Factory Five was having a 25% Off Sale this past week, so my wife bought me early Christmas presents: #16267 Stainless Steel 5.0 Coyote Headers with 4-into-4 collectors (reg $925, now $693.75) #11194 Aluminum Blank Dash (reg $110, now $82.50) so I can make a custom dash. Ordered on 11/23. Arrived 12/3 Now I can sell the BBK Ceramic Coated Shorty Headers I have. I'll see if anyone is interested in my powder coated dash panel as well.
Today I ordered a pair of Ford Performance Black Coil Covers M-6P067-M50BL from the 2015-2018 GT350. I'll try to experiment with the gray coil covers I got with the kit by painting recessed "Powered by Ford" and horizontal stripes to match the car's overall color scheme. If that doesn't work out and it ends up looking too busy I can always fall back on the black coil covers to help tone down the busy-looking engine bay. Here is one...
I'm on the fence with how the engine compartment will look, but there are a few things I do know: it will have a coyote 5.0, the engine covers will be painted to match the theme, the stripes on the top of the hood will continue to the underside, and the color theme will be a blend of silver/gray, black and red. I'm using this post to collect my ideas until we settle on the colors.
Ford's 2nd gereation Coyote Engine Chosen For This BuildThe Ford Performance all-aluminum 2017 5.0L Coyote crate engine (M-6007-M50A) is a modern 5.0L 32-valve DOHC V-8 that uses advanced features like Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) to deliver 435 horsepower @ 6500 rpm and 400 ft.-lb.+ of torque @ 4250 rpm (with premium fuel). The lightweight aluminum cylinder block features cross-bolted main bearing caps and thick main bearing bulkheads for bottom-end strength, optimized oil drainback and windage control to improve...