4wd Suspension Lift kits Buying Guide

Author: James Don  Date Posted:25 March 2022 

4x4 Lift Kits and Suspension

Purchasing a 4wd Suspension kit or 4x4 lift kit for your 4wd is a big decision


A lot of information has to be thought through and collated to get the best suspension result

to suit both your needs as a driver and the vehicle's needs.


Below are a few questions you will need to answer or research before making a suspension decision

Firstly lets consider your needs.

  • What are you intending to do with your vehicle?

  • Are you primarily just going off road and want maximum flex and articulation?

  • Are you towing a caravan, boat or a camper for extended periods of time or just once in awhile ?

  • Are you after a good balance of offroad ability but can tow and handle onroad as well?

  • Are you looking for a comfortable ride for your daily driver with some added height for larger wheels?

  • Will the vehicle fit in my Garage after the lift installation?

  • What are my legal obligations with a lift kit ?

  • What are my expectation with a suspension kit ride quality, offroad ability, onroad handling ?


What are the vehicles needs?

  • What accessories do I have on the vehicle?

  • Where are those accessories located on the vehicle?

  • What is the weight of the accessories?

  • Are you over GVM?

  • Do you have future modifications planned?

  • Do I need adjustable load carrying eg. bellows or airbag system

  • What type of suspension does my vehicle have - Live axle - Torsion bar - Strut(IFS) - Leaf Spring

  • What are the limitations of my vehicles suspension design?


Below are links to our Suspension Lift Kits and shocks

Please click on the links below












If you need further advice please contact us on 1300 780 141

or email operations@carbonoffroad.com.au

We are more than happy to discuss your suspension needs.





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