Since its release as a crate engine in 2011, Ford Performance’s Coyote 5.0 has been one of the company’s most popular crate engine offerings in history. The Coyote found its way into applications ranging from street rods to race tracks, and everything in between.
The control pack offered for the Coyote from Ford Performance has always been for a manual transmission. While the aftermarket has come up with solutions using older, non-computer controlled transmissions, as well as recently a few companies offering controllers for modern Ford transmissions, Ford Performance itself has never offered an automatic transmission compatible Coyote controller. That changed at this year’s PRI Show.
Want A Manual Transmission
Want a manual transmission package instead? Ford offers the same engine package with a Tremec Magnum six-speed, and complete clutch package. (PN M-9000-PMCM).
Further sweetening the deal is Ford’s packaging of the engine, transmission, and controller together in one part number. “We see this opening up an even larger market for Coyote swaps, as the classic and street rod crowd, and the guys who may just want to cruise have been asking for this option, and we’ve had to refer them elsewhere for a transmission solution. The 6R80 has also been a favorite of many street car drag racers in recent years and this may help a few of them out by offering a new solution.”