Chrysler RAM50/D50/Arrow 1979-1993 Repair Guide



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The Pick-ups came equipped with two different front suspensions depending on whether they were 4-wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. The rear wheel drive Pick-ups combines a double wishbone and coil spring type construction. The components used in this system are upper control arm, lower control arm, coil spring, shock absorber, steering knuckle, strut bar and stabilizer bar.

The 4-wheel drive models use a double wishbone and torsion bar spring construction. The components used with this system are the upper control arm, lower control arm, torsion bar, shock absorber, stabilizer bar, steering knuckle, drive shaft and front differential. Generally, most components have similar procedures and where they differ, it will be noted.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Front suspension components on 2WD and 4WD models