Steeda S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac K-Member Brace (2015-2020)

Steeda S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac K-Member Brace (2015-2020)
Steeda S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac K-Member Brace
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555 5532
555-5532

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Description

Steeda's S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac Brace (k-member brace) for 2015+ Mustang GT, EcoBoost, and V6 are a direct bolt-on addition to your S550 Mustang and provides greatly improved front chassis bracing.

Steeda's S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac Brace for 2015-2019 Mustang GT, EcoBoost, and V6 mounts close to the control arm mounts, and helps strengthen the connection between the control arm mounts, and the rear of the subframe. This makes the load path more direct, and gives much more effective stiffening, so the suspension geometry doesn't change during high cornering/chassis loads. Manufactured from super strong chrome moly, alloy steel tube, making it over twice as strong as any mild steel offering.

Note: This brace does not fit 2018 Ecoboost with A10 auto trans or GT350. GT350 owners should purchase 555-5533 instead.

Purchase your Steeda S550 Mustang Extreme G-Trac Brace for your Mustang GT 5.0L, EcoBoost 2.3L, and 3.7L V6 at Steeda Autosports today!

Product Benefits
  • Improves suspension compliance
  • Also referred to as k-member brace
  • Stiffens front subframe
  • Bolt-on installation
  • Clears long tube headers!
  • 15% lighter than the competition

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Hi everybody Brian from Steeda.com here today to speak to you about our G-Trac Braces for the front of your S550 Mustang. Like many auto manufacturers Ford assembles the current Mustang in pieces. They put the rear subframe together and its components and then the front subframe together and its components and obviously assemble the car. Now when we're putting the front subframe together the subframe itself actually is pretty wide at the rear mounting points and the reason they did this is that it could accommodate multiple engines, of course the Coyote 5 liter the EcoBoost as well as the v6 in the earlier S550,models but those bolts being so far apart allow the body to kind of flex and kind of roll. We have two solutions for this that will tie that in and the benefits to this are sharper handling, better chassis feedback and more effective use of even the factory suspension or any aftermarket suspension you throughout the car. Let's begin with our Ultralight Two-Point G-Trac Brace. Now again this connects the two outermost points. We construct this of chromoly tubular steel in particular to rectangular and the reason we do this is because we want to use a lightweight material but we also want to have enough surface area to really stiffen up the front of the car, again to improve handling and chassis responsiveness. For you GT 350 owners this is the right application for you and for some of our GT owners that have long tube headers this may also be the right choice for you. If you have questions about fitment please reach out to us. Now for you corner carver's out there, we offer an Extreme G-Trac Brace this mounts in four points and triangulates those four points just like our Ultralight G-Trac Brace our Xtreme G-Trac Brace is made of chromoly tubular steel now we went to a tubular steel because we have four points to distribute the load this also means that even though there's more material it's lighter weight 15% lighter than the competition. Both of our braces come with all the hardware required for installation and they don't require any modifications to the car. Furthermore we realize that the subframe is actually a stamped tubular steel and that when you tighten the bolt and a nut against it can actually crush down so we've also provided inserts to prevent that from happening. Again taking things one step further than our competition to ensure that you have a great handling car. Furthermore these are powder-coated for durability and we back them with our Steeda lifetime warranty. They're manufactured in the USA at our Valdosta Georgia manufacturing facility because Speed Matters. So which one is right for you the Ultralight Two-Point or the Extreme Four-Point G-Trac Brace. if you have any questions or comments about this video please feel free to post them below. If you enjoyed the content please click like and share with your buddies. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you'd like to learn more about these and many of our other great products visit Steeda.com and don't forget to follow us on social media most importantly have a great day!

Fitment & Features

Manufacturer:

Manufacturer: Steeda Autosports
Made in USA: Yes

Installation Information:

Level of Difficulty: Medium
Install Time: About 1 Hour
Tools Required: Basic Shop Tools
Print Instructions: https://www.steeda.com/assets/images/Instructions/555-5532-installation_instructions.pdf
Install Video: https://youtu.be/6RLn5ug_r94?rel=0

Vehicle Fitment:

Fits Model Year: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Customer Reviews

Perfect fit once again
As a long time customer of Steeda, I keep coming back year after year, car after car. Maybe more $$$ than parts made in China, but there is no comparison on quality. I installed the brace with the car on jack stands/ramps. You don't need a lift. It's an amazingly simple install. If you don't know a torque wrench, just borrow one. Same with the 12 mm allen socket. Installation took maybe 30 minutes. Everything lined up exactly. It could not have fit better if Ford made it. Since I just recently installed it, I cannot yet comment on the change to my car. However, I expect it will perform exactly as designed, because that's what Steeda does. My only wish would be that Steeda offer the 12 mm allen sockets on their site as an add-on to the purchase. Took me 3 stores to fine one.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Tracy from Georgia. on 10/26/2019
No Brainer Purchase and Install
The entire experience from purchase to torquing the last bolt was a 4 out of 5 star rating for me. Your experience may be much better. #1. Steeda, no issues to report. Shipping / signature required a little annoying. Packaging was first rate. Product arrived with the supporting hardware neatly and thoughtfully packaged. Very impressed. (See pic) Same goes for the jacking rails I purchased. I also like that the product is made in the U.S.!!! #2. Install. My 2018 GT had clearance issues related to the spacers. Excess metal inside the control arms had to removed with a large flat head screw driver and a hammer in order for the spacers to be installed. This took up the bulk of time for the install. Made the install a little challenging, but not aggravating. (Side note. Part of the reason I bought my car was with the intention of occasional weekends being spent in the garage adding upgrades). #3. Tools required. The sizes of the included hardware are something to make note of before you dive into the install. Assuming your a DIY wrencher like me. The main issue is being able to properly torque the bolts. My tool collection is pretty decent. However, I found myself having to purchase a 22mm wrench and a 1/2-inch drive x 12 mm hex bit. I used a bolt head to get the front bolts installed. #4. Results. My initial impression is similar to other post about the handling after install. Took a brief drive around my neighborhood, and the front end definitely seems more solid. More miles are need in order to provide a more informed opinion. However, so far so good. Keep up the good work Steeda!
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Carl Sims from . on 10/13/2019
G trac brace
Great product but in case a pain to install on jack stands if u have lift would be better Steeda has good product
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Robin Davis from Haines City. on 8/21/2019
Noticeable improvement
The 4 point brace is a remarkable improvement. You wouldn't think something so subtle would change much but you could definitely feel a change in the precision and response of the steering. I had a tendency to under steer the car and go "wide" through turns. I'm sure a habit of driving my previous Mustang for 14 years and being used to thag steering response. Adding the brace has improved this substantially and have no issues. Install takes a bit of time and can be frustrating to line things up. I loosely bolted the back half of the brace, loosely bolted the passenger side front and eventually got the driver side pulled over enough to fit it. Just a method that works for me.
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Reviewed by: Travis L. from Georgia. on 6/12/2018
Extreme G-Trac Brace
One of the best mods I’ve done yet, completely changed the way the front end handles corners! Super easy install as well.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Kevin Brown from . on 6/12/2018
Steeda does it again!!!!!
Love love love this brace. Was looking for a way to tie up my front end for turning into corners on the track! This installed easy with all the supplied hardware and I could immediately feel the difference the first turn I took! Cleared my long tube headers!! If you run your car through the turns of the mountains or the racetrack you NEED this on your mustang
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Reviewed by: Jack walker from Acworth. on 6/12/2018
A ton better
The car drove a ton better with the Steeda sway bars, strut brace and g-brace, than with the stock sway bars. With the stock sway bars it understeered a ton and if you tried to make it turn with the throttle, it would push the front tires more or just finally snap the backend loose. With the Steeda sway bars, I had the front bar on next to the stiffest setting and the rear bar was on the stiffest setting, the car was real neutral and flat, if I drove in to hot I could make it turn with a little more throttle and was easy to control it that way. One of the runs I tried to drive thru a little S section into the salom part of the course wide open in second and hung the back end out side ways at about 60 mph and I just put both feet in for a second and brought it back around and still made it thru the salom. If that would have been the stock bars it would have spun around and took all the cones with it.
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Reviewed by: James L. from New York. on 11/21/2016
Car feels 200lbs lighter up front!
Really happy to have gotten the G-Trac. What a difference up front! My car is not a PP car but I do have my buddies PP strut tower brace (he supercharged his car so it wouldn't fit anymore) and together with the G-Trac it was an amazing difference! Car feels 200lbs lighter up front!
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Reviewed by: Shane D. from Mississippi. on 11/1/2016
A big thumbs up from me, really tightens up the front-end exactly as it should do
G-trac brace is a big thumbs up from me, really tightens up the front-end exactly as it should do, identical to the effect it had on the S197 chassis. Car feels a lot more direct, changes direction better and I think the car has a little more feel as well. Definetely a modification worth while doing, even if a little more tricky to fit on UK cars. The front-end on this car is absolutely superb.
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Reviewed by: James D. from United Kindom. on 10/15/2016
The control of the car is incredible
With the G-trac brace and subframe braces, WOW...The control of the car is incredible. The turn-in is truly lightning fast. I am running 285's up front so that helps a bit but that G-trac brace really increased this with those springs. The just slightest twitch on the steering wheel, the car starts to go that direction and I mean just the slightest.
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Reviewed by: Chaz M. from Oklahoma. on 7/8/2016
Was well worth the investment
Mine feels very planted, no hop or "stepping out" when I give it the beans to pass (or just be a road hooligan - LOL). Was well worth the investment IMO.
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Reviewed by: Corey V. from California. on 6/10/2016
The front feels like it rides on rails
Installed my Steeda G Trac Brace and Steeda IRS subframe brace. Car feels completely different now. Way more composed and even rides more smoothly over all the poorly paved roads and potholes in south east PA. The front end feels like it rides on rails now with the g trac and FRPP strut tower kit. G trace took about 20 minutes.
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Reviewed by: Kalvin M. from Pennsylvania. on 4/28/2016
Handling fantastic
Their progressive lowering springs, g-trac brace and axle-back exhaust have this car running smooth as hell, handling fantastic and sounding like an exotic muscle car if that makes any sense.
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Reviewed by: Gregory W. from Texas. on 4/9/2016
Still love it
I've owned a base ecoboost and now I own a performance pack ecoboost. I have steeda irs frame stiffeners and the front g-trac bar. I had them installed on both cars and the pp car vs the base is a WORLD apart on the way it handles. Yes the ride isn't as soft as the base but it doesn't bug me, I still drive the car daily and still love it. I have the steeda jacking rails on the way and after that it will be one of the suspension kits next. I want the car to handle on rails. It's just the way I feel about it. Hope this helps
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Reviewed by: Nicholas B. from Florida. on 3/27/2016
The car feels so much more planted to the road
This is the first time I've ever done anything suspension wise to my car, David @ Steeda helped out greatly with all my questions as well as getting me setup with an install at their Pompano location with a tour of some badass shop cars and their facility. Everyone @ Steeda - David, Patrick, Matt were great and made sure I was happy with everything. I can't recommend their shop enough to anyone in the area and Matt did an awesome job with everything on the install, even tack welded my Gibson exhaust and turned their clamps a bit to help out. I won't have a chance to do pics this weekend of my spot on the beach as that will give a good before/after comparison when I put them together. The car feels so much more planted to the road, even just turning out of their parking lot I could tell everything felt more connected and precise to what I was telling the car to do. It basically now goes where I want it instead of reacting to what I'm asking it to do if that makes any sense at all? I had some open highway and did a little bit of careful back and forth in my lane and I felt completely planted and not bouncing around back and forth in my seat. Almost found myself doing slalom in between some construction barrels but given how my morning went I decided against it. The springs give the car the look I wanted and make the Vossen wheels look that much better. Nice tighter rebound than stock PP springs and reduces the overall bouncy ness on some of those highway stretches where it feels like you're hitting hydraulics for a half a mile. Also any bridges or overpasses with rough spots where you enter/leave them were solid. The MT-82 bushing insert is noticeable and I had much easier downshifts for highway passes on the way home, feels like a much more solid shift that I had to get a bit used to in a good way. I didn't do any hard launches or try to break the rear end loose at all since I was just getting used to it, will report back later on that. I can't really report on some of the individual IRS components since they all went in at the same time, but I am noticing a slight (and I mean slight) gear wine from the rear with the Black bushings. It's only really noticeable if you try to make it happen and barely push the gas at cruising speed. Nothing I'm worried about and after 4 hours of driving it home windows down and up for a few sprinkles it does not bother at me all. It's not all the time either or in any specific gear so no biggie as far as I'm concerned.
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Reviewed by: Frank L. from Florida. on 3/27/2016
Noticed improvement in cornering feel
I have added the Steeda tower brace and extreme g-trac lower brace. I don't plan to autocross, but I do like to rush through a corner now and again. I noticed improvement in cornering FEEL. Whether this translates to faster cornering speed or not, I haven't checked. The best I can explain the change in feel - It's like upgrading your tires to a stiffer sidewall/lower profile. There is less chassis compliance and spongyness mid corner to confuse my brain that I'm close to the handling limit.
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Reviewed by: Adam U. from Kansas. on 3/1/2016
Well worth it
The G-Trac brace and IRS braces areally both well worth it. G-Trac really helped tie my front end together and made a very noticeable difference going into the corners. Nice steering response gains. The IRS braces help tie the rear end to the rest of the car. Doesn't feel like the rear is walking out on you when you're getting into it and it seems to help with some of the deflection I was feeling, and made it tighter going into corners. You won't be disappointed with them!
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Reviewed by: JD M. from Mississippi. on 2/20/2016
Really an awesome mod!
I installed the brace on Sunday. Installation was pretty simple. You will need a t60 Torx or 12mm Allen. so make sure to have these before installation. as far as installation goes, I could not get the spacers all the way in the hole because there is metal tap inside of the sub frame that you have to bend and break off in order to get the spacer all the way in. Other than that, It was pretty easy afterwards. The car feels much tighter up front same goes to the steering feel. Really an awesome mod! thank you Steeda and CJ pony. I still have couple of Steeda parts that I will finish installing. rear support, alignment kit and bump steer kit.
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Reviewed by: Bill C. from Georgia. on 2/5/2016
It's a HUGE difference from the relatively vague/floaty stock PP setup
The G-Trac brace made a big difference in ability to turn in with exactitude on my PP-equipped GT, albeit modified with Steeda springs and sways. The back end of my car got where I needed it with Steeda springs, sways, bushing mounts and vertical links. The car now steers beautifully, doesn't roll, doesn't pitch on acceleration or dive under braking, and the front-to-rear grip is matched, yielding great confidence to place the car right where you want it on corner entry, mid turn, and exit. The G-Trac brace's effect on steering was both noticeable and transformative. It's a HUGE difference from the relatively vague/floaty stock PP setup. I'd say it even rides better without those stock PP undulations. I did not feel the need for the rear brace after the bushing mounts and vertical links (put on after everything else), but that's not to say that the chassis wouldn't improve yet more from it; I'm still considering doing it. It's just that the car feels perfect right now for hard-ass canyon carving and everyday use.
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Reviewed by: Paul J. from Washington. on 1/26/2016
I'm officially a believer!
Ok. So I know everyone has already made threads about their Steeda stuff, but I'm officially a believer! Springs Sway bars Sway bar Billet Brackets Vertical Links Toe Arms Bump steer kit G-Track Brace IRS bushings MMR Camber Plates Performance wheel alignment The car is a go kart. Set the front sway bars to the center and rear to the lower settings, entry high speed turn is predictible, so much so I haven't learned the limits yet. The ass can be easily manuvered with throttle (Race mode/traction off). The body roll seems like it's gone (once the track wheels/tires come in I'll know for sure), it's unreal, I am in LOVE with the car now. This is the way it should've come from the factory for the PP cars. Really a learning curve, since now everything is souch more compossed. The IRS bushings and arms drastically changed the feel of the car on take off, the power actually goes to the tires (which I spin even easier now, even with camber still within factory specs.) There's not that feeling like the IRS wasn't properly fastened, it feels like it's built in to the body. Such a great mod. I'm ordering the IRS brackets as well, but I don't see how it can really improve further. It that good!! Steeda has my vote!
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Reviewed by: Carl M. from Georgia. on 1/13/2016
Steeda did a great job with this piece
I installed the K-Member brace today. The total install took all of 10 minutes. It was a super easy install. Steeda did a great job with this piece. I have installed similar braces on previous cars and had to fight with them to get bolted in. This one pretty much fell into place. Super happy.
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Reviewed by: Raul F. from Florida. on 1/4/2016
Well worth it and easy install
G-Trac brace: Took a little bit of prying with a small pry-bar to get the bolt holes lined up perfectly in the front, but not every subframe is going to line up the same. Also, was very simple to handle even doing that by myself. Well worth it and easy install. You can immediately notice the front-end being "tighter" just pulling out onto the street. Turn-in is better and she's a bit more responsive. Very happy.
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Reviewed by: Ben K. from Indiana. on 12/30/2015
Highly recommend
Mine greatly improved my GTPP front-end solidity and sharpened turn-in quite noticeably. Highly recommended. Been on my car for months now. Along with Steeda sway bars, springs (linear), rear bushing support system and vertical links, the car's handling has gone from floaty to sublime. I don't know that it needs anything more done to the suspension now!
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Reviewed by: Darren M. from South Carolina. on 11/19/2015
I am a Steeda believer
The car is a totally different handling car. Took the wife for a ride today and she said it is smoother than before. Much less bouncy. That is good news to me. Cause if the wife is happy I am happy. But I will say that these mods have really changed my confidence in the car. I had one little 30mile spirited section with S curves on my way home that normally when they say 45mph.. you can take them at 55mph... I took them at 70mph and the car was just planted solid. No roll, no rebound and no breaking loose on the rear when I accelerated from the apex. It just transitioned smoothly and predictably. Now the only thing the wife did notice was the gear whine. Yes the Red differential bushing will cause some gear whine, but I have been told that replacing the stock gear oil in the rear end will help quiet that noise down. We will see as I will most likely change mine out here in the next week. Amsoil or Royal Purple is what a lot of people recommended. So, all in all, if someone is on the fence about these suspension upgrades, just do it. The guys at Steeda are top notch and know their stuff. Almost all of them have Mustangs and the owner even races them. A final shout out to [email protected] What a great help he was. He made sure everything was ready and there, his recommendations were spot on. David, again, Thank you man. I can hardly wait for the next batch of Steeda goodies come out.. Count me in already. I am a Steeda believer.
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Reviewed by: Brian G. from California. on 11/13/2015
Great Mod!
I installed a G-Trac brace for my ecoboost PP, so I thought I would chime in: I was interested in this product because the car felt unstable and floaty going over 110 mph on bumpy one lane roads. The ecoboost PP comes with a top-strut tower brace that connects to the firewall, so the difference was not night and day. All items listed below were slight changes in feeling. 1. Steering feel was more direct. I could feel this even pulling out of the driveway. 2. Chassis seemed stiffer, even at low speeds. 3. High speed stability improved. 4. Front end springs actually felt slightly softer! Firming up the chassis exposed the next-limiting factor, which were my springs. This is a great supporting mod for both PP cars and non-PP cars. The way I think of it: a G-Trac Brace is to coilovers as an upgraded intercooler is to a big turbo upgrade.
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Reviewed by: John B. from Missouri. on 10/13/2015
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