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Will it handle open track/ roadrace build? Or is there a way to put an LSx in a MM k-member?
Just wondering and weighing options.
 

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not sure but a lot of guys use mod k members, 96-04 from what ive read.
 

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I read somewhere that AJE k-members were more suited to drag racing and setup from Maximum motorsports, while heavier, would be better for road racing applications
 

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Will it handle open track/ roadrace build? Or is there a way to put an LSx in a MM k-member?
Just wondering and weighing options.
I've read somewhere in LS1Tech where somebody used the MM k-member. So yes it can be done but IIRC since the MM k-member has some extra braces it may impede the use of the long tube headers(read need modification). I think that Griggs Racing actually sells a k-member for what you want to do. They have done it to their own cobra.
 

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Thanks guys!
 

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Side note: Ever check the price on full GR40 chassis for a fox?! $14K!!! MM's MaxGrip box is less than $5K
Boy, if I win tonights $170M PowerBall, you'll see the baddest fox of all time!!!
-'cause I love fox coupes, that's why!!
 

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Side note: Ever check the price on full GR40 chassis for a fox?! $14K!!! MM's MaxGrip box is less than $5K
Boy, if I win tonights $170M PowerBall, you'll see the baddest fox of all time!!!
-'cause I love fox coupes, that's why!!
and it's worth every penny.....

I have to laugh though when I hear people say you can make a mustang handle like a vette or an M3 and they think it might cost $1500 in parts. It cost mucho dollars if you want to play and even then a total goober behind the wheel of a vette or bmw will take your preped mustang to school unless you know wtf you're doing.
 

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Will it handle open track/ roadrace build? Or is there a way to put an LSx in a MM k-member?
Just wondering and weighing options.
Did you choose a K member, Turbonotch? I'd also read that the AJE is better suited for drag applications but there seems to be quite a few street builds with the AJE.

I'm interested in using the AJE as well. I won't be going to the track at all...100% street.

Tipsy
 

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AJE has a Road race version to their k mem.. it has RR at the end of the part number.. it basically has two additional diagonal tubes...
 

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AJE has a Road race version to their k mem.. it has RR at the end of the part number.. it basically has two additional diagonal tubes...
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was just going to mention this you beat me too it
 

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its still not the same... If your on a budget...the AJE is a great piece for a great price...though if you have the money....you make the call...









Original AJE with your road race AJE


 

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I have the same questions about the suitability of the AJE piece for use on the street. I emailed AJE directly and expressed my concerns. They responded by suggesting that their "RR" K-member is stronger than their "regular" K-member. It still seems much less substantial than the Maximum Motorsports piece.

But with limited fabrication ability, it seems the AJE is a more straight forward solution using the Kooks headers.

The Maximum Motorsports piece sure looks strong!

Tipsy
 

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I might get the AJE if i go turbo instead of centri supercharged, but will this take A arms from other companies like Maximum Motorsports? I know it's built for lightness instead of cornering.
 

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The solid motor mounts are from Maximum Motorsports and are used for Modular motors. I have since sold those and made custom ones to sit the motor in just the spot I wanted it (dry sump 1/4" from the rack&pinion). Just being picky.


 

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The thing I don't like about the AJE is the lower chassis support is the control arm mounting point. It is not a solid structure that is triangulated. Where the MM has a lower cross bar with flanges that boxed and the control is bolted to them.

The stock kmember is fine, griggs most costly kmember is a stock unit that has its holes filled in and control arm mounting holes are moved up. I had one on my old fox and i t was fine.
 
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