Classic Truck Suspension And Steering Linkage Basics - Night School Photo Gallery
The steering points of a beam front axle are the spindle and kingpin. This proven design serves well and is still a mainstay on larger truck chassis. Studebaker ended its history of light truck production with a traditional beam front axle and semi-elliptic springs. Longevity of kingpins is evident on this vintage Studebaker pickup axle.