Mustang Coyote Engine Swap Project

Posted 7/30/2013 by Jeff Jimenez

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If you are flirting with the idea of a Coyote Engine Swap for your Fox Body or SN95 Mustang, you have come to the ultimate source of Coyote Swap parts and technical information! We have accumulated a mass of technical information and install videos to assist you with all your Coyote Swap needs. Whether you have questions about fuel and brake system modifications or simply enjoy watching a good project car being built, check out all the informative articles below.

Each article below contains an informative video and plenty of technical information from Jmac’s years of Mustang experience. If your Stang’s power plant is lacking then the 5.0L Coyote Swap is the ultimate engine swap for your Mustang. The 5.0L Coyote Engine packs a serious punch with its factory 400+hp. Because this engine responds well to bolt-on modifications, it is quickly becoming the favorite motor swap for Fox Body and SN-95 Mustang owners!

Do you have questions about a coyote engine swap for your 79-04 Mustang? Feel free to leave us a comment below!


Project Coyote Swap Build

Project Coyote Swap: Introduction

Scott Hubbard, long time friend of LatemodelRestoration.com President Shannon Guderian, approached us with a problem. The track car he maintains and drives, owned by Warren Hall and sponsored by LatemodelRestoration.com, had just laid it's 32V 4.6L powerplant to rest. Unfortunately, a connecting rod broke and the alum... more

Project Coyote Swap: FRPP Control Pack

With the old motor out of the way, it is time to start our Mustang Coyote swap! If you saw our Project Coyote Swap Introduction, then you know we will be installing the Ford 5.0L Coyote motor into the LatemodelRestoration.com 97 Cobra Bondurant race car. Being that this is a race car, we do have a few less accessories ... more

Project Coyote Swap: Headers & Clutch

Before we install the 400+hp Ford 5.0L Coyote motor in the Bondurant Cobra, we wanted to go over a few of the key pieces that are required to do a Mustang Coyote Swap in a Fox Body or SN-95 Mustang. There were a few modifications that were required to install some of these parts. Follow along in the video as Jmac shows... more

Project Coyote Swap: 5.0L Engine Install

If you have been following along with our Project Coyote Swap Mustang, you know it is time to install the Ford 5.0L engine in our Bondurant Cobra! We have been waiting for this day for some time now. With the BBK long tube headers, Moroso oil pan and transmission all installed, we set out to install the new potent powe... more

Project Coyote Swap: Start Up

After a hard thrash, we were staring at a 1997 Mustang Cobra that was ready to fire its 5.0L TiVct Coyote powerplant for the first time. So we did - and it was awesome! No muss, no fuss, just turned the key and she fired right up. I wish all engine swaps went this smoothly! Exhaust System We were able to keep our e... more

Project Coyote Swap: Dyno Day

For me, dyno days are always very stressful. There is a never-ending list of things that could go wrong running through my head. On top of that, what if the car doesn't make the power you'd hoped? No one likes that letdown. All this was running through my head as we made the trip down to Central Texas Performance wit... more

Coyote Engine Swap Cobra On The Track

Project Coyote Swap (PCS) performed flawlessly on its first track outing! It made an appearance at a Track Guys event at the Texas World Speedway. Driver Scott Hubbard was amazed at the performance gains. Our coyote engine swap Mustang not only performed well; it blew away the competition! In this video you will see PC... more

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Mustang Coyote Engine Swap Project

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Published on 2013-07-30
It is time to show off the final touches on our Project Coyote Swap Bondurant Cobra. To finish off the project, we added all new decals. We got rid of the SVE 10th anniversary wheels and replaced them with a set of 18” SVE Drift Wheels. The combination of new wheels and decals really brought this race car back to life. We weren’t done there! We added a new set of black headlights to finish off the exterior.

Just because the engine swap was done, didn’t mean we were done with the performance modification. The help control the newly found power, we added a Ford Racing Brembo big brake kit (m-2300-x). If you are thinking about a Coyote engine swap for your SN-95 or Fox Body Mustang look no further than LatemodelRestoration.com for all your coyote engine conversion parts!

Big THANK YOU to the following companies for all the help with this project!
Ford Racing
BBK
Moroso
Stifflers
Quicktime
Transcript
We've crossed the finish line with our former Bondurant '97 Cobra Project Coyote Swap. All the final touches are in place and she's ready to be turned loose. The underhood came together quite nicely with some of Scott Hubbard's signature fabrication work. All new decals were applied and instead of 18-inch silver SVE Drift wheels replaced the 17-inch SVE 10th Anniversary style wheels. The front brakes were upgraded as well to a Ford Racing M-2300-X Brembo brake kit. We even slid in a new set of headlights.

Without companies like Ford Racing, BVK, Moroso, Stifler's, QuickTime, and [INAUDIBLE], a swap like this would be significantly more complicated. Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to catch future track footage of Project Coyote Swap at open track and high performance driving events. And click on over to latemodelrestoration.com to get all the parts you need for your Coyote Swap