Patent Number: 6,308,970

Title: Apparatus for coupling a ball joint to a motor vehicle suspension

Abstract: An apparatus for coupling a ball to a frame of a motor vehicle. The apparatus includes a main body portion and a ball joint housing. The main body portion is adapted to be pivotally mounted to the frame and has at least one support surface. The ball joint housing is coupled to the ball joint and has at least one contact surface. At least one fastener couples the main body portion and the ball joint housing in a coupled relationship such that the at least one support surface of the main body portion is in contact with the at least one contact surface of the ball joint housing.

Inventors: Stuart; Luke J (Ann Arbor, MI)

Assignee: DaimlerChrysler Corporation

International Classification: B60G 7/02 (20060101); B60G 3/20 (20060101); B60G 7/00 (20060101); B60G 3/18 (20060101); B60G 007/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018