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MSD Ignition 5090

Red DynaForce Starter Small Block Ford 289-351W

MSD Ignition 5090

121-5090

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MSD Ignition 5090 Red DynaForce Starter Small Block Ford 289-351W $306.95
Red 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. These DynaForce Starters are offered in your choice of powder-coated MSD red or black finishes for good looks and long-term durability. DynaForce Starters are never rebuilt or refurbished units.

    High Torque Starter Features

    • 3.4 HP motors provide 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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    1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1968-1972 FORD LTD

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

    1979 MERCURY CAPRI

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

    1980-1983 LINCOLN MARK VI

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1969-1974 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

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

    1984-1985 FORD LTD

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

    1977-1981 FORD F-150

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

    1993-1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: EDDIE BAUER

    1975 FORD GRAN TORINO

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

    1987-1992 FORD F-150

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

    1977 FORD F-100

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

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1971 MERCURY COLONY PARK

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

    1977-1980 LINCOLN VERSAILLES

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1986-1992 LINCOLN MARK VII

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1969-1974 FORD E-200 ECONOLINE

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

    1983-1984 FORD F-350

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

    1990-1992 FORD BRONCO

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

    1992 FORD BRONCO

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

    1987-1991 FORD LTD CROWN VICTORIA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1978-1981 FORD F-150

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

    1969 FORD BRONCO

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

    1975-1977 FORD MAVERICK

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

    1975-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1986 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS

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

    1975 FORD GRAN TORINO

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

    1993-1995 FORD F-350

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

    1975-1978 FORD F-350

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

    1982-1995 FORD F-150

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

    1977-1978 FORD F-150

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

    1975-1982 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1983-1986 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1977 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1984-1986 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1979 FORD RANCHERO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1992-1995 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1968-1969 MERCURY COMET

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

    1967 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1983 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1969 MERCURY CYCLONE

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

    1969-1974 FORD F-100

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

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

    1987-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1975-1983 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

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

    1969 FORD FAIRLANE

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.8
    • SubModel: 500
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.8 L / 351 )

    1982-1983 FORD BRONCO

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

    1980-1981 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: XR-7
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )

    1984-1985 LINCOLN MARK VII

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

    1982-1983 FORD BRONCO

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

    1978-1981 FORD F-350

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

    1965-1967 FORD CUSTOM 500

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

    1977-1978 FORD LTD II

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

    1982 FORD F-150

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

    1985-1992 FORD F-150

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

    1993 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XLT LARIAT

    1978 FORD THUNDERBIRD

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: TOWN LANDAU
    • 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 )

    1993-1995 FORD BRONCO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XL

    1979 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1987-1991 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1975 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

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

    1979-1980 MERCURY MARQUIS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1965-1967 FORD FALCON

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

    1977-1978 FORD F-150

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

    1968-1972 FORD GALAXIE 500

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

    1979-1982 FORD E-100 ECONOLINE

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

    1971 MERCURY MARQUIS

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

    1975-1980 MERCURY MONARCH

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

    1978-1980 FORD LTD

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

    1965-1967 FORD RANCH WAGON

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

    1983 FORD THUNDERBIRD

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

    1985-1992 FORD F-350

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

    1977-1981 FORD F-350

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

    1965-1967 MERCURY VILLAGER

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

    1975-1976 FORD GRAN TORINO

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

    1982-1983 FORD F-150

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

    1975-1979 FORD F-150

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

    1975-1982 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE

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

    1982-1995 FORD F-150

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

    1977-1978 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1991-1992 MERCURY COUGAR

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: XR-7

    1979-1980 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1969 FORD RANCHERO

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

    1979 FORD LTD II

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1977-1978 FORD F-250

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

    1993-1995 FORD MUSTANG

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SVT COBRA

    1979-1983 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1987-1992 FORD F-250

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

    1975-1977 FORD GRANADA

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

    1979-1983 FORD E-150 ECONOLINE

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

    1978-1979 MERCURY ZEPHYR

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

    1984 FORD MUSTANG

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

    1971 MERCURY MONTEREY

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

    1977-1983 FORD E-350 ECONOLINE CLUB WAGON

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

    1968 MERCURY COUGAR

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

    1993 FORD F-250

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

    1995 FORD F-250

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

    1968 MERCURY COUGAR

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 302
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 302 )
    5090 is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
    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
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