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- How to Install Wheels on Your 1979-2013 Mustang
Hi I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and I have with me Forgestar’s CF5 monoblock wheels available in your choice of either gunmetal, piano black, matte black, and silver, fitting all 2005 and newer Mustangs. The CF5 features a timeline concave 5 spoke wheel design which never seems to go out of style, and looks good on pretty much every generation of Mustang both new and old. These monoblock or one piece aluminum wheels go through an advanced process during production, called rotary forging, what this does is greatly improve the strength of the barrel of the wheel, while managing to keep the overall weight down, you’re going to be looking at a very lightweight, very strong combination. The CF5’s are offered in a couple of different sizing options, we have an 18” version shown here in gunmetal, and a 19” diameter shown in Piano black. The wheels are also offered in both 9 and 10 inch widths, and because of the different width options, you can easily achieve that staggered fitment, by sticking the wider 10” wheels in the rear, and the 9’s up front. On the other hand you can go with the standard fitment, which will give you the same width wheels on all 4 corners, maintaining the ability to properly rotate your tires. Chances are if you’re picking up new wheels, you’re going to need new tires, we do offer a couple of pre built tire and wheels combinations, where we pair your new CF5’s up with some of the top tires on the market today, in sizes that are guaranteed to fit your Mustang without rubbing, even if you’re lowered an inch or two. On top of that you get to take advantage of our free mounting and balancing, and free shipping and handling, and finally all Forgestar wheels are backed by a lifetime warranty. When it does come time to install your new wheels and tires, just grab a floor jack and some basic hand tools. You’ll want to crack the lugs loose first with the car still on the ground, once you’ve done that simply jack the car up and swap all the wheels and tires, it doesn’t get much easier than this, but since there is a little work involved, we’ll call it an hour from start to finish just to be on the safe side. So if you dig the look of a classic 5 spoke wheel design and you want the sizing and strength benefits of the CF5’s, you might want to check out these quality, lightweight aluminum wheels from Forgestar, available 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.
Note: The stock lug nuts (13/16”) prove to be too large when used in conjunction with these wheels. Please take a look at the Lug Nut Ordering Options above for some compatible options.
Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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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March 17, 2015
The 19x10 Inch Make for Some Wicked Front Wheel on my Boss 302
I actually put these 19x10" rims on the front of my 2013 Boss 302 with some 295/30-19 Michelin Super Sports. No rubbing, even with my Ford Type-T lowering springs. I put the 19x11" version of these on the rear with 325/30-19's. All makes for a really nice setup!Helpful (12)
October 18, 2014
great strong rim for cheap
this rim made me nvr want to get china rims from AM ever again...finish is 10 times better...its 10 times stronger...and only 2 times as much...lolHelpful (13)
July 24, 2013
Looks great! Couldn't ask for anything more. Looks amazing! Def fits a blacked out look. Buy the black lugs to go with it def worth the money.Helpful (12)
April 20, 2013
Caliper covers will make noise.I think the caliper clips are touching the top of the rotor.The forgestar wheels look amazing,l am very happy with the wheels so far.As far as the MGP caliper covers,They look great,but I am still working on the noise they make.Helpful (12)
March 28, 2013
This combo looks great and really changes the stance of the car. I love the wider tire in the rear it gives the car a tougher look. The finish on the wheels is amazing and the way they were mounted and shipped was great. I am very happy with whole package.Helpful (10)
December 22, 2012
Forgestar CF5 on 13'GT TrackPack
These Forgestars in piano black look great and the fit and finish are excellent. They are substantially lighter than the factory Brembo wheels, and the added width really fills out the wheel wells.Helpful (11)
August 25, 2012
Great look, excellent fit and finish. Shop install was $150 including moving the TPMS sensors from the stock rims to the new ones and re-syncing them, as well as rotating the tires. The rims are much lighter than the "Brembo" rims that came off the car. Ordered rims and had them next day ... once AM delivers (literally).Helpful (12)
August 02, 2012
Great Wheels. Worth Every Penny!
These rims look fantastic on the car. I would absolutely recommend Forgestar & Sumitomo to anyone looking for an aftermarket wheel package, especially the CF5's! The handling and ride of this package on my 2011 GT is great.Helpful (13)
What is the back spacing of this 19x10?
What is the weight of the rim 19x10?
This wheel weighs approximately 24.9 lbs.
Will these fit a 2014 gt500 6 piston caliper? With the 15in rotor?
The Forgestar CF5 Monoblock wheels in 19x9 will clear the GT500 brembos with no issues.
Will it clear brembo brakes on track package models?
The Forgestar CF5 Monoblock Piano Black Wheel will clear all Brembo Brake equipped cars from 2005-2014.
If I get these wheels professionally installed, will I need to purchase the sync tools?
All Mustangs from 2007+ will require TPMS sensors.
A 295/35 has a width of 11.6 inches, so it would sit approximately 8/10" past the Forgestar CF5 Monoblock Piano Black Wheel in 19x10 on each side.
Simple installation for anyone.
What's in the Box
|Size:||19x9 / 19x10||Finish:||Black|
|Placement:||Front and Rear||Centercap Size:||N/A|
|Back Spacing:||6.4” (163mm) / 7.1”(181mm)||Offset:||+35mm (1.4”) / +42mm (1.7”)|
|Material:||Aluminum||Lip Size :||N/A|
|Best Tire :||245/45-19 / 275/40-19||Year/Model:||2005-2012 V6, GT, Bullitt, & Shelby GT500|
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