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Tire Size for New GT500 Style Wheel

I am going to place these on the Boss and I want to put all season tires on. Any suggestions on the tire size I should go with? I will have them all the same size front and back. I have seen many owners switch to 18 but they also have different size tires. I do not track the car and just use for regular driving.

http://www.latemodelrestoration.com/item/M1007DC1895/2005-11-Mustang-Ford-Racing-2010-GT500-Wheel
 
Is this switch for winter driving or year round?
 
I am getting a free set of the wheels that I showed a pic of. My friend is going through a divorce and had these stored. Said they were mine if I wanted them. So I thought I would throw some all season tires on them.
 
knappj69 said:
I am getting a free set of the wheels that I showed a pic of. My friend is going through a divorce and had these stored. Said they were mine if I wanted them. So I thought I would throw some all season tires on them.
I run these on my GT500 on the street in a 285/35/18 and 265/35/18 but you could probably run 285s all around. It's a summer tire though so if year round means temps consistently below 40 you might want to opt for a different compound. I really like these on the street and they wear way better than the Pirellis.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Yokohama&tireModel=ADVAN+Sport&sidewall=Blackwall&partnum=835YR8ADSXL&tab=Specs
 
NFSBOSS said:
Stick with your stock wheels and sell the wheels you're getting for free. Use the money for new tires. ;) Unless you slam your car you'll have a larger wheel/fender gap and IMO it won't look good.

Understand what you are saying but what size would be recommended for a 18 all season?
 
knappj69 said:
Understand what you are saying but what size would be recommended for a 18 all season?
I've only looked at 18" track oriented tires for my staggered setup. I'm in CA so summer tires work year around (except the past week) and I haven't a clue what would work on our Bosses. I've read the Continental tires work well but I have no experience with them. Hopefully someone else will come along with a suggestion.
 
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knappj69 said:
Does anyone see a problem with putting all season 275/40/18 all around? I know it won't rub but will there be issues with the ABS that anyone is aware of?

I just put a set of 18x10 wheels with 275/40/18 all around on my GT. No problems so far...
 
I like that look and like being able to rotate all 4 wheels/tires.

Does anyone know if that wheel tire combo will fit in the spare well diameter-wise? I can live with it sticking up a bit.
 

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