1990 Infiniti Q45 – Owned by: Andy Sola (Ozzie) HISTORY:I have a thing for rare cars. I always want to stand out from the crowd, and own something unique. A highly modified TA-22 Toyota Celica, Ford Laser with turbo engine swap (done by myself and Father-in-law) and 12 second ¼ mile Starion were […]
By Wes Stinson, Infiniti Moderator Tools used: 12 and 14mm socket, hammer (always on-call ), Diagram of the belts and tensioners Here’s the correct procedure 1. Loosen alternator tensioner 2. Remove alternator tensioner 3. remove alternator belt 4. loosen waterpump/PS tensioner 5. Remove waterpump/PS tensioner 6. Loosen AC tensioner 7. Remove AC tensioner 8. Remove […]
Y33 O2 Sensor Replacement By:bullittandy Just finished the O2 sensors (all 4) on my 97 Q45. Here’s a heads up for others attempting the job. WD-40 / PB Blaster MUST be used! Don’t try to do anything until the sensor nuts have soaked for at least 30 minutes but the longer the better (I soaked […]
1998 Infiniti Q45t – Owned by Kevin Falk (FalkDesigns) CAR: 1998 Infiniti Q45t INTERIOR MODS: Privacy curtains Mirror tassel Chrome Infiniti steering wheel badge Full tint Custom deck rack for Kill Bill “Hitori Hanso” swords (show only) EXTERIOR MODS: WORK Euroline FS (built to order) 19×9 +18 front O-disk / General Exclaim UHP […]
By: Tangalora ———————————————————————– SUMMARY: 90-93 Q45 chain guide repair (hints, suggestions, procedures): ———————————————————————– Formulate a basic overview understanding of the situation at hand: The whole chain is under tension; but we use tension & slack terminology. The crankshaft pulls on the straight leg of the chain (the tension side). Then (terminologically) the curved leg is […]
Infiniti Q45 Self-Diagnosis Displays DISCLAIMERS The following descriptions are provided on an “as-is” basis. This is not an official document and has not been produced by the Infiniti Division of Nissan North America. The displays discussed below are meant for servicing the 2002/2003 Q45 and were not meant for the use of the average consumer. […]
Development goals for the VK45DE engine were focused on balancing performance and quietness and smoothness. This SAE paper highlights the technologies utilized to meet these goals.
The Q45 was The Q45 was Infiniti’s flagship sedan for 16 years (1990-2006) – a stylish, full sized luxury sports sedan and the Infiniti brand’s first flagship. Sold in the US between 1989 and 2006, it unintentionally became one of industry’s best kept secrets. A surprisingly agile luxury sedan with a torquey 278hp 4.5L V8, […]