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Username Post: HHR Knee?        (Topic#346475)
57james 
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57james
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08-08-17 02:11 PM - Post#2703409    

My daughter hit a curb in her 09 ,the shop she took it to said the rt front knee needed to be replaced ,never heard of a suspension part being called this ,any ideal what there talking about.



 




Shepherd 
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Loc: Lake George, NY
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08-09-17 04:17 AM - Post#2703483    
    In response to 57james

Sounds maybe the knuckle/spindle assembly?



 
1983G20Van 
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Loc: Bedford, Texas, USA
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08-11-17 06:49 PM - Post#2703816    
    In response to 57james

  • 57james Said:
My daughter hit a curb in her 09 ,the shop she took it to said the rt front knee needed to be replaced ,never heard of a suspension part being called this ,any ideal what there talking about.



It is a term used to describe a salvage yard lower control arm, Knuckle aka spindle and strut. The big yards like LKQ call them a Knee assembly. I work in the parts dept of a Nissan dealer and get them all the time at work for the same reason. Usually when insurance is involved.


1983 G20 Van, 350 TPI, Ported 906 Vortecs, Edelbrock 3817 Base, ASM oversize runners. Reed Custom Roller cam, 700r4, 12 bolt with 3.08 gears, Doug Thorley Tri-Y headers, true duals


Edited by 1983G20Van on 08-11-17 06:51 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
57james 
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08-15-17 02:57 AM - Post#2704275    
    In response to 57james

After dissembling the front suspension ,discovered the lower control arm is bent.



 




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