ARB 4x4 Accessories is happy to announce the development and release of Old Man Emu coil springs and Nitrocharger Sports shocks for the Mercedes G-Wagon.
OLD MAN EMU SUSPENSION SYSTEMS:
Engineering aftermarket 4WD suspension is extremely complex. Determining the right solution for your vehicle andyour requirements demands special attention to many factors. Unlike numerous aftermarket suspension systems,which are only available in a single configuration targeting lift height, Old Man Emu offers a range of tuned andmatched integrated suspension systems to ensure the right suspension is available to suit how the vehicle is outfittedand the conditions it will encounter.
DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
The Old Man Emu suspension engineers’ objective was to develop an integrated suspension system for the MercedesG Wagon. The key areas that were considered were lift, load carrying and comfort. After test driving the originalsuspension set up it was noted the ride characteristics were very controlled giving a sporty feel, however when largerbumps were encountered bump stop engagement was frequent. In general, the ride was considered quite firm. A50mm lift was targeted as this improves not only ground clearance but increased suspension travel. This allows morescope for shock tuning and resulted in a more compliant comfortable ride while maintaining excellent control.
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