Originally Posted by Porschefile
Exactly, but that just makes it ever more likely that the front is too stiff. The rear effective rate is in the 200's IIRC; the front is in the 400's. I pulled the wheels last night to install studs, and the helpers are not fully compressed at my current ride height so I left it alone. I test fit the 275/18x10 combo and it rubbed without and spacer and did not rub with a 5mm spacer. I took a couple of pics of the strut if anyone still wants to see.
Glad to hear that everything worked out!