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Is there a difference in quality/ performance b/w the 4 lug and 5 lug suspension setup? Does it really matter?
 

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have you searched? at all?
 

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yeah, but I'm still pretty new to using this search engine to its fullest potential...it seems people are converting to 5 lug w/ 300ZX brakes?
 

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There's no performance difference between 4-lug and 5-lug. Wheel availability increases greatly with 5x114.3 lug size, and if you're going to convert using 300ZX hubs, it makes adding the ZX brakes easy as well.

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BSWhelchel said:
There's no performance difference between 4-lug and 5-lug. Wheel availability increases greatly with 5x114.3 lug size, and if you're going to convert using 300ZX hubs, it makes adding the ZX brakes easy as well.

- Brad
the wheel selection does increase, but a lot of companies make 4 lug drilled Z32(300zx) rotors.
 

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jacob said:
But its hard to find cool 4 lug rims.
it's not hard... it's expensive. most companies will custom drill a wheel to 4 lug if you want - it will just cost more and take longer
 

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or, you could go to a wheel shop/machine shop and they can fill the original holes and have them drilled in 4 lug for you.
 

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You could do that but i highly dont recomend that. If theres one lil mistake then you will have a huge problems.
 

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my sister's honda is 4-lug, my car is 5-lug, and there did seem to be more variety of rim choices for the 5 lug.
 

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Well there lots of 4 lug wheels out there. There just not the right offset of size that most of us are looking for. As in power wise i have never seen a 4 lug snap all the studs so there perrty strong.
 

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have you seen a 4 lug snap any studs?

I busted up a couple of my studs, but that was user error, not stud failure.
 

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I am switching to 5 lug/ 5 by 114.3 with the Peak Performance front hubs on my 1990 S13 hatch.. I will get the rear hubs off of someones parts car s14.., But I was wondering if anyone knew of a cheaper place to get front hubs from Peak wants 550.00$ for theres.
 

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Well there lots of 4 lug wheels out there. There just not the right offset of size that most of us are looking for. As in power wise i have never seen a 4 lug snap all the studs so there perrty strong.
if u really look around you would be surprised. look through rbmotoring.com's used rims gallery. hell, u can get fn01r-c's in 17X9 +20 from splparts.com. also check ebay.
 

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You could do that but i highly dont recomend that. If theres one lil mistake then you will have a huge problems.
ive heard of many people having the original holes filled and having new holes drilled with no problems at all.
 

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If done right I dont think it would be bad to just drive around on. I wouldnt trust it if you race or drift or anything that puts lots of stress on the wheel.
 

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while you may never need the 5 lug...being able to select the proper rim for your application AND the availability for cheap brake upgrades is well worth it. End of discussion.
 

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BlackZenkiS14 said:
I have a full rear 5-lug conversion for sale, off of an S14 SE.

S14 Hubs, Spindles, A-arms, calipers, rotors, pads etc. Anyone interested?
how much you looking for? PM sent.
 

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napoleon said:
while you may never need the 5 lug...being able to select the proper rim for your application AND the availability for cheap brake upgrades is well worth it. End of discussion.
o boy he said 'end of discussion'. ur right about the rims, but not about the brakes. if by cheap brake upgrades you mean z32 brakes or just better 240sx rotors, its pretty easy to look around and find those rotors in 4 lug. and if u cant find them, buy 5 lug rotors, and find a brake shop and get them redrilled for 4 lug. if ur on a budget, dont feel like u MUST have 5 lug. just getting 5 lug to have 5 lug is a stupid waste of money.
 
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