View Full Version : Need help on tires and rims

09-02-2002, 04:18 AM
hey guys
Just wondering if you could help me out. I'm looking to buy some rims and just wondering what the offset is on the t-birds. And also wondering if they are the same as the 5 lug mustangs. I was wondering what are the widest tires you can put on these cars without rubbing. Also i have firestone firehawks on now and i hate them the spin all the way through first and half way through second. Do you guys have any ideas on what some good tired are for traction.

09-02-2002, 12:21 PM

not the same as mustangs which are 5x4.5

ours are a bit of a pain to find rims for but can most definitely be done. Good luck on that.

fast Ed
09-02-2002, 01:03 PM
I'm sure there is some debate as to how wide a tire will go under our cars, and it depends on wheel offset as well. A 245 or 255 on an 8 to 8-1/2" rim will usually fit fine at all four corners, wider than that you can encounter rubbing issues. Offset needs to be in the +35 to +40 mm range.

Ed Nicholson