15+16 inch tyre options please.

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Rustypinin
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Hi, this is a short strut 3dr 2000yr pinin.

After searching old threads am hoping today there's more options, in current situation.

No , I'm not wanting to do lifts etc. Budget bolt on wheels & tyres. Now should be more used wheels (outlander/ FTO/etc).

Taller sidewall is fine by me, plus decent replaceable cost and availability of tyres.

If 15 inch clear the brakes and  I can go with bigger sidewall that's fine. Will need to know the range of ET allowed for the wheels. In 15" and 16".

Thanks!

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As always ...

Let's start with what struts does your car have?  Even if you're not interested in a lift, the position of the spring seat on the front strut is the limiting factor in tire size and until we know what that is, a 215/70R16 is about the largest you can go.

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In principle, the 15-inch

In principe, the 15-inch wheels do not pass and touch the brake caliper.

Rustypinin
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Yes you are right, I was

Yes you are right, I was hoping to go 15" with taller sidewall height. And maybe less offset. And thinner tyre 195-205.

I will just have to go the FTO wheel, 215/75 x16 way.

It's just in 15 " there's more rally gravel tyres available.

Best wishes.

Rustypinin
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Or Some tidy outlander wheels

Or Some tidy outlander wheels would be nice pls!

Nothing against steel wheels though. Seen several cracked alloy wheels.

Are the nuts the same for alloy and steel-or do I need a taper just for alloys?

Ta.

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The 215 75 x 16 dimension is

The 215 75 x 16 dimension is quite limited in the choice of A / T tires, it is preferable to go either in 205 80 x 16 or in 225 70 x 16 but with rims of at least 6.5 or 7 inches for the 225.

https://www.entraxes.fr/vehicule/Mitsubishi/Pajero%20Pinin%20(2000%20-%202007).html

 

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Depends on the rim

Steel wheels generally take a tapered nut, alloy wheels may or may not, you need to match the nut to the wheel.

Rustypinin
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Ok that sounds good to me. I

Ok that sounds good to me. I need AT tyres tallest sidewall height,  I like grabber at2/at3.

Going for a wider tyre, am worried about catching bodywork and aa it's a light car 225 tyre will not cut into snow and mud to better surfaces underneath so well. 

Are here any negatives to 205/80x16? Any good tyre brands you use in this size? Or to avoid?

Thanks fordem I will try to get matching nuts, though with secondhand wheels they rarely come with them.

I've seen some nasty incidents with wheels departing from their vehicle !

Cheers 

Ps i will avoid aftermarket alloys as poor, steels are fine by me.

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Be careful because this tire

Be careful because this tire size only fits with KYB 334405 type suspension struts.

If you have the basic legs it won't work.

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