Nissan 350Z Shock Replacement

Learn how to replace Nissan 350Z shocks with our comprehensive video tutorial. The videos outlines the process for replacing both front and rear shock absorbers. Please note that Nissan shock replacement and maintenance depends on the model and year. The steps in this video apply to the Nissan 350Z, Fairlady, 280ZZ, and 300ZX.

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NISSAN 350Z SHOCK REPLACEMENT TOOLS

Make sure you have the following vehicle maintenance and repair tools at your disposal:

Replace Nissan 350z Front Shocks

  1. Raise the vehicle using a transmission jack lift
  2. Remove the front wheel of the vehicle
  3. Spray control arm nuts and bolts with penetrating oil
  4. Disconnect wiring and brake housing
  5. Detach the stabiliser link
  6. Remove the old Nissan 350Z shock absorber
  7. Set up the new Nissan 350Z shock absorber
  8. Fit the new shock absorber into the wheel arch
  9. Re-attach the stabiliser link, control arm, and wiring
  10. Re-fit the wheel on the car

Replace Nissan 350Z Rear Shocks

  1. Raise the vehicle using your transmission jack lift
  2. Remove the rear wheel of the vehicle
  3. Spray control arm nuts and bolts with penetrating oil
  4. Remove the old shock absorber and compress the coil spring
  5. Set up the new shock absorber and coil spring
  6. Install the new shock on the wheel arch
  7. Re-fit the wheel on the car

Follow Each Step For Replacing Nissan 350Z Shocks In The Video

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the 350Z have struts or shocks?

The Nissan 350Z has both struts and shocks which allow for easy and smooth handling of the car. The shocks prevent the vehicle from bouncing too much and the struts stabilise the suspension structure.

How long do Nissan shocks last?

Nissan shocks can last up to 150 000km if the vehicle is driven on standard roads. We advise checking your shock absorbers once a year and replacing them when needed.

Also read…

Common fitting tips

Front or back, and no matter the vehicle, make sure you follow these installation tips.

Suspension: an overview

The ins and outs of vehicle suspension, and the signs of worn shock absorbers.

Common failure reasons

Learn more about the common causes of shock absorber failure and how to address them.

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