1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Restoration Intro
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Restoration Intro Introducing the "CoyoTBird" - a 1955 Ford Thunderbird being built in the V8TV shop! This '55 is being retrofitted with a new 412 HP Ford Racing 5.0 Coyote crate engine, backed by a Richmond 6 speed manual transmission to give this old 'Bird new wings. We're also adding a power rack & pinion steering system from ...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Engine and Accessory Drive Install
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Engine and Accessory Drive Install The engine we are using for our Thunderbird is a new Coyote 5.0 V8 from the 2011 Mustang. In this video we'll show you some of the cool features of the 5.0 motor. We also get the engine mounted between the frame rails and install the Turn Key Power Steering Pump and pulleys. The V8 Speed & Resto Sho...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Steering Rack and Hydratech Brakes
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Steering Rack and Hydratech Brakes To improve the steering of our 1955 Thunderbird we decided to install a Flaming River Rack and Pinion kit. We also used a Flaming River Steering column to finish off the steering system. Next, Trevor modifies the brake/clutch pedal assembly to work with the Hydratech Booster's new location on the fir...
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1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" TechAFX Fuel System MagnaFlow Exhaust
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" TechAFX Fuel System MagnaFlow Exhaust The next step was to install a high pressure EFI fuel system in our '55 Thunderbird. For the soft lines, we used all TechAFX hoses and fittings. Trevor routed the rest of stainless steel hard lines to fit tight against the frame, away from moving suspension parts or exhaust. For a fuel pump we used ...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" First Start Video V8TV
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" First Start Video V8TV The CoyoTBird was getting very close to being a running car. We ordered a custom aluminum radiator from Afco to keep the 5.0 cool. Then, Nick had to fabricate an air box, since the Mustang air box that was sent with the motor wouldn't fit in the engine bay. Once all the loose ends under the hood were taken care of...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Chassis & Underside Paint Video V8TV
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Chassis & Underside Paint Video V8TV Once we got the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird" running, we blew the whole car apart to paint all the modifications we made and to install some new trunk sheetmetal. In this video, we take you through the process. The V8 Speed & Resto Shop recently completed a modern, fuel injected Ford 5.0 Coyote...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Ranken Tech SCT Dyno Tune Video V8TV
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Ranken Tech SCT Dyno Tune Video V8TV After logging some miles on our 1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird", we felt the car was running pretty well, but it suffered from a couple of things that we wanted to fix. First off, the car would backfire on deceleration, which we did not like but also signaled a problem....
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Final Video Feature V8TV
1955 Ford Thunderbird 5.0 Coyote Swap Restomod "Coyo-T-Bird" Final Video Feature V8TV The V8 Speed & Resto Shop recently completed a modern, fuel injected Ford 5.0 Coyote V8 swap into a 1955 Ford Thunderbird. Now, the restomod Thunderbird runs much stronger and is more reliable thanks to the Ford Performance 5.0 Coyote V8 engine swap and 5-speed manual transmission. The V8 Speed and Resto Sh...

Here's the list of manufacturers whose products are found on the 1955 Ford Thunderbird "CoyoTBird".   Be sure to tell them V8TV sent you when you contact these companies for your Thunderbird parts!    

 

MagnaFlow

Exhaust

Rocket Racing Wheels

Wheels

Royal Purple

Synthetic Fluids

3M

Abrisives, Tapes, Chemicals

BASF

Paint & Refinish Materials

Modern DriveLine

Tremec TKO Transmission

Vintage Air

Air Conditioning, Front Runner Accessory Drive

TechAfx

Fuel System Components