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      04-17-2013, 08:02 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by dereksM3 View Post
So what is the significance of having a helper portion vs a fully linear spring such as a coilover spring? My understanding is for droop travel possibly but would that variation in the spring cause adverse effects when the suspension unsettles? I guess I'm not quite seeing the point for having the helper portion vs not?
It has nothing to do with droop travel nor does it adverse affects suspension when it unsettles.

The helper portion is to keep the spring fully seated in zero load conditions. If you have specific questions please PM or email us so we are not taking up space here.