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A ball and socket joint used in the front suspension to allow up and down and turn motion of the front wheel.
A rubber or urethane stop to limit upward suspension travel.
A spring steel rod wound in a spiral (helix) shape.
A suspension link that connects a knuckle or wheel flange to the body or frame of the vehicle
control arms variation
A structural support for the engine and transaxle on a frontwheel drive vehicle.
Abbreviation for gross vehicle weight.
A suspension system that allows a wheel to move up and down without undue effect on the opposite side.
A pivot pin commonly used on solid axles or early model twin I-beam axles that rotate in bushings and allow the front wheels to rotate.
Suspension arms that control the side-to-side movement of the wheels and vehicle.
A spring made of several pieces of flat spring steel.
A mounting that allows the end of a leaf
spring to move forward and backward as the spring moves up and down during
normal operation of the suspension.
A suspension component that links and
controls the action and reaction of the springs.
Used as a buffer between the suspension and the frame or body and used to absorb wheel movement plus support the weight of the vehicle.
The weight of a vehicle that is supported by the suspension.
A hardened steel bar connected to the frame
and both lower control arms to prevent excessive body roll. Also called an anti-sway or anti-roll bar.
The inner portion of the spindle that pivots on the king pin or ball joints.
Suspension member used to control
forward/backward support to the control arms.
A structural part of a suspension that includes the shockabsorber.
A type of spring in the shape of a straight
The parts of a vehicle not supported by the