Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005 - 2014 Mustangs
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


2005 - 2014 Mustangs Discussions on the latest S197 model Mustangs from Ford.
Sponsored by Latemodel Restoration


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-20-2014, 11:05 PM   #1
slapin
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Vehicle: moostang
Location: fl
Posts: 1
Default brembo clearance question

Hey guys! im new here but definitely not new to auto forums. im currently shopping around for a mustang GT. i have one in mind and hopefully will be getting it soon. my question is im looking at some rota grids and i really like the look of these wheels. my question is do you think this offset will clear the brembo option? i've tried searching and i haven't found anything. here is a pic for reference. im sure this is not everyones cup of tea but hopefully i can find some answers here. thanks in advance

http://www.wheeldude.com/wdg/_detail...=8577_1.02.jpg
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
slapin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2014, 11:56 PM   #2
dkpGTCS
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Vehicle: 2013 GT California Special Convertible
Location: Kansas City, MO & Del Mar, CA
Posts: 122
Default

It's tough to see but I'm going with no. Someone smarter than I will hopefully answer, but I know the Brembo's will not clear my OEM California Special wheels. I was at a shop who had some really good priced Brembo take offs & we measured - no way they would work. Those wheels look just as tight.

Regardless - best of luck in your GT search!
__________________
2013 GT California Special, Boss 302 manifold, BBK 85mm TB, Boss strut brace, JLT carbon fiber CAI, SCT tunes by BAMA & lastcallracing, GT500 Quad Exhaust, Whiteline Panhard, Whiteline F/R Sway Bars, Roush side/rear splitters, dash cam, and misc. other items.
dkpGTCS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2014, 06:31 PM   #3
johnny_raincloud
2nd Gear Member
 
johnny_raincloud's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Mustang GT
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 182
https://www.facebook.com/chris.cuevas.5249 Chris Cuevas chris_cuevas11
Default

Usually, the brembo option requires 18" wheels to clear. However, the biggest obstacle in your case is the offset of the wheels. +20 is a very close call.
__________________
Chris Cuevas
San Diego, CA
2008 Mustang GT-
SMR#3125
Starving for mods...

johnny_raincloud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2014, 08:11 AM   #4
kingstrider
1st Gear Member
 
kingstrider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Vehicle: 2014, Ford, Mustang GT
Location: Maryland
Posts: 66
Default

I thought Brembo cars had 19" wheels. Isn't 18" too small?
kingstrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2014, 02:10 AM   #5
ticopowell
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Vehicle: 2014 Ford Mustang
Location: California
Posts: 436
Default

They come with 19" from the factory, but I have heard 18" wheels fitting if the are setup right. In fact I think Ford sells 18" track pack style wheels, but I don't know if they fit brembos or not.
__________________
Funniest post Ive ever seen...
Quote:
Waitwaitwaitwait! Y'all are complaining the new Mustang has a touch of Aston Martin in the design? That's like saying I like such and such girl but she looks a bit like Emma Watson.
ticopowell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2014, 12:37 PM   #6
PNYXPRESS
5th Gear Member
 
PNYXPRESS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Vehicle: early 2000, 1991, 2008
Location: Clermont, FL
Posts: 2,316
Default

It's not so much the wheel size as a 17" wheel will fit the brembos inside. It has to do with the spoke design.

Look at a NASCAR race car. They run massive 6piston front brakes with a 13" rotor inside a 15" wheel.
__________________

1991 2.3L I4
1996 3.8L V6
2000 3.8L V6
2008 4.6L V8
PNYXPRESS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2014, 12:37 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:50 AM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup