It’s vital that you take care of the tires on your vehicle – as the only interface surface between your car and the road surface, they’re asked to do a lot. If they are not maintained correctly, you can end up losing control of the car as you are driving, being involved in an accident. […]
The SSR GTV02 is a new wheel from SSR (a subsidiary company of Tanabe in Japan) that was unveiled at the last SEMA show (2013) along with two other styles. They’re a natural fit on an S14 240sx!
NICOclub Nitto NT05 Tire Test and Evaluation Just when the cords started showing on my BF Goodrich tires, and I was ready to fork over half a paycheck for some new treads, Nitto stepped up with a set of new NT05’s for a review and evaluation. First thing I noticed when these hit the door […]
What do you need to know when selecting new wheels for your car or truck? Here are the basics! Bolt Pattern The bolt pattern or bolt circle is an imaginary circular diameter formed by the centers of the wheel lugs. Nissan and Infiniti vehicles come with bolt patterns utilizing 4, 5, or 6 lug holes […]
I dropped by to visit my buddies’ local 240 shop today & decided I should roll and flare my fenders to prepare for upcoming modifications. There are numerous DIY articles and posts floating on the Internet, all with tid bits here & there, but all of them seem to be missing some info. What I will try to do is combine all that knowledge and put as much of it into one post as possible. I’ll probably still miss a lot of info, but hopefully this will help some of you guys out there who want to run bigger tires/less negative camber with your crazy low offset & wide rims…
Tools: Floor jack and stands17mm socket30mm socketRatchet17mm Combo wrenchHammerScrew DriverTorque wrenchPliers Materials: Wheel Studs SpacersGrease Procedure: Raise the car and support it on the stands solidly. Remove the wheel to gain access to the hub. Pull the caliper and rotor by removing the 17mm nuts holding it on. Use a flathead screwdriver to gently pry […]
Here are instructions on how to replace a wheel bearing assembly on an Infiniti G35. The noise of a failing wheel bearing sounds like a brake caliper is sticking and leaving your brake on one wheel. I described it as a friction noise but I have heard it described as a whirling noise? You will […]