Mustang Wheel Backspacing and Offset ExplainedLast Updated May 26, 2020 | Chris Cervenka
Understanding the concept of wheel offset and backspacing can be confusing for someone who may be just starting to look for an aftermarket set of wheels and tires. Each Mustang generation has a particular set of offset and backspacing numbers that work best with the fitment around that car’s suspension wheel-well.
Linear and progressive lowering springs have a different style of compression that leads to substantial differences in handling. This means that depending on your build, one may be a better fit for you than the other. Are you a racer looking to get the absolute best handling when it comes to their Mustang? Linear is your answer. How about a daily driver and occasional weekend cruiser? Progressive is your go-to.
Torque measures an engine's capacity to do work, while horsepower measures how fast the engine can do it. Learn about the differences between torque and horsepower, how they’re measured, and which modifications can increase your engine’s power.
Regardless of what style, finish and size wheel you’re looking for, CJ Pony Parts has the selection you need to outfit your S550 with the rims and tires that will set your car apart from the rest! Be sure to give us a call or order online and don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any questions. We are always happy to help!
Sometimes the budget doesn’t allow for a brand new set of wheels. Especially when some of the newer model Mustangs have wheel options for at least a couple grand. At that point, you’re looking at a serious investment for your Mustang. Sometimes it just isn’t in the budget to purchase a brand new set of wheels, so you begin checking forums and social media for used Mustang wheels. Let CJ’s help you with the process of finding the right set of wheels for your Mustang without breaking the bank.