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Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire (17 in., 18 in.)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Ultra High Performance Summer Tire
    • Aggressive, V-Shape Tread Pattern
    • Extra Wide, Arched Tread Blocks
    • Excellent Anti-Hydroplaning Characteristics
    • Unique Flanged Lip for Wheel Protection
    • Smooth Ride w/ Minimal Road Noise
    • 5-Year Limited Warranty
    • For Use on Front or Rear Wheels

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    Manufacturer Ratings
    • High Performance Summer
    • Directional

      Directional tires can only be rotated front-to-back, but not side-to-side. Staggered sized directional tires cannot be rotated.

    Customer Ratings
    • Dry Traction 4.7/5 4.731293
    • Wet Traction 4.3/5 4.295026
    • Road Noise 4.0/5 4.038462
    • Ride Quality 4.6/5 4.588435
    Tire Size Wheel Width Tire Diameter Tread Depth Revs Per Mile Weight (lbs)
    For 17" wheels
    255/40R17 8.5" - 10" 25.1 11/32" 804 25
    245/45R17 8" - 9.5" 25.7 11/32" 785 25
    275/40R17 9" - 11" 25.7 11/32" 785 27
    For 18" wheels
    285/35R18 9.5" - 11" 25.9 11/32" 779 27
    275/40R18 9" - 11" 26.6 11/32" 759 30
    275/35R18 9" - 11" 25.7 11/32" 785 27
    255/45R18 8" - 10" 27.1 11/32" 745 29
    265/35R18 9" - 10" 25.3 10/32" 798 26
    245/40R18 8" - 9.5" 25.8 11/32" 782 24
    HTR Z II Summer Tire. The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Series Tire is an ultra high performance summer tire. Its aggressive extra wide, arched tread blocks deliver extraordinary performance in either wet or dry conditions, both on and off the track.

    Uncompromising Traction and Handling. The HTR Z II'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 superb 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 enhanced road grip in adverse weather conditions.

    Smooth Ride w/ Minimal Road Noise. In addition to outstanding performance, the HTR Z II Series Tire delivers 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 stereo system!

    Unique Flanged Lip for Wheel Protection. The HTR Z II Series Tire also features a unique flanged lip on the lower sidewall, which helps protect your expensive wheels 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.

    Application. This Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire is designed for use on any 1979-2018 Ford Mustang model. Please select your proper tire sizing from the options above.

    NOTE: This is an ultra high performance summer specific compound and tread tire. Use during the summer and warm temperature months will result in superior traction over & all-season tires. Use during the winter months or in cold temperatures significantly reduces traction and increases stopping distance, as the compound becomes less sticky.

    Mounting & Balancing: AmericanMuscle offers professional mounting and balancing on all wheels and tires when purchased together on the same order for an additional fee. This will allow you to swap out your old wheels for your new set when they arrive. We even offer Free Nitrogen tire fill.

    • State of the Art On-Site Tire Facility
    • Scratch-Free Mounting Process
    • Environmentally Friendly, Lead Free Wheel Weights
    • Free Optional Nitrogen Tire Fill
    • 1 to 2 Business Day Turn Around Time on Most Orders

    Free Nitrogen Fill! AmericanMuscle is pleased to offer FREE optional nitrogen fill on wheels and tires that are purchased together on the same order. Filling your high performance tires with nitrogen has many benefits including:

    • Improves Fuel Economy
    • Reduced Weight
    • Maintaining Constant Tire Pressure throughout the Year
    • Prevents Corrosion to Preserve Wheel and Tire Life

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    Questions & Answers (44)

    5 Top Rated Questions

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

    • 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!

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    I want to put the free nitrogen in my tires ok. When the tires are low on nitigen can I mix that nitrogen with air . Do I have to fill it up with nitrogen again

    • You can refill with air without causing any harm, but it will ultimately defeat the purpose and eliminate the benefits of having the nitrogen fill. I'd check your local area to see if there are any places to fill up with nitrogen. Usually some tire shops and similar places may have it available.

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    Running 255-45-18's front and 275-40-18's on the read and mostly normal type of driving what is the expected mileage I can get with these tires?

    • Due to its nature as a performance tire, we typically see between 25,000 and 35,000 miles tread life depending on driving conditions and driving type.

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    Hello I currently use 235/50r18 for my stang 2015, can I use 255/45r18 for sumitomo htr z II? how it would be? Tysm

    • In order to make sure we provide the best tire recommendation we recommend reaching out to one of our Mustang Experts over chat or phone.

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    Will the 255/40/17 fit on a 8" wheel?

    • Unfortunately a 255/40R17 tire will only fit a wheel that is between 8.5" and 10". For an 8" wheel, we recommend a 245/45/R17.

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    10 More Questions
    Hi this is Tomas from Mexico city, could you tell me if this kind of tire works for my Wheels, if the size is 10 in rear and 9 in front?. Also what is the price in 275/40 rear and 255/45 front, same drawing. Thanks a lot 1 answer
    I’m currently sporting 235/50R18 on a 2007 Mustang GT premium. I do not see an option for that size for your Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II. Is there an alternative size I can use? 1 answer
    what is the tread wear rating on this tire? 1 answer
    Does it matter which size I buy if I currently have 225/60 R15? 1 answer
    Do they have them in white letters? 1 answer
    I have a set of Saleen 18x9 I have 245/35 on there now. How much bigger can I go? 1 answer
    It says Summer use, but what should the ambient temperatures be before switching to these? Thanks. 1 answer
    I have a 2012 v6 mustang found some 18x 7.5 in rims is this size ok for them or what size tire would you recommend 1 answer
    I have a 2016 gt with my stock 18x8.5 wheels what's the widest I can fit on to this wheel size ? Could I go 285s? 1 answer
    Are these tires directional? 1 answer

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    Overall Rating 4.7

    out of 5 stars

    • Dry Traction 4.731293 4.7
    • Wet Traction 4.295026 4.3
    • Road Noise 4.038462 4.0
    • Ride Quality 4.588435 4.6



    • 5/5

      September 23, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 255/45R18 (79-19 All)

      For what they are, they're great!

      Best performance tires for daily driving! Highly recommend.

      Ryan

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      September 22, 2018

      Nice tires nice price

      I have these tires on two of my mustangs and I like them. They are priced fair so I don’t mind doing burnouts when the time is right :) American muscle price is way better than local shops which is the world we live in

      JamesS

      Year: 1994 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 13, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 255/45R18 (79-19 All)

      Sumitomo Tires

      They handle great and look awesome on the car with billet rims from American Muscle. .

      DonR

      Year: 2007 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      September 12, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 285/35R18 (94-04 All)

      Excellent cheap tires

      Excellent handling in the rain. They take a second to get warmed up but once they do their solid! I'm On my second set and I average about 40k miles with aggressive driving daily.

      AustinB

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 11, 2018

      Excellent Purchase

      I purchased these tires for my '03 GT Convertible. I'm amazed at how well they perform and grip. I live in Florida and it rains quite often and they grip extremely well in wet conditions too. I'm very impressed with the performance without the high price.

      DougJ

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 11, 2018

      Wow

      Really good looking and comfortable ride on my old mustang

      CarlosP

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 06, 2018

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      Great product. I will do business with you guys anytime.

      SilasH

      Year: 2004 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      September 06, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 275/40R17 (79-19 All)

      The bestb

      The best tires I’ve purchased yet! Makes my drive to work nice and smooth. I love them. The pattern makes it look aggressive

      M

      Year: 2004 Submodel: V6

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    • 4/5

      August 31, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 255/40R17 (94-04 All)

      Tires

      Nice tires love the tread patterns. Looks super sharp on my 98 vert

      RobertM

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 30, 2018

      Best tires

      Best tires I’ve owned, makes my car drive nice and smooth just like I wanted it. Wide tires makes my car look better than ever!

      M

      Year: 2004 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      August 26, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 275/40R18 (79-19 All)

      Great tire great price

      They are a great tire and come at a great price. I’ve had no issues with these, they have very good traction. And do alright in the rain. Over all I’d really recommend these tires.

      chrisr92

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 26, 2018

      amazing tires

      these tires hook really good honestly and not that expensive i can finally launch my gt without it spinning like crazy

      MarioG

      Year: 2004 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 25, 2018

      Great

      Tires are a good looking tread and they grip very well

      RussA

      Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      August 24, 2018

      Nice look

      Great tire and wheel package for my wife's fusion. Look way better and more aggressive.

      JasonF

      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 23, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

      Wheels and tires

      With the chrome pony rims they look great, handle nicely good ride

      AndrewM

      Year: 1990 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 23, 2018

      very good!

      These are very good tires for the price! I am 100 happy.

      JohnB

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

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    • 1/5

      August 21, 2018

      Not on my car

      Poor balanced tires. Car shook like crazy until I took them off. I had them professionally balanced twice to no avail.

      ford4me

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      August 12, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 285/35R18 (94-04 All)

      Great tired

      Looks nice, have a nice ride to them, would suggest to anyone thinking about getting them to get them, they won’t disappoint.

      CadeM

      Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1

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    • 1/5

      August 05, 2018

      Not so good Tires

      Tires were not balanced on rims! Tried to rebalance at tire shop and were not able 2!

      DanielT

      Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      August 03, 2018

      Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z II Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

      EarlD

      Very nice tires grips the road great. Makes the car look it has stance. Fast delivery and packaging fit around the tires good.

      EarlD

      Year: 1991 Submodel: LX

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