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Old 05-05-2016, 09:36 AM   #211
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If you didn't measure such a small difference (1/4"), would you really notice it? When you're driving around, your own weight and that of any passengers will change things a bit from there. I'm a little concerned that perfectly levelling the car out will end up making it look like a mild "tail-dragger".

Firmer springs don't have to ride harshly as long as they're not so low that you're getting into the bump stops a lot more frequently. Beyond that, harshness is more commonly associated with design choices in shock/strut damping curves.


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