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Adjusting ride height

when adjusting the shock if we compress the shock turning it clockwise is that lowering the ride height or raising the ride height?

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if your are talking about the spring, you turn the spring clockwise to raise it.


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If you compress the front coil spring, you will lower the car's ground clearance

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??? Wouldn't turning the adjuster so that I am against the spring and even compressing the spring raise the ride height?

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If you compress the front coil spring, you will lower the car's ground clearance

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doesnt the frame rise when you compress the spring by turning it
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If you compress the front coil spring, you will lower the car's ground clearance
Just the opposite.

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??? Wouldn't turning the adjuster so that I am against the spring and even compressing the spring raise the ride height?
Yes.

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doesnt the frame rise when you compress the spring by turning it
You are correct.

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Compress the spring=raised ride height

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