Content Category Suspension

Front Tension Rod Install/Replacement:
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Front Tension Rod Install/Replacement:   Eventually it happens to all Z32's. The silicon bushings on the tension rods start leaking resulting in poor handling. Usually pulling to one side during braking, or nose-diving in corners. Replacing them with OEM tension rods will cure the problem temporarily, but they will fall to the same fate eventually. The ultimate solution is a [read more]
Replacing Springs and Shock Absorbers
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
At 134000 Kms, the rear end felt strange on washboard surfaces, and after a near lose at 120km/hr I examined the rear shocks. The left had apparently been leaking over a long time, as the road dirt covering it was black with oil. Choice of shocks: I had (in Hobart) choices of Pedder, Monroe, Gabriel or KYB. I've had good experiences [read more]
Replacing subframe and suspension bushings
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
  WARNING: This tech is not a do-it-yourself process for the inexperienced mechanic. I would rate the difficulty as a little bit above changing out a clutch. It is a very time consuming process to change out the bushings... most of the time is spent removing the old bushings. It took me about 70 hours to do this using air tools. [read more]