Droop travel

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The distance a shock travels between loaded and unloaded.

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  • Park the car on a flat, level surface and measure the rear ride height.
  • Slowely jack the car up until the weight starts to come off the rear wheel.
  • Stop jacking and measure the ride height
  • Subtract the static ride height to get your droop travel.

Nitron recommend ~35mm of rear droop travel but some people use more like 50mm.

Front droop is ...