1965 mustang wheel size




1965 mustang wheel size

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    ''66 MUSTANGS. Wheel, Backspace, Tire Size. 15x6, , P/70R 15x7, , P/60R 15x8, , P/60R 16x7, , P/60R

    In general, installing larger wheels and tires on vintage Mustangs falls into two categories. We're using a '65 to discuss the small cars, and our reliable '69 fastback for You could also run the same size tires all around (a /50R16 at each.

    1965 mustang wheel size

    1965 mustang wheel size

    Although they might fit, some believe a fairly large inch wheel-and-tire combo doesn't look right on an early car. Also, I would assume that the cars equipped with a 6 cyclinder may have had a different tire size. Stay informed with our Newsletter Sign Up Now. And that means that on an 8" wheel with less back spacing, the front of the rim is moved closer to the fender and can create tire to fender rub, especially on and Mustangs.

    1965 mustang wheel size

    1965 mustang wheel size

    1965 mustang wheel size

    1965 mustang wheel size

    1965 mustang wheel size

    OE Tire Size.. - Vintage Mustang Forums

    Classic Mustang Wanted Ads. I thought I knew the answer to the question I am asking, but I guess I don't:: I'm sure this is just a small and minor difference, but I am beginning to wonder, who's right?

    Also, I would assume that the cars equipped with a 6 cyclinder may have had a different tire size. Tires were not made or sized the same back then. Now tires are made in 70, 75 or 80 series as well as a lot of smaller ratios. So nothing made with today's sizing is going to match. Unfortunately and as you probably already know , the actual lettered tire sizes they used back then are no longer in use.

    1965 mustang wheel size

    I believe E was the standard, but I seem to recall there being some cars with tires that looked skinnier than others back then. That I'm not sure of. No no no no no I have had it clocked and did a mile check and its spot on 70 is way too small. The only things I stay true to are my family, my friends and my never ending desire to change my mind.

    I know alot of people that would love to have that choice and that chain. I am fortunate to have both. Early 65 6 cyl cars and some I have an original Firestone 6. I believe the only tire they repo is the 6. MCA Previously owned Mustangs: JeffTepper's Garage Ford Mach 1. Always nice to see informational threads that have celebrated several birthdays in this case 10 of them!

    1965 mustang wheel size

    As for factory installed tire sizes on vintage Mustangs, my recollection from back in the day is that the bias ply 70 series lettered sizes such as "F70x14" first appeared as a factory installed size for the model year as the "Wide Oval" by Firestone. The bias ply 60 series aspect ratio such as "F60x15" first appeared on the Boss as the "Polyglas" by Goodyear. The bias ply 78 series aspect ratio lettered sizes such as "E78x14" first appeared during the model year as the "Polyglas" by Goodyear.

    Radial ply lettered sizes such as "FR70x14" tires first appeared during the or model year. If I have anything wrong, I'm sure Slim or one of the other's that was actually around back then will jump in and provide illumination! Last edited by JeffTepper; at Post like this make it easy to find the spam bots that will be posting 'interesting' things later and watch them.

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    Episode 92 Picking Wheels, Tires Plus make your own wheel offset gauge Autorestomod



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