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    Default Lowered Infiniti J30

    This has been a project in the works for a while since there are not too many aftermarket parts made for the J30. Have been doing research to figure out what other Nissan suspension parts fit to try and lower it.

    A friend of mine that has a z31 300zx saw my front suspension and said it looked similar to his car. He let me try out the lowering springs he had and it worked. So for the front it has Z3R 300lb/inch 1.5" lowering springs. These normally lower the 300zx only 1.5", but it made about a 3-3.5" drop for the J30.

    Next came time to figure out what would fit the rear. The suspension in the rear is very similar to the s13 and z32 300zx. So went ahead and bought some used JIC coilovers for a s13 since the J30 and s13 have the bolt though mount on the bottom. Only issue I ran into initially is that the upper strut mount were different. Luckily it was able to be swapped and installed successfully.

    Completely Stock Ride



    Stock Ride Height with G35 Wheels





    Front lowered first in Sept











    Now for the rear











    Let me know what you guys think!

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    I like it, I usually think these are some ugly ass cars but good job on making this one look good.

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    x2, reps for modding something not normally messed with.

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    i like it .... except the tail lights do something with those man >????
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    Looking fresh! Keep up the badassery.
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    Never really liked the Jseries but you're doing good. Keep it up, I look forward to seeing what you do in the future.

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    Lookin good!

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    You need to pick up last month's Project car magazine, they do a full build up of an M30 which is somewhat similar, i know a lot of s13/s14 parts will work with a little bit of modification. Nice ride btw!
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    Looks good bro!

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    major improvement over the stock car.

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    Thanks for the responses! It is a fun car to work with since not many people know about them or even consider doing anything to them. Do have a few more mods in the works and can post some pics of whats under the hood and whats installed. Its my fun DD.

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    looks good man, time for some new rims
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    still look ugly

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    there was a thread about these cars on vip style cars, and everyone was jsut aimed on saying that they arent worth modding. i always liked their shape... and they look alot better lowered.



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    clean

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    I'm gonna cut the springs on my girlfriends j30 tomorrow.
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    Daaang, I like it, steppin' off the walken path. Yeah, but those tail light need to be smoked or somethin'. Still clean
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    Clean car seen it in person.... Keep up the work!!!

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    looks good

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    this is an interesting thread, my dad had one of these for a long ass time and i always wondered it could look like lowered with wheels lol.

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    i try to keep it looking as best as i can. im actually been thinking of smoking the taillights since it has been mentioned quite a few times. i have an extra set i could do it to and see how it turns out.

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    Thats cool, you Dont see too many of those with rims/drop.........I dig it

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    Good god, those cars are ugly.
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    those front springs also look like the '06 WRX springs

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    i like it ! reps
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    Like many others, I find this car hideous, but you're doing a good job.

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    i say murder that bitch out


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    I never seen one modded. My buddy pops got one with 35k original miles on it, put the touring wing on it to spruce up the rear some.
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    Yah I am either waiting on a friends Dad's J30t to finally die and I can part it out or I may go ahead to a junkyard and get parts. I was thinging about doing the J30t wing and possibly the mudflaps or atleast see how it looks. This weekend I am going to work on doing the smoked tails.

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    If it wasn't for the rear end...

    You're doing a great job dude.

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    That looks damn good. Like someone said earlier they look pretty ugly stock, but this one looks great so far
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    I love it, find some wheels with offset in the +20-25 range and it will be perfect. I say the less you do to the body the better.

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    i see this car in person all the time at advance auto, its nice
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    Quote Originally Posted by WFOdime View Post
    I'm gonna cut the springs on my girlfriends j30 tomorrow.
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    amazing how a drop can make this car look so much better

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    Wow, I like it!

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