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Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 265/35-18 (94-04 All)

Market Price $132.45

$132.45 (each)

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  • MPN# 5517782

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Features, Video & Details

  • Uncompromising Traction and Handling
  • Excellent Anti-Hydroplaning Characteristics
  • Smooth Ride; Minimal Road Noise
  • Unique Flanged Lip Protects Rims

Review & Installation Video

Review & Install Video

Sumitomo's HTR Z II series tire is an ultra high performance summer tire. The aggressively designed 265/35ZR18 delivers extraordinary performance in either wet or dry conditions, on and off the track.

Uncompromising traction and handling. The HTR ZII's extra wide, arched tread blocks deliver uncompromising racing slick-like dry traction and handling. Dual steel belts with spirally-wrapped Jointless Nylon Band reinforcements deliver high-speed stamina and predictable handling, while still minimizing weight and right uniformity. Single Strand Beads help improve wheel fit and retain rigidity under high stress cornering.

Excellent anti-hydroplaning characteristics. Multi Directional Water Channels push water to the sides and away from the center providing excellent hydroplaning resistance and road grip in adverse weather conditions.

Smooth ride; minimal road noise. In addition to outstanding performance, the HTR Z II Series Tires deliver a smooth ride with minimal road noise. That way you and your passengers can be treated to the sounds that really count, like the growl of your motor, the whine of your supercharger, or the bass thumping from your Mach 1000 stereo system!

Unique flanged lip protects rims. The HTR Z II Series Tires also feature a unique flanged lip on the lower sidewall that helps protect your expensive rims from curb damage while parallel parking.

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: 18 x 9 Inch 1994-1998 Wheels

Features:
  • Wide block shoulder stabilizers strengthen shoulders for maximum dry grip and greater, more predictable, steering response for cornering control.
  • Full-width, high density steel belts promote stable, predictable handling, smooth ride, even tread wear, and superb uniformity .
  • PSP Technology optimizes overall casing durability throughout the life of the tire

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
What's in the Box
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Tech Specs
Specifications:
  • Hydroplaning Resistance: 8.0
  • Wet Traction: 8.0
  • Dry Traction: 9.0
  • Snow Traction: N/A
  • Ice Traction: N/A
  • Steering Response: 8.6
  • Cornering Stability: 8.6
  • Ride: 8.2
  • Noise: 8.1
  • Tread Wear: 7.4

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

Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Great Tires

The tires look awesome and they hook up really well. They provide a quiet and smooth ride. Great tires for the price.

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5/5
great tires!!!

this tires look great and i love the low profile.their great on dry pavement and ok on wet pavement.i looked around for cheaper tires and no one even come close to the prices on american muscle,thanks ...

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Overall Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars
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on average how many miles can i expect to get out of these tires?

Jonathon

  • Generally, you can get approximately 20,000-25,000 miles out of these performance tires.

    LisaS

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I'm shopping tires, what's the width difference in 265/35/18 and 315/35/18?

Chaz73

  • The width of a tire is actually the first number listed in the tire sizing: ie. for the 265/35-18, the width is 265mm and for 315/35-18, the width is 315mm. Hope this helps!

    LisaS

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Overall Rating 4.5

out of 5 stars

  • Dry Traction 4.375 4.4
  • Wet Traction 3.625 3.6
  • Tread Apperance 4.875 4.9
  • Ride Quality 4.125 4.1
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.5 4.5



  • 5/5

    April 25, 2008

    Great Tires

    The tires look awesome and they hook up really well. They provide a quiet and smooth ride. Great tires for the price.

    Tyler Roam

    Helpful (3) (0)

  • 5/5

    November 24, 2012

    Bad alignment killed my last set

    I loved these tires, they're great for tearing through a turn and I have wider one's in the back that hook up great when I'm launching. I haven't had any trouble with the front hydroplaning and I can throw it into a turn without worry. These wear well too, unless you have a poor alignment after lowering your car and don't take care of it, then the inside edge is goes and you need new ones.

    RyanAM12

    Year: 1994 Submodel: GT Malvern, PA

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    July 07, 2012

    good tire for the money.

    Looked at different tires with same style tread pattern and these were the best tire for the price.

    steedaguy

    Year: 1998 Submodel: Other Wilmington, NC, USA

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    June 16, 2009

    great tires!!!

    this tires look great and i love the low profile.their great on dry pavement and ok on wet pavement.i looked around for cheaper tires and no one even come close to the prices on american muscle,thanks again

    Terry

    Helpful (2) (1)

  • 1/5

    October 01, 2010

    sumitomo tires`

    these tires are not great at all in the rain there horrible ..not woth the money better off putting some more money and get nitto 555

    nick brooklyn

    Helpful (3) (3)

  • 4/5

    May 09, 2010

    Replacement

    I bought a set of 4, 1 year ago, and thought they set my Mustang looked mean, the only problem I had was when I hit a large rock in the road, it caused the tire to not hold air, that is why I ordered a replacement.

    Dj

    Helpful (1) (1)

  • 5/5

    June 09, 2012

    Great tires.

    These tires look great. The road noise is minimal. They ride excellent. I haven't used them in the rain yet but I'm sure they are good. These I would defenitely recommend.

    Rejekt

    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Clayton, NC

    Helpful (0) (1)

  • 5/5

    April 01, 2011

    Excellent tire

    I bought these after I wore out my first set that came with my fr-500's. Low noise, great wear, fit excellent,a nd balance well. not blemishes. great tire for the money. Will buy again!

    Matt Renno

    Year: 2004 Submodel: Mach 1

    Helpful (0) (1)

  • 5/5

    August 02, 2010

    tire set of 4

    Just got those tires on my pony and @ 110 mph down hill, they hanble better than a top brand, awsome tires.

    Hiram

    Helpful (0) (1)

  • 5/5

    April 20, 2010

    Pretty good

    for the money not to bad of a tire pretty soft tread compared to what i had im hopeing to get 25000 miles out of them will see!

    AJ M

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  • 5/5

    October 25, 2016

    Sumitome HTR Z

    The best tires I've driven on a track day! I bought these tires for my '99 Cobra Mustang to drive on Track Days at my local road racing track. At about $150/tire these are a good value for an all-out performance tire. To maximize grip, These are oversize tires with wheels two inches larger than stock. I bought the wheels from American Muscle, reviewed below. They have outstanding traction underr all circumstances and transition smoothly from full traction to sliding and hook back up smoothly as well. Braking is also very strong. Be aware this type of tire is not great in the wet or on ice. They also don't come with a mileage warranty. For daily driving, I would recommend a high performmance all weather tire, or in my case a high performance snow tire because it can snow from September to May.

    RBowmar

    Year: 1999 Submodel: Cobra

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 4/5

    May 17, 2016

    Mama's 95

    Great Tire. Good Looks and Solid Build. Makes the Car truly stand out in a crowd.

    Lt

    Year: 1995 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    March 14, 2016

    Awesome product

    Well worth the money! Love the design of the tire and does extremely well when it rains especially going through puddles of water .

    4pntslow

    Year: 2010 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 4/5

    May 15, 2012

    Cant beat the quality for the price!

    Tires look great and handle very nice. would recommend to a friend.

    Krikor

    Year: 2004 Submodel: Cobra Broomall, PA, USA

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 3/5

    April 03, 2012

    Good, just not in the rain.

    These feel good on regular driving. They make some noise in high speed turns, but nothing to complain about. They are terrible in the rain, but I also came from stock 16x8's to 18x10's, so I can't compare it to other wide tires.

    Noopa

    Year: 1994 Submodel: GT Slatington, PA

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 4/5

    June 18, 2011

    they work for me!!

    Very nice tires, especially for the price. Bought these with the 18x9 motorsport black bullitts and they look great! They give my Mustang a more aggressive. These tires have a beautiful tread pattern and provide great handling and control on wet and dry surfaces (for DDs). The only down side is when AM mounted my wheels, they placed the marking paint on the side of my tires where they're on the facing the outside of my car.

    BJ

    Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    June 06, 2011

    work for me

    They are working fine for me. I like them.

    chris

    Year: 1998 Submodel: Cobra

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    May 29, 2011

    Great tire

    Handle well. Grip road wet and dry and braking. Quite. Being low profile they seem to be a little stiff and I notice every bump and ripple in the road but handling is a good trade off for that.

    Paul

    Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    May 10, 2010

    Great Tire

    Got these in a wheel/tire combo and they're great. Handle awesome and for some reason they said that they had a 220 treadwear rating and I got the tire and actually had a 360. No complaints here, love the look and feel.

    Phillip R.

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  • 4/5

    April 10, 2008

    Not for wet climates

    I purchased these a year and a half ago along with the Saleen style wheels and they look, feel, and sound great. Very quiet! Traction on dry surfaces is exceptional.

    Jeff

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