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NEW! Motorsport Linear Performance Springs, 70-8/74* 240Z-260Z Coupe

NEW! Motorsport Linear Performance Springs, 70-8/74* 240Z-260Z Coupe
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Part #:23-4051
Price: $229.87
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The Exclusive Motorsport Springs are back!
After a very long hiatus, the Motorsport Auto Performance Linear Rate Springs have returned! We originally announced they would be back in 2021; however, Covid and the resulting shortages of raw materials and labor delayed completion much more than we originally anticipated. Sorry about the wait! Those who have been with us for a while may remember our ultra-popular linear rate performance springs. If you acquired your Z more recently, then these will be a new option to you. Either way, read the description below for details on the springs.

  • (2) Front Motorsport Linear Performance Spring
  • (2) Rear Motorsport Linear Performance Spring

Our ultra-popular Motorsport Linear Performance Springs are perfect for the performance/racing enthusiast who wants more predictable linear spring performance, as well as those who want that lower stance without Coil-Over kits. For the racer, linear rate springs give the most predictable response when taking on any track, or through the curves of a canyon "road course". If you're in it for the performance, Motorsport Springs give you the best possible performance & predictable cornering without the significant harshness, complexity, or expense that comes with coil-over kits (see our Alternative Option below if your Z is used more for daily driving or cruising). These springs are designed to be 25% stiffer than the factory springs and will lower the car by about 11/2" compared to stock ride height*. They are made from the highest-grade automotive spring steel and are sold complete in matched sets of four.

Image Note:
The image above shows the Motorsport Auto 1978 280Z, with Motorsport Springs installed, during a hard, fast corner at a performance driving event during a previous Z-Car West Coast Nationals. It was very predictable, and we had a blast! Although the company car looks a bit different now than shown above, the same springs are still installed to this very day, many years later!

Struts and More!:
Looking to take your suspension setup further? See Related Items for a variety of items that pair well with these springs, including Bump Steer Spacers, Urethane Bushings, and our exclusive Koni Struts!

Alternate Option:
For the daily driven Z-Car or touring Z that may see an occasional track day (and your daily driving does not look like a track day!), Motorsport Springs may not be the best option for you. Eibach Springs will provide a little more comfortable ride quality without an overly significant sacrifice to street performance (they are good for both cruising and performance!). See 23-4041 in Related Items for more details.

*Lowering Note:
The amount your car will be ultimately be lowered will vary based on the current springs you have and their condition. If you have the original springs on the car that are sagging 2", then your Z will actually end up about 1/2" higher (50 year old stock springs are known to sag significantly). Alternatively, your Z would generally sit about 1/2" lower when switching from Eibach springs (or the discontinued Tokico springs) to Motorsport springs, depending on the condition/age of the Eibachs/Tokicos. Please give us a call at (714)639-2620 or Email us with any questions.

Model Guide:
Datsun 240Z, 260Z**

Model Restriction:
**Fits "early" 1974 260Z Coupe models produced from 9/73 through 8/74. If you have a 9/74 to 11/74, then you have the "late" 260Z and will need part 23-4053 (see Related Items). All 2+2 models also use 23-4053.

Code Guide:
Datsun S30

Year Guide:
1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974**

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.

  • 1970 Datsun 240Z
  • 1971 Datsun 240Z
  • 1972 Datsun 240Z
  • 1973 Datsun 240Z
  • 1974 Datsun 260Z
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