4WDTouring Australia Project Hilux: Lifted with RAW 4×4 Nitro Max

Monday, 21 June 2021

Since 2012 4WDTouring Australia have been traveling across the country, featuring iconic Australian destinations like the Kimberley, the High Country and Cape York. To get to these flung destinations their vehicles need to be reliable. When they needed to upgrade the suspension on their Toyota Hilux touring vehicle the team at 4WDTouring approached RAW 4×4

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2020/21 Holiday Closing Times

Friday, 11 December 2020

We would like to inform our valued customers that we will be closing for the holiday season from Thursday 24th December 2020 at 1pm and reopening on Monday 4th January 2021 at 8am AEDT. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and happy Christmas and we look forward to

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COVID-19 Update: We’re still here

Friday, 27 March 2020

Like all businesses across Australia, we are adapting to the evolving circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, but we want to assure our customers that it is still business as usual for RAW 4×4. RAW 4×4 is designed and manufactured by Powerdown Australia and our staff are taking extra precautions by practicing social distancing and are

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Filpro Acquires Powerdown, manufacturer of RAW 4×4 suspension equipment

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Filpro Automotive, a supplier of automotive aftermarket products, acquired a manufacturer of ride control components, Powerdown Australia, on February 18th, 2020. Under the acquisition agreement, Powerdown will continue to manufacture and/or distribute all current Powerdown branded OEM and aftermarket products for trucks, heavy commercial trailers, buses and light commercial vehicles; and RAW 4×4 branded products

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Monday, 19 August 2019

4WDAction issue #297 June 2019 – Suspension Feature Is your suspension letting your pride and joy down? We speak to the industry’s leading experts to find out how to improve any suspension system without spending the earth. STOP PUTTING UP WITH SUB-STANDARD SUSPENSION Suspension setups can be a minefield, even for those of us who’ve

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Monday, 13 May 2019

Did you know that RAW 4×4 was created by Powerdown, one of Australia’s leading design and manufacturers of heavy duty shock absorbers for the truck and trailer industry? The RAW 4×4 brand was created to design, develop and market heavy duty shock absorbers and lift kits specifically for 4WD applications. Powerdown will be at the

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Dodge RAM 2500 shock absorber upgrade

Monday, 29 April 2019

Powerdown has been designing and developing heavy duty shock absorbers for the Australian truck and trailer industry since 1983. Using this knowledge in 2005 the RAW 4×4 brand was created to design, develop and market heavy duty shock absorbers and lift kits specifically for 4WD applications. This is why Chris Mullet from PowerTorque magazine approached

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Come see us at the 2019 AAAA Expo

Thursday, 14 March 2019

From the 4th to the 6th of April RAW 4×4 will be exhibiting at the AAA Expo. Visit us at stand number H23 to speak with our expert staff to find out how RAW 4×4 can help your business. The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo is the nation’s most comprehensive exhibition of vehicle repair and servicing equipment, replacement

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From the archives – SHOCK VALUE: The No-Bull test

Friday, 25 May 2018

We’ve taken the leading brands of shock absorbers and put them through the biggest no-bull, real-world VALUE comparo yet! We pulled this article from the 2011 archives for its comprehensive nature. Below you can read excerpts from the article, click here to read the full article written by Paul Zielinski that appeared in issue 165

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Ultimate $1000 Upgrades Feature – 4WDAction issue 279 January 2018

Monday, 12 February 2018

“If you had $1000 to spend on upgrading your 4WD, how would you do it – and what difference would it really make” Below we have taken excerpts from the article specifically about the suspension upgrade. To find out about all the other mods click here to read the full article written by Brendan Seymour

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RAW 4×4 real world testing in the harsh Simpson Desert

Monday, 25 September 2017

By Mat Gatgens – General Manager RAW 4×4   When launching a new product RAW 4×4 not only test it exhaustively using our in-house lab facilities we also subject it to real world conditions. With my impending trip through the Simpson Desert, I thought it was a great opportunity to test the new RAW Nitro

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2017 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo

Monday, 27 March 2017

6th to 8th April 2017 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo is the nation’s most comprehensive exhibition of vehicle repair and servicing equipment, replacement parts, tools and accessories. Returning to Melbourne in 2017, industry experts will update business on the latest technologies available and the new trends in workshop management. Hosted

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Correct installation of Predator strut spring seats

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

To ensure that the RAW Predator struts are fitted correctly please read the following instructions for safe fitment to the vehicle. Ensure that the installer has read the applicable fitting instructions (see image on right) provided in the strut packaging before installing the coil and top hat. If this form is missing from the packaging click on

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RAW Nitro Max Struts

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Most 4×4’s coming off the production line these days are equipped with a coil over independent front suspension (IFS) that offers the compromise between on road prowess and off road ability. Due to the design of the strut on the front of these vehicles there is relatively a small amount of space available for a

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From Mild to Wild

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Whether you want a bit of extra lift for those trips on the beach, looking to travel down the Tanami Track or your 4WD is a pure bred work horse RAW 4×4 have got you covered. At RAW 4×4 we realise that not everyone’s 4WDing needs are not exactly the same and have the ability

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