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With any engine swap, you run into several moments when you say, “Ah, crap, we need a (insert part name here).” We had one of those moments when we were about to install the clutch and transmission. The crate engine doesn’t come with an engine plate so you will need to get one for your swap. We picked up one from the local Ford dealer. Here Jake’s installing our Ram Powergrip clutch and aluminum flywheel. Ram’s Powergrip clutch is good for up to 550 horsepower, which is ideal for our naturally aspirated Coyote engine. What we like best about the Powergrip is that it holds that kind of horsepower without necessitating a heavy clutch pedal, or On/Off switch clutch engagement. Since this is my daily driver, I didn’t want a heavy pedal, and the Powergrip clutch is perfect.