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Rear Suspension, "I.R.S."


Independent Rear Suspension

.....Major Components.....

Parts shown disassembled, in their approximate locations.

From top to bottom:

Left and Right half shafts, with hubs

Cage, or rear suspension housing (black)

Differential, or "Pumpkin" (red)

To either side of "Pumpkin", disk brake rotors, and calipers

Above "Pumpkin" the handbrake mechanism (silver)

From center of picture to bottom, Driveshaft, (black)

Flanking driveshaft, the lower control arms,

the teardrop rear trailing arms, (black)

rear Springs, (silver) with shock absorbers (red) in place.


**Not shown**

nuts, bolts , pivot shafts, spacers, connectors, brake lines, etc.

This collage was assembled from multiple pic's, and is for reference purposes only

As Shown here,

Assembled, partial cutaway, and with the addition of a rear sway bar, and bar-to-chassis bushings





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