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Unread 03-05-2011, 08:54 PM   #1
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Default Trying to Lift Nissan Altima for 22" rims....

Was trying to put my 22" rims on but dont know what i need? Do I need a lift kit? if so where can I find one? and is there any thing else I need to successfully put my rims on?

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What you need is a car that can fit a 22" rim. The largest rim you can safely put on an Altima is 17x6. The main reasons are A: You won't have to lift it, B: You can get enough tire sidewall that you won't murder the ride quality, it won't rub on things and it won't look stupid. Nissan spent millions of dollars designing the suspension around the stock wheel and tire package, so screwing with it to fit enormous rims is just going to make the car handle like crap.


In short: Sell the 22s and buy rims that actually fit the car.
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What you need is a car that can fit a 22" rim. The largest rim you can safely put on an Altima is 17x6. The main reasons are A: You won't have to lift it, B: You can get enough tire sidewall that you won't murder the ride quality, it won't rub on things and it won't look stupid. Nissan spent millions of dollars designing the suspension around the stock wheel and tire package, so screwing with it to fit enormous rims is just going to make the car handle like crap.


In short: Sell the 22s and buy rims that actually fit the car.
This. I have 17s on my 240sx and imo they look plenty big - chances are you can trade the 22s for some higher quality 17s, maybe even get some cash on the deal.
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All useless advice. ]..Thanks anyways though

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Well I checked and no one makes full suspension lifts for your car. So you have 3 options, an extremely expensive custom lift, a frame swap, or as suggested you can go with a smaller rim size that your vehicle is designed to fit.
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basically, just don't do it.
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i wanna see one of those do a wheelie

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basically, just don't do it.
Omg it burns!


However, I knew this guy with a Cadillac who put 22's on it, I did not say anything but, he had to get some framework done and it cost him quite a bit. Before the framework what he did to make things work was he had to cut some pieces from his wheel wells because the rims would rub against them when he would make a turn.
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