Pro-stars and m/t

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  1. Z28 This

    Z28 This Active Member

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    Im going 15x8 in the back and 15x4 in the front its gonna be my daily driver car...and im wantin to put 295 M/T DR's on the back is there any clearance issue with this tires? also i heard maybe i should go with 15x4 1/2 on the front since im gonna drive on these all the time and itll handle better or just stay with the 15x4? thanks...
     
  2. Matt94GT

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    295s id say you deff will have to flip the quadshocks or remove them if you have LCAs, possibly relocate the ebrake bracket and even more possibly you might have to roll your fenders slightly.
     
  3. wytstang

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    With a 15x8 I was going to go with a 275/60/15 maily because it was just an 1 1/2 taller then the stock 225/55(?)/16 that Ford used. So it wasn't going to take much power or gear to turn them.
     
  4. Joe5.0

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    You sure you want 30" tall tires??? I'd stick with 275/59 or at most 275/60's, that way you wont kill your effective gearing.
     
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    hmmm...yeah since its my daily ill prolly just go 275's
     
  6. 94cobra

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    I just swapped my 15x3.5 out for some 15x5's and love them. I just feel a little safer on the street with a wider tire
     
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    can you post some pics....
     
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    I'll takes some tonight and post em
     
  9. 94cobra

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    these are 26x8.5 sportsman fronts on 15x5's

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  10. white98snake

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    a 30in tire will not fit on ur car unless u roll the fenders and remove the quatshocks, even then u may have issues, make sure u get a 6.5in backspacing
     
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    94cobra- what wheel/tire size do you have on the back?
     
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    I have 15x10 prostars with 275/50 mt radials
     
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    How mcuh backspacing? Do you have room for more tire back there? I was thinking of running 315/60 m/t radials but I wasn't sure about the fit. Could you post some pic of your rear tires?
     
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    94Cobra,

    I was under the impression that 15" wheels wouldnt clear our factory cobra fronts brakes.... did you run into any issues with your skinnies clearing?
     
  15. 94cobra

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    6.5" backspacing... Had to flip the quad shock and theres not much more room for a wider tire( would hit the quad shock) these
    are the 275/50 m/t radials and I'm sure different tires run different demensions but I'm not interested in running any wider tire anyway

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    I converted to new "04" pbr calipers on the front to solve the clearance issues...Found a killer deal on evil bay with the rotors... I run a 1/4" spacer and ground a little off the caliper. I honestly think the car stops better with the new pbr calipers than it did with the old cobra calipers :thumb:
     
  17. Z28 This

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    got any side shots of the car..and rear end pics....they look good and thanks
     
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  19. Z28 This

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    hows those small tires handle on the street..thats a sexy pic :)
     
  20. 94cobra

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    That last pic is w/ the 3.5" wide fronts, I have since converted to the 5" wide. I was pretty impressed with how it handled just didn't take any corners hard. I always babied it around corners. I went to 5" for a little more safety and pc of mind