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Hey everyone I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com and I’m taking a look at our 2003 Cobra style wheels for all 94-04 Mustangs in your choice of either black or chrome. These wheels pay tribute to the terminator Cobras that originated in 2003 and are hands down my favorite modern Mustang. With that signature supercharger whine, that aggressive front end, and these 5 spoke wheels, there wasn’t much not to like. These lightweight aluminum wheels are offered in 17” diameter only, and your choice of either triple dipped chrome, gloss black finish, and for the black deep dish option, black with a polished lip. Now we have the latter installed on our 2000 GT behind me, and on our 98 GT on our Dynojet, sporting the very stealthy gloss black look. Now it’s easy to see these wheels look great on both the SN95 and the New Edge platform. But without a doubt our most popular choice is shown right behind me on our V6, with the chrome deep dish 17x9’s up front, and the 17x10.5’s in the rear, giving us that staggered look that instantly transforms our ride into full on muscle car status. Not only that, you get to run a massive 315 size tire out back, giving you all the traction you can handle. Part of the reason you’re able to run such a massive tire in the rear is due to the fact that these wheels are offered in the very cool deep dish option. Now this simply means that the face of the wheel is set further back into the rim, resulting in that nice wide lip which looks awesome. Now with some of our other AmericanMuscle wheels you do have the option of mixing a standard fitment wheel up front with a deep dish wheel out back, however due to the design of these Cobra style wheels, you either have to go deep dish on all four corners, or standard fitment all around, it’s up to you. If you’ve never installed a new set of wheels and tires on your car, don’t worry, it couldn’t be easier. All you need is a few hand tools and a floor jack. First step is you want to make sure your car is on level ground, once you do that crack the lugs loose first, jack your car into the air and swap the wheels. That’s it, you’re done, it shouldn’t take you any more than an hour. Now obviously you can’t install these wheels without tires so you’ll definitely need to take care of that. You can always do that on your own or let us do all the work for you with one of our pre built tire and wheel combinations, here we give you a couple of different tire options which are guaranteed to fit your ride without rubbing even if you’re lowered a little bit. You’ll even save yourself a little money in the process thanks to our free mounting and balancing and as always free shipping and handling. And with all AmericanMuscle wheels you have peace of mind knowing that your wheels are backed by a 1 year warranty on finish, and a lifetime structural warranty as well. It’s easy to say that sometimes less is more, that’s exactly the case with these wheels, the aggressive 5 spoke design of these 2003 Cobra style wheels is sure to turn any Mustang from average to terminator in no time and they can be found right here at AmericanMuscle.com
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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: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
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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November 29, 2019
Great looking wheels!
Only wish I'd have done staggered. They still look great!Helpful (0)
November 19, 2019
I bent one of my wheels and you cannot tell a difference between these and the stock onesHelpful (0)
November 02, 2019
This setup made my Cobra look like a new car!!! I like it a lot. I highly recommend this to anyone looking to make their stang stand out.Helpful (0)
September 24, 2019
Wheels look great! Wish I would have went wider in the back though.Helpful (0)
May 20, 2019
They are wonderful but...
The wheels look amazing, i’ve even gotten compliments on them, but when they arrived there was a 1/8 inch scrape on one of my rear wheels (barely noticeable once they were on the car). If there wasn’t a small scrape on the rim, I would give them 5 stars.Helpful (2)
May 15, 2019
Good value for a nice factory style rim
I bought 2 of these for my drag radials on my 2017 scat pack challenger. They fit just like stock 03 cobra rims. I had to take a flap wheel to the center of the rim to open it up to slide over the hub. Works and looks mint! I am thinking about picking another 2 up for some 17inch street tires for a hard tire class that I run. Good rims and a nice price!Helpful (0)
April 26, 2019
Beautiful Wheels and Tires
When you pull these out of the box, they are impressive. The Mickey Thompson tires are really nice and look aggressive. The only reason this is not a 5 star review is due to the shipping (the boxes these came in were flimsy and looked as if they had been to war) A center cap was missing which AM shipped (expedited) to me no questions asked. There was a scuff on one of the wheels which I was able to buff out (white paint transfer of some sort) Better shipping container = 5 star review.Helpful (1)
April 04, 2019
Great fit and finish
Great looking wheels and tires. Fit great and were balanced well.Helpful (0)
March 15, 2019
Looks amazing I'm going for that black and yellow look on my stang and boy does it look nice on it! I have nitto g2s and these things grip the road they let me turn with confidence! They look amazing on the rear and I love how in the front end they stick out just a hair and it makes it look mean! No rubbing at all on all 4 corners and so far I dont see the tires rubbing at a full degree turn.Helpful (1)
March 11, 2019
Pretty but poorly designed buyer beware
The product for the most part looks amazing. Here are my complaints. Had a "nice" white scuff upon opening the box. Could have been UPS so I can let that slide. Upon trying to remove the wheel from the rotor -had rim and tires put on at shop- I was unable to use the stock lugwrench due to the way the holes are designed. Glad I noticed before I ever had a problem and be rendered stuck due to the stock lug wrench being useless. Grabbed a 13/16 short well socket and a pull bar and what do you know....you need a deep well or an extension to clear the rim so you dont scuff it trying to apply torque to the lugs. Bottom line is this should have been mentioned. Maybe I missed it. Maybe I got an incorrectly machined rim.Helpful (0)
Will these fit a 2007 gt?
The 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel is recommended for the 94-04 models due to the offset and backspacing.
98' GT. Going to do the Cobra 13" brake swap. Will these wheels work with the Cobra brake swap?
This wheels will work yes.
are all 4 tires the same size or are they staggered? thank you
All four tires in this 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel & Sumitomo Tire Kit are 275/40R17.
What are the best fitting tires for this type of wheel?
We recommend the following tire size for the 17x9 Cobra Style Wheel. 255-40-17 - 1994-1998 Mustang 275-40-17 - 1999-2004 Mustang
Can I use my factory center cap for this wheel? Thanks for your time. Dave
The factory center cap would not work on the 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel without custom fabrications due to the different clip size of the stock center cap and what this wheel takes.
With our free mounting and balancing you have the choice to fill your tires with air, or nitrogen give us a call to discuss the benefits of both. The OEM center caps will not fit these wheels without some modifications. https://www.americanmuscle.com/contact.html
The Mickey Thompson Street Comp Tires have a tread life rating of 300 AA A. This will allow for tread life between 15,000 miles and 30,000 miles, depending on how the vehicle is driven, and conditions, such as type of pavement, etc.
This wheel and tire package will not cause rubbing on your vehicle if it is at stock ride height or as far as a 2" drop with a lowered suspension.
These wheels are 17 inches in diameter and since your tires inner diameter in 16 inches they would not fit properly. We do carry a variety of tires that do fit this wheel! If you were looking for a specific tire or wheel to fit your tire, please reach out to us via chat, email or by phone!
Factory lugs will be able to work in unison with these wheels.
This wheel and tire kit would not fit on a 1994 Cobra. The 17x10.5 included in the kit does not have sufficient clearance in the wheel well and will cause interference.
The Staggered 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel & Mickey Thompson Tire Kit would be set as a single kit which includes 4 wheels and 4 tires mounted and balanced. Only a quantity of 1 is required.
Hi, This Wheel and tire kit will clear up to a 2in lowering kit with no issues.
With a 5-lug conversion these will be able to work.
The 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel & Sumitomo Tire Kit - 17x9 will work perfectly fine on your 2003 V6 Mustang. The only difference between this kit, which is designed for 94-98 Mustangs, and the 2003 Cobra Style Black Wheel & Sumitomo Tire Kit - 17x9 (99-04), item # 32546, (http://www.americanmuscle.com/blackcobra-17in-9904-stan.html) is the tire size. The 94-98 kit offers 255/40-17 Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tires and the 99-04 kit offers Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z 275/40-17 Tires.
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What's in the Box
|Manufacturer:||AmericanMuscle Wheels||Style:||2003 Cobra|
|Placement:||Front and Rear||Centercap Size:||Large (2-1/2")|
|Back Spacing:||6.02" (153mm)||Offset:||+26mm (1.02")|
|Bolt Pattern:||5x4.5" (5x114.3mm)||Weight:||23.6 lbs|
|Material:||Aluminum||Lip Size :||N/A|
|Best Tire :||Included||Year/Model:||1999-2004 All|