Maximum Angle Of Attack   December 6, 2016 Maximizing handling is the goal of many Mustang owners, and achieving truly improved cornering performance, without degrading ride quality, takes well-designed parts that are installed and set up properly. With the goal laid out, many Ford Mustang owners install aftermarket suspension components such as lowering springs and…

October 19, 2016 Photos By: Marc Lewis We all know that Mustangs have always been great platforms for going fast, especially in a straight line. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for corner-carving performance. While the latest Pony offering is leaps and bounds better in the handling department, those of us who are fond of…

Raising the Bar: Installing Maximum Motorsports’ Sway Bars for Better Handling and Adjustability Wes Duenkel August 29, 2016 Sway bars, or antiroll bars, are an often overlooked piece of a Mustang’s handling puzzle. Though less glamorous than a set of lowering springs or coilover dampers, sway bars sharpen a Mustang’s cornering reflexes without the jarring…

Going on Location Wes Duenkel July 8, 2016 Location, location, location. This popular real estate adage also applies to Mustang solid-axle rear suspensions. The 1979-2004 Mustangs are saddled with a lackluster quadra-bind rear suspension layout that is riddled with compromises that rear their ugly head as soon as the road gets twisty (Figure 1). The…

Strong Arm Tactics: Better axle behavior with Maximum Motorsports’ Sport lower control arms Wes Duenkel June 29, 2016 Enthusiasts sometimes have different priorities than the engineers who design the cars we enjoy. Cost, noise, and performance are all factors, but enthusiasts and engineers may put these factors in a different order. Looking at the OEM…

Perfect Ride Dylan Abbott June 7, 2016 With the redesign of the S550 Mustang came a completely new front and rear suspension; all of the existing suspension parts for the outgoing S197 platform were incompatible with the new chassis. Enter Koni, a longstanding name in the performance suspension world. Koni was quick to jump into…

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