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MSD Ignition 5090

DynaForce Starter Small Block Ford 289-351W

MSD Ignition 5090

121-5090

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MSD Ignition 5090 DynaForce Starter Small Block Ford 289-351W $297.95
DynaForce Starter
  • Small Block Ford 289-351W
  • High Torque
  • 157 or 164 Tooth
  • 3/4" Depth

  • MSD Ignition 5090 Details

    Small Block Ford 289, 302, 351W

    Designed for Ford Small Block (289-351) engines.

  • 157 Tooth (4-Speed and Auto Transmission)
  • 164 Tooth (Automatic Transmisstion)

    Features:
  • Gear reduction improves torque for great cranking
  • 3.4 horsepower motor provides power for high compression engines
  • Ball bearing supported armature and pinion gear
  • Downsized design helps clearance issues with oil pans and exhaust
  • Mount can be clocked for additional clearance
  • Easily handles 18:1 compression

    Note: This starter cannot be used on any 3 and 4-speed applications. Early model 3 and 4-speed manual transmission flywheels are closer to the starter mount surface (3/8") and will prevent the starter gear from separating from the flywheel.

  • Specifications:

    Style
    Ford S/B
    Adjustable Mounting Block
    Yes
    Gear Reduction Ratio
    4.40:1
    Maximum Recommended Compression Ratio
    18.0:1
    Mounting Block Material
    Billet aluminum
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Starter Finish
    Red powdercoated
    Starter Style
    Mini
    Starter Rotation
    Standard
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    5090

    MSD Performance from Start to Finish

    MSD DynaForce Starters feature a 3.4 horsepower motor to crank over the reduced 4.4:1 gear set to deliver great torque to get the engine turning. The armature is balanced during assembly and is guided by two ball bearings for smooth engagement and thousands of starts. The downsized housing clears most headers and oil pans, but just in case, MSD made the billet mount so it can be clocked in different positions to help in tight applications. The DynaForce Starter is powder coated MSD red and will stay looking good, even though it's underneath your car. DynaForce Starters are never rebuilt or refurbished units.

    High Torque Starter Features
  • 3.4 HP motor provides quick starts
  • Powdercoated starter assembly for long-lasting good looks
  • Gear reduction of 4.4:1 improves torque for great cranking
  • Armature guided by two ball bearings for smooth engagement
  • Downsized housing clears most headers and oil pans
  • Billet aluminum mount plate can be clocked to help in tight applications
  • Easily handles up to 18:1 compression
  • High Speed DynaForce Starters
    If you struggle to start your race engine because the starter can't keep up then this High Speed DynaForce Starter is what you are looking for. It is designed for race engines using magnetos that require higher cranking speed and provides 25% extra speed so even the most stubborn motor will start.

    High Speed Starter Features:
  • For use on blown alcohol engines, magneto ignitions, or any engine requiring higher cranking RPM
  • Additional 25% cranking speed
  • 3.73:1 Gear Reduction
  • Heavy Duty high temp solenoid for 12-16 volt systems
  • Plated disc and contacts reduce arcing and increase continuity
  • Billet aluminum adjustable mounting block
  • JEGS Easy Kits are designed by JEGS high performance racing professionals to help you get all the performance parts you need for your race car, hot rod or truck.

  • Does MSD Ignition 5090 fit your vehicle?

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    1966 FORD FAIRLANE

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: 500XL
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1978-1979 MERCURY ZEPHYR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: Z7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1978 FORD FAIRMONT

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: F
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1970-1972 FORD RANCH WAGON

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1977 FORD CUSTOM 500

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1978-1981 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1978 FORD LTD

    • CC: 5752
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1983-1984 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1975-1978 FORD RANCHERO

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1986 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1969-1970 FORD CUSTOM 500

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1981-1982 FORD LTD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1978-1979 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1985-1992 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1968 FORD CUSTOM

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1994-1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XLT

    1975-1976 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: SQUIRE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1970-1972 FORD MUSTANG

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1965-1967 FORD CUSTOM 500

    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1981 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1981-1986 FORD LTD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: COUNTRY SQUIRE

    1968 FORD FALCON

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: FUTURA
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1969 FORD TORINO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1980-1982 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1983-1991 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: LS

    1968 FORD TORINO

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1969 FORD FAIRLANE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1987-1992 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1975 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CHATEAU
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1977 FORD GRANADA

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: GHIA
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1969 MERCURY COUGAR

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BOSS 302
    • Engine Vin: G
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1987-1991 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1976 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1986 MERCURY CAPRI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: 5.0

    1987-1991 FORD LTD CROWN VICTORIA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975-1981 FORD F-150

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1980 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CLUB PASSENGER WAGON

    1968-1972 FORD CUSTOM 500

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1995 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SVT COBRA R

    1982-1983 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XR-7

    1969 FORD RANCH WAGON

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1979-1982 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969 FORD FAIRLANE

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1979-1980 FORD LTD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1988-1995 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1977 FORD GRANADA

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1982-1983 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: GT

    1988-1991 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1986 FORD LTD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: COUNTRY SQUIRE LX

    1968 FORD CUSTOM 500

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1986 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: COLONY PARK
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1978 FORD LTD II

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1965 FORD FALCON

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: FUTURA SPRINT

    1992-1995 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1977-1978 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1970-1974 FORD TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1979 FORD MUSTANG

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: F
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1986-1992 LINCOLN MARK VII

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1965-1967 FORD RANCHERO

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1982 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SIGNATURE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1966-1967 MERCURY VOYAGER

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1975-1977 FORD MAVERICK

    • CC: 4950
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: F
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975-1978 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1965-1967 MERCURY VILLAGER

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1969 FORD TORINO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SQUIRE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1995 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: EDDIE BAUER
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1987 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1970 FORD LTD

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • Engine Vin: H
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1983-1988 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1977 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XLT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1980 LINCOLN VERSAILLES

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1979 MERCURY CAPRI

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GHIA
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1971 FORD MUSTANG

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: MACH I
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1983-1986 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1968 FORD FAIRLANE

    • CC: 4727
    • Liter: 4.7
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 289
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.7 L / 289 )

    1980 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: SILVER ANNIVERSARY
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1992-1995 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1978 FORD RANCHERO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XLT SPORT

    1977 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1982-1995 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: XL
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1972-1974 FORD GRAN TORINO

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1991-1992 FORD BRONCO

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: EDDIE BAUER
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1969-1970 FORD COUNTRY SEDAN

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1970 MERCURY CYCLONE

    • CC: 4949
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: GT
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1985 MERCURY MARQUIS

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1978 FORD F-100

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: NORTHLAND
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1978 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: DIAMOND JUBILEE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1984-1986 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1978-1981 FORD F-250

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: RANGER LARIAT
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1977-1978 FORD LTD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1977-1981 FORD F-350

    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: RANGER
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )
    5090 - MSD DynaForce Starters & Kits is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
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    Rated 2 out of 5 by from great quality as all excited when i saw the starter but beware if your running shorty headers and a dart block this beauty is junk doesn't fit hits header flange on one side and block on the other
    Date published: 2016-06-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from
    Date published: 2016-03-30
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