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Old 11-25-2007, 06:54 PM
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I'm trying to understand how you consider this a 5 link system. It has four forward links that GM calls "control arms" and two lower control arms that are known as "camber arms" or "camber rods." I'm not sure what you're talking about about when referring to a dampening device on the 3rd member as it's mounted rigid in the Corvette, for all practical purposes. The front of the 3rd member is bolted to a C beam which goes forward and is bolted to the transmission's tailshaft. It seems you're equating this to a live axle in a dirt car. It shares no characteristics with that system since the differential is mounted to the chassis and doesn't move during suspension travel.
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