|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/086.751 ; 280/086.756|
|§371/§102 date||19990824 (19990824)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 19 인용 특허 : 8|
Castor of a motor vehicle suspension, typically having a wishbone (1), is adjusted by mounting the suspension upright ball joint (4) in a housing (6) having an offset spigot (10) rotatable by an Allen key engaged in the spigot to move the ball joint backward and forward while the spigot is restrained by a slot (16) in a location bracket (14) engaged with the wishbone. Camber is adjusted by a threaded adjuster (24) operable between the location bracket (14) and the housing (6) while allowing rotation of the housing relative to the bracket.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A motor vehicle suspension alignment adjuster comprising a housing adapted to locate the upper ball joint of a suspension upright, a location bracket arranged to locate the housing in a suspension control arm, camber adjustment means operable between the housing and the location bracket to move the housing relative to the location bracket in a transverse direction in the vehicle, caster adjustment means operable independently of the camber adjustment means and operable between the housing and the location bracket to move the...