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Old 08-24-2009, 07:04 PM   #101
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In other words, would a bolt and cross member bend without a full compression of the shock if even if the compression is non linear?

Originally Posted by ]I)Money
If it's not fully compressed, it's not bottoming.

that's the point of stiffer springs, after all.
There is a big difference between running out of force to continue to compress a spring, and running out of compression. In the first instance, deformation of hard parts will not occur at the same point as it will on a softer spring that bottoms.
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