AJE Suspension Colt 65 Suspension Kit with 390/428/429/460 Modular Motor Mounts and 150lb Coilover Springs for 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1970 Mustangs with Late Model Mustang Spindles.
Modernize the front suspension on your classic Mustang with the AJE Colt 65 Suspension Kit. This kit includes everything needed to add 1987-2004 spindles to your Mustang and upgrade to late model style suspension. In addition to a more up-to-date suspension, you will have a large selection of wheels at affordable prices to really set off the look of your Mustang.
Colt 65 Suspension Kit Includes:
- Tubular k-member
- Tubular front lower control arms
- Front coilovers
- Caster/camber plates
- Big block Ford motor mounts
*When you purchase this AJE Colt 65 Suspension Kit a Rear Sump Oil Pan and Rear Sump Pickup Tube is required.
AJE Suspension's k-member is constructed from heavy duty tubular mild steel and is finished with a black powder coat. The k-member is a complete bolt-in assembly that allows the installation of a Fox Body rack and pinion, as well as Fox Body (87-93 only) or SN95 Mustang spindles. All necessary mounting hardware is included with weld-on sleeves for mounting the k-member to the chassis and steering rack mounting bushings. This k-member comes with a pair of motor mounts that will accept a 390, 428, 429 or 460 engine.
AJE Tubular K-Member Features:
- Includes all necessary mounting hardware
- Power steering rack bushings
- Motor mount bushings with mounting bolts
- Weld-on sleeves for mounting the k-member to the chassis
- Light-weight design
- Heavy-duty mild-steel construction
- Black powder coated finish
This pair of heavy duty, tubular front lower control arms from AJE Suspension keeps you in constant control of your Mustang. The AJE control arms provide a reduction in overall weight plus improved suspension geometry. Each control arm is made from premium quality tubular steel for strength and finished with black powder coat for long lasting good looks and corrosion resistance. AJE includes polyurethane bushings with every control arm to provide increased responsiveness with minimum noise.
AJE Tubular Lower Control Arm Features:
- Heavy-duty tubular steel construction
- Lightweight design
- Caster and camber adjustment
- Polyurethane bushings
- Black powder coated finish
The coilovers feature an adjustable collar to adjust ride height/spring preload. The bottom of the shock body is grooved with an adjustable shock-to-spindle mount. This ride height adjustment is used to account for the differences in spindle height between Fox Bodies (87-93) and SN95s (94-04). Caster/camber plates bolt directly to the shock towers while offering adjustment to dial-in your alignment. AJE's c/c plates will allow you to properly set up the alignment so you can take full advantage of the performance offered by late model Mustang suspension.
The 150lb springs are the softest set of springs that are available from AJE Suspension that can be used on your 1965-1970 Mustang. The pair are intended to be used by Mustang drivers that prefer to keep their machine moving in a straight line as opposed to maneuvering through the turns. For those that wish to carve the corners, you can choose the 200lb springs. The stiffer spring rate will increase handling but lack performance at the drag strip. For those wanting a nice medium between these two spring rates, the 175lb springs are the perfect choice offering great performance in a straight line and through the curves. Being the mid-range of spring strength, this pair will give you great performance in a daily driver that is going to be driven by an enthusiastic owner.
Front Coilover Includes/Features:
- 150lb/175lb/200lb coil springs to provide great straight line acceleration or increased cornering
- Two caster/camber plates for secure shock and spring fitment as well as alignment adjustment
- Two coilover shocks for improved suspension and ride quality
- Included installation hardware for eased install process
Finishing off the Colt 65 suspension kit is a pair of motor mounts ready for your 390, 428, 429 or 460 big block engine. The mounts are solid and they bolt directly to the engine and k-member for a secure fit. A single bolt attaches the mount to the k-member and the bolt runs through a cylindrical bushing. AJe's mounts will help put your Mustang's power to the ground, however, the use of these solid motor mounts may cause some additional engine vibration due to the lack of flex in the mounts.
Please Note: Cutting the original motor mounts and lower control arm mounts is necessary to install this tubular k-member into any 1965-1970 Mustang. Also, if using SN95 spindles a 3/8" spacer is included. Without this spacer, the nut will bottom out on the ball joint's threads before it properly tightens the tapered stud to the spindle.
Tech Tip: For added clearance, notching or cutting the sides of the shock towers is recommended when installing a big block engine with the AJE tubular K-member.
*This kit requires 1987-2004 spindles and brakes, aftermarket steering shaft kit and a 1979-1993 rack and pinion.
AJE Suspension's Colt 65 Suspension Kit is a great way to install late model style suspension in your 1965-1970 Mustang. This kit includes all of the main components needed to upgrade your suspension, excluding the 1987-2004 spindles. With an abundance of used spindles in salvage yards, you can fully revamp your classic Mustang's front suspension for a great price!
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