Giving your drag racing prepped Ford Mustang the proper set of wheels is key to perfect traction and great quarter-mile runs. Hence, for this particular Ford Mustang, we’ve machined a set of our WELD Alumastar and WELD S71 Beadlock drag racing wheels. And besides the whole blacked out wow effect, this Mustang can really duke it out with the best of them at the drag strip. Naturally, sticky Mickey Thompson rubber provides the much-needed traction for this build.
In many ways, this front and rear wheel combination work perfectly for many American Muscle car owners looking for that ultimate drag setup. The WELD AlumaStar 2.0 one-piece wheel has been the benchmark in Pro Mod and Pro Stock for the length of its existence. Furthermore, the iconic five-spoke wheel’s one-piece forged construction provides a lighter, stronger wheel with virtually no run-out. Additionally, the spindle mount applications exceed SFI 15.2 specifications. And to sweeten the deal for our customers, these wheels are available in either a Polished Aluminum or as it’s seen in this case, a gorgeous Black Anodized finish. In turn, it’s a selection that plenty of drag racing professionals and enthusiasts chose for their front wheel drag setup.
On the other hand, the WELD S71 Beadlock wheels provide a perfect rear axle solution for owners who don’t need to go in the ways of WELD Alumastar Rear or Alumastar Pro wheels for their build. These WELD S71 Beadlock wheels bring their application flexible racing technology to the street with a budget-friendly three-piece modular wheel that uses a unique welded assembly process. In turn, this allows for a magnitude of wheel diameters and widths to be delivered, creating a large spectrum of possible applications and fitments. Furthermore, this wheel brings the traditional WELD Racing look but also continues the drag strip inspired tradition which uses a forged billet center and cold forged rims, creating a strong wheel, designed to withstand the increased stresses of the racing environment.
The end result is a wheel combo that provides a strong and capable wheel solution, both on and off the track. And since these wheels are made in Kansas City, USA, you can count on the utmost prices engineering & manufacturing processes, using our domestic industry know-how and materials. The resulting wheel setup will help this black Ford Mustang achieve some impressive 1/4 mile runs, all the while looking incredible while standing still.
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