Mustang Bolt PatternsLast Updated October 28, 2020 | C.J. Tragakis
When searching for a set of wheels and tires for your Mustang, an important thing to keep in mind is the bolt pattern. Check out our lug pattern chart to find the precise measurements for your generation of Mustang.
For enthusiasts looking to customize the look of their S197 Mustang, a new set of wheels makes one of the biggest impacts. Plus, upgrading to a larger size allows you to fit tires that are more performance-focused.
The Fox Body Mustang carried 4-lug wheels which were very common for compact cars in that era. Unfortunately, most aftermarket wheel options are offered only in 5-lug patterns. This CJ's guide shows you how to upgrade from a 4 lug pattern to a 5 lug pattern, opening the door for many more aftermarket wheel options.
Selecting the right wheels for your car can have a positive impact on handling, fuel economy, and appearance. From durable steel wheels to high performing alloys and carbon fiber, this is how each of these wheel types compares.
There are many decisions to make when you’re replacing your first generation Mustang’s tires and wheels. Whether you’re interested in what tires your Mustang would have come with, or what tires will fit on your original wheels, this guide includes all of the information about the first generation Mustang’s tires and wheels.