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NASA Racers! MM will support NASA road racers with $1,000 contingency prizes for the American Iron, American Iron Extreme, and Spec Iron at the 2019 National Champions. You must register to be eligible.

New! Read the article Maximum Motorsports Tames Fox & SN95 Mustang Rear Suspensions on FordMuscle.com.

MRT Exhaust! MM now offers premium MRT cat-back exhaust systems for 1996-2004 Mustangs.

New! for Street & Strip Mustangs! Big-bore rear wheel cylinders for 1979-1993 Mustang with 9" drum brakes. Improves braking when running big rear tires and front skinnies, and/or different OEM front brakes.

New! Swapping a Coyote into a Fox Mustang? MM's Hydroboost Conversion Kits allow easy installation of a 1996-2004 Mustang Hydroboost power brake assist unit into a 1979-1993 Mustang.

New! Swapping an IRS into your Fox Mustang? MM makes it easier with a brake line kit made just for this conversion. Bolts-in, with no cutting or flaring of brake lines. Designed to fit standard IRS brake hoses.

New! MM's billet aluminum Pedal Box Spacer for Fox Mustangs. Replace the breakage-prone OEM plastic spacer when converting to manual brakes or Hydroboost.

Canadians! Please read the latest about ordering from Canada/shipping to Canada.

We've posted the parts list and link to the video of MM's Mustang in /DRIVE Tuner car Shootout

MM Torque-arm, 1979-04 Mustang, 8.8" axle, Standard-Duty
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  • Item # MMTA-1
  • Manufacturer: Maximum Motorsports

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Maximum Motorsports Standard-Duty Torque-arm, 1979-04 Mustang with 8.8" solid axle

Do you want the ultimate rear suspension for street driving, drag racing, autocross, and the open-track?

If so, you need a Maximum Motorsports Torque-arm suspension system.

With an MM Torque-arm you will enjoy greatly improved performance:
    • Dramatically increased rear grip.
    • Improved launching at the drag strip.
    • Elimination of wheel hop during hard acceleration.
    • Improved cornering ability.
    • Improved wet weather traction.
    • Improved handling predictability.

Click on the FAQ button below for more information about MM Torque-Arms.

Tech Info
To ensure ordering the correct Torque-arm for your Mustang, there are several easy questions you must answer first:
    • Is the Standard-Duty Torque-arm suitable for your Mustang, or do you need the Heavy-Duty version?
    • Does your Mustang have rectangular subframe connectors or round tube connectors already installed?
    • Are your existing subframe connectors strong enough?
    • Do you have a suitable Panhard Bar?
    • Do you have suitable rear lower control arms?
    • What rear spring rates should you have?
    • Will your exhaust require modifications?
    • Are you racing? If so, you may want our Racing Crossmember.
    • Would a complete Torque-arm suspension package be more suitable?
    • Got everything answered okay? The next step is to place your order.