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1979-1995 Mustang Maximum Motorsports Engine Swap K-Member - Modular/LSX by Maximum Motorsports


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1979-1995 Mustang Maximum Motorsports Engine Swap K-Member - Modular/LSX

Add this 1979-1995 Mustang K-member to your Foxbody to install 4.6L, 5.0L Coyote, or LSX motors.

Item #MM-MMKM21
MPN# MMKM21

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 Benefits

  • Lightweight K-Member
  • Allows Installation Of 4.6L, 5.0L Coyote Motor, and LSX Motors.

 Features

  • Weight Reduction
  • Increased Header Clearance

 What's in the Box

  • (1) K-Member

Maximum Motorsports Engine Swap K-Member

Maximum Motorsports spent over two years optimizing their K-Member, both on the track and on the computer. The result is that the front of your car will corner like nothing else you’ve experienced. Unlike other K-members on the market, strength, stiffness, and durability are given a higher priority than ultra-low weight so that your investment will last the life of your vehicle. The factory Ford K-Members weigh on average 50 lbs and MM K-Member weighs 36 lbs which save precious weight on the front end.
 

What Makes Maximum Motorsports K-Member Unique

Maximum Motorsports K-Member lengthens the wheelbase 3/4", which improves the front/rear weight distribution and increases caster. They optimized the vertical location of the control arm pivots which improves the camber curve on lowered vehicles and improves the roll center height. The K-Member offers two different vertical locations for the control arm pivots, allowing you to choose the one that's best for your car's ride height. Maximum Motorsports optimize the location of the steering rack for the greatest improvement in Ackerman steering geometry, which helps reduce understeer and tire wear. 
 
After extensive testing of anti-dive, Maximum Motorsports determined that Ford got it right! The stock amount of anti-dive is best, and that is what they built into their K-member. The MM K-members are modular, allowing 5.0L Coyote engines to be installed in 79-95 cars, or modular engines to be installed in 79-95 cars. Increased oil-pan clearance for all aftermarket oil pans means oil-pan service is easier. Header clearance is increased by over 1" in critical areas. Easier access to the starter motor and Pre-drilled plumb bob holes for easy and accurate squaring of the K-member to the car are all features included with the K-member.
 


Maximum Motorsports Warranty

  • Ford Mustang - 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Engines: Modular, Coyote, LSX

Application:

  • 1979-1995 Mustang with with 4.6L 2V/3V/4V, 5.4L 2V/3V/4V, and 5.8L 4V modular based engines
  • 1979-1995 Mustang with 5.0L/5.2L Coyote based engine 
  • 1979-1995 Mustang with LSX engine
  • 1979-1995 Mustang with 3.8L V6 Ford Engine
 

REQUIRED PARTS:

  • Requires the use of Maximum Motorsports control arms. Stock and other brand control arms are not compatible with this k-member.
  • Requires the use of coil-overs. 
  • Requires the use of caster camber plates.
  • MM rack bushings will be required
  • Maximum Motorsports adjustable tie-rod ends
 

APPLICATION AND FITMENT NOTES:

  • 1979-1993 Mustang Control Arm Offset: Maximum Motorsports tubular control arm MM-MMFCA1 will offset the front wheels .75" forward. Maximum Motorsports tubular control arm MM-MMFCA20 will not offset the front wheels forward. Clearance of the bumper and inner slash shield may be necessary depending on the offset and wheel combination. 
  • 1994-1995 Mustang Control Arm Offset: Maximum Motorsports tubular control arm MM-MMFCA7 will offset the front wheels .75" forward. Maximum Motorsports tubular control arm MM-MMFCA10 will offset the front wheels
  • Factory and aftermarket engine mounts may have alignment pins that can cause fitment issues. Removal of the alignment pin might be necessary for correct mating of engine mount to k-member.
  • Clunks, squeaks, and pops can be normal occurrences with coil-over setups
  • Coil-over conversion may reduce the area between the strut and wheel. High positive offset wheels or wide wheels may have clearance issues between wheels/tires and coil-over setup.  
  • Maximum Motorsports Oil Filter Relocation Kit when installed on a 4.6L 4V Cobra modular engine
  • The Maximum Motorsports two-point k-member brace included with the k-member may not clear some oil pans, including Canton oil pans on 4.6/5.4 modular engines. This brace does not need to be used if there is oil pan clearance issues.  
  • Bump steer kits may be required to correct suspension geometry. 
  • 3.8L V6 engine requires 1996-2004 V6 engine mounts.
  • LSX engines require the fabrication of engine mounts, or 1996-2004 4.6 Ford modular engine mounts can be modified to fit the LSX block.
  • Coyote engine requires 1996-2004 4.6L V8 engine mounts
 

How To Remove Fox Body Mustang K-Member (1979-1993)

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    About This Brand


    Maximum Motorsports
    Maximum Motorsports is well respected as a leading developer of suspension systems and performance parts for your Mustang or Lightning. Established in 1992, the team at MM has spent countless hours researching and developing the highest quality suspension components for 1979-Present Mustangs and 1993-Present SVT Lightnings. Maximum Motorsports has strived to produce lightweight, direct replacement suspension parts to get your vehicle handling, launching, and cornering better than ever. Shop LatemodelRestoration.com for performance panhard bars, k-members, subframe connectors, steering racks, caster/camber plates. chassis braces, control arms, roll bars, wheel spacers, and other tubular suspension parts.

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