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Re: type 44 brake question - long answer

In message <Pine.SOL.3.96.981013161546.19066B-100000@iris.nyit.edu> Sachelle Babbar writes:

> I never remembered seeing torsion bars ever on non quats. Just a solid
> beam axle, panhard rod, and struts.

That solid beam _IS_ the torsion bar - look at how the hubs are mounted.

Any upward or downward force at the hub results in torque at the beam.

It's a _very_ sophisticated design, an Audi patent, and Audi was very
proud of it at the time.

 Phil Payne
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