Originally Posted by fasteddiecopeman
In BOTH situations your bike's weight is ON the suspension, so there should NOT be a difference. Do the spools you have, attach to the swing-arm, or somewhere else? (I can ONLY see what you describe as happening, occurring IF the swingarm can somehow 'sag' letting the rear suspension extend.)
The spools I have are attached to the bottom of the swingarm near the back just forward of the adjusters.