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pathfinder lift installation

Old Man Emu Nissan Pathfinder Lift Kit
& Infinity QX4 lift kit


Nissan pathfinder lift kit

Nissan Pathfinder lift kit, Old Man Emu

Old Man Emu suspension components are perfect for those who want ride quality over 'show' quality.

Be sure to visit our main webpage for Nissan Pathfinder parts and accessories  


Why drive just another family wagon when you can make your Pathfinder or Frontier a capable offroad vehicle as well as attention-grabbing head turner!

Pictured to the left an Old Man Emu Pathfinder. Rocky Road also carries front strut boosters, the ARB Bull Bar, Safari snorkel, and Safari rack, and air lockers for your vehicle!

Old Man Emu lifts are listed below. Some folks might ask why OME suspensions are not available in taller lifts? OME's philosophy is quality and sensibility without complications. OME sizes their lifts such that there are no problems or modifications required to steering, braking, or drivetrain. Any taller and these items do become an issue. For most people, the extra inch or so isn't worth all the headache and cost necessary. Do it right the first time with OME!

Rocky Road will always be committed to bringing you the best products and service. Find out why we are a leader in ARB sales throughout the world. Contact us with your best deal, and we'll try and beat it! Please call or email us for the Rocky Road Pricing Policy regarding any ARB or OME products or for questions regarding international, Alaska, or Hawaii shipping.

Nissan Pathfinder suspension lift kits, Torsions, Springs, Struts, Shocks.

 Our kits now come with the option of pre-assembly which makes it so anyone can install the Old Man Emu lift on their own without special equipment. Our preassembled struts come with the new bushings and new Nissan strut mount.

We have a great deal of very interesting and technical and engineering information on the Old Man Emu springs and shocks. If you are interested in reading more about the undisputed superiority of Old Man Emu equipment over all others, please check out information on:
Springs... and Shocks...



Nissan Pathfinder lift kit, 2005-12
& Infinity QX4 lift kit

lifts for Nissans in North America (see information below)

If you find a lower price on Old Man Emu components, we won't just meet it...we'll beat it!

OME Suspension Component Select rate Click to add to cart
Front OME Coil Spring
Front OME Strut (priced per side)
Rear OME Shocks
Rear OME Coil Spring


OME Complete Suspensions Select rate Click to add to cart
05-14 Pathfinder Suspension w/o struts
05-14 Pathfinder Suspension w/front struts
05-14 Pathfinder Suspension, Preassembled Struts!

North America Pathfinder Owners 2005+, please be advised: On US and Canada Nissans, this kit provides 2.5-3" of lift which has been known to cause alignment challenges. Your alignment shop may have to make additional changes to the alignment system (such as slotting holes). No warranty on any late pathfinder suspension components and no returns.



Pathfinder lift kit, 96-2004, 1.75" lift
& Infinity QX4 lift kit

OME Suspension Component Select rate Click to add to cart
Front leveling Trim Packer
Not included in kits. Sold separate. Necessary for 1.75" lift height.
Front OME Coil Spring, each
Front OME Strut (priced per side)
Rear OME Shock, each
Rear OME Coil Spring


OME Complete Suspension Select rate Click to cart
Pathfinder Suspension w/o struts
Pathfinder Suspension with Old Man Emu struts
Pathfinder Suspension with GR2 Heavy Duty struts
Pathfinder Suspension, Preassembled strut kits --
 Subject to availability of parts from Nissan North America. Call to confirm if you wish to order this.



Pathfinder lift kits 1987-1995, 1.75"

OME Suspension Component Select rate Click to add to cart
Front swayaway Torsion kit
Front OME Shock
Steering Dampener
Rear OME Shock
Rear OME Lift Spring


Complete Suspension Pathfinder lift kits, 87-95 Select rate Click to add to cart
OME Pathfinder suspension, 1987-1995
    no torsion bars.
Complete Pathfinder suspension lift system, 1987-1995
    with torsion bars.

Adjust torsion bars for additional height after installing rear lifted springs. Or pick up the our Upgrade HD lift torsion bars









Nissan pathfinder lift kit

Nissan Pathfinder lift kit Questions

Does your vehicle's rear end sag when you hook on your boat, trailer or van?
Do you need more ground clearance off road?
Is your on road ride bouncy, harsh or uncomfortable?
Has the addition of a winch reduced your front end ride height?
Does your vehicle pitch or buck crossing rail tracks or uneven bitumen?
Have you ever lost traction off road?
Does your vehicle sag when it's loaded up with work tools?

Though parked for the moment, Aaron Wiltsey's Pathfinder is one of action. Just check out the air shot at the bottom of this page. Can you saw YEE-HAW!?!?!

Do your shocks need replacing?
Is your on road handling & control vague and unresponsive?
Do your bushings squeak?
Can your vehicle cope with all the gear required for a long trip?
Is your suspension tired?
Are you concerned about the sway or body roll your vehicle exhibits when cornering?
Does your vehicle get hung up on uneven, off road surfaces?



Nissan Pathfinder Old Man Emu 4x4 Shock Absorbers & Suspension Systems.

Along with the kangaroo the emu makes up the Australian coat of arms. Because of their sheer mass emus can't fly, but have you ever seen an emu run? The massive strength in their legs allows them to move over all types of terrain with the greatest of ease, yet their bodies remain virtually motionless, their legs taking the majority of the terrain's impact.

This is what Old Man Emu strives to achieve with its range of fully integrated 4x4 shocks & suspension systems.

Nissan pathfinder lift kitVehicle suspension, especially that fitted to 4WDs, is complex to say the least. So many factors go towards determining the right solution, and no one "fix" is the answer to all vehicle models. Old Man Emu is unique. The philosophies, technology & methods behind the development of each of our products combine to ensure you get the best components the world has to offer.

Photo courtesy of off-road.com

From humble beginnings in the tough world of off road racing in Australia, to now being respected world wide, OME takes a unique approach to the design, development, testing and support of our product range.

Many of our customers love toughing it off road, and this can vary from endless hours, even days, of flat, yet corrugated dirt roads to serious, deeply rutted, rock strewn off road tracks. At the other end of the spectrum there are the four wheel drive owners who have no intention of tackling anything remotely off road. Instead, they're looking for dramatically increased ride comfort on the bitumen or to give them access to their weekend property or their favorite, out of the way fishing spot.

Old Man Emu caters to the entire spectrum of customer & vehicle requirements.

Weight - The Critical Factor
Full load or empty, the critical factor that determines the correct suspension solution for your vehicle is weight. The amount of weight carried varies from vehicles with few accessories and which are only used for day to day commuting, to the other extreme of fully set up vehicles for work, touring or towing carrying a full fuel load, water, food, camping equipment and tools. Mining companies, too, fall into the extreme category & whose working environments can destroy OE (Original Equipment) springs in a matter of weeks.


Nissan pathfinder lift kit Integrated Design & Development

Complete integration of our components is what sets Old Man Emu apart from the rest. OME is not just a collection of parts sourced from a variety of plants around the world. Whilst we scour the world for the best suspension technology, we offer a tuned and matched, integrated set of suspension components that are designed by ARB and manufactured in Australia, with an unrelenting, no compromise approach.

Shock absorbers & springs for each new vehicle start off as prototypes, and are tested and modified in a variety of terrains and with varying loads. These trials and modifications can take weeks of testing in order to ensure the best possible combination for each application.

We test & modify, test & modify and continue to do so for as long as it takes to ensure each shock & spring combination is totally at one with the vehicle, its varying weights & the varying terrains it's to encounter. This results in a range of shocks to suit standard OE springs and a further range of complete OME shock absorber and spring packages.

There are kits for light, medium or heavy loads, kits that won't increase ride height and kits that give maximum lift. There are systems for heavily weighted rears but no load up front and systems that are made to handle the exact opposite. There are kits for petrol models, kits for diesels & kits for vehicles with LPG. And within each kit each component is designed and developed to work in complete harmony with other matching components.

Rocky Road Outfitters can supply the right combination of components to cater to your needs with a result you wouldn't think possible.

I know this group (ARB) goes on and on and on about their suspension but I was a touch sceptical - why do I need to spend extra on a suspension for a $50,000 plus vehicle? But all the bucks was money well spent. If we knew the difference this (OME) upgrade would make to the truck we'd have driven it straight from the dealer to OME.

This comment, taken from the internet, from a typical 4WD owner, is typical of the benefits enjoyed by customers of Old Man Emu all around the world.

Superb, on road, ride comfort.
Safer, more controlled handling.
Increased levels of ride height to suit individual requirements.
Substantially improved ground clearance for excellent off road traction.
Elimination of rear end sag - for those owners who tow or carry a lot of weight.

Only OME can offer all these benefits by providing the only, fully integrated suspension system for your four wheel drive.

Nissan pathfinder lift kitWhat does all of this mean for you?

You will appreciate the work we do every time you drive your vehicle.
You will love the way the vehicle eats up the bumps, and steers around corners.
You will marvel at how the wheels stay in touch with rock strewn and rutted tracks that you winched up the last time.
You will relax when you pull out of the driveway with the boat, trailer or van behind you.
Every other challenge you throw at your new suspension will remind you of how well we do our work.