Tag Archives: Nissan 300ZX

RS Watanabe FORGED Mg Magnesium – JDM Wheels

RS Watanabe FORGED Mg Magnesium - JDM Wheels
The RS Watanabe FORGED Mg are lesser known JDM Wheels from the wheel maker. The RS Watanabe FORGED Mg feature lightweight Magnesium construction and a simple 10 spoke design. The RS Watanabe FORGED Mg were available in silver and gold and in 19×9 and 19×8 wheel sizes. The wheels also have a hefty price tag of about $1200 per wheel 20 years ago which could roughly be $2000 a wheel in today’s economy. Pictured are the RS Watanabe FORGED Mg on a Nissan 300zx Z32 and on a Nissan President G50; the JDM eqivalent of the Infiniti Q45 G50.

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Watanabe RS8 (RS Eight) by SSR Wheels – JDM Wheels

Watanabe RS8 (RS Eight) by SSR Wheels – JDM Wheels
The Watanabe RS8 / Watanabe RS Eight are JDM Wheels made by SSR Wheels aka Speedstar Racing. The Watanabe RS8 also referred to as the SSR RS8 are 2 piece wheels with a removable face bolted in to an aluminum barrel. As the name implies, the Watanabe RS8 has the classic Watanabe wheels 8 spoke design.
Pictured are the Watanabe RS8 / Watanabe RS Eight on a Mazda Capella Estate, R32 Nissan Skyline and on a Z32 Nissan 300ZX Fairlady.

 

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Napre Japan NJ-901 & Napre Japan NJ-911 – JDM Wheels

Napre Japan NJ-901 NJ-911 - JDM Wheels
Napre Japan NJ-901 & NJ-911 are JDM Wheels that we did not get much of here stateside. The Napre Japan NJ-901 feature a twisted 5 spoke design and is shown mounted to a Z32 Nissan 300zx Fairlady Z. The Napre NJ-911 features a mesh type design with covered lug nuts mounted on a Toyota Mark-II. Both Napre Wheels feature 2 piece construction.

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Hasemi Sport S5 by SSR Wheels – JDM Wheels

Hasemi Sport S5 by SSR Wheels - JDM Wheels
The Hasemi Sport S5 are JDM Wheels with a little racing pedigree; as they were made for the Hasemi racing Team in Japan. The Hasemi Sport S5 are made by SSR Wheels and feature their classic 2 piece construction, with the face bolted in a 20 bolt barrel. Hasemi Sport S5 also utilizes the Speedstar Racing electron locking mechanism on the center caps which aids in theft prevention. Shown are the Hasemi Sport S5 on a Z32 Nissan 300ZX Fairlady Z.

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Tomei Racing Turbo Wheels – JDM Wheels

Tomei Racing Turbo Wheels - JDM Wheels
The Tomei Racing Turbo are Old School JDM Wheels with a unique Turbo or Aero design to aid in brake cooling and possibly pulling air out from under the car. The Tomei Racing Turbo also features directional pattern on each side, pretty cool to have a staggered set of wheels that are unique to each side. The Turbo’s feature 2 piece construction, and sizing from 15×6″ all the way up to a nice 16×10″. Pictured are the Tomei Racing Turbo bolted to a Z31 Nissan 300ZX

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Watanabe F8 16 inch – JDM Wheels

Watanabe F8 16 inch - JDM Wheels
Watanabe makes the quintessential Banana Type 8 spoke JDM wheels in a few different yet similar styles. Due to the spoke shape and lip size, I believe the Watanabe wheels pictures are both the Watanabe F8 type. On the left is a Nissan 300zx Twin Turbo Fairlady Z32, and on the right a Nissan Skyline GT-R R32; both some beautiful Machines.

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Super Xiphos by Dunlop – JDM Wheels

Super Xiphos by Dunlop - JDM Wheels
The Dunlop Super Xiphos are JDM Wheels that really were not as popular as many others, but definitely had a really cool look to them. The Dunlop Super Xiphos are 3 piece wheels which feature a classic 5 spoke star design with exposed bolts on mounted on top of the lip.  Rounded edges of the spoke give the Super Xiphos a unique look from other popular 5 spoke wheels of the time. Pictured in the ad are the Super Xiphos mounted to a Nissan Fairlady Z 300ZX Z32 series.

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