That would all depend on what size you are wanting to go to, I just got a 1994 GS with a 3.0 L engine. The factory tires on it are P185/70R-14, It is a 4 bolt pattern, and currently I am not sure of the back spacing to it, but will be looking into it shortly. For me, I am looking for putting on larger breaks (hence larger wheels, after all why go larger if its not for a legit reason a.k.a better stopping power) I am probily looking on updating the breaks from a AeroStar mini-van, larger breaks = better stopping power, I am looking at 16 inch rims, that are probily 16" x 8" in size. I know that some of the same cars that came out of Ford run that size as factory and are in that class (Escort, Tempo, EXP, Lynx) I know that putting on P175/60R-16 will only change the speed by .03% = 60Mph by the speedo, your actually going 60.2 Mph. so I will not have to worrie about the Speedo being off enough to get a ticket! The wider tire (hence going from a 70 series tire to a 60 series) will give me a better contact pach to the road and better handling and breaking time. A good tool to use for figuring out tire size is using a tire size calculator, like this one at: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.HTML
As long as you use your head and not go too far on changes, and you have good enough shocks, and watch your back spacing, it is really a simple change. If you deside to go to something too out there like 50 series, you will not have to change the backspacing from factory, but sometimes it is best to cut the backspacing a bit, an example: on my daytona I have a backspacing of -44mm. backspacing, but I wanted to run P195/60R-14 (found on ford conturs, Daytona runs the same as this Mercury). I went to a -42mm. backspacing for a little protection to keep from rubbing the inner fender wells. The -02mm. difference helped keep that from happening, and the handling improved tremenency!
A 1991 mercury topaz has drum brakes on the rear wheels.
Yes, with 14 inch wheels.
Mercury Topaz was created in 1983.
Sorry, you need to be more specific. Noise from the back, front ? Wheels, engine?
picture of the fan relay for 1993 mercury topaz
The 1994 Mercury Topaz has a chain and not a belt.
picture on how to replace a water pump for mercury topaz
Get the alternator checked before your battery goes dead.
does some one know the fireing block numbers for a 1994 mercury topaz 4
1994 mercury topaz 4cyl
there are 5 wires that go to the starter relay on a 1993 mercury topaz
I also need to know how to install a alternator in a Mercury Topaz, but my car is a 1991. PLEASE HELP...
how to set timing on 92 ford mercury topaz 2.3 engine
The wheel bearings for the Mercury Topaz are found on each axle. The average cost for a set of bearings is about 70 dollars.
where is the thermostat
I need to find out how to replace a fuel pump for a 1993 Mercury Topaz, 4 cylinder, fuel injection
Your 1991 Mercury Topaz 2.3 liter has a timing CHAIN
The 1989 Mercury Topaz has a curb weight of 1,183 kilograms. This translates into an Imperial Weight of 2,608 pounds.
The coolant temperature sensor on a 1993 Mercury Topaz is located at the rear of the engine. To get to it, you have to remove the driver side fan.
need diagram of rear brake lines for 1993 mercury topaz
i have an 87 topaz where the alternator goes bad also. have replaced it twice. it is just a common problem in the topaz's
90" topaz mercury is getting hot and shut off and the starts when it cool off.? what is the cause of this and how do i fix it?
Sorry , no ansewer because no Topaz 1995 ; last production was 1994.
location fuel pump relay 92' merc topaz
Drain plug for what?