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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-17-2016, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
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NASCAR style steel wheels

Yep. Thinking about that look. I know the bolt pattern is 5×108
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Yep. Thinking about that look. I know the bolt pattern is 5×108
So... Are you asking if someone makes them? Opinions on the look? Cars with the look?
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I guess. I can find just regular steel wheels all day, but none are peeking my interest. So yes, I would like to know where I should be looking
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I guess. I can find just regular steel wheels all day, but none are peeking my interest. So yes, I would like to know where I should be looking
Don't think you'll find them in 5x108. You'd have better luck looking in 5x114.3 (5x4.5") and then doing a Mustang Hub Swap. If your car is 1993-1997, the front hubs are simple unbolt the old, bolt in the new with a new retaining nut (still available from Motorcraft, the Dorman available at parts houses has a history of damaging the threads). The rear will have to be pressed in the knuckle, and will use the 1999-2004 Mustang Cobra hub (due to the IRS), easily obtainable from American Muscle.

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Overall, it's a nice look. You may be limited by wheel diameter/width issues. I'd look for some in a 17"x8" or an 18"x8" or 18"x9" personally. Very few "good" tires left available in sizes that work well on a 16x7 or 15x7 wheel for performance, unless you want to keep the stock tire size.
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Well damn. Wasn't wanting new hubs so that just takes me back to looking for 18" 5 spoke wheels
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Just make sure they aren't racing wheels.
They have a wider thicker flanges & will not clear the calipers.


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Well damn. Wasn't wanting new hubs so that just takes me back to looking for 18" 5 spoke wheels
Not that hard to find...

http://stores.ebay.com/ritewheel4les...d=1&_nkw=5x108

I got these in 5x108, 35mm offset, 18x9 and they fit beautifully.
Set of 4 Wheels 18 inch Matt Black Under Cut Rims 18x8 Fits 5x108 ET35 CB66 6 | eBay


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Yeah but those aren't NASCAR type wheels.

NASCAR runs 15" x 10" steel wheels.
with wider & thicker flanges.

I run 15" x 7", 3.5" offset. The racing one hit the front caliper.

I ran Explorer/ranger 15" wheels. bolt right up & clear fine.
But they didn't hold up to racing conditions.


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If you swap the bolt pattern to Mustang 4.5" you can get Bassett 15x8 Nascar style rims. Check out the promotion beer car that I bought a few years ago with the complete Rusty Wallace Genuine Draft logos (faded) on it with a Nascar style spoiler.



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