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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-01-2011, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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Wink Wheels for '97 Sport??

Kind of looking around for options on "new" wheels for my '97 Sport-any recomendations staying with the 16" size. also will any of the newer Mustang wheels fit w/o mods? any pics? Thanks!
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No mustang wheels will fit without a hub swap. Personally, I wouldn't spend money on an aftermarket 16" wheel.

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Best place to start looking for wheels for these cars with the stock bolt pattern is going to be www.thecustomwheelshop.com.

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No mustang wheels will fit without a hub swap. Personally, I wouldn't spend money on an aftermarket 16" wheel.
I'd have to agree with not wasting money on 16" aftermarket rims. The ONLY reason for that is if you have an almost brand new set of tires on a 16" rim already and you just want to change things up.

I like my 16" sports, painted them black and made them look different. If I had the cash to get a new set of rims they would be 18" rims. That's about as big as I would go cause anything larger would look 'gaudy' and too donk-ish.

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ADR makes a few styles that fit the T-Bird/Cougar bolt pattern.

link: maxspeedperformance.com

May be worth looking at...
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Agree with not wasting money on aftermarket 16s. Check with cudaz, he's got some excellent wheels at a fair price.

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