We knew that Mustangs were nose heavy by design, so we're using Maximum's new K-Member, which fits in any '79-02 Mustangs (5.0L or 4.6L). Strong enough to withstand the effects of wheelstands, road racing and "real-world" driving, yet much lighter than stock (14 pounds, to be exact), Maximum's all-new K-member extends the stock wheelbase by 3/4 inch, thereby improving front/rear weight distribution and increasing caster (which helps at high speed). Engineered with serious racers in mind, this K-member increases clearance for aftermarket oil pans and headers. Predrilled plumb bob holes assure easy, accurate squaring of the assembly to the car. Two versions are offered: One accepts 5.0L-style, pushrod engines; the second accommodates 4.6L-type, modular motors. The 5.0L K-member allows 1 inch of engine setback. Maximum Motorsports designed its K-member as part of an engineered front-suspension system. Thus, Popular Hot Rodding's Mustang will be further equipped with Maximum's tubular front control arms; caster/camber plates; front-coil-over-conversion kit; aluminum steering-rack bushings; and adjustable tie-rod ends (a two-point brace is included with the K-member). These parts will be featured in the February '03 issue of PHR.