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FAQs On The Ultimate Suspension System

Apart from the chassis and body experts, the inner workings of the suspension system of a vehicle remains mainly a mystery to most car enthusiasts, and maybe for a good reason: suspension is a term that refers to a very complex system of linkages, shock absorbers, springs, tire air and tires that connect a car with its wheels, which allows for relative motions in between these two.

Suspension systems have the job of supporting both the ride quality and road-handling/holding – which are frequently at odds with each other – so tuning suspension involved automakers being able to strike the right compromise, which isn’t an easy task. It is also important for the suspension to ensure that the wheel is kept in contact with the surface of the road as much as possible since the ground or road forces bear down on the car do it via contacting patches that are on the tires. Continue reading