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Store Front > Classic Z/ZX Parts Home > Steering & Suspension > Strut Assembly Upgrades > Insulated Spring Seat & Strut Mount Set, 70-78 240Z-260Z-280Z


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Insulated Spring Seat & Strut Mount Set, 70-78 240Z-260Z-280Z

 
Insulated Spring Seat & Strut Mount Set, 70-78 240Z-260Z-280ZQuantity in Basket:none
Code: 23-4187
Price:$347.00

 
 
 
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Planning a high performance street, track, or race build? See 23-6000 in Related Items for the Pillow Ball version of this upgrade!

Description:
A long sought-after solution to the most common issue that comes with lowering your Z-Car using lowering springs is now available! This kit includes components to cover one pair of struts: two insulated strut mounts; two upper spring seats; and all the required installation hardware. Read on below for more details!

If you have lowered your car with lowering springs (like our Eibach Performance Springs), and are using an aftermarket bump stop (such as our urethane bump stops, 23-4196), you may have noticed that your car bottoms out easier while driving aggressively under some road conditions. The normal way to solve this issue would be to trim the bump stops, which allows for more suspension travel, but also puts your struts at risk of damage (not a good situation, especially if you just purchased a set of our new Koni Struts!). This kit properly solves the problem of the lost suspension travel without sacrificing the lowered ride height by raising the bump stop position inside the spring seat. By doing this, the struts will be able to utilize most of their intended travel, which can prolong the life of the cartridges.

Not only does the kit replace the stock spring seats; it also changes to a unique type of fixed camber plate type strut mount that features a bushing in the center. This type of upper strut mount has been used for years to greatly reduce deflection inherent to standard rubber insulators without the harshness of completely solid versions. Other benefits of this design range from improved tire grip and general handling to more accurate wheel alignment, which further improves handling and prolongs the life of your tires as well! The kit also replaces the bulky, expensive factory strut bearings for the front suspension and entirely removes the rear strut spacers (removing these components is what allows the increased suspension travel).

Note:
This kit will slightly increase feedback felt through the suspension, and may increase road noise and vibration a bit (almost all suspension upgrades do to a degree). Based on overall design and quality of the pieces, we think it will be mostly insignificant for the majority of Z-Car owners.

9/74-78 Z-Cars:
This kit will lower the rear of late 260Z's and 280Z's by about 3/4".

Model Guide:
Datsun 240Z, 260Z, 280Z

Code Guide:
Datsun S30

Year Guide:
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978






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