1. Patrick Dillon

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    Hey, I'm patrick. New to the forum. I have a 98 mustang gt. Mods include cold air intake, throttle body, long tubes, off road h pipe, American thunder cat back, steeda tri ax short throw, 3.73s and full msd ignition on the way. For now I'm ok with those go fast goodies. Appearance is next. I was curious as to what wheels and tires I can run without rubbing issues. And also how low can I go with the car with different wheels and tires? Any help is appreciated!
     
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  2. Mattstang04

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    I have played things on the safe side with my drop. Just used a set of Ford Racing C springs. With those springs I put on 18x9 front and 18x10.5 rear wheels. I'm running 275/35 front tires and a 295/35 rears. I know I could easily fit a 315 rear tire if I choose. No rub in the wheel wells and enough suspension travel to handle most potholes in this urban hellhole I live in. I don't have my rear fenders rolled either.

    Welcome to Stangnet.
     
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  3. Nightfire

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    Im lowered about 2" with longtubes and I scrape on everything (no rubbing though). But I couldn't care less. A scratched up mid pipe doesn't concern me. I've HUGE 315 drag radials out back and 275's up front.

    Personally, Mustangs look fkn killer as low as possible.
     
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  4. Patrick Dillon

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    I agree with them looking awesome as low as possible! Haha what size wheels are you running to use a tire that size?
     
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  5. Patrick Dillon

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    Thanks for the heads up on your wheel size mattstang04. I was curious if a 10.5 would fit without issue
     
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  6. Nightfire

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    17x10.5
     
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  7. Mattstang04

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    Just a point of reference, this is how mines sitting. I love the 18s, it would look a little better if lowered a bit more. Its good enough for me though. 20140211_124838.jpg
     
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    Gorgeous car!
     
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    I would go with the Blistein HDs struts and their shocks, and I would get the Eibach lowering springs. That is a perfect stance and they will still support 18X9s front and 18X10s back. Rolling in a 275/35-18 front and 295/35-18 back.. No regrets and beautiful handling.
    Front Struts - V36-4138-H5… Rear shocks Shocks - BE5-6418-H4




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  10. Nightfire

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    I sometimes wish I went with silver FR's instead of anthracite. So clean!
     
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  11. Mattstang04

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    I will likely get them painted goldish/beige to match the stripes eventually, like the original Bullitts. But I do like the silver in the mean time. Almost went with the anthracites. American Muscles anthracite seems pretty close to silver.
     
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    I've wondered how my rims would look if they were hydrodipped in something like carbon fiber
     
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    I had Steeda springs on my old 96. Dropped it about an inch and a half.
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