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Wheel and Tyre Combinations for Classic Mustangs.

What tyres will fit?

65-66 Mustang Wheel /Tyre Fitment

Wheel Size Correct Backspace  Suggested Tyre Sizes
14 x 6 4.0 inch P215/70R14
14 x 7 4.25 inch P225/60R14
14 x 8 4.5 inch * P225/60R14 to
P235/60R14
15 x 6 4.0 inch P215/70R15
15 x 7 4.25 inch P225/60R15
15 x 8 4.5 inch * P225/60R15 to
P235/60R15
16 x 7 4.25 inch P205/55R16 to
P225/60R16
16 x 8 4.5 inch * P225/50R16
17 x 7 4.25 inch P205/50ZR17
17 x 8 4.5 inch P235/45ZR17
18 x 7 4.25 inch P225/40ZR18
18 x 8 4.5 inch * P245/40ZR18 to
P265/35ZR18

* Rear fitment only

67-70 Mustang Wheel /Tyre Fitment

Wheel Size Correct Backspace  Suggested Tyre Sizes
14 x 6 4.0 inch P215/70R14
14 x 7 4.25 inch P225/60R14
14 x 8 4.5 inch P225/60R14 to
P245/60R14
15 x 6 4.0 inch P215/70R15
15 x 7 4.25 inch P225/60R15
15 x 8 4.5 inch P225/60R15
15 x 9 5.5 inch * P235/60R15
16 x 7 4.25 inch P205/55R16 to
P225/60R16
16 x 8 4.5 inch P225/50R16 to
P245/50R16
17 x 7 4.25 inch P205/50ZR17
17 x 8 4.5 inch P235/45ZR17 to
P245/45ZR17
17 x 9 5.5 inch * P245/40ZR17 to
P275/40ZR17
18 x 7 4.25 inch P225/40ZR18
18 x 8 4.5 inch P245/40ZR18 to
P265/35ZR18
18 x 9 5.5 inch * P245/40ZR18 to
P265/35ZR18

*69 and 70 models only.

Source: Rick Ciemeny from Halibrand Engineering

Also, check this site link for a conversion chart from older tyres to newer tyres, plus a host of useful tyre info, in the "tiretech" section of the site

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