I have put in 1 post and maybe i'm going in the wrong direction. My son
says its a radius arm that he needs to replace in the front end of his
car, is that what it is called or is it something else. What would it
be connected to and where would it be located. I know it has something
to do with the steering. Kids and their cars now days why aren't they
simple. LOL,LOL,LOL. Can anyone point me in the right direction.
A "radius arm" is the link that extends forward from the lower control arm
to the front crossmember. It locates the lower control arm fore and aft. If
it's bent, the lower arm will be pulled too far forwards and your alignment
will be off.
If it's bent, chances are pretty good something else got dagged too, so I'd
have an alignment shop look at it if I were you.
A radius arm, or radius rod, is hardly new. They've been around for
In addition to Tegger's citation, you might also want to
-- the free online parts drawings of suspension components
at www.slhonda.com (parts department)
-- www.autozone.com 's free online manual for the 92
Prelude, suspension section.
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