tire size rec. for 1968 mustangs


Asked by Nov 26, 2007 at 07:11 PM about the 1968 Ford Mustang

Question type: Car Customization

I have purchased  15/7 Mag. 500 wheels for my 1968 conv. restoration project. what is your recommendation for the best tire size. 215/65, 225/60 or 235/60 ?

3 Answers

me personaly,my choice would be the 215/65, but it is your car all would look good but dont go to wide you know rubing.


It depends on if you are upgrading suspension , and how you want the vehicle to handle and look. Slightly larger and wider tires for the rear , and smaller thinner tires for the front are what I prefer. I would go 70 series , or 65 series for the front and 50's for the rear . Size depends on how tall you want the tires to be , and how much room you have. 255/50/15 for rear , and 235/65/15 for the front tires ( that's just off the top of my head, but it gives you an idea ) Tire shops will have basic measurements of the size of the tire ( height, and width ) from there you can calculate what will look good .

Michael Mattox

I always put big and wide (not too big and wide) on the back and small and skinny on the front (not too skinny on the front). It gives it a mean stance and helps with driveability.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 41,064 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $900.


Search Ford Mustang Questions

Ford Mustang Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,770
#2 FordNut
Reputation 1,220
#3 carGrrl
Reputation 890
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
799 Great Deals out of 38,852 listings starting at $2,650
Used Dodge Charger"
646 Great Deals out of 29,674 listings starting at $2,275
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
434 Great Deals out of 20,234 listings starting at $3,688

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
12,263 listings starting at $21,495
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 7,539 listings starting at $17,899
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 4,137 listings starting at $15,999
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
103 Great Deals out of 2,885 listings starting at $11,950
2013 Ford Mustang For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,423 listings starting at $9,999