Race Shock Specialist

Race Shock

Anthony Hewitt is the owner of Race Shock Specialists and an expert suspension technician himself. He has over 27 years building and turning shock absorbers. After 12 years of working for one of New Zealands’ largest suspension importers and Bilstein NZ agencies, Anthony Hewitt established his own specialist suspension shop in 2005. Alignment Specialists, Penrose began as part of the The Shop Shock group - New Zealand’s auto safety experts.

Anthony trained in Germany in the Bilstein factory, USA. In Australia, he trained at Murray Coote Automotive and learnt to service and revalve MCA Shocks.


Welcome to Race Shock Specialists. If you want the best car suspensions that money can buy, then you have come to the right place. Whether you are a part time racer, a professional race team, rally team, off road racer or hill climber, we can advice you on the best suspension for your vehicle. Our experienced suspension and wheel alignment specialists will give you the best service every single time. Come to us for professional service and expert advice!



With a background in motor sport, Race Shock Specialists was created to fulfill a need in the market to service and build race suspensions. Race Shock Specialists also service and repair imported coil-over kits form Japan and Asia.

Race Shock
  • 2009 Class two national Champion.
  • 2010 National Class 2 Short coarse Champion.

Today the workshop has two fully trained Suspension and wheel alignment technicians. We also carry the latest wheel alignment machines. For those who require a full shock service we have a SPA dyno. Bilstein Regas machine.

Anyone who needs the best in car suspensions can come to us. Usually our clientele covers part time racers, professional race teams, rally teams, off road racers, hill climbers.

Everyone here is professional and they treat you like a person unlike many of the name brand shops. They are honest and will work with you.

Antony Moore

I have been using CarRepair for two years now. They keep my FJ in tip top condition. And the best thing as a single woman is being able to trust them.

Bryan Thompson

Good, reliable service is offered here - with attention to detail and with clear communication about possible problems I should be aware of.

Ann Smith