Problems With a Torsion Bar?

Answer There are three basic types of spring suspensions: coil spring, leaf spring and torsion spring. Torsion spring suspensions (not to be confused with torsion beam axles) are a vast departure in desig... Read More »

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Torsion Bar Adjustment Problems?

Torsion bars are used on independent front suspension systems instead of coil springs. They apply a downward pressure to the lower control arm. In addition, they allow a slight twisting motion of t... Read More »

Can I Raise My 99 GMC Yukon With a Torsion Bar?

The 1999 model year GMC Yukon is a full-sized body-on-frame truck equipped with a torsion bar-based independent front suspension. This means that by adjusting the torsion bars of the front suspens... Read More »

How to Level an S10 With Torsion Bars?

The suspension on the four-wheel drive models of the Chevrolet S-10 uses a torsion bar to hold up the front end of the truck. These torsion bars act like a coil spring, and are held in place by an ... Read More »

How to Lower a Truck With Torsion Bars?

A torsion bar is typically mounted in the front suspension of some four-wheel drive vehicles and older mini-trucks. These torsion bars replace the coil springs, and determine the ride height of the... Read More »