coyote swap fitment issues.. 96gt 5speed

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what has to change mechanically, to swap a 2v to a coyote.
I will discuss electrical issues later.

k-member
oil pan
hydro boost brakes
valve covers
exhaust manifold
alternator, ps pump, AC
flywheel
needs oil cooler?
mini-starter
steering column issues
what else won't fit?

don't want cutting or grinding.
some other-forum discussion seems
really old.
I assume the engine and tranny are
dropped out the bottom with car
on lift.

thanks
 

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This is the “easiest” way to swap engines. I’ll come up with a better response but, for now, this thread is for you!

 

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Uhg.....dang coyote swaps! Yep, ^ that guy be the one to chat with
 

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what has to change mechanically, to swap a 2v to a coyote.
I will discuss electrical issues later.

k-member
oil pan
hydro boost brakes
valve covers
exhaust manifold
alternator, ps pump, AC
flywheel
needs oil cooler?
mini-starter
steering column issues
what else won't fit?

don't want cutting or grinding.
some other-forum discussion seems
really old.
I assume the engine and tranny are
dropped out the bottom with car
on lift.

thanks

This is a brief overview of what you’re asking:

1. There are no cam cover clearance issues with the 96-04 hydroboost.

2. Exhaust

You will need to source a set of Coyote swap headers or make your own. It’s much easier to just spend the money and move forward.

3. You can reuse the factory modular starter.

4. Engine accessories

I personally have a Mustang timing cover with a 2015-2017 Mustang GT alternator in the OEM spot, my stock 96-04 Mustang AC compressor on the passenger side using a “Power by the Hour” bracket and I’m using a Volvo electric power steering setup.

The easiest and most expensive way is to use the “Power by the Hour bracket” and it keeps most of your engine accessories in their respective locations. The alternator is flipped around and goes on the passenger side.

5. Oil Pan

Stock Coyote pan doesn’t work with the OEM k-member unless you bitch the pan.

6. Flywheel

Use a 96-04 Cobra (eight bolt) flywheel and clutch combo

7. Transmission

Oh, you can use the stock transmission but it won’t be happy forever

8. Steering column

Assuming you meant the steering shaft in the engine bay I believe you’ll be just fine. I’m using the MM part and it’s perfect.

9. Oil cooler

You don’t NEED an oil cooler but it’s a good idea if you plan to drive the car hard.
 

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