18" wheels on 2003 Grand Marquis?

Has anyone heard anything bad about putting 18" wheels on an otherwise-stock 2003 Grand Marquis LS? The fact that Tire Rack declines to sell plus-size wheels for this car makes me wonder. Any
thoughts appreciated. My son is just dying to get chrome rims.
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LOL!!!! Ain't that the truth....

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IIRC, the Marauder came with 18 on the front and 19 on the back..... (funky stuff going on at tire shops on those puppies). I'm unsure why a tire store might decline this modification but, and this may be off the wall, I would be inclined to ask THEM why THEY wont do it....
FWIW, if your boy is old enough to drive a car, he should be old enough to ask questions.....
FWIW, I might have been a bit tough on my boy but a week after he turned 18, he signed the final papers on his own house... If you don't make your kid get independent, you are finished....
And all this is in a big "unless".... if you are letting him mod YOUR daily driver, you are in for a big disappointment.

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GreenShad2 wrote:

Why would they need to know what type of car you have.... if i order a 235/75/15 they shouldnt care if it goes on my civic or my ranger.
I know the Marauders came with 245/55ZR18, i think they might have even had a different size on the rear... 19's maybe?
So there is absolutely NO reason there would be any problem.
Are they sitll making the marauder?
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No, too bad ;)
mike

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18s should not present a problem IF the proper tire size, with a lower aspect ratio, is installed
mike

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GreenShad2 wrote:

The Marauder had 18 x 8 wheels.
Rob
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