Pic Request: Fox Body with 17" FR500 Rims

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by AC_5.0, Jun 19, 2009.


  1. AC_5.0

    AC_5.0 New Member

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    If you guys own a fox body with 17 inch FR500 Rims or know someone that does please post pics.

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    Very nice! I might have to consider that If I get another 5.0
     
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    Yeah I was goign to get a set for my 88 lx but then I sold it and bought an 01 gt. then sold that and bought a 88 coupe...... now I want my 01 gt back and the 88 lx. as well as keeping the coupe....... If I keep at it I will need a storage area for my cars.... hmmmmmm nix the pool get a hanger installed......
     
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    anymore?
     
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  6. 1990Coupe

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    Some of those pics are totally 18's.. Just sayin.
     
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    Sharad ALWAYS choose the V over the P!!! Wait... what? Site Sponsor

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    "Novi357" went 8.87@161 in the quarter with 17" FR500s with 275/40-17 DRs on his coupe. Car is BEAUTIFUL.

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    My car. 17x9 up front, 17x10.5 out back
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    I'm glad to see this thread, I just ordered a set of silver FR500s yesterday. Now it seems to be a PITA to find 94-95 spindles.
     
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    The red one with the heat extractor hood is :drool:
     
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    that red one is awesome. whos is it, i want to see more. and what size tires is everyone running up front? im planning either the anthracite or silver fr500s. cant decide.
     
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    How much beating and fender rolling did you have to do to get them to fit? What size are the rear tires? 315/35/17?
     
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    epiks got one
     
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    Yes, 315/35/17, a lot of pounding and rolling. It wasn't easy and I will never do it again. For a straight line or show car this set up is fine. I rub in the back if I take a corner too fast. Speed bumps are fine, but the bottom of steep inclines also cause me to rub. I could possibly roll/flair the fender a tad more but its going to take more than a baseball bat to do it.
     
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  15. 90notch_5.0

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    17X9 & 17X10.5
     
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  16. 88LX

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    who owns the maroon one with the heat extractor hood? and what size tires is everyone running up front?
     
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  17. stykthyn

    stykthyn Commander of the snuggie cultists

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    Not sure who owns the maroon one,that is an old pic. Its been floating around for at least 5 years.
     
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  18. 88LX

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    90notch_5.0 what size front tires and what brand? im trying to see what may work with those rims on my 89.
     
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    245/40/17's and 275/40/17's on mine.. I have to replace my front tires though and just picked up some kumhos brand new for $100 but there 235/40's so I have a feeling they will fit fine but look stupid
     
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    275/4017 Sumitomo and 315/35/17 555R out the back
     
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