Originally Posted by Fe Block
The more coils involved in a longer spring and shock the more vertical movement with the same impact. 10" spring moves 1" but a 12" will move 1 1/8" You use lessor weight spring but the additional movement results in the same weight after you multiply. 1 *300 or 1.125 * 275 roughly the same. I think that's how it works!!!!
That is not really how it works. I 300lb spring is a 300lb spring regardless if it is 2" or 12" long. One will just coil bind sooner than the other. 300lbs compress it one inch, 600lbs 2" etc, unless it is a progressive spring.