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Old 10-26-2012, 08:18 PM
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With the full weight of the car (and full tank) there is 3 1/2" between the frame rail and the top of the rear axle housing. Obviously that would be reduced by the height of the bump stop, but if that stop were progressive, it would function like an additional progressive rate spring.
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