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Canberramustang
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Hi all,

I have a 65 coupe that I am in the final stages of putting in my new 347 stroker motor. I have done a lot of work and want to keep it as a 'sleeper' so everything is still original looking. I need some bigger rear tyres and would really like to keep the look of the white wall and hub caps. Has anyone got any ideas or knows a rim that will fit a bigger tyre and still let me put the original hub cup on?

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Not that I have any advice, but when you say 'bigger' do you mean taller, or wider.. I suspect wider but better to be clear...


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www.mustangbarn.com/tire.html not to sure if this helps but its a general guide


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Why not try a styled steel wheel using white walls, see Mark at Capital Classics as I think you can get a wider wheel.


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Welcome Canberramustang, you just became our 200th member... You have won a set of fat white wall rear tyres... congratulations.... Very Happy

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I saw Mark at Capital Classics today, I work just around the corner, kinda handy!! The problem is I'm a bit fussy about not wanting to go to another type of rim, I really like my hub caps!!

And yes, I need wider.


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scott66stang wrote
Welcome Canberramustang, you just became our 200th member... You have won a set of fat white wall rear tyres... congratulations.... Very Happy

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Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!

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Ha! funny bunch of scott66stangs , you blokes.


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You could get your rims widened upto 10" wide for a reasonable price. Still fit your hubcaps, with 295/50-15's!


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Now that would be unique!

I don't see the point of making it a sleeper...if someone pulls up and sees a mustang packing 295s they are going to be suspicious!

But if you just like the look of them then it would be a pretty cool setup.


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scott66stang wrote
Welcome Canberramustang, you just became our 200th member... You have won a set of fat white wall rear tyres... congratulations.... Very Happy

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Hey! I was the 100th and I got fat ozbilt scottstang all!


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Here ya go Rick Moon

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Welcome to the forum, you'll enjoy the ride.....


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scott66stang wrote
Here ya go Rick Moon

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Bewdy, thanks Scott!


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