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independent front suspension

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by george3, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Jan 27, 2011 at 3:04 PM
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    george3

    george3 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If you are considering a Nissan Pathfinder or any other car with an
    'independent front suspension', this little commercial should prove to
    be helpful in understanding the concept before making your purchasing
    decision.

    An 'independent front suspension' system, is when one front wheel of a
    vehicle hits a bump or pothole, will move up or down to compensate
    while the other wheel remains steady. Both wheels are independent of
    each other, and hence the expression.

    Watch the attached video all the way to the end. It is a German
    commercial for the Nissan Pathfinder. This gives a moving experience
    which should benefit your understanding of this piece of engineering.
    It's arguably the best explanation I've ever seen.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B-2n0uSfNo
     
  2. Jan 27, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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  4. Jan 27, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    TW is all about the education of our members on important mechanical concerns.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Jan 27, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    I love it. Why don't we get commercials like that? I would probably watch a lot more tv.
     
  6. Jan 27, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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    Probably wouldn't be hitting the FF button on the DVR as much. ;)
     
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    i like the toyota corolla A/C one haha
     
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