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Old 05-21-2017, 04:10 PM   #1
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Hoping to fix a 18" by 10" aftermarket bullitt rim (anthracite) to a 2010 v6 Mustang. A few companies appear to offer the same rim with their own center cap. Has anyone done this and will a 245 50 18 tire rub? Thanks
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Old 05-22-2017, 04:01 AM   #2
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Sorry, hoping to fit a 18"x10"....
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Old 05-22-2017, 04:32 AM   #3
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you probably want 18x9 for that tire size. its too small for 18x10. I would actually go with 255/45 if anything on 18x9 for best fit
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Thanks, more research I found more 255 45 18 size choices. Still trying to find out if a 10" rim will clear in front? (deep dish all around) THANKS again
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The earlier GT500's (2007 & 2008 at least) ran 255/45-18's on 18x9.5 wheels from the factory. I've got 265/40 tires on those wheels with plenty of clearance. 10" wide wheels with about +42 mm offset ought to work with either of those sizes and probably a little wider as well (i.e. 275/40's).


Strictly speaking, 10" is still a half inch wider than most tire mfrs list their 255/45's for, but is within the wheel width range for either 265/40 or 275/40.


Even wider than 10" is possible if you're willing to accept compromises in things like the amount of lowering (not as much of it) and/or camber settings (more negative than stock).


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Old 05-22-2017, 01:02 PM   #6
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I have 275/40 on 18x9.5 on all four corners. the front is fine except for 1 issue. if you turn the wheel full lock it will rub the fender liners. I actually pulled my fender liner completely out twice before I got used to it. Roush used to sell a steering stop kit for about $12 that fixes this. I'm not lowered so I don;t know what difference that makes
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