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      11-05-2009, 11:16 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by ucdbiendog View Post
noob question here, but what are "helper" springs used for? Seems like it would just be used to customize the spring rate/ride height, yeah?
from what i've heard "helper" springs or "tender" springs (what H&R calls them) are use to help dampen/absorb/cushion the ride to make it less harsh when you hit a bump/pothole. it does add about an inch or two to the ride height but it makes sense they should be for the rear.
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