetics 1 Year Unconditional Warranty
  • Fits 1987 to 1993 5.0L Mustangs
More Horsepower! The stock 1987 to 1993 5.0L V8 Mustangs came with a respectable 225 Horsepower and 275 lb/ft of Torque from the factory, but after installing a Hellion Single Turbo Kit you will be planting a ground pounding 350 to 850 Horsepower to the pavement (depending on custom tuning and fuel upgrades).

Tuner Kit. The Hellion Mustang Single Turbo Tuner Kit comes with a Turbonetics 61mm Turbo and all the required parts and hardware needed to upgrade your mild manner pony to a wild snarling beast. Custom dyno tuning is required for operation.

No Cutting Required. Designed to install with no cutting required, the Hellion system retains the factory air conditioning and other accessories for complete driver comfort.

Application. This Hellion Single Turbo Kit is specifically designed for use on the 1987 to 1993 Mustangs equipped with the 5.0L V8 engine, including the LX and GT models.

Note: Coupon codes cannot be applied to this product.

Please Note. Hellion Turbo Systems are built to order for our customers and accordingly, we require you to submit additional information about your vehicle using this form. Because of this there can be a 5 to 7 day lead time on orders once your information is received.

Once the Customer Information Form is filled out, please email it to with your Order Number in the Subject line, so the order can be processed.

Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

What's in the Box
Hardware included:
  • (1) oil feed line 47" #4
  • (1) 1/8 pipe to #4 90 degree fitting
  • (2) hose clamps 21-44mm/bypass
  • (2) caps for valve cover and tb 3/8
  • (2) small hose clamps for caps
  • (1) 1/4 pipe tee
  • (1) 1/4 pipe male to #4 A/N male 45 degree
  • (2) metric socket head bolts for wastegate M8mm x 30mm
  • (2) 5/16 socket head bolts for wastegate 1" long
  • (2) metric bolts from intercooler to radiator support M6X20
  • (4) washers for metric bolts M6
  • (2) M8x20mm socket head bolts for oil drain to turbo
  • (6) washers for oil drain M8
  • (1) Main header pipe
  • (1)Shorty driver side header
  • (1) Crossover pipe
  • (1) Downpipe 1
  • (1) Downpipe 2
  • (1) Exhaust pipe 1 w/wastegate outlet slip fitting
  • (1) Cat or straight pipe 1 11"
  • (1) Straight pipe 2 13"
  • (1) y-pipe
  • (1) small wastegate pipe
  • (1) intercooler pipe 1
  • (1) intercooler pipe 2, u-pipe
  • (1) intercooler pipe 3, bypass bung
  • (1) intercooler pipe 4
  • (1) boost inlet pipe
  • (1) intercooler support bracket, short Passanger side
  • (1) intercooler support bracket, long Driver side
  • (4) 3/8 x 1.5" bolts, nuts, and washers for turbo to trubine inlet
  • (2) 3/8 x 2.75" bolts, washers, and nuts for crossover connection
  • (3) 3 inch torq clamps for exhaust
  • (4) 3/8 x 2.75" bolts, nuts, and washers for y-pipe to mufflers
  • (1) Bracket Hardware
  • (2) 5/16 x 3/4" bolts, nuts, and washers for intercooler support brackets
  • (16) header bolts 3/8
  • (1) #10 straight hose fitting
  • (1) #10 90 degree hose fitting
  • (1) #10 line 1'
  • (1) intercooler 24x6x3 87-93
  • (1) 3/8 to #10 oil return fitting
  • (10) 2.5" T-bolt clamps
  • (1) 4 inch T-bolt clamp
  • (5) 3.5 inch T-bolt clamps
  • (2) 3 inch v-band clamps for turbo outlet
  • (1) 3.5"to 3" long silicone hose piece
  • (5) 2.5 inch silicone hose pieces 3" long
  • (2) 3 inch silicone hose piece 3" long
  • (1) 1 3/8" x 3" silicone hose piece
  • (1) Mitsubishi bypass valve
  • (1) 5 ft 7/32 vacuum line for bypass
  • (1) Black Nylon tee
  • (1) oil outlet flange
  • (1) #10 oil outlet fitting
  • (1) Turbonetics 61mm Turbo
  • (1) Turbonetics Evolution Wastegate
  • (1) 1 5/8 inch clamp for wastegate
  • (1) punch for oil pan
  • (1) K and N air filter
  • (4) metal zip ties 14 "long
  • (10) zip ties
  • (1) heat wrap roll
  • (2) 7/16 x 2.5" bolts for crossover to header
  • (2) 7/16 washers for above bolts
  • (1) 3/8 pipe tap
Installation Info
Tech Specs
  • Tuner Kit - requires custom dyno tune
  • Turbonetics 61mm Turbo
  • Passenger Side Mount
  • Retains the A/C and other accessories
  • Professional Installation Recommended
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Foxbody - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93

Fits 1987 to 1993 5.0L Mustangs

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Boost How much would I be able to safely push through a gt40x crate engine? I believe it's a boss block with all forged internals. What cam do you recommend with this kit and what size fuel injectors and pump. How easy would you say it is for someone who has never installed a turbo? I am highly considering this kit in a few months. Thank you for your time.


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  • First you need to be sure of what you already have. I would call whomever sold you the engine and find out exactly what is indeed inside as far as the rotating assembly and block, etc.. If you can get that information then your next question is going to be, how do you intend to use the engine. Are you going to use it as a daily driver or a daily driver and weekend warrior at the drag strips or just as a racing engine for drag racing or autocross, etc.? It sounds to me like you might have a motor from Ford Motorsports that usually comes with a pick of 1-5 different camshafts that Ford recommends to be used with that motor and heads and depending on what it's going to be used for there are 5 cam selections unless you go with a different Camshaft Company. Those cams from Ford are designed to work with a crate 302+ c.i. engine with the GT40x heads are listed on Ford Motorsports, and in Summit Racing's catalog in the back in the Mustang section, plus on their site but, can be purchased through American Muscle with a part number for a very competitive price, if not cheaper. They are commonly called either the B303, E303, F303, X303, and Z303 camshafts. I know that the B303 is said to work well with boost says Ford but again it all comes down to what your trying to accomplish here. As far as fuel pumps go you can't go wrong with the 255LPH size if your running a stock fuel tank that should feed your motor with plenty of fuel even with the Turbo added now or later and a fuel injector size of at least 36 lb./hr. to a 48 lb./hr.+ injector with fuel rails should work with your motor and the turbo. After you get all of your info on the parts you have and take the car to a tuner if their a reputable one then they should know how much psi/boost you can run safely with what ever type of fuel you will be running. Lastly a Turbo kit isn't for the average gear head to install, they are very complex systems and just one error and you will blow that motor apart, and check with American Muscle to see what is included in the Turbo Kit because it may have injectors and a fuel pump in it already. Good luck with your project!


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Can I put this on a completely stock motor and upgrade things later.?


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  • This Hellion Single Turbo is a tuner kit, and may be installed with the options of your choice, as it does not come with a few components. If you plan to install this on a stock motor, it can certainly be done, and we would recommend running lower boost levels for a stock block.


I have a 1987 Mercury Grand Marquis. It has the 5.0 EFI engine in it. Will this kit fit?


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  • A quality Speed Shop could put this on and make it work. But expect to pay $3 to 4K for the install and another thousand for dyno tuning. Keep in mind the engine in stock trim will not stand up to more than 400-500 HP very long. The factory cast pistons, connecting rods, crankshaft and 2 bolt mains not to mention the fact that the cam is not ground with a turbo in mind. Then you have to consider the stock transmission and rear. This is a 4,000 pound 4 door full size car what you need is a Big Block something with torque look into a stroker motor. This is the same platform that the Crown Vic and the Mercury Marauder were built on. I am sure American Muscle can set you up with a engine to fit your needs and start you on the way to building a real "Sleeper" that will blow people away when they see it go!


I've been talking to some of my buddies about what I should do to my 88 GT 5.0, and one of the things they've mentioned is getting a turbo. Some of my friends said I will have to replace and upgrade a ton of things, and others say I might be able to go without upgrade's if I'm smart. I'm not super car smart, but I want to learn more. Basically short question made long now made short, what do I need to do to run this on my Stang?


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  • Hi,we will need more info about your build to help you with your question about this Hellion Single Turbo - Tuner Kit please feel free to give us a call or send us a email so we can help you with your question.

    Chris J

Can stock T5 transmission handle the 350hp expected from this turbo kit?


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  • It will for now. The real question is how long can a stock t5 handle this power


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  • 5/5

    March 05, 2011


    Great easy install!! Tons of power! Mine dynoed 367hp 412lb/ft of Torque!!

    Jim Erb

    Year: 1993 Submodel: Other

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