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Old 04-25-2007, 12:01 AM   #11
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A lot of the guys/gals over on the lesabre T-type board are running the mustang rims. Here is a nice example. No complaints yet. Guy even had a Lesabre T with an L67 swap, had cobra rims, he drag raced his, no issues...

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there is a guy with a century running the Bullett mustang rims. They will fit, the lugs will just be off center a little. If I recall, they had to just make sure to tighten the lug nuts every couple months as a percaution.
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The reality is, It'll bolt up, and most people will never know any difference, or have any issues.

The potential for problems is there, and hubcentric rings will make it a better fit as well. Quite a few W body guys have used the Torque thrust style wheels on the Mach1 mustangs and what not on their cars without issues.

But it'* still a do at your own risk thing. I'm not sure I would ever do it personally, and I'd most likely use hubcentric rings, but It wouldn't be on any car i'd thrash in AutoX etc...
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I am currently running some bullit rims off an '07 Mustang. They work well, never gave me a lick of trouble. The late models have a higher offset that works well with our cars.


As many have said, the 5x114.3mm is NOT 5x115mm and there is the possibility of problems (studs shearing, vibrations, etc.) So in order to minimize the possibility of catastrophic failure, you should own a torque wrench to keep the nuts at 100lb-ft torque. Over torquing (i.e. do not use an impact wrench) will cause most of the aforementioned problems.
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they are being bought today, and put on 2morro...pictures 2morro
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make sure you take care in tightening them.

I would do a two-step torque - torque them to 80, then go around and up them to 100, and perhaps even go a little bit tighter than that, just to be sure they are plenty tight.

After that check the torque after a week or 500 miles, whichever comes first, and check them regularly after that
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Just a quick side question...I know people always say not to run the 114.3s (I myself have), but are there any actual, documented cases of this resulting in catastrophic failure?
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i couldnt tell ya that, but i test fit the front left wheel...
fit well took it for a quick drive w/no rub
the tires are pretty wide so it looks sick from the front

putting the rest on 2morro when i get all of them
hopefully it doesnt rain and i can wash the whip
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