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Old 05-02-11, 03:29 PM   #1
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My friend is selling me his powder coated g37 19" oem wheels for super cheap so i told him ill take them from him....ive done searches on CL but i couldnt find pictures or members with the g37 OEM 19" wheels....does anyone know if i will have fitment issues?? if you have pictures PLEASE POST THEM!!...
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I don't think it would be a problem? I looked on tirerack look like the G37 has the same offset as our offset, it should be ok
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Would be best to put them on your car before buying it. See if you like it first.
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Would be best to put them on your car before buying it. See if you like it first.
Yep! If he's your friend, he should have nothing against this.
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i would love to see this..please post pics when you get this done..thank you
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I initially was gonna put the 19" G37 wheel on my 350 but couldnt find and deal so i went with Iforged. Theyre nice looking wheels and should fit without any problem.
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My friend is selling me his powder coated g37 19" oem wheels for super cheap so i told him ill take them from him....ive done searches on CL but i couldnt find pictures or members with the g37 OEM 19" wheels....does anyone know if i will have fitment issues?? if you have pictures PLEASE POST THEM!!...
front: 19x8.5 +43
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you may have rubbing along the outer sections of the fender lining, but typically at larger steering angles. no fender modifications needed.

center bore for infiniti wheels is 66.1, so you'll need 66.1-60.1 hubcentric rings.
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front: 19x8.5 +43
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you may have rubbing along the outer sections of the fender lining, but typically at larger steering angles. no fender modifications needed.

center bore for infiniti wheels is 66.1, so you'll need 66.1-60.1 hubcentric rings.
no with that offset he won't have any issue of rubbing or anything the only rubbing on the front if he going to have larger overall diameter of the tire for the front like 25.1"
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no with that offset he won't have any issue of rubbing or anything the only rubbing on the front if he going to have larger overall diameter of the tire for the front like 25.1"
personally, i had light rubbing in my front fender lining w/ 225/40-19 and later w/ 225/35-19, though the rubbing occured at the far front corners and only at high steering angles.

comparing oem 18's (18 x 8 +45) vs. the g37 19's (19 x 8.5 +43), frontspacing is ~1/4" farther out.

also, comparing 225/40-18's vs. 225/35-19's (the +1 size of oem 18's), the overall diameter of the 19's is ~1/8" more than the 18's, making the 19's 1/8" taller.

1/4" farther out, 1/8" taller... not exactly noticeable changes, but enough change in size and dimension to cause light rubbing at high steering angles. the 2is wheelwell isn't cavernous to begin with, so any slight change in wheel/tire spec will affect clearance.
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He'll be fine, if anything just stretch a little bit.
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here is my 18" replica version.
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personally, i had light rubbing in my front fender lining w/ 225/40-19 and later w/ 225/35-19, though the rubbing occured at the far front corners and only at high steering angles.

comparing oem 18's (18 x 8 +45) vs. the g37 19's (19 x 8.5 +43), frontspacing is ~1/4" farther out.

also, comparing 225/40-18's vs. 225/35-19's (the +1 size of oem 18's), the overall diameter of the 19's is ~1/8" more than the 18's, making the 19's 1/8" taller.

1/4" farther out, 1/8" taller... not exactly noticeable changes, but enough change in size and dimension to cause light rubbing at high steering angles. the 2is wheelwell isn't cavernous to begin with, so any slight change in wheel/tire spec will affect clearance.
uhm? maybe you have the 40 series tire on your that why it rubbing when you cornering? but I have 20x8.5 with 42 offset and running 245-30-20 nitto invo my only rub to back plastic liner when do 45 degree turn, but after i push that plastic liner back i don't have any more rubbing even when i drive at high speed and hit the pot hole it still not rubbing and i am lowering on F- sport springs and shocks
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uhm? maybe you have the 40 series tire on your that why it rubbing when you cornering? but I have 20x8.5 with 42 offset and running 245-30-20 nitto invo my only rub to back plastic liner when do 45 degree turn, but after i push that plastic liner back i don't have any more rubbing even when i drive at high speed and hit the pot hole it still not rubbing and i am lowering on F- sport springs and shocks
i appreciate you implying that i didn't know 40-series tires are indeed taller than 35-series tires, given the same treadwidth. however, i've specified in two separate posts that at high steering angles i had tire-to-fender-lining contact. i've also specified that i have said contact with 225/40-18 AND 225/35-19.

maybe i should've specified that i'm on coilovers and at a lower ride height than f-sport springs/shocks? i don't know, how many assumptions do we have to make here?

btw, w/ f-sport springs/shocks, you shouldn't have much tire-to-fender-lining contact with those oversized front tires (245/30-20), even if they're almost 3/4" taller than 225/40-18's. oh, you do know that your speedo and odo are being thrown off due to the difference in overall diameter, right?

the OP was asking for input regarding possible fitment issues, and i responded to that based upon my set-up. should i assume that he's on coilovers? maybe not, but i admittedly did, so my input was based upon that.
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i appreciate you implying that i didn't know 40-series tires are indeed taller than 35-series tires, given the same treadwidth. however, i've specified in two separate posts that at high steering angles i had tire-to-fender-lining contact. i've also specified that i have said contact with 225/40-18 AND 225/35-19.

maybe i should've specified that i'm on coilovers and at a lower ride height than f-sport springs/shocks? i don't know, how many assumptions do we have to make here?

btw, w/ f-sport springs/shocks, you shouldn't have much tire-to-fender-lining contact with those oversized front tires (245/30-20), even if they're almost 3/4" taller than 225/40-18's. oh, you do know that your speedo and odo are being thrown off due to the difference in overall diameter, right?

the OP was asking for input regarding possible fitment issues, and i responded to that based upon my set-up. should i assume that he's on coilovers? maybe not, but i admittedly did, so my input was based upon that.
Not at all even 245-30-20 is 25.6" in overall diameter of stock 225-40-18 which is 25.1" and Iam fine no liner damage here my front pics that I lowered on F-sport
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If you run the G37 rims you also need new lug nuts. The stocks will not hold the rims, it'll go right through the hole.
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