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Front Coil Over's or Cam Next?

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    Front Coil Over's or Cam Next?

    Hey guy's I have a 02 WS6 with full exhaust, 555r's, and a 4k stall. Right now I'm doing suspension for the winter (LCA, LCA Relo Brackets, Adjustable Torque Arm) because my car doesn't like hooking and I have been told that I should get front coil over's (QA1, Strange, ECT...) too.Well I was thinking that the suspension I'm doing right now is enough for now and I can save up for a cam now and get my front coil over's later.

    Which one do you all think I should do first?

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    what size wheels are your tires mounted on? a low sidewall is never gonna let you hook because there isnt any flex to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T/A98 View Post
    what size wheels are your tires mounted on? a low sidewall is never gonna let you hook because there isnt any flex to it.
    9 inch rim and 35 sidewall on the tire. What my car does exactly: off the line it's hooking hard but 20ft out the suspension unload's and my rear tire's don't stay planted and I'm guess the weight transfer isn't staying in the rear long enough and its causing me to spin to the 60ft then it grabs traction. I pulled a 1.7 60ft like that. The tire's are working, the suspension not so much.
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    You've already got the stall so my vote is for the cam. I agree that with your current suspension mods you will do better off the line and at best you at least upgraded everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robcas47 View Post
    You've already got the stall so my vote is for the cam. I agree that with your current suspension mods you will do better off the line and at best you at least upgraded everything.
    Yeah that's what I was thinking too. Sad part is that race season is over down here and I have to wait till spring to test everything out

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    what shocks/struts are you running? im running kyb and the weight transfer is awesome!! id go for the cam.. and make sure you get a big cam the first time..lol cuz if you dont you will regret it.. atleast i did!! dont forget about the valve springs/pushrods to go along with the new cam

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