Brisbane Truck Show Virtual Stand

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Click here to visit our virtual stand Powerdown attended the Brisbane truck show which was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition centre in May 2021. The four-day event attracted over 30,000 attendees and was well received by all in the transport and heavy commercial vehicle industry. Following the physical event that was held between

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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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Don’t fall asleep when it comes to safety

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Powerdown the suspension solution provider, have designed and a developed a steering damper system to combat the effects of driver fatigue. According to the National Road Safety Strategy, “20% of all fatal road crashes in Victoria involve driver fatigue, while estimates in Queensland are that sleepiness contributes to 20–30% of all deaths and severe injuries

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Farewell Adjustable-T

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

For the past 30 years, the Adjustable-T has been a solid performer in the Powerdown shock absorber range. The product was initially designed for multi-leaf springs that relied on a degree of inter leaf friction of the spring pack & dampening from the shock absorber to provide a compliant ride. With the evolution of

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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 Powerdown Australia. Our staff are taking extra precautions by practicing social distancing and are taking extra measures to ensure a high standard of hygiene

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Filpro Acquires Powerdown

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, 13 May 2019

The Brisbane Truck Show is an unparalleled showcase of the very best our industry has to offer and Powerdown are excited to demonstrate our upcoming engineering innovations and technical expertise. Innovations in R&D will be on display with our expert engineering staff on hand to answer any of your questions. The stand will feature Powerdown’s

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Come see us at the 2019 AAAA Expo

Friday, 15 March 2019

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

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Powerdown cash back offer on drive and steer shocks extended until the end of February 2018. Is your vehicle wandering on the road, nose diving under braking or are your rear wheels chattering? It’s highly likely your shock absorbers need replacing. Start the year with that new truck feeling, replace your drive and steer shocks

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Friday, 3 November 2017

The LTS516 is a new addition to the LTS range specifically developed  for the front of the Mitsubishi BE649 Rosa bus with independent front suspension (IFS). The shock has been produced with a slimline design because of the space restrictions under the vehicle. LTS516 was specifically designed to out perform standard shocks by incorporating the

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Our Drive for Innovation

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Australia’s and New Zealand’s operating conditions for commercial vehicles can be extremely demanding when you factor in long distances, heavy loads and extreme temperatures in certain parts of the continents. With over 30 years of experience in the commercial vehicle suspension industry, Powerdown design and develop unique suspension solutions specifically for our operational requirements In

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Learn from the past, look to the future

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

With over 30 years’ experience in the commercial vehicle industry Powerdown has grown to meet the demands of our customers, with an ever present eye towards the future. As part of our ongoing journey Powerdown has taken its core shock absorber brands and given them a face lift. The Supershock, CoolCell, RoadTrain and Adjustable-T brands

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New P1041 for 9″ ride height Kenworth Airglide 200, 400 & 460 suspension

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Powerdown shocks have forged a reputation for toughness and reliability over the past 30 years. Building on these heavy duty principles the Powerdown engineering team have developed the all new P1041 suitable for fitment to the Kenworth Airglide 200, 400 & 460 – 9” ride height suspension. Larger 45 mm disc valve – more precise

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Brisbane Truck Show: 25 to 28 May 2017

Friday, 19 May 2017

Organised by the Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) formerly the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Queensland since its inception in 1968, the Brisbane Truck Show is recognised as the Australian transport industry’s premier event. Held every two years, the Brisbane Truck Show attracts more than 300 exhibitors and up to 40,000 attendees over the four

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Like the Powerdown Facebook page and this post for a chance to win one of 20 tickets to the 2017 Brisbane truck show. BIGGER, BETTER, STRONGER: Australia’s harsh operating environment demands optimum performance from your equipment. Powerdown’s super responsive low pressure gas shock absorbers take performance and endurance to the next level with the following features:

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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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2017 Transport & Heavy Equipment Expo New Zealand

Monday, 27 February 2017

4th to the 7th of March 2017 the Mystery Creek Events Centre in Waikato New Zealand will be host to T.H.E. Expo T.H.E. Expo is New Zealand’s only all-encompassing transport and heavy equipment showcase, offering visitors and exhibitors alike the opportunity to engage with industry representatives and view the latest technologies in the sector. Held

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A quick gain, can lead to maximum pain

Monday, 23 January 2017

Changing the ride height on your truck or trailer air suspension, maybe a quick fix for a drive line angle issue or reaching a certain king pin height on a trailer. Unfortunately these quick fix changes will eventually lead to some expensive headaches in the future. Over the past 30 years Powerdown have had many

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P227 & P342 Supersessions for trailer shock absorbers

Monday, 14 November 2016

In our quest for continual improvement to make our shock absorbers perform better and last longer Powerdown have further upgraded our range of low pressure gas shock absorbers to include the P801 and P684. Combining a large 45mm bore size and low pressure nitrogen gas, these units will bring further improvements in suspension control compared

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Friday, 28 October 2016

The RT754 is a new addition to the RoadTrain range specifically developed  for the front of the Isuzu NLR200 Series II with independent front suspension (IFS). The shock has been designed to reduce body roll when cornering and improve the overall control of the vehicle. RT754 was specifically designed to out perform standard shocks by

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Australian Bus & Coach Show 2016

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

5th to the 6th of October 2016 the Sydney Show Grounds will be host to the Australian Bus & Coach Show. This year’s show promises to raise the bar for bus shows in Australia, and provides a chance for the industry to showcase the latest products, services and technology available Show atendees will have an excellent opportunity to

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Keep her steady – Trailer Magazine Article

Friday, 8 July 2016

Sometimes, it’s the little things that have the biggest effects. Powerdown explains that when it comes to problems with suspensions, it could have all started with an incorrectly adjusted ride height.

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2016 Melbourne International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

5th to the 7th of May 2016 the Melbourne Show Grounds will be host to the International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show. With every show, ITTES has moved from strength to strength, due in large part to the support of the industry. Since its inception, ITTES has grown to attract in excess of 35,000 attendees

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Powerdown shocks have forged a reputation for toughness and reliability over the past 30 years. Building on these heavy duty principles the Powerdown engineering team have developed the all new P793.

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Shocking Ride – The Wanderer Magazine Article

Monday, 11 January 2016

Australian road conditions & the long distances travelled whilst touring can be testing on a motorhome in terms of comfort and control, after all it is not just the destination but also the journey that makes your trip memorable.

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