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Taming the Wild: Coyote Engine Swapping in 66-77 Ford Broncos

Taming the Wild: Coyote Engine Swapping in 66-77 Ford Broncos

The Temptation of Modern Power:

While the original powerplants that graced early Broncos certainly had their charm, many enthusiasts find themselves yearning for the exhilarating performance and reliability offered by modern engines. Enter the Coyote engine: a potent powerhouse known for its impressive power output, advanced technologies, and legendary durability. 

The Perfect Marriage:

The idea of transplanting a Coyote engine into a classic Bronco may seem like a daunting task, but for those with a passion for performance, it represents the ultimate opportunity to unleash the full potential of these iconic vehicles. With its compact dimensions and modular design, the Coyote engine is surprisingly well-suited for installation in the engine bay of a 66-77 Bronco.  Rust Belt Broncos / Rust Belt Offroad can modify the engine bay on our 66-77 Bronco Replacement Bodies to accommodate a Coyote engine for your build! 

Power and Performance Reimagined:

The benefits of a Coyote engine swap are immediately apparent once the key is turned. With its potent combination of horsepower, torque, and responsiveness, the Coyote engine transforms the driving experience of a classic Bronco, delivering exhilarating acceleration, effortless highway cruising, and unparalleled off-road capability.

 Modern Conveniences:

In addition to its impressive performance credentials, the Coyote engine brings a host of modern conveniences to the table, including electronic fuel injection, onboard diagnostics, and compatibility with a wide range of aftermarket performance upgrades. This not only enhances the driving experience but also simplifies maintenance and troubleshooting.

Challenges and Considerations:

While the prospect of Coyote engine swapping may be enticing, it's not without its challenges. From engine mounts and exhaust routing to cooling system upgrades and wiring harness integration, there are numerous factors to consider when undertaking such a project. However, with careful planning, attention to detail, and the assistance of experienced professionals, like, Rust Belt Broncos, these challenges can be overcome, resulting in a truly unique and exhilarating driving experience. 


For those who crave the perfect blend of classic style and modern performance, Coyote engine swapping offers a tantalizing opportunity to breathe new life into vintage 66-77 Ford Broncos. With its potent power, advanced technology, and legendary reliability, the Coyote engine is the perfect complement to the timeless appeal of these iconic vehicles, ensuring that the spirit of adventure lives on for generations to come.

If you would like to inquire about our how we can modify your 66-77 Bronco Body for a Coyote Motor, feel free to contact us (330)533-4757 or by email or click here 1966-1977 Bronco Bodies — Rust Belt OffRoad

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