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Even though it's 90 degrees today, I'm thinking about making sure that my Bullitt will handle the winter in upstate NY. My last few cars, I would buy a set of spare wheels and mount Bridgestone Blizzaks. Huge difference! When I originally looked at buying a GT (before I ever saw a Bullitt) I figured on buying some 15" Mustang rims for the snows, and going with taller, narrower snow tires, which works great. But with the bigger rotors on the Bullitt, will 15" rims fit? If not, how about 16"? The price difference in snows in the larger sizes is significant, so I would like to avoid having to buy 17" snows.

And yes, my Bullit is my year-round daily driver, with a 90 mile round trip commute to work. First time I can say that I'm actually enjoying the ride!

So far (600 miles) the Bullitt looks and runs perfect!
 

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You cannot use anything but 17" or larger rims on the Bullitt. At least in the front. Smaller rims will not clear the calipers. I will be purchasing another set of bullit wheels and mounting snow tires on them. www.tirerack.com has the rims pretty cheap and by winter I hope they have some cheap knock offs. I did this with my 96GT and cheapies were good and I didn't care if they got messed up.
 

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yep, those front rotors are pretty big. I have a hard time getting in there to clean the wheels.
 

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Did I see 'Smart' written on your forehead? My folks have a house at Lake George. You'll nee those snows. Remember, the faster they wear out, the better the compound for winter traction. Pirelli makes awesome winter treads. Good luck in the quest for white.
 

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Man you might want to think about a minter beater... I got a dodge colt for 500 bucks and it runs like a top.. front wheel drive.. to drive on snowy days....... The mustang in any snow or ice is totally worthless.... Scared the hell out of me last winter,, and our winters are real mild. Plus I only drive 5 miles to work. Do they salt the roads in New York??? if so definetly store it then... Good luck....

Doug
 

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Even better than getting a beater, marry a girl with a Jeep =)
 

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Where are you located? I'm in Schenectady and there is another local Bullitt here also.
I purchased a pair of extra 17in Bullitt wheels for snows for the winter. I don't think I could stand seeing anything else on it.
 
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