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Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35-17 (94-04 All)

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  • Item #63003
  • MPN# 5517682

  • Market Price $184.99
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  • Superb Wet Grip & Traction
  • Excellent Anti-Hydroplaning
  • Enhanced Steering Response
  • Sidewall Stiffeners
HTR Z. The HTR Z Series is Sumitomo's Ultra High Performance summer tire. The aggressively designed 315/35-17 tire delivers confident performance in either wet or dry conditions, both on and off the track.

Superb Wet Grip & Traction. Sumitomo HTR Z Performance Tires feature a directional offset V tread pattern that literally plows water out of the way.

Excellent Anti-hydroplaning. Four, deep, wide circumferential tread grooves provide excellent anti-hydroplaning performance.

Enhanced Steering Response. Large angular shoulder blocks provide enhanced steering response and overall dry grip. A solid center rib helps delivers directional stability even in the most heavily grooved highways.

Sidewall Stiffeners. Improved steering response and overall handling without sacrificing ride comfort. In addition to excellent performance, the HTR Z series tires deliver a smooth ride with minimal road noise.

5 Year Warranty. This Sumitomo Tire comes with a 5-year warranty from the date of purchase. Some limitations do apply. Please see the Full Sumitomo Warranty disclosure for details.

Best Fit: 17 x 10.5 Inch 1994-2004 Wheels - REAR

  • Excellent handling characteristics at high speeds, and superb wet and dry traction
  • Triple Tread Radius Provides optimum performance footprint for maximum traction
  • Center Rib Enhances straight-line stability

NOTE: These are ultra high performance summer specific compound and tread tires. Use during the summer and warm temperature months will result in superior traction over "all season" tires. Use during the winter months/cold temperatures significantly reduces traction and increases stopping distance as the compound becomes less sticky.

Fitment: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

Free Mounting & Balancing: Professional mounting & balancing is available on all wheels and tires when purchased together on the same order, so you can just swap your wheels in your driveway when they arrive. We even offer Free Nitrogen tire fill (see option above).

  • FREE Mounting and Balancing in 48 hours
  • State of the Art Onsite Tire Facility
  • Scratch-Free process + Hidden Weights
  • TPMS Sensors installed free on 07+ Mustangs (see wheel page for details)
  • Free Shipping on any order to the continental 48 states
  • Please allow an extra 1 to 2 business days on your wheel and tire package for mounting and balancing

Free Nitrogen Fill! AmericanMuscle is proud to bring you the option to fill your tires with pure nitrogen for FREE when we mount & balance your wheel and tire order. Filling your high performance tires with nitrogen has many benefits including:

  • Improves Fuel Economy
  • Cuts down weight
  • Preserves your tires for longer life
  • Tire Pressure is better equalized throughout the year
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Tech Specs
  • Hydroplaning Resistance: 7.3
  • Wet Traction: 7.0
  • Dry Traction: 8.0
  • Snow Traction: N/A
  • Ice Traction: N/A
  • Steering Response: 7.6
  • Cornering Stability: 7.6
  • Ride: 7.2
  • Noise: 7.1
  • Tread Wear: 7.0

KEY: 10-8.6 Oh Yeah!, 8.5-6.6 Above Average, 6.5-4.6 Average, 4.5-2.6 Acceptable, 2.5-0 Unacceptable
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 01
  • Mach 1 - 03, 04
  • V6 - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04
  • Cobra - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 01, 03, 04
  • GT - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04

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Replaced the same really liked great ride and handling

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Too much tire noise!

The 245 I have on the front aren't the problem, but the 315s in the rear give off so much tire noise I feel like I'm riding in an airplane when I drive my 1999 Cobra Vert with the top up. I didn't get ...

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Overall Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars
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Longevity compared to Nitto555's Hello, I'm looking at a set of new rear tires for my 2004 GT, I drive about 100miles a day and the tires lasting is rather important to and I currently have Sumi 315/35/17's on the rear at the moment and have been pretty happy with them. They do have a little road noise to them but not totally sure if thats due to the tread being really wore down at this point, turn the tunes up and no more noise ;) I have had them on the back close to a year and half and have been very pleased, but being that the drivers rear has a plug in it due to a flat many months ago... really needing this corrected and been very lucky with them. But was curious how the Nitto's hold up compared to the Sumi's, I have been very pleased with them thus far so just trying to compare apples to apples. Not sure if the Nittos' are designed with more of a soft compound and not last very long compared to the Sumi's. So just trying to the best bang for the buck... no money tree here!


  • Being that longevity is definitely your main concern and for such a large tire, you will want to stick with the Sumitomo rather than switch to the NT555's. Reason being exactly what you already stated: Nitto's have a softer compound and while they offer a bit more performance over the Sumitomo, they don't last quiet as long in the grand scheme of things. Hope this helped to verify your already accurate thoughts!!


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I have 18 inch rims..... So these tires are really enticing, except I have 18 inch rims (as stated in the title) ad idk if they'll fit. I'm a tire noob, don't hate.


  • Unfortunately these tires won't be compatible with 18" wheels, only 17". You'll need to purchase a tire that ends with -18 and the tire size would really depend on the specific wheel size: whether it be 18x8 or 18x9 etc... Give our customer service a call at your earliest convenience. They'd be more than happy to help you pick out the perfect tires for your needs!


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Will they work on my 10" AM rims I have now that I have MT P295/45R17 on


  • They will fit the rim, but the recommended size wheel for this wide of a tire is 10.5in.


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Overall Rating 4.6

out of 5 stars

  • Dry Traction 4.493151 4.5
  • Wet Traction 4.109589 4.1
  • Tread Apperance 4.575343 4.6
  • Ride Quality 4.616438 4.6
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.767123 4.8

  • 5/5

    August 22, 2013


    Replaced the same really liked great ride and handling


    Year: 2003 Model: V6 Driving Style: Show 'Stangs I have owned: 3 Menomonee Falls, WI, USA

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  • 1/5

    April 29, 2012

    Too much tire noise!

    The 245 I have on the front aren't the problem, but the 315s in the rear give off so much tire noise I feel like I'm riding in an airplane when I drive my 1999 Cobra Vert with the top up. I didn't get the tire noise until about 1.5k miles on driving on them. I am hoping it goes away, and will update if it does.


    Year: 1999 Model: Cobra Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Fargo, ND

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  • 5/5

    October 05, 2009

    Best price for 315 series

    I've had these 315/35/17 tires for 16,000 miles now and they have just a little under half their tread left. I drive very aggressive and considering they're the cheapest tire on the market in this size, they're holding up amazingly. They are priced right considering the free shipping and look forward to buying two more in this size in the near future.


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  • 5/5

    February 07, 2010

    Great cheap tire.

    Excellent tire for the money. Grabs well, but also cut loose when you want them to. The second set I've had on my Bullitt. I will buy these again.

    Scott S.

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  • 5/5

    March 25, 2010

    For the $$$

    The tires are just as advertised. These look good, and match up well with the Goodyears I have on the front. Traction isn't a problem on wet pavement, and the overall handling on the turns is greatly improved. For the money there a great buy.


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  • 5/5

    March 24, 2010

    Best bang for the buck

    I love these tires. I have 421 rwhp and they hook-up very well


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  • 5/5

    January 05, 2010

    Tires 315/35/17

    Those tires made my 2001 Bullitt look so good and mean, I get lot of attention on the road, on top there are very affortable, thanks to American muscle .com , i love theme

    Noury moulfarha

    Year: 2001

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  • 5/5

    September 23, 2009

    what a tire

    Great tire for the price.holds the road good has plenty of traction for every day driving. looks great after you lay it down on the pavement. haha


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  • 5/5

    September 28, 2007

    htr z

    great drive for large tires, low road noise, improved grip

    Nick Przybylowski

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  • 5/5

    September 25, 2007

    good tire

    I ordered two of these tires with 17x10.5 black bullitt rims. For the price, these tires can\'t be beaten. If you daily drive your mustang, these are the tires to buy!

    Chris Virgil

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