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Suspension & Shock Absorber Servicing

We provide all aspects of suspension repairs in house. Your shocks are vital to keeping your car working safely and efficiently so don’t delay your service.

Dobinson 4WD Suspension Range

We are an Ipswich reseller of Dobinson suspension and 4wd products. We can supply and fit all aspects, from bull bars, suspension upgrades including raised suspension, roof top tents etc.

4WD products of the highest quality include

Shackles Hangers & Pins

  • Twin Hole Greasable for even grease distribution
  • Heavy Duty Design
  • Coated Against Corrosion


  • 10.9 Grade Premium Quality High Tensile Steel
  • Coated Against Corrosion
  • Deep Flange Nuts for Maximum Strength

Polyurethane Bushes


Unique Internal Grease Traps and Flange Grooves for even grease distribution and long service life

Torsion Bars

  • Scragged for Long Life and Sag Resistance
  • Made from High Quality Spring Steel with Heavy Duty Powder Coat Finish
  • Increased rate for Heavy Duty 4×4 Applications

Shock Absorbers

  • Heavy Duty 35mm & 32mm Large Bore Twin Tube Design
  • 2mm Thick External Wall
  • 18mm High Strength Chrome Rod
  • Vehicle Specific Valving for Superior Ride and Handling
  • High Quality Fuchs Oil and NOK Seats

Coil Springs

  • Raised Height and Heavy Duty
  • State of the Art Heat Treatment
  • Hot-wound for Increased Sag Resistance
  • Shot Peened for reduced stress and increased life span
  • Heavy Duty Powder Coat Finish
  • Fully Scragged and Load Tested

Leaf Springs

  • Heavy Duty and Raised Height for increased ground clearance and load carrying capacity
  • Nylon Friction Pads
  • Military Wrap for safety
  • Drawn, Tapered and Diamond Cut Leafs

Steering Dampers

  • 50/50 Valving for Smooth Controlled Steering
  • 35mm Large Bore Heavy Duty

Plus many other Accessories!

When do they need servicing?

They should both be inspected regularly as per your log book servicing requirements, however, if you notice any of the following then you should book in for a service;

  • Uneven tyre wear
  • Steering wheel vibration
  • The bonnet dips when braking
  • Car rocks and rolls over bumps
  • Car doesn’t hug the corner when turning
  • Takes longer to stop when braking


OzTec Long Travel 4WD Suspension

oz tec

Kropps Mechanical Car Care is an Ipswich agent for Oz Tec Suspension which comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

OzTec Suspension has a great Warranty. It is what we call limited lifetime.

In simple, the warranty applies while you own the vehicle.

OzTec Warranty

All the staff are warm, friendly and willing to take the time to explain things in a way we can understand. The service is of a very high standard, and you’re not treated like just another number.

Tammy Fitzgerald & Leum

"A fantastic experience with such a high quality of service. No.1 Mechanic in Ipswich for such an affordable price."

Angela Graham