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Thread: Tire size on a 93 cobra?
11-27-2006, 09:44 PM #1
11-27-2006, 10:17 PM #2
11-28-2006, 12:21 AM #3
I'm running 265-35-18's all the way around and it looks great. Personally I like the look of a 275 all the way around, but they were more money, and sometimes you'll have rubbing issues.
In a 17 you'd be looking at 255's or 275's. You can run smaller or larger, but those seem to fit the best, and look the best.2005 GT/07 GT500 powertrain swap
4.0L Whipple, 2" ARH longtubes, Billet rods, Custom cams.
874rwh 800rwt @ 25lbs -stock motor. New numbers coming.
10.30@137 at 5,000ft! -with the old 2.9L and stock motor.
11-28-2006, 03:12 AM #4
Originally Posted by Big Ben
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11-28-2006, 06:19 AM #5
Agreed. In five months on the street I toasted a stock differencial with Nitto DR's on my GT, 245/50's. Those tires were awesome. With normal tires I could launch in second and spin them hard, and keep them burning into third; but with the 555DR's Launching in first I was lucky to chirp second. Hook like mad, corner like a road course tire, and no worse in the rain than any other tire I've used. According to my Gtech they shaved .5 off my 1/4 too, over the Nitto 450 Extremes I used to run.
11-28-2006, 10:30 PM #6
With my old factory Cobra rims I had Nitto DR 275/40/17. They cleared my lowered car and hooked pretty good.
11-28-2006, 10:48 PM #7Originally Posted by racerbox771993 Black Mustang GT w/ blk interior
Terminator motor w/ 2.9 Whipple, T-56 Magnum, MM suspension, BBS RKs and the 600hp club - MM&FF Feb. 2014 Cover and Feature
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Stock except for 3:73s and Flowmasters
11-29-2006, 02:56 PM #8
I got the Toyo TR1 245/40/18 and 275/35/18. Wish I would have gone with a 285 on rear. Theres room and with 9.5" rims the tire looks a little bit small. O well Im sure Ill burn them off next summer.
11-29-2006, 09:53 PM #9
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Im running MT drag radials on stock rims 275/40 My car is lowered to and have no rubbing problems and MTs hook better than the Nittos too.Teal 93 with a HP Performance Turbo kit(Mine)
Red 93 with a Vortech Supercharger kit(Wifes)
gray 05 powerstroke crew cab (ours)