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Old 03-14-2010, 05:19 PM
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I want to order wider wheels for rear only. I dont have enough money for front but for rear i want 17x 10.5
Can anyone tell me these wheel from AM, match the color of my front stock wheels ? Also are my stock wheels 17 or 18inches ?


wheels Id like to order someday.
http://www.americanmuscle.com/dedibuwh.html

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Old 03-14-2010, 05:34 PM
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Stock wheels are 17x8

And I have heard of the wheels not being exactly the same color..(very minor minor difference) But thats just word of mouth I have no personal experience
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chances are there will be a slight difference because they probably arent allowed to replicate the actual color. how different or noticeable it is, i couldnt tell ya... might be worth trying, might not though... good luck man, they are nice looking wheels.
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I bought 17x9 bullitts from AM for my rears and it matched one of my front rims pretty well. The thing is i'm still not 100% sure if Ford used the exact same color bullitts from 99-04. I heard they might have switched midway.

It was only after buying my 17x9's that I realized that my front rims did not match one another (bought the car used). My front left rim looks like this:



This is a pic of my front right rim:



You can notice a difference in the surface texture. The first one seems light gray with flakes and the 2nd one is more solid metallic and darker gray. So take a closer look at the rims that you have now. Come to think about it, I think Ford did change the bullitts midway from the first pic to the 2nd one. My car was a lease vehicle before I bought it so i'm guesing they might have switched my left rim to an older style one.

So judging by your pic, it seems that you have rims like the 2nd pic. In which case, the wheels from AM will match fairly well.

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Originally Posted by StriderTacticaL View Post
I bought 17x9 bullitts from AM for my rears and it matched one of my front rims pretty well. The thing is i'm still not 100% sure if Ford used the exact same color bullitts from 99-04. I heard they might have switched midway.

It was only after buying my 17x9's that I realized that my front rims did not match one another (bought the car used). My front left rim looks like this:



This is a pic of my front right rim:



You can notice a difference in the surface texture. The first one seems light gray with flakes and the 2nd one is more solid metallic and darker gray. So take a closer look at the rims that you have now. Come to think about it, I think Ford did change the bullitts midway from the first pic to the 2nd one. My car was a lease vehicle before I bought it so i'm guesing they might have switched my left rim to an older style one.

So judging by your pic, it seems that you have rims like the 2nd pic. In which case, the wheels from AM will match fairly well.
Thanks a bunch, are these Anthracite Deep Dish Bullitt ?

This is what I am thinking about ordering as soon as they become available.
http://www.americanmuscle.com/dedibuwh.html
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Originally Posted by GTVAPSAMTIK View Post
Thanks a bunch, are these Anthracite Deep Dish Bullitt ?

This is what I am thinking about ordering as soon as they become available.
http://www.americanmuscle.com/dedibuwh.html
No problemo....the ones I have are not deep dish. The 17x9's I bought are for the rear of my car. I wrapped them in 275/40 Nitto DR's. Heres a pic:



They look stock but they're not. I'm not a huge fan of deep dish and I also didn't feel I needed 315's, so I went with this.

So basically all my rims match fairly well all around except for my front left one which looks like the rim in the first pic I posted.
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they look great.
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Ford switched colors for the bullitts in for 03...they became a smoother color and texture. You have we'll call them the first generation bullitt style wheels and the ones from AM wont match that great and it will bug you until you can afford to get the fronts changed. I'd just wait and buy them all at the same time so they all match.
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