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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.

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NMRA West Coast autocross

July 9-10, 2011 - The Results
MM's 1996 Mustang wins Top Time of Day in its very first autocross entry.

Saturday
  • Top Time of Day. Bested a field of over 60 cars, including a Ford GT
Sunday
  • Third overall and second in class, in a field of over 60 cars
  • Fastest raw time by 2/10 second, but bested in class only by the Ford GT due to a two second cone penalty
The Car
  • 1996 Mustang 4.6L 2V. A street-driven car, with a full interior, stereo, air conditioning, etc.
  • Equipped with MM's Maximum Grip Box, with spring rates selected for serious open-tracking.
  • Dyno-tuned by Powertrain Dynamics: 283 rwhp and 312 rwtq
  • Tires: Treadwear rating 200, Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec, 265/40-17
  • Recently acquired by MM from 5.0 Mustang and Super Fords magazine
The Driver
  • Mike Croutcher
  • Experience: Several American Iron wins in MM's road race Mustang, the well-known yellow #91, as well as autocrossing in a wide variety of cars
  • First time behind the wheel of this particular Mustang was just one week before this autocross
  • Mike drove the car to the event, 250 miles from the Maximum Motorsports facility.
The event
The first NMRA West Coast event in nine years
Location: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
This event had something for everyone:
  • NMRA drag racing
  • Pacific Street Car Association drag racing
  • NMCA drag racing
  • Autocross
  • Car show
  • Manufacturer's midway
MM's newest test car, the 1996 previously owned by 5.0 Mustang and Super Fords magazine.
MM's 1996, with some of the autocross competition in the background.
MM driver Mike Croutcher waits at the starting line for the green flag.
Michael O'Donnell's beautiful Bullitt displayed in the MM booth.
Four MM-equipped Mustangs on display in the MM booth: MM's 1996 for open-tracking, Michael's street and strip Bullitt, Jose Chavez's 10-second drag car, and the Wild Pony Motorsports street and show Mustang.
MM products displayed in the shade, with MM Techs and Engineers available to answer questions.