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Hey guys, im new to these forums and new to being a mustang owner as well, just bought a 68 last week. Im really excited, i got a great deal.
Anyways the first thing i want to do to it is get some new tires and wheels, because i noticed a rather substantial crack in one of the tires rubber and dont wanna risk it.
I was thinking a width of about 250-265 in the rear and 210-220 in the front. What im wondering is: what kinda of space do i have to work with on these 68s? Right now it has a pretty ****ty set of AR 14" rims with 205/70/14 tires on them and it seems i have plenty of space in the rear bit it looks a little cramped up front.
Right now i plan on putting some AR 17" rims all around but im not sure what do do about back spacing, because i really dont wanna order rims and then have them sticking out too far past the fender. Does anyone know anything about what type of backspacing would be ideal for a 265ish rear tire and 215ish front?
Hey thanks, i thought i read somewhere that someone had done a wheel chart. Yeah i do like those Vintage 45s. I can't decide between AR's Torq-Thrust or the Vintage 45s...they look pretty similar. Is there much of a difference between them?
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