Rick Uber’s 1995 “Uber Q”
In the dictionary uber is defined as beyond, above or over. It is actually a German word. When you put uber in front of a word it kind of super sizes it! My Q started as any ordinary Q might, but it certainly has earned the uber status! Purchased almost three years ago, I have enjoyed the time I have put into it. It still looks and drives like it did the day it came off the showroom floor (except for the mods) and only has 83,000 miles on it.
I have done all the service and mods myself. I own a small auto repair shop and if the Q is not at home it is here at the shop getting yet one more mod. This is a list of what has been done:
Stillen strut brace
Cali custom springsTokico blue struts front and rear
External transmission cooler
Konig 17" rims
Drilled/slotted rotors front and rear
Raybestos ceramics front and rear
JWT ecuJWT tcu
JWT 150 shot NOS
Oil filter relocator
Canton racing 8 micron oil filter
Custom exhaust customCold air intake
Custom 4:08 rear differentialOptima battery
Ravelco security system
12000K HID head light conversion.
My favorite mod is by far the nitrous system. Compared to all the mods this one packs the most punch! It does get pricey to run but it is worth every penny! My second favorite mod has to be the 4:08 differential conversion. Both mods together add up to a very quick sedan.
Not knowing a whole lot about this vehicle when I purchased it,Q45.org has been a real asset to me. The articles and information are priceless. After spending many hours working on one of these vehicles I have come to see the quality and craftsmanship of the Infiniti line. Over all it is not a difficult car to work on compared to other luxury sedans. One thing I have come to realize is that my Q will never have a “finished” status. It is a constant and ongoing passion!
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