18 inch rim swap

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  1. chucks1970

    chucks1970 Member

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    I have a 97 mustang gt with what I believe are 18 inch cobra rims...that's what the seller told me anyway....I want to put them on the mav. I know the backspacing wont work as is. I guess my question for the forum is....who else has 18s, what did you do to make them fit, what tire size and backspacing do you have, how do I properly measure my back spacing and is anyone using wheel spacers? thanks in advance (y)
     
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    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    With the Explorer rear end in my car, I have 18x10s in the back. I haven't even messed with the front yet, but due to the brakes I am putting on, I have to run 18s! I am hoping that the 18x9s that I have lying around will fit
     

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