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Viggen 11-05-2019 08:34 PM

1997 Pickup. 2WD. 14" stock wheels to 15" for snowtires. What works?
 
I have a 1997 D21. 2WD. Stock.

Currently have P215/75R14.

The little infoplate by the truck door says rims are 14x6. I thank that's the critical part, correct?



What would fit that? i was hoping that something like rims from 1997-8 Pathfinder or something similar in the Nissan family would work. The door tag on the 1997-8 says the rims are 15X7.0


What fits is what I'm asking......


The second part is asking about what are good snow/winter tires?


Thanks

alabama_lowlife 11-05-2019 11:54 PM

You can use any pathfinder or frontier wheel up to 2004. Anything 2005 or later won’t work.

Viggen 11-06-2019 07:35 AM

Thank you very much.

D21meister 11-10-2019 07:11 PM

I passed on a CL $200 15" Pathy set that look similar to my 2wd set. I'm an idiot!

Deerhurst 11-10-2019 08:22 PM

You going studded or studless?

Stinky 11-30-2019 03:09 AM

If it were mine, I'd put the biggest tires on it that would fit.


At 215/75-15, or thereabouts, you can start putting on LT tires, and they come in an all terrain pattern. BFG makes that size.



I'd do some measuring and see what is the same size. I have no idea what will fit. I can tell you, stock offset is important and you can get a much bigger tire on w/the stock rims than you can otherwise.


Not sure what you are trying to gain...but the only real advantage to a 15 is availability. 14s are sorta going the way of the dodo bird. Did you have to special order your tires? There is not a wide selection at the dealers.


I have 15" rims from an '86 on my 720 w/205/70=15s on the front and 215s on the back (pretty much anything will fit on the back).

nunya 11-30-2019 11:09 AM

Frontier 15s
 
Here is what my 93 looks like with 15inch 99 Frontier rims. I cannot advise on snow tires.
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ictureid=20354


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