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Old 05-18-2008, 10:25 PM   #1
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messing around with my suspension, i found that my suspension would go down to how much droop i set but the springs wouldnt push it all the way to that point. Is that normal or are the springs supposed to push the suspension down all the way to the point where the droop screws limit it?
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The shocks should allow the suspension to full droop... If not the shock shafts ends have to be lengthened (screwed out) to reach full droop.
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the length of the shocks do allow them to reach full droop. But should the springs push them all the way to that point?
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messing around with my suspension, i found that my suspension would go down to how much droop i set but the springs wouldnt push it all the way to that point. Is that normal or are the springs supposed to push the suspension down all the way to the point where the droop screws limit it?
If you lift the car; the lower arms should rest on the droop screws. If this is not happening then your shocks are too short( or your lower arms are binding). You need to unscrew the end pivot ball on the bottom of the shock. Make sure both shocks are the same length. When the car is lifted off the ground there is very little too no spring pressure to drive the arms downward it should all be done by gravity. This is all dependant on where you have your droop setting. Disconnect your anti roll bar you might have it too tight.
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When the car is lifted off the ground there is very little too no spring pressure to drive the arms downward it should all be done by gravity..
thank you all so much. that answered my question perfectly
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