Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

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Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby solleke » Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:19 pm


I just picked up my 91 Nissan President at the port today.
Ordered it in Japan with 133000 kms!
Way too much bits and bobs on the car to fully understand from the beginning, but I managed to download a 96 Q45 owners manual, and they seem to be about the same.

I have a non official Honda dealership (specialised in 80's and 90's Hondas but the early 2000 Type R's (DC2 and DC5) as well) but this car just was too cool to not buy.
I'm a real petrolhead and in my private collection are at the moment:
2001 Subaru Impreza Wagon Bugeye WRX (daily)
1991 Honda Beat (JDM) (With extremely rare adereide planning hardtop)
1991 Honda Civic EG6 SiR (JDM) with B18C engine
1991 Nissan President

Here is a quick picture:


Lots of gizmo's on the car, so lots of stuff that can be defective.

To begin with the brakes, most important stuff. They really shudder and braking power is allmost non existant. Pads, discs all seem to be in poor condition.
So I'm going to place new pads and discs around.

But the problem with living in Belgium is that our suppliers don't know the Infinity Q45 or Nissan President.
Does the 91 president share the same discs and pads as another Nissan car?
I've seen the front discs are allmost the same as the latest 300ZX model, only difference being the thickness. The 300ZX is 30mm thick, the President stock thickness is 28mm, so maybe the calipers wont fit over them anymore...

So can anyone answer me if there are pads and discs front + rear which are identical to another car? So I can order my parts that way.
I live in Belgium so I really prefer to order my parts in Europe.

Also the Actsus light is permanently on. Is there any way to diagnose it yourself?
I've heard it can be a lot of things. From a sensor to a failing shock...

Plans with the car so far... Probably looking into some nicer wheels and maybe if the active suspension is at a loss I might install coilovers.
I'll keep the plans posted.

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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby szh » Thu Dec 31, 2015 7:37 pm

Very nice indeed! You may find that the 1991 to 1993 Q45 in the US may have a more relevant manual, but those are not readily available in electronic form as far as I know. So, the 1994 to 1996 Q45's were similar enough that those are probably close enough. If you need a service manual though, then it might be better to look for the earlier years.

I owned the 1991 and 1995 Q45's, and they were quite similar - the major external visible difference was the grille really. The 1995 looked more like the picture you show above.

Anyway, welcome to NICO!


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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby Red coupe » Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:47 am

You guys make some delicious beer.

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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby solleke » Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:12 pm

Thanks :)
Anybody an idea about the pads and discs?

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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:36 pm

Our Q45 forum has some extremely knowledgable owners. They don't all check in in General Chat, but I'm sure if you post over there they'll has an answer. I should probably know it but it's been a while since I've had to think Q, so I can't remember.

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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby solleke » Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:20 pm

Can someone tell me why I cannot send private messages? :(
Someone sent me one and I cannot reply him...

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Re: Hello from Belgium! 1991 President

Postby AZhitman » Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:45 pm

Try now?

New users have to have 10 posts before PM works, but I edited your permissions. Should be ok now.

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