Jim Smart
November 7, 2005

ORIGINAL SIZE AND TYPE
When the Mustang was introduced early in 1964, tire sizes were modest. As you can see, Mustang tire sizes and types became more aggressive as time went on and engine sizes increased. As time passed, Mustang witnessed the introduction of wider bias-belted and radial tires.

1965
Standard SuspensionHandling Package GT Equipment Group
Tire Size 170ci 200 Six 260-2V 289 V-8 260 V-8 289 V-8
6.50x13 in. Std. Std. Std. Std.
7.00x13 in. Opt.* Opt.*
6.50x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. Std.
6.95x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt.
5.60/5.90x15 in. Opt. Opt.
*Standard with air conditioning

1966
Standard SuspensionHandling Package GT Equipment Group
Tire Size 200 Six 289 V-8 289 Hi-Po 289 V-8 289 Hi-Po
6.95x14 in. Rayon Bias-Ply Std. Std. Std.
6.95x14 in. Nylon Belted Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. Std.
6.95x14 in. Premium Nylon Belted Redline Opt. Opt. Opt.

1967
Standard SuspensionHandling Package GT Equipment Group
Tire Size 200 Six 289 V-8 289 Hi-Po 390 Hi-Po 289 & 289 Hi-Po
6.95x14 in. Std. Std. Std.
7.35x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt.
F70x14 in. Opt. Opt. Std. Std.

1968
Standard SuspensionGT Equipment Group
Tire Size 200 Six 289/302 390 427 302 390 Hi-Po 427/428
6.95x14 in. Std. Std.
7.35x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Std.
E70x14 in. Opt. Opt.
F70x14 in. Opt. Opt. Std. Std. Std. Std.
FR70x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt.
185xR14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt.

1969
Standard SuspensionGT/Mach 1
Tire Size 200 Six 250 Six 302 351/390 BOSS 302/429 428CJ All V-8
C78x14 in. Std. Std. Std.
E78x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt. Std.
E70x14 in. Opt. Opt.
F70x14 in. Opt. Opt. Std. Std.
FR70x14 in. Opt. Opt. Opt.
F60x15 in. RWL Std.

1970
Tire Size 200 Six 250 Six 302 351 428 CJ BOSS 302/429 Mach 1
E78x14 in. BSW Std. Std. Std. Std.
E78x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt.
E70x14 in. WSW Std. w/351
F70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. w/428 CJ Opt. w/351
F70x14 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/all V-8
F60x15 in. RWL Std.

1971
Tire Size 250 Six 302 351 429 CJ 429 SCJ BOSS 351 Mach 1
E78x14 in. BSW Std. Std. Std. w/WSW Std. w/WSW
E70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. w/302/351
F70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351/Std. w/429 SCJ
E70x14 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351/429 CJ/Std. w/429 SCJ
F60x15 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. Opt. w/302/351/429 CJ and SCJ

1972
Tire Size 250 Six 302 351 351 H.O. Mach 1
E78x14 in. BSW Std. Std. Std.
E70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. w/302/351
F70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
F70x14 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
F60x15 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Std. Std. w/351 H.O.

1973
Tire Size 250 Six 302 351 Mach 1
E78x14 in. BSW Std. Std. Std.
E70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Std. w/302/351
F70x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
F70x14 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
F78x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
GR78x14 in. BSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351
GR78x14 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Opt. Opt. w/302/351

1974-1978
Tire Size 2.3L 2.8L 302 (Ex. 1974)
BR78x13 in. BSW Std. Std.
BR78x13 in. WSW Opt. Opt.
BR70x13 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Std.
CR70x13 in. RWL Opt. Opt. Std.
CR70x13 in. WSW Opt. Opt. Std.