How to Remove Torsion Bars?

Answer A torsion bar is part of the suspension on some vehicles. The torsion bar acts as the main weight-bearing spring in lieu of coil springs. One end of the bar is attached to the chassis, while the ot... Read More »

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How to Remove GMC Torsion Bars?

On some models of GMC trucks, the torsion bars control the ride height. These are long solid tubes of spring steel, splined on both ends, that connect to the lower control arm and the torsion bar k... Read More »

How to Remove Torsion Bars in a 1995 Nissan Pickup?

In some trucks--particularly imported mini-trucks and 4X4 models--the front suspension uses a torsion bar to act as a spring. This bar is machined with gear teeth in both ends. One end fits onto th... Read More »

How to Use Torsion Bars?

Torsion bars are straight metal bars that twist when force is applied and release when the driving circumstances go back to normal. This twisting absorbs the pressure so the vehicle's frame and whe... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Torsion Bars?

Though some might think them an outdated concept, torsion bar suspensions do have at least one huge advantage over most other designs. Though new air and hydraulic systems can do many of the same ... Read More »