Good Place to look for Rims/Tires for 1985 Mustang Gt

85ponyGT

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I have a 1985 GT. 40k Miles on it and I can Not find a website that has 4 lug rims. I am looking for 17x5 in the front and 17x 8 in the rear.

I am new to this. Thank you for your help.
 

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LILCBRA

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LMR.com - They pretty much take the guess work out of it for you.
 
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Rdub6

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I don’t know what their quality is like, but here’s some more 4-lug options
 
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Potomus Pete

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I question the quality of some of those package rims. I had a flat and the guy at Goodyear slightly bent one of them putting a patch on. Wish I had a re do I would get something else. They were the first things I got at American Muscle
 

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I’ve had reasonably good luck with forums and craigslist. Found two sets of 19 inch track pack wheels with tires for really good prices for my 2014 GT. I found decent pony wheels for my Fox on craigslist for really cheap.

I was looking at the OE Wheels LLC site because I like the look of their cobra R replicas with the rivets better than the ones on LMR. I called them to ask some questions and they told me those wheels were like 28 lbs a piece, which is quite a bit heavier than the LMR advertised weight for the same style/size wheel. Also, they say you can select whatever tires you want if you do a package. Easier to get more details over the phone than on their website.
 

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I appreciate it. I have been there before. can't find anything I like. wasn't sure if there was any other places.
There just isn't a great selection of 4 lug rims in general.
And when you take a 5 spoke wheel and replicate it in 4 lug, it just looks wrong (which may be why you don't like the wheels at lmr).
There is a few sets of likeable 4 lug wheels, but choices will always be limited.
 
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nickyb

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If you want more choices you'll have to go five lug.
 
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Rdub6

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There just isn't a great selection of 4 lug rims in general.
And when you take a 5 spoke wheel and replicate it in 4 lug, it just looks wrong (which may be why you don't like the wheels at lmr).
There is a few sets of likeable 4 lug wheels, but choices will always be limited.
That’s why the old school ROH wheels were awesome! They looked great and hid the fact that it was 4 lug on a five spoke.
 

2000xp8

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That’s why the old school ROH wheels were awesome! They looked great and hid the fact that it was 4 lug on a five spoke.
They were good, so were the Saleen catalog 4 lug speedlines (which are actually obtainable at a decent price, if you can find them)
 
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Rdub6

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They were good, so were the Saleen catalog 4 lug speedlines (which are actually obtainable at a decent price, if you can find them)
They don’t even make anything for an older Mustang anymore. If they were smart, they’d get back into Mustang wheels. I don’t even see anything for the new Stangs on their site. I got as far as picking Ford as the make, and then there were no choices for model.
 

Rdub6

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I still have my old brochure from when I bought my ZR6’s for my old ‘86. Loved those wheels!
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Habu135

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I'm not necessarily a Facebook fan, but it is a great resource to find unique or long discontinued parts.
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85ponyGT

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I'm not necessarily a Facebook fan, but it is a great resource to find unique or long discontinued parts.
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Thank YOU! Those Look nice. I don't have FB so my luck on there is not gonna happen. I will have to make contact when I get home from the Middle East.

I appreciate it!