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I am trying to identify the name of the part that has broken

For the lack of a better word, it looks like a stabalizer bar that has rotted and broken. one end connects to wheel while the other attaches to what would be the rear axle; keeping the wheels from flopping all over the place; which is what happens if i try to drive it; i can't find anybody that knows what i am talking about, so PLEASE Help

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Sounds like a rear radius arm has rotted off,you should be able to pick one up at a parts store or even a dealer,usually the dealer will have better luck getting the correct part and they can show you a diagram of the suspension and let you p[ick out the part you need,hope this helps

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    thank you, gognads.

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