Im new to the Site, so Please help a me out
Im 20 years old, I sold my 71 Camaro 468 cid 4spd to buy a 1968 mustang Fastback J-Code 302/ toploader 4spd, Highlander Green. Ford 9" 3.25 conventional. Currently in the process of restoring it slowly due to money but saved enough to start the suspension and get me some new wheels.
Currently what I decided to do with the Suspension.
Front: Complete New Front Suspension kit (New upper and lower arms w/ new hardware) Shelby Drop, 620 Coil Springs, Front 1 1/8" Sway Bar, Doetsch Tech Adjustable Front Shocks, Also hopefully in the near future Ill find some front disc Brakes off a 2000-04 mustang cobra mach 1 and use the mustang steve disc brake conversion kit.
Rear: Keep 3.25 gears for now. 5 Mid-eye Lead Springs, Rear 3/4" Sway Bar,Doetsch Tech Adjustable Front Shocks, And also again hopefully in the near future Ill find some Rear disc Brakes off a 2000-04 mustang cobra mach 1 and use the mustang steve disc brake conversion kit. Also sometime in the future Competition Engineering Slide-A-Link Traction Bars, Maier Racing Subframe Connectors.
Now for the Wheels/Tires.
Tires: Probable BFgoodrich Radial T/A KDW 2 Tires.
American Racing Rims
Front: 17x8 with 4.75 Backspacing 235/45/17
Rear: 17x9.5 with 5.75 Backspacing 275/40/17
Im Building the car to drive at least 3-4 times a week during good weather. Possibly some Track time in the future. Also Occasional freeway driving.
I have read many threads about mustangs running a similar set up. I just would like to be absolutely positive before spending the money lol
Now for my Questions lol
1) With all the new suspension put on and new wheels, Will the car sit Level or be Higher in the back? -I just don't want the rear to be lower then the front.
2) Do I have the Correct Backspacing for my Wheels?
3) With it being lowered by the shelby drop and 620 Coil Springs and having disc brakes in front will I experience any Rubbing issues with my front Wheel and Tire Size?
4) Also in the Back being lowered by Mid-Eye Leaf Springs and also having Rear Disc Brakes will I have any rubbing Issues?
5) Can I get away with 285/40/17 Tires in the Back with Rolled Fenders?
If I have to Roll all 4 Sides I will.
Also a Side Note There will be Subs in the back in a Custom Box, And will also have passengers in the backseat occasional. This may be a factor on rubbing issues that may come up.
At 20 years old, Im aiming for the Widest possible tires tucked in the back without having any major rubbing issues. I will take the car to the track in the future as well.
Thank you. I appreciate any opinions or information that you can throw my way.