We review 4x4 suspension systems and we give you an insight into the Brands history, range and warranty of their products.
There are so many different options when it comes to 4x4 Suspension and it can be tricky to decide on what brand is best for your vehicle.
Review 4x4 Suspension Systems
Old Man Emu Review
Old Man Emu shock absorbers have been a popular choice among recreational 4WDers for years. Old Man Emu's main focus is to provide superior performance with a balance between or on and off-road drive. Specifically engineered for offroad ability and load carrying. Lift height increases range from 35-50mm and the shocks are carefully matched to each vehicle. All kits come complete with bushes and U-bolts as required.
Warranty: 60,000km or 3 Years
Dobinson Springs & Suspension Review
Dobinson's suspension have been getting some great traction in the 4x4 market and for good reason. Dobinson have been operating for over 60 years and has become one of the leaders in spring industry in Australia by applying years of knowledge into their products. Dobinson boast about having one of the largest rage of 4x4 springs and suspension components in the industry.
If for some reason their stocked items do not suit your ride they can create custom coil and leaf springs to suit your requirements. Dobinson suspension represent great value for money without compromising on quality.
Warranty: Two years on springs, shocks and coils
IRONMAN 4x4 Review
Ironman 4×4 offer a complete integrated range of suspension kits, designs which have evolved over 50 years of suspension experience. There are a number of different solutions available to suit both the vehicle and drivers needs. Ironman 4x4 offer the Foam Cell Pro, the Foam Cell and Nitro Gas Shock absorbers giving a greater range for customers.
Their extensive range is suited for all new and old four wheel drives. They have a range of lift heights and spring rates on offer to suit different load carrying requirements. Do not forget the adjustable trailing arms, drag links, panhard rods, big lift kits and castor correction plates for the real enthusiast.
Warranty: Three years or 60,000km
Tough Dog Suspension Review
Tough Dog suspension have a great deal of options available for your next upgrade. They first started in 1984 and have been making rapid growth ever since. Their distribution network spans over 28 countries and are highly sought after.
Tough Dog has an excellent R&D division that is essential for continued success within a competitive market. The hours spent perfecting their products led them to receive an award for their 41mm Foam Cell Shock suspension. Tough Dog also have diff locators, castor correction, extended brake lines and brake hose kits available through their extensive Australian distributor network.
Warranty: Two year or 40,000km
Outback Armour Review
Outback Armour are a new contender within the off road environment but are not to be discredited. They design, engineer and manufacture a considerable range of heavy duty suspension solutions for both recreational and defense vehicles.
As you could imagine meeting the quality guidelines of the defense force would not be an easy task so this speaks volumes for the quality of the products. That is also evident in their unlimited km warranty. Currently they have a limited range available but is continuously expanding.
Warranty: Three years & Unlimited Kilometer Warranty
TJM XGS Review
TJM first started in 1973 and were seen as pioneers within the industry. They became the first company in Australia to manufacture and distribute quality 4WD equipment. The well known XGS range is not new to the market and has recently received a revamp.
A selection of shock absorbers, adjustable foam cell and gold series gas charged are available that can achieve lifts of up to 50mm. They have solutions for an extensive list of 4WD's on the market.
Warranty: Three years or 60,000km