2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

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2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby thewarden74 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:44 pm

Hello. I have a 02 Q45 and I want to replace my 17" stock wheels with the 20" 8 spoke wheels from a 07 FX35. Will this cause any trans issues?


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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby EdBwoy » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:18 pm

No, it should not. Just get 4 matching and sensible tires so that your stability systems don't go crazy.

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I recommend you find the appropriate size tire using a wheel calculator like this one: https://www.wheel-size.com/calc/?wheel1 ... 0mm&sr=0mm
Or just ask a tire shop for their recommendations.

Also, I would take this opportunity to replace the TPMS sensors, unless you don't mind seeing the warning.

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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby BadQ45t » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:30 pm

Lots of people do this, 245/40 20 tires would work well. If your buying used wheels make sure they are solid.

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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby EdBwoy » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:21 pm

thewarden74 wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:44 pm
... the 20" 8 spoke wheels from a 07 FX35...
Quick question for if you don't mind.

If you've already sourced the wheels, where did you get them and for how much?

I have a set that I've had listed for some time and although I know my location isn't very Infiniti-friendly, they have had very little attention. I want to see if I need to revise my listing if the market has changed that much.

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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby thewarden74 » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:56 pm

edBway, it a website called wheelsandcaps.com. They have them and a bunch of other OEM wheels for all cars. These are only like $134 per wheel but without the caps and TPMS's. I saw a Q45 with them and damn it looks nice... And no i dont want to see the tire warning light.

BadQ45t i was told 245 35 20. So now you have me wondering which will look best...

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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby EdBwoy » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:56 pm

thewarden74 wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:56 pm
...I saw a Q45 with them and damn it looks nice...
Agreed. They are very nice wheels, and they look good on almost any car you throw them on.

For tires, I went with 245/35/20 because that is the closest tire to the OEM tire diameter, and also suitable for the 8" wheel width.

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And thanks for the pricing info. In that case, my price for wheels with caps wasn't that crazy.
https://forums.nicoclub.com/fx45-20-oem ... 23007.html
I sold the set that I had on my M45 but now that I have a Q45, I'll consider holding onto these as a spare set if I don't get reasonable offers.

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Re: 2002 Q45 wheel upgrade

Postby HollywoodJackson » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:36 pm

I seen them on Y33... Yes, they were on point! I can't wait to see what they look like on a F50.

All the best,
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