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Old 02-01-2012, 07:35 AM   #1
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What rims would fit and perform best?

Gentlemen and I'm sure some ladies...conichiwa! Quick question...I know its a weird one.

I have these rims....

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On my 2000 GT. 235/55/R18 all around. I do have 10mm spacers all around too. I did not WANT these rims. But I had to do a severe dericing on this car when I first purchased it back in May. My tires are bald now and what the heck...I want to get new rims and tires.

My absolute FAVORITE are the black saleen wheels..like I'd give my left ___ for them. But don't know prices, good size, etc.

What size should I get? I want them wide. Like all the other mustangs should be!


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Re: What rims would fit and perform best?

18x9 front 18x10 rear or 18x9 all around for rotation reasons. You could save some wtih 17 inch rims keeping the width as well or even go 8 wide front and 10 or wide rear.
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Get you some 9in wides up front and some 10.5in rears in 17s. Go to americanmuscle.com and look up wheels and buyers post up pics with their new rims to give you an idea. I think Chrome would look really Sharp on your blue. In my opinion the Chrome 03 10th anniv, fr500s are the sharpest wheels but it all comes down to your liking
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:02 PM   #4
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You two pretty much settled it for me.

So 17's would be ideal with 8/9 width up front and 10.5 back? Gotta sell those 18's all around then. I was even told to stay with 17's to begin with.

I'll check out that site. I'm really learning towards the black saleens!
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You two pretty much settled it for me.

So 17's would be ideal with 8/9 width up front and 10.5 back? Gotta sell those 18's all around then. I was even told to stay with 17's to begin with.

I'll check out that site. I'm really learning towards the black saleens!
18's tires are more expensive...you won't see that big of a difference besides looks and price of tires between 17-18...I myself am getting 18" 10th anniversary cobra rims!
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You lucky dog! Lol nice man! Love.them. The car too. Freaking bat mobile.

I'm probably going to stick with the black saleens. My buddy had a car like mine way back in high-school. Same color and all just a V6 and he has black saleens on his too. Want the same. Loved it... he has a 350z now. And he JUST got new rims. So for ish and giggles I tried on 2 of his old rims just to see how they look and fit....and...well...



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Lol..the wheels are 19's and need way bigger tires for my stang. He said he'll sell them to me..but idk...they don't look very...mustang like. Am I right?
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You lucky dog! Lol nice man! Love.them. The car too. Freaking bat mobile.

I'm probably going to stick with the black saleens. My buddy had a car like mine way back in high-school. Same color and all just a V6 and he has black saleens on his too. Want the same. Loved it... he has a 350z now. And he JUST got new rims. So for ish and giggles I tried on 2 of his old rims just to see how they look and fit....and...well...

Lol..the wheels are 19's and need way bigger tires for my stang. He said he'll sell them to me..but idk...they don't look very...mustang like. Am I right?
Stick with saleen or black fr500..that would be BA
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18's tires are more expensive...you won't see that big of a difference besides looks and price of tires between 17-18...I myself am getting 18" 10th anniversary cobra rims!
Man I love those anniversary rims. I love my saleens too. The thing is mustang wheels are cheap. I looking at getting a second set to change the look up
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Man I love those anniversary rims. I love my saleens too. The thing is mustang wheels are cheap. I looking at getting a second set to change the look up
I think one of these will be my other rims...
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I seen a bad *** set of black chrome saleens wheels too
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I seen a bad *** set of black chrome saleens wheels too
Like these
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Yes those are sick looking on that car
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Yes those are sick looking on that car
Been Rim shopping a while now
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18x10's will fit front and back. May need a small 1/4" spacer up front
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Why would you want 18X10 on the front???
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Why would you want 18X10 on the front???
I wanted to be able to rotate tires, but didn't want to ***** out and do 18x9's. Also one of my race setups are 18x10's with 295 r-comps. Gives me a flatter tire, and more tire on the ground in hard cornering. that and I wanted to be one of the first to roll around with that setup. Show them hella flush ******** how it's done, lol!
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Got my new wheels on
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Re: What rims would fit and perform best?

Well, this will at least show you what the same color car looks like with the silver Saleen wheels...

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