Rear Brakes for Classic Mustangs and Fords
Thinking about upgrading the rear brakes on your vintage Mustang or Ford? Maybe to a disc brake? There's a couple things you need to know before choosing your setup.
Choosing the Right Brakes for Your Classic Ford
Let walk you through the differences in the packages we offer, and why it makes sense to purchase a system instead of piecing it together.
Ball Joints – The Unsung Hero of Suspension Systems
Let Mike walk you through some of what he's discovered about ball joints and what MMI has been doing to improve the feel and performance of this lowly part.
Choosing a Shock for Your Classic Mustang
Most people can feel the difference between a high-power and low-power engine in their head. But few have experienced the difference between a good shock like our Bilstein setup, and a truly great shock like the ones we provide from JRi. In this video Mike explains the difference between the two and why he thinks the JRi is worth the extra investment.
Why We Don’t Sell Drop Spindles
Are you thinking about drop spindles for your classic Mustang? Maybe because you want to cram a 315 tire in the front? Listen, we've been there, we've tried that, and it made Ol' Blue slower and worse to drive. Here's Mike Maier explaining why drop spindles in a classic Mustang are a bad idea.
Learning What to Change in Pursuit of Faster Times
Building and racing a car is an iterative process. No racer (or team for that matter) goes out with a freshly built car and expects it to perform at its best. Instead, the best to approach to a new build is thinking of it like a rough draft,…
Your First Autocross: What to Know, What to Bring, and How it Works
So you’ve heard a little about this “autocross thing” and you’re interested in giving it a try. Here's everything you should know about your first event, as told by a first-timer. What you need to bring with you, what you should expect, and how the day will work. So whether you're driving a classic Mustang or a 90s Corolla, you'll have fun at your first autocross.
I Have This Big Plan!
We hear it, and we hear it often. "I have this big plan for my Mustang! All I need is this, that, and that other thing and my car will be complete!" Then the inevitable happens: life gets in the way.
What is the right amount of build?
This project was a unique one. The customer bought all his pats from Bill Maier (Mike's dad) in 1980. Bill built the small block 289 with all the good old bits in it and hasn't been touched since. A classic 9” rear with Torino brakes and a…
MMI Addresses Caster in your 1st Gen Mustang
When we designed our MOD1 coilover kit, increased caster was part of our design criteria. To start with we need to understand what the customer goes through to understand how caster comes into play in their car, what happens, and how to remedy…
How to Choose a Brake Kit
Mike Maier helps you chose a Mustang brake kit. When planning for upgrades on your first gen Mustang and you are a working man that has to budget out your steps finances usually tend to dictate our direction more than we want. This subject comes…
Prepping Your Mustang for that Next Free Weekend
Follow Mike's simple maintenance tips to help avoid breakdowns on your next weekend drive or track event.