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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-14-2009 Thread Starter
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Question: 255/35-20 Tires

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Question - I have a 2006 Mustang GT with 20x10in rims on the rear. Has anyone put or seen 255/35-20 tires on these size rims? I see on most tire sale websites these size tires will fit a rim width range between 8.5in-10in, but was curious to know what people's opinion are, or what it looks like?

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Not to thread jack, but I was looking for the same info. I just bought a set of Black Shelby Redlines 20x8.5 & 20x10. I hate the fact that I won't be able to rotate tires unless I go with more pricey non-directional tires, so it would be great if you can do the same size all the way around. Also, does having a 255/35/20 size tire on a rim affect the rim guard? Just want to make sure that even though the tire is stretched to it's limits that it will still offer rim protection. Thanks!
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why would you want to run 20's? for looks and handling all you ever need is nothing larger then an 18" rim

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IMHO 20" rims look better than 18s. If and I mean if (lol) I decide to take it down to the track i'll either put the stockers back on with some drag radial, or get a set of 17"ers. For looks alone I went with 20s. I also just bought the Eibach Pro Kit. To me 18s leave too much wheel well space.
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For me I purchased my GT (pre-owned) with 20x9.5" in front & 20x10" in rear. I need to replace the tires and purchased 4 Yokohama all-season tires (255/35-20), and again read they will fit a rim size range between 8.5"-10", but did not know how this would look, or truly fit!
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On a 10" wide wheel, I would go minimum of 275. If you look it up, 255mm=10 inches almost exactly, but trust me you can get away with some more tire on there and it will look like they were made for each other.

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ok..on 20's...how beefy can u go without rubbing?...im 8.5w all around...ride can be harsh and after this summer ill need a new set

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