Vehicle Suspension

The springs, shock absorbers and linkages that suspend a vehicle′s frame, body, engine, and drivetrain above its wheels.

Bottom Out

The point at which the suspension reaches its designed limits of travel, causing it to contact stops built into the suspension or the chassis.

See also: Active Suspension, Anti Lift Suspension, Anti Squat Suspension, Chapman Strut, Coil Over Shock, Control Arms, Damper, Dependent Suspension, Hotchkiss Suspension, Independent Suspension, Jounce, Lower control Arm, MacPherson Strut, Shock Absorber, Solid Axle, Springs, Steering, Suspension, Unsprung Weight, Vehicle Dynamics, Watts Link, Wheel.

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Subjects: Automotive