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These cars are not too forgiving as the space between the fender and the frame & quad shock is fixed.

The rims used are the same as the Mustang.

On a Fox (87-93) the 17x9 wants a 5.95" (6") backspace. That is not offset. Here is a picture showing the difference:


On a SN95 rear end, the axles are 3/4" wider per side, so the offset wants to be 3/4" deeper...6 3/4"...Ford uses 6.42" as a stock backspace on a 17x9.

So the answer to your question is probably "No one using it successfully".

Hope this helps.

[ April 11, 2004, 12:59 AM: Message edited by: Larry N. Johnson ]
 

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With standard 87-93 suspension pieces/parts that size wheel will be outside the front fender opening. In the rear, the tire will possibly rub on the fender lip if you hit a bump. It will be close.
I always talk in terms of backspace. If you look around long enough you will find a manufacturer who considers an offset one way from center to be negative while other manufacturers consider the same offset to be positive. As far as I know, backspace is measured the same by everyone.
 
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