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So, I am looking to get some 20" black rims. Looking around and saw these. They seem to have the right specs for the SHO, but I am a rookie with this car.

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Fitments:

SIZE BOLT PATTERN(s) OFFSET PRICE PART # Approx. Weight

20 x 8.50 5x114.3 / 5x120 +38 $760.00 (Set of 4) 301B-2855738 30.00 Lbs

 

And yes, I see that they are heavy, but light rims = light wallet!

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Not too shabby honestly. They almost mimic the TSW's.

 

I'm willing to bet that you can either customize that red stripe into w/e color you desire, OR.....

 

Have a local painter do it for you after you receive them. There's always ultra-high performance vinyl that you can toss over that red stripe if the mfg'er doesn't offer further customizing.

 

3M has recently released a crap load of Automotive Grade vinyls in a slew of various tones, colors, shades, metallics, etc.....

 

Unreal some of the stuff they've come out with lately.

 

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Don't forget, that unless the company mounting your tires (and sensors) onto your new wheels has that nifty lil tool / wand thing that "activates" the TPMS sensors, they will not even work.

 

You'll be forced at that point to go to the dealer for that activation.

 

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Don't forget, that unless the company mounting your tires (and sensors) onto your new wheels has that nifty lil tool / wand thing that "activates" the TPMS sensors, they will not even work.

 

You'll be forced at that point to go to the dealer for that activation.

 

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Lucky for me I happen to have a Ford mechanic that does all the work for me that I don't wanna do, at super cheap prices! Even if I dont have him swap the tires over, He will activate the sensors for free, if need be.

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Do our wheels use banded or valve stem sensors? If they do use the banded, I'm wondering if it's possible to switch to the valve stem type?

 

I had to buy new sensors for my wife's Tahoe when we installed new wheels. They were valve type and were ~$25 a piece. I would expect the band type to be the same, just have to pay additional for bands and brackets.

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After some searching, it seems the 2011+ use Schrader 20315 (valve stem mounted).

At some point in 2010, the Taurus did switch to the newer 20315 but most 2010's use the banded type Schrader 28390.

 

This needs to be verified by someone in the know, but this is the information I was able to gather.

 

You are correct.. I had to have a tire replaced (manufacturing issue) and my 2010 has the banded sensor

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For some reason' date=' I thought the 2010 used banded, and the 2011 and later used valve stem type, but I don't know that for sure. Maybe I read it on a forum somewhere?[/quote']

 

That is correct. Unfortunately due to Ford's coding, they cannot be switched between years. You can use your old sensor pads with new bands. Ford bands cannot be re-used, but your new bands are like enormous hose clamps, so can switch between sets of wheels. If you are using the same tires, not a big issue to switch to new bands and old sensors. Ebay has lots of vendors selling bands. The tool to activate is under $25. (at least mine was) and comes with instructions. Works great.

 

I got my sensors/bands directly from TireRack as I was getting new tires. Figured it was a tradeoff. Free balancing vs higher sensor/band cost.

 

How much are those black wheels with red banded rims? Have seen a similar set on a black I 350 Lexus, and they looked kick-ass! A 20" x 8.5" TSW Interlagos or Nurburgring are around $1,200 shipped for a set of 4 from Discount Tire. Other TSW 20"s are around $1,000 a set, but you don't save much in weight. Stock 20" wheels are in the 30-32 lb range which is about average for a 20".

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$760 shipped with lug nuts from customwheelsexpress.com and $800 from an ebay seller, i think sdwheels is the name of the seller. Seems to be in illinois.

 

Customwheelsexpress also has another style of drifz black rims that has a more subdued red accent on the lip surface for less, and they weigh less, but i don't think they look as good.

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