Nitrocharger Sport

Where the purpose of a spring is to carry the load of a vehicle and its cargo, a shock absorber works to control the spring by absorbing excess energy and in doing so, has a profound impact on your vehicle’s ride and handling.

During the development of Old Man Emu’s Nitrocharger Sport shock absorbers, particular focus was placed on how well they are matched to the specific springs they’ll be controlling; with Ride Control Engineers tailoring shock absorber valving to work with the different springs in the range, often resulting in multiple shock absorber options for each vehicle.
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Why Old Man Emu?

Suspension systems, especially when referring to 4WDs, are extremely complex. Determining the right solution for each 4WD requires special attention to many factors, with weight being the most critical. Old Man Emu 4×4 suspension by ARB approaches this in a unique way.

Instead of offering a compilation of parts that have been chosen primarily to increase the vehicle’s ride height, OME 4×4 suspension provides a range

of tuned, matched and integrated systems, each offering optimum levels of comfort, load carrying capability and control characteristics.

The complete Old Man Emu suspension range incorporates more than just 4×4 shock absorbers and springs. At ARB, we take integration to the highest level with our own selection of bushes, U bolts, centre bolts, spring liners, trim packers and suspension fitting kits.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension

Jeep Grand Cherokee Suspension

The Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 is a popular medium sized passenger wagon with proven off road ability and dynamic on road performance. With an independent front and rear suspension setup, the WK2 is available with a tow pack option with self-levelling rear shock absorbers.

OME engineers had the objective to develop a fully integrated suspension system for the WK2, addressing the main areas of lift, load carrying and ride comfort. The factory setup provides a soft, compliant ride that has the tendency to ‘top out’, with frequent bump stop intervention over demanding terrain.

Longer travel shocks and struts were designed to offer improved down travel and were tuned to complement the upgraded spring specifications. Three spring options are available, depending on engine variant, vehicle accessories and loading.

OME front struts for the WK2 feature an oversized, forged and machined clevis design for greater strength and rigidity.

Extensive design, development and testing has resulted in a suspension package that provides approximately 40-50mm of lift, with front trim packers available to allow fine tuning of ride height.

*Not suitable for air bag models.