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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-16-2003, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
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How hard would it be to put my 18s off my bird onto my mustang??? What do you have to swap? Can I take something off the bird and put it onto the mustang to make it work?

Anyone happen to know the bolt pattern and size of the 98 mustang?


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the bolt pattern for the mustang hub is 5x4.5.

the only way you can make it work is to redrill the wheel. you could more than likely swap the tbird hub onto the mustang spindle since the oppisite can be done. Although, the rear hubs are where you are SOL, the only "mustang" hub that is compatible with the tbird knuckle is 99 Cobra.

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Would he be able have the rear Mustang hub redrilled?

Sold = 96 Thunderbird
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Would he be able have the rear Mustang hub redrilled?
yeah he could do that too...seems like a PITA, i would pass on it, if he does it, then i would get new studs, so you have 1 car out of commission rather than 2.

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It would make more sense economically to sell the wheels to someone with a Bird / Cougar, then purchase the correct bolt pattern wheels for the Mustang.



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You should remember that mn12s have more back spacing, if you have wide wheels, you may need to use a spacer.

you can re-drill your rotors (or have a machine shop) and hubs....no need to buy parts.




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