NEW LTS516

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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WIN YOUR TICKET TO THE 2017 BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW

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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NEW RT754

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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BIGGER & BETTER P793 SUPERSHOCK

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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