double wishbone suspension

double wishbone suspension

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Double wishbone suspension — Wishbones and upright painted yellow In automobiles, a double wishbone (or upper and lower A arm) suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone shaped arms to locate the wheel. Each wishbone or arm has… …   Wikipedia

  • wishbone suspension — See double wishbone suspension unequal length wishbone suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • unequal-length wishbone suspension — A double wishbone suspension system in which the upper wishbone is shorter than the lower one, with both converging slightly at the wheel hub; reduces tire wear due to variations in track and camber angle when cornering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • double wishbone — A form of independent suspension used on the front of a vehicle where both the upper and lower wishbones are of equal length …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Wishbone — may refer to: * The wishbone, known in anatomy as the furcula, is a fused clavicle bone found in birds which is shaped like the letter Y. * The same clavicle bone as a lucky charm. * Wishbone (TV series), an educational children s television show …   Wikipedia

  • suspension — [1] The assembly of springs, shock absorbers, torsion bars, joints, arms, etc., that cushions the shock of bumps on the road and serves to keep the wheels in constant contact with the road, thereby improving control and traction. [2] A mixture of …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Suspension (vehicle) — Suspension is the term given to the system of springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels. Suspension systems serve a dual purpose – contributing to the car s handling and braking for good active safety and driving …   Wikipedia

  • Multi-link suspension — Multi link rear suspension of the 5 link type rear view …   Wikipedia

  • Automotive suspension design — is an aspect of automotive engineering, concerned with designing the suspension for cars and trucks.The process entails *selecting appropriate vehicle level targets *selecting a system architecture *choosing the location of the hard points , or… …   Wikipedia

  • Short long arms suspension — An SLA is also known as an unequal length double wishbone suspension. The upper arm is typically an A arm, and is shorter than the lower link, which is an A arm or an L arm, or sometimes a pair of tension/compression arms. In the latter case the… …   Wikipedia

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