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 Toyopet SA suspension
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An independent suspension that was used for both at the front and rear. The front suspension used coil springs, and the rear suspension used a lateral leaf spring. The front axle employed shock absorbers and stabilizers to prevent rolling for improved ride quality.
Supplemental: This design did not fit the road conditions in Japan at that time, and later an SB type truck chassis was used. It was an advanced design, but actually a design mistake in reality. That makes the design difficult to evaluate.
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Storage location:TOYOTA AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM (41-100, Yokomichi, Nagakute, Nagakute-cho, Aichi-gun, Aichi-ken 480-1131)
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Year manufactured:1947
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Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.
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Classification:Mass-production part
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Current status:On display (static): operational
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Model Name:Toyopet SA suspension
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Company name:Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.
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Location:Toyota Automobile Museum (41-100, Yokomichi, Nagakute, Nagakute-cho, Aichi-gun, Aichi-ken 480-1131)
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Year of manufacture:1947
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