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Factory Brake Master Cylinder, 72*-77 240Z-260Z-280Z

Factory Brake Master Cylinder, 72*-77 240Z-260Z-280Z
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Part #:24-5082
Price: $487.87
  • (1) Brake Master Cylinder Assembly

The master cylinder sends brake fluid to both the front and rear brakes. Some signs of a bad master cylinder are easy to spot, such as leaks around the cylinder or reservoirs. Other signs, such as a very soft brake pedal or a pedal that sinks to or stays down on the floor, can indicate problems from just about all of the brake hydraulic system. Some signs are more difficult to notice, such as a spongy pedal that won't go away after proper bleeding or contaminated brake fluid. Regular brake fluid changes and occasional inspections of the cylinder are both good ways to spot problems with the cylinder.

The 72-77 model brake master cylinder is set up differently compared to earlier models. Specifically, the larger front brake reservoir is located toward the rear of the car, with the front brake tube also connecting to the rear port of the cylinder. The smaller, cylinder shaped rear brake reservoir is located toward the front, closer to the radiator (the rear brake tube connects to the forward port). The brake tube ports are also mounted further apart compared to the earlier cylinder.

*72-76 Note:
This is the genuine, original equipment (OEM) brake master cylinder for 1977 models, which replaces all 72-76 model cylinders.

1978 Note:
This brake master cylinder can be used in place of the factory 1978 unit; however, you will need to either re-use your 1978 caps or rewire your car to bypass the sensors. Please give us a call for details.

Alternate Replacement:
An aftermarket replacement for this master cylinder is also available. See 24-5082-1 in Related Items below.

Model Guide:
Datsun 280Z

Code Guide:
Datsun S30

Year Guide:
1972*, 1973*, 1974*, 1975*, 1976*, 1977

Some parts may not fit every version of every year listed. See product Title & Description for any application breakdowns or customization options, and contact us with any questions.

  • 1972 Datsun 240Z
  • 1973 Datsun 240Z
  • 1974 Datsun 260Z
  • 1975 Datsun 280Z
  • 1976 Datsun 280Z
  • 1977 Datsun 280Z
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