Patent Number: 7,784,800

Title: Height adjustment on a wheel suspension for motor vehicles

Abstract: A height adjustment on a wheel suspension for motor vehicles, having a shock absorber which has a piston rod, which shock absorber is dynamically connected to the vehicle body, and to which shock absorber a helical spring is coaxially assigned which is clamped between two spring plates that can be changed in their active distance and that determine the spring deflection and rebound path relative to a normal level, the body-side end of the shock absorber being assigned a shock absorber cap which influences the free spring path "s" of the helical spring and which is made adjustable at the same time with the adjustable spring plate.

Inventors: Michel; Wifried (Riedenburg, DE)

Assignee: Audi AG

International Classification: B60G 17/00 (20060101); B60G 13/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018