Steering Component - Tie Rod
Automotive Basics

Understanding Tie Rods

Tie rods are slender structural rods that are used as a tie and capable of carrying tensile loads only. A tie rod consists of an inner and an outer end. As the ratio of its length to the radius of its cross section is normally quite large, it would likely buckle under compression. [More…]
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Automotive Basics

Understanding Suspension

Most conventional suspension systems use passive springs to absorb impacts and shock absorbers to control spring motions. The majority of land vehicles are suspended by steel springs. In a vehicle, it will reduce the effect of traveling over any rough ground. [More…]