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  1. Let's talk tires: Staggered or Square?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    like it says - do you run: Staggered setup (wider in back) Square setup (same size all around and rotate for even wear)
  2. For Sale: 94-04 Mustang NEW Cobra (2) 17 x 10.5 SVT Black Machined Wheels

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    These machined wheels are hard to find. I have a new set of factory style 17x10.5 for your rear in the back of my shop that I'm cleaning out. These are double boxed from AFS and still packed for fedex. $250 buys the wheels. I will ship them together for $45 to most places or free pickup in...
  3. For Sale: FFR Halibrands 17 x 9 with tires

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I have a set of four Halibrands that came with my complete kit. They are 17" x 9" all around. Tires are Continental Extreme Contact DW. Fronts are 245/45R17, rears are 275/40R17. Wheels and tires have about 1500 miles and are in perfect condition. Tires are great street tires. Upgraded engine...
  4. For Sale: PSE 15" Wheels with AVON Tires

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I switched to bigger brakes so I can't use the wheels anymore 15" PSE Wheels 5x 4-1/2 bolt pattern Front Wheels 15"x9" 4-1/2" backspace with AVON 225/65/R15 tires Rear Wheels 15"x10" 5-3/4" backspace with AVON 275/55/R15 tires The tires have about 5000 miles on them and a couple track days...
  5. Free Parts: 2 BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KD 315/35 ZR17

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Free to whoever comes and gets them. I live in Poway, CA. They have lots of tread left.
  6. Tire time

    FFR Type 65 Coupe
    Alright I know I am going to be overwhelmed with suggestions but I really have no Idea what to buy. I need two new sets of tires for the coupe. Ive been running Nitto Nt555 255/40/18 front and 275/40/18 for the last 10,500 miles. Ive been running more and more track days at njmp and have...

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    NEW BFGOODRICH G FORCE T/A KD. I HAVE TWO [2] SETS (8 TIRES) for $750!! For All Eight Tires ONE SET brand new tires, never even put on rims, kept in cool dry dark storage. Two FRONT tires one left and one right in size 275 40 ZR 17 BFGOODRICH G FORCE T/A KD Two REAR tires one left and one...
  8. Real HotRods don't have fenders

    Factory Five '33 Hot Rod Forum by E/T Wheels
    Wheels and tires MAKE a hotrod! The attitude is in the wheels, tires and rake. And a hotrod needs attitude. I am getting ready to buy rubber and wondering how tall anyone has gone without fenders. Oh yeah, real hot rods don't have fenders. I'd like to see some photos of different tire/wheel...
  9. new rims bigger brakes!! suggestions?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    Hey everybody, So I have had 15 inch rims for a couple years now and I loved them. But I love performance even more. I have decided to move to a 17inch rim which equals more tire and brake selection all across the board. So, to all the autocrossers out there what is your recommended tire...
  10. Tires / Tire Shops in Portland area?

    Northwest Region
    I find out one of my Yoko Avids has gone flat (probably a small puncture, but no reason to take a chance with older tires anyway), then I find out that they don't make Yokos anymore in my size so I have to get a new set at some point anyway, then I find out that most of the local tire shops are...
  11. Billet Specialties Qualifier Rims & Tires New

    Hot Rod Classifieds
    Brand New Set just 5 miles on tires & wheels. Billet Specialties "Qualifier" with Continental Extreme contact dws tires Front: 205/45/17 with 8" rim Rear: 295/40/20 with 9.5" rim Asking $2,200
  12. Want to Buy: Tires: Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 275/40-17

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Hi there... I'm looking for a pair(2) og new/slightly used Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 275/40-17 There are some on craiglist, but many from craig only wants to trade when local pickup and wont ship. :( So I need the tires shipped to this address if you have a set: 1424 Baker Road, suite DK25782...
  13. Its time for the Tire Question

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I have the 17 inch Halibrand Replica wheels, a fixed rear axle, a 351 Windsor motor with only 400+ hp and no desire to put the car on the race track. This will be simply a nasty narly fast tour car to take up and down the California coastline and maybe up the interstate. I do not plan to take...
  14. For Sale: Kuhmo V710 + 17X9 Cobra R wheels

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    2 Kuhmo 275/40/17 V710's + 2 17X9 Cobra R wheels SOLD FS: 2 Kumho V710's mounted and balanced on 17X9 Cobra R wheels, I am moving up to larger tires and wheels in the back of my car this year. These tires have maybe 20-30 autocross runs (like 3-4 actual events) on them total, there is plenty...
  15. Roadster tire size

    Factory Five Roadsters
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have looked through the FAQ's and couldn't find a good answer to what size tires I can install on my 17"x 9" and 17"x10.5" Roadster R wheels. I have a MK4 complete kit and IRS and want to know what is the largest...
  16. Wheels and tires?

    Factory Five Roadsters
    Warning- your speaking to someone with little car knowlege... OK the dad and i are working on a roadster and need help picking out wheels. Of course we want something good, but the most important feature is price. So what size am i looking at, and whats a wheel and tire that will work and not...
  17. Set of four 17"x8" Ultra brand Replica wheels & tires

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Hello all, Going to 15's and need to sell these basically brand new rims and tires from cobra. 17” x 8” Ultra brand Cobra Replica Wheels. Only 600 miles on rims and tires. 5” backspacking and 4.5” front spacing on all rims Tires are BFG G-Sport Force 235/45/17’s. ZR rated Comes with $300...
  18. Looking to put 18's on my MK3 what's the largest tire in rear

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    I just purchased my MK3 and looking to upgrade to 18 inch wheels. What are the largest tires that I can run on the rear with no issues? Also, what does everyone recommend running on the front? Currently have 245/45/17 and 275/40/17. Was thinking 315's and 245's.....any help would be great...
  19. Tire Recommendation

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    Hey Guys, i'm looking for daily driver tires that will be a good balance between performance, price and long drive comfort. Does anyone have some thoughts? i'm going to use the Halibrand 17x9 & 17x10.5 wheels. Thanks Mike
  20. For Sale: Cobra tires

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I have the following tires for sale. These are in excellent shape, took off to put on gy race tires. Pair - 295/50-15 dunlap qualifiers pair - 275/60-15 gy eagle ii pair - 255/60-15 gy eagle ii $100.00 each pair, pick up only on cape cod. Pat @ 508-775-0865