Struts

Strut Design

Strut Design

STRUT DESIGN Typically, struts consist of a coil spring to support the vehicle’s weight, a strut housing to provide structural support for the assembly, and a damping unit within the strut housing to control spring and suspension movement. The bottom of the strut usually attaches to the steering knuckle, and the top of the strut …

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What Struts do

What Struts do

WHAT STRUTS DO Purpose of Struts In the mid 1970s, domestic automakers began the transition from producing large rear-wheel drive vehicles to producing lighter, more fuel-efficient front-wheel drive vehicles. Along with this transition came many changes to the typical suspension system. For decades, the majority of passenger cars came equipped with short-arm/long-arm suspension systems, which …

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