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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-05-2007, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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Anybody drill Mustang GT wheels to fit TBirds?

I found a deal on a set of GT wheels on craigslist. I'm wondering if there's enough material on the factory 17" Mustang GT wheels to drill them to our 5X108 bolt pattern.\

Anyone done it before?

Also, will these fit onto our hubcentric hubs if they are redrilled?

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-05-2007, 11:31 AM
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yes, I actually had 99 anniversary rims drilled out. They drill the hole out and then put in slugs where the 5x108 pattern is suppose to be. Honestly, unless your getting all four rims for less than $150, its not worth it. It costs alot to redrill them out.... You would also need hub rings, they are not Hubcentric to our hubs.

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Thanks, that's what i needed to know.

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-05-2007, 01:17 PM
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My Cobras are redrilled....



Cost me $180 to do all four if I remember right. The hubcentric rings were cheap, I got mine for 10-15 bucks off ebay.

Sold = 96 Thunderbird
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Aaron, what are the width and offset of those? Do you have a full car pic?

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Aaron, what are the width and offset of those? Do you have a full car pic?
17x8 with a +30 offset. They fit the wheel wells perfect width wise as far as I'm concerned.


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Looks amazing man, what size rubber do you run?

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i love that!!

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Those were 255/45 Falkens.

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