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Old 12-27-2017, 07:51 AM   #1
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Hello,
I'm new here and have actually never even posted on a forum
Anyway, I recently got my 1995 Nissan pickup (2wd standard cab) and want to get bigger rims and tires. There is currently 225/70/14 stock (I'm guessing) on it but I am wondering if I could fit 16" rims without modifying anything, just simply stick them on. If I can, what size tires should I get? Any setups people can recommend even for 15" rims?
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Old 12-27-2017, 09:28 AM   #2
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Welcome to Infamous, it depends on what you are doing with the truck. If you just want to go to a bigger wheel and keep the truck the same height (not lowered) in a 15" a 215/60/15 tire is pretty close to the 14" stock size. or for a slightly wider tire you could do a 225/60/15.

You can use this tool to compare different size tires and wheels:

https://tiresize.com/comparison/

just enter the current tire size in top boxes and new size in lower boxes and it will show you the specs for both.

The tire size you have now is not a stock size, the 2wd regular cab came with 195/75/14 or if the truck is an SE it may have had a 215/75/14

You can also go to : https://www.tirerack.com/content/tir.../homepage.html

enter your truck info (make, model, etc) and it will give you the choice of selecting a stock size tire or a plus 1, plus 2 size, plus 1 would be a 15", plus 2 a 16"
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Hey Tony,
Thanks for the reply that tool is really helpful thanks a lot! So, if I were to get new rims what size do you recommend? Are 16x8 okay without lifting or should I go smaller?
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If you use TireRack they will tell you the best wheel/tire combination for your vehicle at stock ride height. It'll say something like "this size is aggressive and will result in rubbing" if you go too big.
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Hey Tony,
Thanks for the reply that tool is really helpful thanks a lot! So, if I were to get new rims what size do you recommend? Are 16x8 okay without lifting or should I go smaller?
8 inches wide is fine.

I moved this thread to the Wheels and Tires section, where you can find a lot of info in the stickies up at the top about tires and how they tuck. If the hub offset on the rim much different from what your stock wheels are, you could have wheels that stick out too far or in too far - and you will certainly need to get your front end realigned, or you will eat up tires really fast.

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If you use TireRack they will tell you the best wheel/tire combination for your vehicle at stock ride height. It'll say something like "this size is aggressive and will result in rubbing" if you go too big.
Link for a Noob:

tirerack.com : tires : Select Tire Size : Make=Nissan Model=Pick-up 2wd Year=1995
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