WHEEL ADVICE?

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  1. BradStep

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    Hey everyone Im new to the Forum but not new to Mustangs. I have recently acquired a 96 Mustang v6 which I plan to transplant a motor into down the line. The car is Crystal white and i plan on keeping it that color. I have a choice between two sets of Rims i want to put on it. The 2003 Cobras or the 1995 Cobra R wheels in chrome. I fancy the R's be cause i can go up to 18's which i like and i plan on running staggered setup.

    My question to the forum is what is your recommendation on sizes the 03's which only go up to a 17x10.5 or the 95's which go all the way up to 18x10. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Imo, with either wheel 18s look the best.
    I'd get a staggered set. I'd do 9s on the front and do 10 or 10.5 rears.

    I think you can gets the Rs in deep dish. If you can, do deep dish rears.
     
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    Either will look good, got a pic of the car to post? If you're going to lower it a little bit, go with 18s. If you're going to really drop it like 2+ inches go with 17s imo.
     
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    Also, pictures of your car would be nice!


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    we'd love to see your car to give you a few ideas! :)
     
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    check my sig for cobra r's 17x9. I hate em and cant wait to switch lol. They are so 2005.
     
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    Do a quick search on here for Jeff's car (Dalamar), he has the GT500's on white ;)


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    If I had to do it all over again I'd probably grab something that's a Non-Ford design in an 18x9.5 and run a spacer on the rear to keep things flush. My car handled way better with 17x9's and 275's all the way around than it does currently with the staggered 9/10.5's and 275/315's.
     
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    Well I think your FACE looks lame! Yeah! Your face!


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    Lol I keed I keed

    But anyways here's some pix of my piece of shit with R's

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    When you clean them up they actually look quite nice, and mine are scratched to shit

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    Honestly I'll probably run bigs and littles if I decide I want to change wheel setups completely. Otherwise I'd like to get some Proxy DR's for the rear R's and then some 15's and slicks for the track
     
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    To stick to the question Id pick the 03s over the R's but really you should try to look outside the box of mustang wheels. I know its alittle harder but it pays off when you have a set of wheels not many people have seen on a mustang. Given they arent something too overwhelming.
     
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    try 1995
     
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    OEM Saleens, Oem 10th anniversary. Oem 01 Cobra's... get where i am going with this... OEM wheels are far superior to aftermarket wheels unless you pay for a quality wheel.

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    You guys are great, thanks for tall the comments and ill work on getting the Pics. Im traveling so it may be a few days.