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- How to Install Wheels on Your 1979-2013 Mustang
Hey everyone Justin here with AmericanMuscle.com and I’m taking a look at a classic Mustang wheel design and by far our most popular wheel here at AmericanMuscle, I’m referring to these Bullitt wheels for all 99-04 Mustangs. Bullitt wheels have long been the favorite of many Mustang owners everywhere, from their classic 60s muscle car styling, in addition to the factory built Ford Bullitt Mustang in 01, then again in 08 and 09, it’s easy to see why these wheels are so popular on Mustangs of all ages. Our Bullitt wheels are available in 17” 18” and 19” diameters, and your choice of either gloss black, anthracite silver, matte black, or a chrome finish. The wheels are also available in either staggered or non staggered fitment, now a staggered fitment means that your rear wheels and tires are going to be slightly wider than your fronts, giving you that classic muscle car appearance, and that’s exactly what we’ve done on our 2000 V6 behind me. We have our gloss black 17x9’s on the front, and our gloss black 17x10 ½ ‘s on the rear, giving us that really aggressive stance. Now this will also help your traction as well, thanks to the fact that you get to run a big beefy tire out back to help you get that power down to the ground. The wheels are also available with a very cool deep dish option, now deep dish refers to the lip around the wheel itself, as you can see the face of the wheel is set further back into the rim, giving you that really nice lip that’s sure to get you noticed. If you want to check out what some of the other finishes might look like on your ride, then you’ll want to check out our 98 GT back there on the lift that’s sporting the chrome finish, or our 2000 GT back there on our dyno jet, sporting the anthracite silver look. Now whatever finish you decide to go with, rest assured that we have your back, with a 1 year warranty on our finishes, and a lifetime structural warranty on all wheels. Of course you can purchase these wheels individually if you like, however the smart move would be to take advantage of one of our pre built tire and wheel combinations. This pairs your new Bullitt wheels up with some of the top performing tires on the market today, in sizes that are guaranteed to fit your ride without rubbing, even if you’re lowered an inch or two. You also get to take advantage of our free mounting and balancing, optional nitrogen fill, and as always free shipping and handling. Installing a new set of wheels is something any backyard mechanic should be able to tackle, all you need to do is simply crack your lugs loose first, then jack up the car and swap the wheels, start to finish should take you about an hour using standard hand tools and a floor jack. So if you want to evoke that classic muscle car styling on your modern day ride, then these Bullitt wheels from AmericanMuscle will give you an aggressive look that’s sure to never go out of style.
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Road Hazard Protection. AmericanMuscle is proud to offer an optional Road Hazard Tire Protection program to our customers who purchase a Wheel and Tire Package from us. With this program, you will receive a 3-Year/36 Month protection plan for changing of flat tires and flat tire repair.
36 Months of Protection. The Road Hazard Protection Program is good for 3-Years (36 Months) from the purchase date printed on the program certificate or until any part of the tire tread that comes in contact with the road has a tread depth of 2/32” or less, whichever comes first.
Flat Tire Changing Assistance. Enrolled customers are eligible for reimbursement of up to $75 for roadside flat changing assistance provided by a licensed service provider. This is limited to the roadside installation of the customer’s own usable spare tire. Customer must have a spare tire. The customer would pay the service provider for flat tire changing and then be reimbursed.
Flat Tire Repair. Enrolled customers are eligible for Flat Tire Repair up to $20 per tire. This repair would include labor and patch. Reimbursement is limited to two flat tire repair claims during the coverage terms of 3-Years/36 months. The customer would pay the service provider for flat tire repair and then be reimbursed.
Fitment: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Details
Mounting & Balancing: AmericanMuscle offers professional mounting and balancing on all wheels and tires when purchased together on the same order. This will allow you to swap out your old wheels for your new set when they arrive.
What is TPMS? The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS for short) is a factory installed safety feature on all 2007 and newer Ford Mustangs that alerts you when your tire pressure drops to an unsafe limit.
How do I keep my TPMS feature? Aftermarket wheels do not come with TPMS sensors. However, if you select 'Add TPMS Sensor Kit' and your specific year range from the options listed above, we'll install the TPMS Sensors in your new wheels!
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May 03, 2019
I’ve purchased a few of these to replace originals that were damaged in an accident. Very pleased. The center cap is different but better looking.Helpful (0)
April 29, 2019
Awesome products at an awesome price. Wheel was perfect. Ordering was easy, was in Stock and to me in a couple daysHelpful (0)
April 04, 2019
Awesome!! This rim looks great on my ride. I received them in a week of my purchase, fast shipping good looking rim what more can I ask for. Thanks!Helpful (0)
December 01, 2018
Damaged wheel fresh out of the box
It says leave a review about the product and not customer service, ok. All in all the wheel I just perchaced came damaged fresh out of the box. And now I have to wait for whoever to review the picture that I had to email to even see when there going to send a replacement, then wait almost a week for one that I hope isn't damaged.Helpful (4)
July 17, 2018
They really make my Mustang look more upgrade,I recommend themHelpful (6)
May 05, 2018
Beautiful rims and tires, the kit made it so much easier since they come assembled and balanced! All you have to do is put them on! I'm in love with how my car looks with them!Helpful (7)
February 04, 2018
Well worth the money
I’ve had these on my car for about 1year awesome tire. Rims are great quality would strongly recommend to anyoneHelpful (8)
November 03, 2017
Great on a lowered car
18x10's work on a stock ride height car, but the 18x9's fit my lowered 96 cobra perfectly: oversized custom look with no rubbing. Thanks am!Helpful (7)
September 12, 2017
Deep Dish Bullitt Black wheel
It make the Mustang look more aggressive and stands out.Helpful (7)
September 09, 2017
Great wheels.. My Mustang looks so nice with them.. I highly recommend those wheels.. Since I bought my Mustang, American Muscle has been provide me very good items....Helpful (8)
will these work with 255/40 r18 ?? yes
Do you know the size of the centre caps?
This wheel accepts a large 2.5" center cap.
Is 'normal', non-deep dish Bullit Black Wheel the same wheel as this expect deep dish? I wondering because i want them combined this on back and non-deep dish on the frot. Will colors and everything match?
Correct, the same wheel just not deep dish.
Can I use factory lug nuts, 17x8 bullits, with the 18x9 and 18x10 deep dish wheels?
The factory lug nuts can be used with these wheels yes.
How deep is the silver part to the black in inches?
The lips measure 2.5" on this 18x9 Deep Dish Bullitt wheel.
This Bullitt Black Wheel & Sumitomo Tire Kit will fit on most 99-04 Mustangs without rubbing unless the vehicle is lowered 2 or more inches from factory ride height. No spacers would be required.
The Deep Dish Bullitt Wheels in 18x9 will have a +30mm Offset.
These will fit on a 2005 model Mustang.
The weight per wheel are as follows: The 18x9 will weigh 26.84 pounds. The 18x10 will weigh 8.77 pounds. These numbers are without the tires mounted.
According to our Tire Size Calculator found at this link (www.americanmuscle.com/tire-size-calculator.html), the Bullitt Black Wheel & Sumitomo Tire Kit - 18x9 (99-04) will have 809 revs per mile.
it'll fit but darn! more of a rear tire than front
You can definitely use the 245/40-18 tires with the 18x9 wheels if you don't wish to go wider than the stock tire sizing and you won't have any fitment issues. Hope this helps!
The 245/40R18 will indeed fit on the 18x9 Deep Dish Bullitt Black Wheel.
Sure can - you can drop your Mustang up to a 2" drop without any clearance or rubbing issues! Hope this helps!
I have the same wheels except they are chrome on a 2013 gt and I have no clearance issues using a thick walled impact socket.
Simple installation for anyone.
What's in the Box
|Placement:||Front and Rear||Centercap Size:||Large (2-1/2")|
|Back Spacing:||6.18" (151mm)||Offset:||+30mm (0.9")|
|Bolt Pattern:||5x4.5" (5x114.3mm)||Weight:|
|Material:||Aluminum||Lip Size :||2.5"|
|Best Tire :||Included||Year/Model:||1994-1998 All|
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