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Old 01-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #1  
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Default The Cure for the 4x4 Look (Stock Springs)

Since I couldn't lower my '08 Mustang GT due to my rediculous driveway angle in SC, I decided to go in another direction...

American Muscle GT500 Wheels... 18x9s in the front and 19x10s in the rear.









What do you guys think?

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Old 01-29-2012, 07:09 PM   #2  
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I think it looks great, but of course would look dead sexy with even a light lowering

I'm in mountainous Western MD, I can't lower either.
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:24 PM   #3  
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Get something to decrease the angle of your driveway. Small ramps work good.
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:43 PM   #4  
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Nice ride, good choice.
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Man, I love your ride...wheels are perfect with the black!

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Where does a man get those HID's you have and how do you like the str.t's?
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Thanks for the compliments.

Won't be able to lower - I can't believe that I don't scrape now. What really irks me is that my neighbor's driveway that is 5 feet from mine has a slighter angle and would probably be alright with a mild lowering.

Mayo - Love the STR.Ts. They ride great and handle much better than the stock shocks. BTW, they are about as firm as I would like, so going to yellows wouldn't have been an advantage to me as I would never firm them up past the softest setting (which is what STR.T are supposed to be).

The HIDs are stock... ~$500 option. I did upgrade the fog lights to 5000k HIDs from RetroSolutions.
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Very nice choice. Car looks great.
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The front has 18x9 wheels with 255/45/18s and the rear has 19x10s with 275/40/19s.

I figured that if you're gonna stagger, go big! LOL
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Nice! I like it! Even more so since you sold the old wheels!
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Looks great! Still could use a little drop to set it off... Is the angle really that bad that you can't drop it just a bit? I think a Pro-Kit would be just fine.
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