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I will be putting snow tires on the stock 18" wheels, and will need some 18" wheels for summer (18" are just fine for me). I won't use wheels that have the wrong offset or center bore (you're asking for vibration). There are other Infiniti wheels that I do like and would consider if the offset is 50mm and the center bore is the same. Anyone know yet what the bore is? I hate directional wheels from way back in the 80's when they were popular, so I hate all three JX stock options!

As far as two sets of wheels and TPMS, there is an easy answer. I put Orange Technology programmable sensors in our Subaru Outback snow tires. You just clone the stock sensor serial number onto the Orange sensor in the snow tire. The car doesn't know the difference. Works like a charm.
 

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I think you'd get a quicker answer by asking Infiniti. Guys here aren't going to go and take off the wheel to measure it. Too much work. I've never had a problem with the bore size. Just buy the right bolt pattern and offset and most of the time it clears for me. Maybe I'm just lucky.
 

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You're lucky! They make "hub centric" rings which fill the gap between the hub boss on the wheel bore, but it's a compromise. I never, ever use wheels that are not hubcentric any more, but that's just me. I've got my own personal experience with using a bolt pattern to center the wheel. If you torque down the nuts and put a dial indicator on to check radial runout, then loosen the nuts and retighten and recheck, the runout measurements will be different every time. When I get the car, I will just yank one and measure the boss with my digital caliper. The snow is a way off.

I asked Infiniti in TN about their ridiculous "roof rails", silver plastic bumps over the top seam line. They didn't know a thing about anything.
 

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I tried looking for the Infiniti JX center bore number but couldn't find anything at all! Your Infiniti dealerships should be able to tell you if not, a wheel and tire shop should be too.
 

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Yeah ive had non hob centre wheels and boy... are they a pain to fit, you have to spin the wheel and make your you tighten all lug nuts evenly.. but best case is take off the rims and measure it and look for one in that size, and it should just be the same as any other infiniti...
 

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Too much work. I've never had a problem with the bore size. Just buy the right bolt pattern and offset and most of the time it clears for me. Maybe I'm just lucky.
It's not the ability to have everything clear to be able to bolt them on, it's getting the wheel center and the axle center on the same line. If the two centers are eccentric, you get eccentric dynamic loading which causes vibration. It feels like a tire out of balance even though the wheel/tire combo is probably balanced. It's awful, and I would never do it again! A set of generic Enkei's on a Honda drove me nuts.
 

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I would call an Infiniti dealer and talk to one of the service technicians that do the work, not the consultants that write up the paperwork.
 

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The techs don't get it either, they put aftermarket wheels on all day long. I did answer the question myself, though. I went to a place that does wheel chroming, on a wheel exchange basis. They actually had a JX wheel on the shelf, and a Nissan Murano. They are the same, the JX is 66mm hub bore.
 

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I will be putting snow tires on the stock 18" wheels, and will need some 18" wheels for summer (18" are just fine for me). I won't use wheels that have the wrong offset or center bore (you're asking for vibration). There are other Infiniti wheels that I do like and would consider if the offset is 50mm and the center bore is the same. Anyone know yet what the bore is? I hate directional wheels from way back in the 80's when they were popular, so I hate all three JX stock options!

As far as two sets of wheels and TPMS, there is an easy answer. I put Orange Technology programmable sensors in our Subaru Outback snow tires. You just clone the stock sensor serial number onto the Orange sensor in the snow tire. The car doesn't know the difference. Works like a charm.
Interesting idea to close TPMS sensor ID. Do you know the correct Orange part for the JX? It appears the OE sensor is 40700-3JA0A but the Orange website has almost no information on their sensor applications. How do you assign the sensor ID? Do I need to find someone with the ATEC VT55 tool?
 
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