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Do the math and you can figure out exactly how much it'll compress under the weight of your rig. 240 sounds right but idk about the height exactly.
 


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Now on SAS, you may be okay with a softer rate.... Idk.
 

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Im looking for a stiffer rate as I feel my RC springs are too soft. Yes I have a SAS so lengths are ok. What I don't know is a weight of the front end of my rig. Not easy to get either...

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If you know your compressed height, uncompressed height, and spring rate... You can figure out the other number.
 

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Ahhh. I gotcha now.

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Get me the numbers and I'll help you out. When I get on my ipad or laptop tonight or tomorrow night I'll search for the post from Legoms with the explanation of how it works.

It's in my build thread somewhere
 

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My credo
it is easier to fix and understand than "her"
close enough:thefinger:


it sure as hell is not that perfect though.


with the softer coils, running the bags insidethem offers the max capacity from the setup.


worth consideration.
 

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Thx 4.0!! Here's what I came up with:

F=(190 lbs/in)(22.5 in - 16.5 in)

F=(190 lbs/in)(6 in)

F=1140 lbs

My B2 has its orig 2.9/5 spd with a D30 SAS from an XJ. Custom winch bumper and winch w steel cable. Does that number jive? If so, what PPI rate should I be running for best offroad stability/ride?
 

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