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25 01, 2018

4X4 Suspension

2019-11-20T08:09:31+02:00Jan 25th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

You may be asking yourself, what is the best way to go about my 4X4 suspension? Suspension is an important aspect in any vehicle, be it off-road or on road. If the suspension is not what it should be you will find yourself in a bit of trouble. And this is particularly true for those of us who venture off-road quite often as it increases the strain on your suspension. Where standard on-road drivers only address their suspension when the mechanic says it is time to do so. The standard factory vehicle suspensions are built to upload a variety of terrains, [...]

4 12, 2017

Big Bore (45mm) Adjustable Shock Absorbers

2019-11-20T08:10:12+02:00Dec 4th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Adjustable shocks are a great advantage when expecting a great deal of different applications out of your vehicle. With the 9 stages of adjustment your vehicle is able to perform at all times. Ideal for big lift applications up to six inches over factory in some vehicles. Simon Vella from Tough Dog Suspension speaks about the adjustable shocks: “These tough puppies are the largest bore externally adjustable shocks available on the market. There is nothing that can compare to the 45mm bore in a 70mm outer casing. This is one serious shock.” The Tough Dog adjustable shocks are fitted with foam [...]

14 11, 2017

Tough Dog Foam Cell Shock Absorbers

2019-11-20T08:10:19+02:00Nov 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Recently we have been speaking a lot about suspension and shock absorbers rather particularly. In our article from last week, Shock Fade: Why is it important to Look out for?, we took a look into shock fade and the effects it has on the vehicle. Fluid displacement is used to create the dampening required for stability and a comfortable ride. And as the process continues we see that shock fade occurs. Tiny bubbles then causing the resistance the shock is needed to create to become less and damage the vehicle. Tough Dog’s foam cell shock absorbers give you the best solution. [...]

7 11, 2017

Shock Fade: Why is it important to Look out for?

2019-11-20T08:10:24+02:00Nov 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Last week we looked at suspension and why it is valuable to your vehicle in our article Suspension Explained in Basic Terms. Shock fade is very much one of those reasons. Before looking at shock fade we want to know why it happens by understanding the purpose of your shock absorber. Suspension makes sure that the vehicle has the stability it requires to give a safe and comfortable ride. Shock absorbers play a critical role in doing just that. The purpose of the shock absorber is to dampen the compression and rebound of the suspension. It does this by controlling the speed [...]

3 10, 2017

Sitting Down with David Cook

2019-11-20T08:10:38+02:00Oct 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Arriving at the Getaway Show 2017 I was taken aback by all the interesting modifications I saw on so many off-road vehicles. In fact, the 350 GT Shelby Mustang seemed to be the odd one out, though still being gorgeous in the morning sun. However, I did arrive in my little KIA Picanto which stood out in its own way. Not the glistening beauty kind of way but rather, what is this city car doing here? sort of attitude. So though my car may not, yet, show it I am indeed an avid outdoor enthusiast finding myself in a place all [...]

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