I also discounted the T5 units. It is important to keep an eye on the injector duty cycles for modded Cobra engines and upgrade if necessary. The swap is also easy for Fox body cars such as the Granada. But that doesn't mean you have to be stuck with the non-overdrive C4's. Also do yourself a favor and get a hat switch for the solenoid that locks out reverse, downshifting from 6-5 is scary how easy it is to accidentally slip into reverse so the reverse lockout solenoid needs to be able to turn on and off. This community is about a common love for Mustangs, regardless of the number of cylinders they have or the appearance mods their owners have installed.
This particular build is rated at 1,300 hp, offering quite a bit of security when it comes to durability in this application. He told me not to worry about buying the conversion kit which I thought was odd considering they sell them. These can be sourced from your local salvage yard. When taking the pedal assembly, be sure to get all the switches mounted on it. Also with all of the phone calls back and forth with American muscle and their lack of nnowledge, they finally put me in touch with the head manager and he finally set me straight and had all my parts sent asap! Make sure to buy a clutch alignment part also. If your car is currently equipped with a non-overdrive manual transmission Ford 3spd, 4spd, or Toploader the swap is as simple as a clutch job, you can use your existing clutch and flywheel, but you'll need a crossmember and possibly a slip yoke and driveshaft as mentioned below.
This hole will now service the clutch cable and firewall adjuster. The best news is that many companies are offering complete kits to allow for a hassle-free swap with little to no modification. Installation Time: Weekend July 10, 2017 Best transmission Best transmission swap I ever did. Performing a T5 swap in a late-model Mustang is very easy. Admittedly this swap may not be for everyone.
Where to find a T5? Both the driver and passenger side seats are secured to the floor pan with two nuts and two bolts per side. Make sure you buy all the parts and make sure you talk to a manager before you purchase this item. This article applies to the Ford Mustang V6 2005-2014. Check out , a new community that caters to specifically the performance aspect of your Mustang. A stock clutch cable fits perfectly. What you want is a T5 from a V8 car, ideally a Mustang. Believe it or not, it's actually a very straightforward swap, but it will be fairly time consuming.
Besides a new fuel pump, a Coyote crate motor will come with the correct fuel injectors and fuel rails, so all that is needed is correct fuel line routing. Differential flange bolt, flange with driveline removed, and tail of transmission. We didn't expect this because we had asked on the questions page if there was anything else we would need and no one had had this issue before us. And which tune, if any, would y'all recommend? Shifting with a spare hand and not being able to rest the left foot all the time simply isn't an option for some. A must for anyone making 500 to the wheels. While it packed a punch, these power numbers are pretty anemic by today's standards.
Torque to transmission mount fasteners to approximately 35 ft-lbs, and crossmember to chassis bolts to 75 ft-lbs. The Ford Mustang is a great. The collector needed to be angled slightly to clear the transmission shift-linkage, a small bump in the road but one that you should be aware of. I realize it was my mistake, but nothing worse than being treated this poorly. Other than acquiring the T5 itself, the pedal assembly, the clutch parts, and the console plate and boot, there is not much else that is needed, other than a spare weekend to perform the job.
Hughes then utilized a Sonnax Zip kit that includes o-ringed internal end plug kit, pressure regulator sleeve, valvebody accumulator piston and spring kit, clutch-A control boost valve and sleeve kit, and replacement solenoid o-rings. Be sure to disconnect the cigarette lighter before completely removing the panel. Will require making new lines from master cylinder to existing brake lines. While removing all of your parts, make sure to keep up with what went where. I just completed the 18 manifold install yesterday. For Bronco and Ranger owners, jamesduff.
If you love Ford Mustangs this is the place for you. Assembled with all new parts to keep your Mustang rolling down the street with confidence. If you opted not to drain the transmission, have a catch pan handy to collect any transmission fluid that leaks by the output shaft seal. This article applies to the Ford. These guys sell complete kits with everything you need. Now, a little disclosure for this entire swap.