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Old 04-25-2012, 07:29 AM   #1
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Thinking about doing a k member swap, quetion is is it a hard job to do, do you have to pull engine? What would be best one to get?
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Maximum motor sports is the only way to go for true safety. I haven't done the swap so I don't know what's involved.
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Thinking about doing a k member swap, quetion is is it a hard job to do, do you have to pull engine? What would be best one to get?
You don't have to pull the motor but you will need to at least lift the motor. The job in itself is not difficult with the right tools.
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So its all bolt on, or is there welding involved?
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So its all bolt on, or is there welding involved?
Here's installation instructions for the MM K-Member.


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So its all bolt on, or is there welding involved?
All bolt in.
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So no fabrication needed, simple unbolt , bolt back in. sounds pretty straight forward
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This may be a dumb question but what r the advantages of upgrading the k member? I'm slowly buying everything for my suspension so would I need to do an upgrade?
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Im doing it to lose weight, gain more clearance for headers, and hell looks cool ask hell lol

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I could be wrong so someone correct me... I believe you lose close to 100lbs
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You loose 80+ lbs gain clearance and can buy better suspension parts..
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:24 AM   #11
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Here's installation instructions for the MM K-Member.

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Thanks trojan that helps alot. Going to check out prices on all now
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:27 AM   #12
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Thanks trojan that helps alot. Going to check out prices on all now
You will find the MM stuff to be more expensive, BUT they are the only company who will certify their K-Members to be safe for street driving.
So, be safe and spend a little more in this area.


P.S. They have more information on their website.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:40 AM   #13
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Yes just looked at web site ...they are little salty on price, but tour get jyst about everything you need....except few things that are extra, didn't looks at price for everything they say you need.(steering rod, oh pooo can't remember all) but thanks for info have to save a penny or two for that. will go best thou

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Yes just looked at web site ...they are little salty on price, but tour get jyst about everything you need....except few things that are extra, didn't looks at price for everything they say you need.(steering rod, oh pooo can't remember all) but thanks for info have to save a penny or two for that. will go best thou

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Yeah, the prices are a bit high , but your life & safety is well worth it.
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Yeah, the prices are a bit high , but your life & safety is well worth it.
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Re: K member swap

If you can afford it, I would just replace the whole front suspension while you are doing to change. You will also need an aligment following the mod.
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If you can afford it, I would just replace the whole front suspension while you are doing to change. You will also need an aligment following the mod.
Yes .....I would do all, thats why so costly, good winter project
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