I think you would want a shock that is not quite fully compressed when contact is made with a bump stop. For extension a shock that will extend a little farther than your suspension at full droop. Remember also you want the correct valving or damping. Any other ideas?
Andy Bridgeman Longmont, CO '87 Samurai (Shih Tzuki)stock drivetrain/Calmini 2" SR/235-15 Hi Tec MT's/rem. doors with quick disconnects/Robyn 23 Chan CB/