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I wanted to make a thread that had all the 4.6 DOHC Type 65 Coupe threads in it and maybe make a bulleted list of some issues. I figured it gets asked so much it might be nice to have one thread to link to instead of linking to the same few threads from a few years ago.

#1 reason to use the 5.0:

Potts 4.6 DOHC Coupe Trial Fit (2008):
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/191570-potts-dohc-trial-fit-pics.html

Potts Modular Coupe First Start Video:
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/269274-modular-coupe-first-start.html

More pics of Potts' Type 65 Coupe:
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/257965-modular-ford.html

Some questions answered about fabrication for a Mod motor coupe:
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/177016-modular-coupe.html

Pics WFCrawford's Gen 1 Mark VIII Motor'd Type 65 coupe (2008):
My Public Share Images At Winkflash

Terminator Type 65 Coupe Build Thread(2010):
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/258760-ffr-type-65-daytona-terminated.html

Video of Type 65 with Terminator Motor (2012):
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/286623-type-65-terminated-sneak-peek.html

Some 4.6 DOHC questions answered (2010):
http://www.ffcars.com/forums/21-ffr-type-65-coupe/238485-96-03-4-6l-cobra-motor-ffr-coupe.html

Coyote (5.0 DOHC) in a coupe: (Lots of recent info)
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?8400-Coyote-Competition-Coupe

Bullet list of come common issues facing an installation of the Cobra motor in a coupe:
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?2030-4-6-Mod-Motor-for-Coupe&highlight=dohc+coupe

Some pics of a coyote in a coupe:
https://www.factoryfive.com/whats-new/factory-five-customer-joe-a-builds-a-beauty/

President of FFR talks a bit about the Gen II coupe body and modulars:
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?59-New-2nd-Gen-Coupe&highlight=modular+coupe

A bunch of stuff Tim Potts did with his DOHC coupe with pics and videos:
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/blog.php?688-Center-switch-console
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?5201-Getting-close-with-paint
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?7724-Big-grin-cruising-the-coupe
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?7796-You-Tube-Coupe-Graduation-Video
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?1430-Modular-Coupe-First-Start&highlight=modular+coupe

Modular trans mount for a 3650 question:
http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/show...ission-mount-question&highlight=modular+coupe



About me for those interested:
I am 24, a CNC machinist and one year away from graduating with my Mech Eng degree @ UCF where I do machining research. Jobs look plentiful and high paying in my experience field, and I have a decently equipped machine and auto shop in my garage.

I also stripped a 93 Mark VIII so in my garage are:
-93 4.6 DOHC, diamond pistons, forged Ibeams, waiting to go in
-Two 4R70Ws (one 2002 4R70W from a 4WD 5.4, the strongest you can get basically and the stock one)
-The complete IRS rear subframe from the Mark VIII with 3.73s and Posi from FMS
-HUGE PBR 2 piston disc brakes all around, hydroboost.
-Most of the stuff needed to build a turbo kit based off the Y2004K GT45 Turbo
-Replica Cobra Rs
-The entire electrical system from the Mark VIII

I can't wait. The goal is a daily drivable coupe that is around 400WHP in the around town tune, 550-600ish on the race tune, I am going to save up about $20,000 before purchasing and plan on building the motor and 4R70W trans myself. (By the way if someone is wondering why the hell I'd build a 4R70W instead of a stick car, not many stick transmission can handle the massive torque that a DOHC makes (eventually) reliably. Meanwhile 4R70Ws are very plentiful and a 2001+ from a 5.4L 4WD equipped car can be build to handle 600WHP and ~6500RPM for around $500. Thousands cheaper than the stick...though way less fun.
 
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