April 08, 2015
How does frame choice and rigidity effect the functionality of a vehicle's suspension?
Why is the contemporary trend towards unibody frames?
Explain how frame repairs are similar to performing an alignment?
The springs and shocks have a VERY IMPORTANT relationship. What is the job of the springs, and what is the job of the shocks?
What is the distinct advantage of having a strut rather than an upper control arm?
Can the spring or shock be attached to either the upper or lower control arm?
How many ball joints are in this suspension system? Where would they be?
The example that is given at the end of the video, locate and identify the spring.
What is the immediate indicator that you have a MacPherson strut system?
Please complete the topic group quiz in CDX for Suspension Fundamental Principles BEFORE tomorrow's class.