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Re: Suspension teminology clarification
Yep, the Control Arm (or Wishbone in the UK) is the 'A -frame'.
Baffled me too when I joined the list. The track and tie rods are the
Many on the list have referred to the "control arm" for front
suspension repairs. What exactly are you referring to? I describe the
front parts as 1) lower A-frame & bushings 2) lower ball joint 3)
Strut spring & cartridge 4) strut top bearing 5) steering tie rod &
rod end joint 6) sway bar with 4 mounts & bushings 7) sub frame
bushings. Is the steering arm the control arm? Is the "L control arm"
the "lower" control arm? If so, is that the lower "A- frame"? Thanks
to every one for the advice so far. I will post findings as I figure