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Old 05-23-2013, 02:30 PM   #1441
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:40 AM   #1442
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Really, I have no choice. These fenders will be too wide for the EAPs and I really want to avoid spacers at least for my DD wheels.
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Old 05-24-2013, 07:19 AM   #1443
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They should roughly extend the fender line by about an inch or so iirc. You can get spacers for the rear that mount between the spindle and the trailing arm in a 10mm or 20 mm thickness. That way there is no extra leverage/strain put on the wheel bearing and spindle. Its what they use in Europe. For the fronts you have no choice but to use spacers or get wheels with a major offset or a combination of the 2.
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:58 AM   #1444
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RS fenders/quarters are closer to 1.5" wider. Blue5 is right though that you can get spacers that move the whole rear spindles out, but for the front you'd need major spacers. It's easier to just get into something else wheel-wise. Mustang 17x8 or 17x9 wheels fit like a glove and are pretty cheap to get replica wheels.....right around the same price as new EAP's at about $120-140/wheel.
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Old 05-24-2013, 01:03 PM   #1446
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Great info. I really wish I could go the spacer route but I put too many hard miles on this car and don't like playing with bearings. Especially the fronts if they go out.

I do like the idea of the Mustang wheels, I just haven't seen any factory ones that I like. Aftermarket should have some nice options though.
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The set of Saleen reps that i had would have looked sick on your car.
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I'm a fan of the SC reps....fat five-spoke pattern with nice lips. ALMOST went with them before doing the 18x8 TeamDynamics but I chose the TD's because I couldn't get 18's in mustang reps in 4x108
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Old 05-25-2013, 06:22 AM   #1450
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Sweet. Why'd you sell them.
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