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Just wanted to bump this in case anyone was still thinking of doing it. Bought the Drag DR-31 wheel 18x8 and a Goodyear Eagle LS-2 tire in a 225/50/18. Tight fit but it works trunk mat probably sits about an inch higher than before. For me it was completely worth for the peace of mind. I got a jack from an older Taurus and bought a breaker bar from Amazon. So in case the worst happens I will be good.

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Make sure your jack is under 4 inches high when closed or it won't fit under the side skirts shen you have a flat on a back tire.

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July 2012 update. Works perfectly on my 2013 GT Premium vert. Got the DR31 18x8 35 offset rim; works the same as the DR34.

Kellen is no longer at Discount Tire Direct, but everyone there now knows the setup. Call them up and give them the parts list on this thread, and in three days or so the whole setup will show up at your place for about $280, shipping included.

You really cannot tell that the tire is there when you put the trunk mat back. It sticks up negligibly. The guys who are talking about it sticking up a few inches are talking about the full size Brembo wheel. Does not look like a kludge at all. Still looks factory.

There really is no logical reason to omit the spare on Brembo cars, other than saving one or two hundred bucks. The fantastic thing about Mustangs is that when the bean counters at Fix Or Repair Daily Motor Company cheap out on something, there's this huge base of enthusiasts on forums like this, and the aftermarket that serves them, to fill the hole.

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When you mention the list, you mean post #63, right?

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I know this is an old thread but Has anyone tried this setup in there 2015 Mustangs?

The Lugs have Changed to 14MM x 1.5 for the 2015's

So I know I need new Nuts... but does the wheel and tire fit the 2015's?

I'm sure this will wake up alot of the folks who though they could just use this setup in their 2015's...

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why would you need new nuts for the spare>? couldn't you use the original lugs?

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why would you need new nuts for the spare>? couldn't you use the original lugs?
The Spare wheel used in this thread needs thin walled lug nuts. Due to the lug holes being smaller. So the old thread pattern nuts would not work on the 2015.

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Gotcha, SO I need to get the lug nuts that go with the rim mentioned here. I take it it don't come with it, eh?

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Gotcha, SO I need to get the lug nuts that go with the rim mentioned here. I take it it don't come with it, eh?
if you order it from discount tire, you can order lugs for the new wheel as well. That is what I did.

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