The correct engine harness is available for purchase from Ford Racing. Hydraulic clutch or mechanical linkage Z-bar mods are needed plus a custom aftermarket manual trans flywheel. Have fun and good luck. I found these web sites so I hope they have what you need. Some swaps have used a Chrysler A-518 four-speed automatic overdrive. Problem could come up as that width is lower in the engine compartment.
The 4R70W transmission is used behind this engine. This is Ford Motor Company's new modular design engine which can utilize some of the same parts to create a lower horsepower engine used in other Ford models. Ford Racing offers 300hp 4. In general, the resistance from the battery ground to this chassis location should be less than 0. One big change was to the crank-mounted ignition reluctor ring. On the other hand, the bulky trans requires major floorpan surgery.
For identification purposes, the external electrical connector to the reluctor ring is located near the starter on the passenger side. You can bolt up a classic auto-trans or manual-trans bellhousing using metric bolts, leaving one bolt hole unused. Thanks, Brent Waking up this thread. I have his contact info somewhere in my archives if anybody is interested. This is not a mandatory connection. Inspect the entire fuel system from tank to engine for leaks.
Another alternative is to replace the entire stock frontend with a Reilly MotorSports new tubular K-member setup for the Hemi. Please read the instructions thoroughly before starting the installation. Can be set up for factory returnless fuel system or an aftermarket fuel pump with return line. McLeod also has a trick shifter setup for late-model, internal-rail manual trannies that allows significant stick position alterations so the handle comes out the right place in the console. Ford Racing's two new wiring kits are called Control Packs and were designed, initially, to be offered along with Ford's modular crate engine offerings to provide kit car, street rod, and muscle car builders an easy way to wire these complex engines. Do a search for Gearheads out of the Dakotas they have the swap pretty well thought out.
Stock tach, volts, and fuel level work on dash. You should ensure that the mounting location is sufficiently strong so it will not fatigue over time from the constant usage of the accelerator pedal. Above 3000 the plates open increasing air delivered to each cylinder for more power on demand. Verify that you have a good reliable ground path from the battery negative post to the location being used for this eyelet on the chassis. These fanatics go on a fact-finding mission, tearing into the project with abandon, buying up wiring diagrams and learning how every little subsystem works.
Very popular with some mustang guys who opt out for the 5. I just need to know the best corse of action to take from someone who has had this problem. We started seeing these swaps ourselves about six years or so ago and just like the previous early adopters of the 5. I am in the same situation but I don't have the dash harness from the donor car. Mod motors all use coil ignition systems without distributors. The rest of the car's wiring doesnt match but needs to be integrated. This is the second time i've seen the dohc in a 57 bird, It seems to me we must have alot more room to work with.
Mopar Performance has parts to facilitate this. While the actual installation is a few months off, we wanted to tear into the Control Pack kit and get acquainted with it. The 4R70W transmission is used behind this engine. Hopefully, this overview will whet your appetite for a full-course modernization program on your own ride. If you have questions please give us a call or e-mail us. Hope to see you on the forums soon! Mopar Performance is introducing a 6.
More things are being made for the 4. Included are long-tube headers, small-block motor-mount adapters, and a modified oil pan. Today it's mostly a matter of which company do you want to buy your conversion wiring harness from there are at least four that we know of and how you'll setup your fuel system. If necessary, fabricate an addition support plate for mounting the accelerator pedal. I know it has been done with other years wiring, etc. Today, once again, there are several companies that offer front suspension kits, engine mounts, and more to fit the modular engine family into a classic chassis. Fortunately, Ford Racing has developed just such a wiring kit for those looking for the latest and greatest for their next engine swap.
Does anybody know how much of the wiring harness I would need from a 07 crown Vic to make sure I get the motor running with efi? Using a utility knife, carefully make one cut starting from the inside of the grommet and cutting outwards. Turn Key Engine Supply sells fully dressed and hopped-up engines plus the parts to install them in the specific chassis. If you own one of these harnesses, you must purchase an engine harness for a 2007-2009 Mustang. Throw on thier ignition box and your good to go. Combine the new engine designs with an overdrive trans, and you can have your cake and eat it too-economical highway cruising with big horsepower. These motors are showing up a lot more these days. For me, I wanted to be different.