short arm suspension


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • long and short arm suspension — A suspension system using an upper and lower control arm. The upper arm is shorter than the lower. This is done so as to allow the wheel to deflect in a vertical direction with a minimum change in camber …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • arm suspension — See flex arm suspension long and short arm suspension semi trailing arm suspension swing arm suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • short arm — See long and short arm suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • short arm/long arm suspension — (SLA) See unequal length wishbone suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • long arm suspension — See short arm/long arm suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 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

  • arm — A part attached to or projecting from something. Also see a arm a arm actuator arm ball joint rocker arm breaker arm check arm contact arm control arm crankarm door check arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • suspension system — A system that cushions the passenger compartment of the vehicle from the bumps and shocks caused by the wheels moving over irregular road surfaces. Includes springs, shock absorbers, steering linkage, upper and lower control arms, torsion bars,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • short — See short circuit long and short arm suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Suspension (motorcycle) — A motorcycle s suspension serves a dual purpose: contributing to the vehicle s handling and braking, and providing safety and comfort by keeping the vehicle s passengers comfortably isolated from road noise, bumps and vibrations. The typical… …   Wikipedia

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