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New wheels and tires are here!! (More pics and info in reply now)
Using advice from members here, I ordered new shoes... Just came today!

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Nice, very nice!

351w - Ford racing GT40X 178 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers - Comp Cams 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP hardware - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe - Duraspark - MSD digital 6al box - MSD TFI coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - weiand stealth intake  - edelbrock 1406 600 carb  - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 4.11 gears - traction lok - lakewood traction bars.                                            

OOOOOHHH, those look nice!!!

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wow, just wow :-)
SWEET.....What size are the rears

73 ragtop, 1999 Mustang Bright Atlantic Blue Paint, Phoenix Engine 302-335HP,  Edelbrock Carb & Performer manifold; c4 with 2000 stall and shiftkit; 3:55 auburn limited slip differential, Hedman shorties; Car Chemistry Exhaust

Classic Air; Tilt Steering Wheel; 1999 Chrysler Sebring bucket Seats ; power windows;
Ok, took a rear home to see how it fits. (Front suspension is torn apart right now)

The rear wheels are 15x9, with a 5" backspace. These style wheels were somewhat limited in sizes, or I would have gone 10", and slightly more BS. The tires are 295-50-15.

Overall, not too bad, it is a little hard to tell inside the garage and up in the air. It doesn't stick out past the quarter panel. On the backside, I have about 1 3/4" from the sidewall of the tire to the edge of the leafspring. Up higher, about 1 1/4" from tire to the bracket that holds the rubber bump for the axle.  (The angle of the pic makes it look a lot closer)

My only issue now is the gap from the top of the tire to the lip on the quarter. There is about 4 1/2" gap.  I am going for an "Old school" jacked up look, but I hope this isn't too much! (Kinda late now, lol!!) I put new 5 leaf springs on the car cause the old stock 4 leafs looked weak.  The car is on jackstands under the axle housing, so other than the whole car being in the air, I think this gap is about where it will be. I don't have a lot of the parts on the car right now, such as motor/trans, doors, interior, decklid, ect, so hoping that will lower it a little. Plus, the springs are brand new, car hasn't even been on the ground with them, so they should settle some. 

So, overall, I'm a little concerned about appearance with the height/gap, but am good with clearance everywhere. If given a choice, if available, I think a 10" wheel, with a BS around 5 1/2" would be a real nice fit. Hopefully this helps others looking for sizing info.

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When I saw the picture I went 'Guhhhhhh', cause that's what an orgasim sounds like. Wink Looking good!

73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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(12-04-2017, 08:14 PM)will e Wrote: When I saw the picture I went 'Guhhhhhh', cause that's what an orgasim sounds like. Wink   Looking good!

You're supposed to say "I'll have what he's having!" Haha

Let me check your shorts!

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Very cool!!!!

- Mike
Wow! They're looking very cool

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So I'm a proud owner of one Mach 1 73! Regards Lars DK73whistling
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