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SN95 Coyote swap Master Thread

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D3vst8r96gt    239

I bought a motor. With that I have been searching and figured we should have a consolidated thread for SN95 swaps. 

Consideration when discussing 94-95 cars are gonna need more stuff. 96-97 (maybe 98) will be the same and of course New edges. Should we have a thread for each? Coyotify has a lot of new edge content, I plan to use info from over there to help. Lets keep it tech related and issues you ran into and how you over came them (like the BBK headers into the t45 cross members). 


If you want to post a link to your build thread and a short story on what was all involved in your swap, timeline, etc., I will add it to my original post to make something similar to the r3dn3ck's 5.4 swap thread. If you have a cost break down that might help.


Reading Material:

F150 engine swap http://forums.corral.net/forums/member-build-up-projects/1835625-coyote-swap-f150-motor.html (images are broken)

F150 engine swap https://www.svtperformance.com/forums/threads/american-iron-coyote-cobra-swap.1012783/

BBK Header issue w/ T45 (sn95 non cobra) https://www.svtperformance.com/forums/threads/coyote-in-94-98-mustang-w-t45-or-3650-exhaust-clearance-problem.1040518/

UPR K issue with stock oil pan http://www.modularfords.com/threads/208674-Coyote-swap-UPR-kmember-will-not-clear-stock-oil-pan

BBK and Canton oil pan issue https://www.svtperformance.com/forums/threads/problems-with-bbk-coyote-swap-headers-and-canton-road-race-oil-pan.1021714/

Alternator Pulley Manual vs Auto coyotes https://pbhperformance.com/shop/alt-pulley-2011-up/


Stalling issue with control pack? Try his tune (not sponsored just relaying success from others) http://www.jmschip.com/jms-custom-email-coyote-swap-tune/














Alternator issues - "For Coyote swap customers utilizing the PBH Coyote Swap accessory bracket kit with 11-up GT/Boss alternator you must run a clutchless pulley. All manual transmission cars and FRPP Boss alternator kits come with a clutch style pulley. Trying to use this setup with PBH brackets will result in an alternator that spins but does not charge.

These pulleys are machined out of aluminum and also are much lighter than stock. All pulleys are anodized black."


F150 vs mustang belts some are not 6 ribs



1996 GT - started Jul 2016

2014 f150 5.0 with 33k - 2300 shipped

Engine harness - $187 (ebay new from ford dealer) *may not be needed if motor comes with it, required for crate motor*

PBH Brackets - $696 (discount on LMR)

MMR Head cooling mod - 200 *optional*

Alternator for M/T car ($107 used) *optional unless your motor doesn't come with the right one*

Coil Cover $20 (optional)

lots left to buy.

Headers 560

control pack 1500

Fuel rails/lines 160

Throttle body (or tb adapter and 90mm tb)

mustang oil pan (maybe)

Timing cover (most likely)

Balancer (maybe)

ARP balancer bolt

ARP Header bolts.




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White95    203

@Neverenuff1 has a wealth of information on the other forum and could provide a lot of great insight.

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D3vst8r96gt    239

Updated original post with some reading material. 

My motor has shipped. Ordering the head cooling mod and PBH bracket kit friday. Need to have the motor to know what else I need to order (engine harness, timing cover, oil pan, accessories).

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D3vst8r96gt    239

Got the motor and need to order the engine harness.


Engine harness - $250 (may not be needed if motor comes with it, required for crate motor)

PBH Brackets - $696 (discount on LMR)

MMR Head cooling mod - 200 (optional)

Need to get an alternator and stock throttle body and fuel lines.

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Neverenuff1    1

Hello, I still need to do an introduction thread.. I will shortly. Anyhow, the BBK headers+x-pipe are a great and fit as well as a set of longtubes and 3" x-pipe can fit in a sn95 chassis. They (x-pipe) do hit the t45 cross-member and a hammer to the pipe cures most of the fitment issues(currently run a Stifflers but I want to make my own out of angle iron and the factory member).  Also needed are spacers between the motor mounts and the K member, which enables the use of the factory oil pan. Moroso pans do not fit according to threads/reviews without notching, They say Canton's fit with minimal clearance between oil pan and header.

-The "stall" issue that started many forums bashing the swap is....scary as hell! Not to deter you in any way but hammering on the throttle and come to find out your vehicle shuts off in the process is not for the faint of heart. There are a few remedies however, the FRPP speed cal is a great option and I currently run the controller, also a few knowledgeable tuners out there can fix the situation as well. The computers on these engines are self-learning and have to have a signal saying the vehicle is in motion.  

-PBTH accessory bracket kit and the Boss 302 alternator kit + the clutch-less pulley are the best route for the swap IMO. The factory 4.6 alternator just doesn't like pulls past 7k

- Starter, the 4.6 starter is smaller in diameter than the 2011 and up coyote starter. it gets sandwiched between the passenger side header and the block

-FR Control Pack breeze to wire, I believe its 4 wires that are needed for the ignition, you will need a location for the power distribution box(glove box works well) and enlarge a hole through the firewall into the cabin as the connector is 3-4" rectangle

-Clutch- Again, these engines like to spin, my current headache is my clutch. Started with a RAM, then Exedy and now moving to a Spec stage 2 as it's my daily. Never spent over $200 on a clutch but now it looks like cheap insurance(Mantic kits for 2011 and up coyotes are $1500!)


Look forward to following your build! Good luck and let me know if I can help in any way.

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