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Old 08-29-2010, 01:05 AM
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For the record, I updated the BMW E39 glossary with the following summary:

E39 I6 front suspension arms:
- Thrust arm (common name) = tension strut (BMW name) = leading control arm = upper control arm
- Control arm (common name) = wishbone (BMW name) = trailing control arm = lower control arm

E39 V8 front suspension arms:
- Thrust arm (common name) = traction strut (BMW name) = trailing control arm = upper control arm
- Control arm (common name) = wishbone (BMW name) = leading control arm = lower control arm

Note: Let's not even think of calling these things "rods" as that adds yet another set!

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