The specifications for the spring and strut are linked. When one component is worn, it impacts the other.
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One spring rate might be great for controlling body lean, but it could be too hard to provide a comfortable ride.
No road is entirely flat. Even a small tar strip or dip causes movement in the suspension.
When a wheel reacts to a bump or body motion, the spring is compressed and then releases the energy. During this cycle, the steel of the spring will compress, and just a little bit of life is taken out of it. It’s not the amount of travel that matters, but the frequency of the cycles.