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Old 01-28-2013, 12:58 PM   #10
Bayner
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Joined: Mar 2008
Location: Penticton, BC
Oddometer: 1,457
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Originally Posted by JRWooden View Post
... I'm trying to figure out why it would matter which end of the spring went up?
Theoretically - as the coils compress they no longer function as a spring. Having them at the top means they remain as 'sprung weight', supported by the coils underneath rather than the dreaded 'unsprung' weight.

Or at least that's my educated guess...
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