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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-30-2010, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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Sizes that fit?

What size tires will fit in the back of a 1991 T-bird LX with the 5.0? I'm lookin at a 15x10 for the back. Will those fit or will I need to get spacers... ect?

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I run an 18x10, and I know a few others do. I'm not sure if there would be clearance issues with a smaller diameter.

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yeah I think you have to go larger diameter to get the wider wheels. I'm running 18x10 with the only issue being that my E brake cable was rubbing so I had to strap it to the control arm to get it out of the way.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-01-2010, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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I found a rim that I really like and think would look great on my T-bird. But I want to put 15x8s up front. But the rears I am debating between putting a 16x9 or putting a 15x10, I defiantly wouldn't mind if they stuck out a little bit though. I think that looks awesome especially on the T-bird since it was still kind of a hold on to the "muscle car"

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If you grind the caliper down enough you dont need a spacer.
If you guys are running them. Then the wheels wont stick out.
Thats a 15 x 8 with 5.5 backspacing.
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How far are we talking about having to grind it down, because I am putting the Mustang 2 Pistons in the back. So I'm not so sure if I like the idea of grinding the caliper so much.

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15x8 won't work up front i don't believe, i'm not sure how the mustang calipers will fit, i had to grind a lot on my pbr fronts to fit the welds then slightly on the stock tbird rears to eliminate spacers.
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