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Coilover spring rate? 10k/8k vs 8k/6k

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Hey guys, I am soon going to purchase a new set of coilover.
(which one? haven't decided yet)

First off, I don't mind a bit harsh ride, I can live with 8k/6k with no problem and I still think it has room to improve the body roll.

I already have Cusco front and rear swaybar (22mm)

But since body roll isn't = bad, I don't know if I should try a set of coilover with stiffer spring rate or just stick with 8k/6k

I don't know if 10k/8k spring rate will be too much on street tires with swaybars (like RT615) and I only track 1-2 times a year.

Assume the new coilover damper setting are good for 8k/6k ~ 10k/8k

I was wondering will the 10k/8k fit my need better or 8k/6k because it will lose so much traction on street tires with 10k/8k?

I'd love to have a stiffer ride but traction and grip is what I concern with street tires :D

I know this is really depends on personal taste, but hope someone can come in and share their thoughts.

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how about tires like Z1, R1R or RE01R?

Are these tires worth to get a higher spring rate?

or 10k/8k are really not needed unless I get R-comp?

(ps, I run -3 camber up front because I autoX sometime....)

I don't really daily drive my car and I kinda of think 8k/6k setup is totally comfortable

But since I only track it 1-2 times/year I don't know if it's worth to setup the spring rate for my track tires (R1R, RE01R)...

Since I use Z1 for my street tires and I run -3 camber up front for autoX
I don't know if 10/8k will be a better match for me :D

I don't need the car to be comfortable because I won't really drive it much on the road, it's like a weekend warrior only :D

Thank you very much!
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