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Welp..i swapped out my front lower control arms today and BOTH my front springs were broke, so im in the market for front springs. I was looking at the eibach drag launch kit but am not sure about it. Any other springs i should be looking into? Drivetrain is stock and i have a few upgrades the the suspension already.

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I am definitely looking into coil overs. The cost to covert my shocks is the same as buying new stock location springs (found that out last night)....is there amd tried and true spring rates out there for a new edge? Sorry about all the questions im just kinda new to spring rates and what is optimal for drag.
 

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The right way would be to put on 4-way scales,but not necessary. What's your engine combo? N/A,turbo,blower? Stock k-mem? Was anything lightened i.e hood,bumper support? Street /Strip?
 

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Stock k no lightening on the front end.....70% drag maybe 30% street (back and forth to work on a REALLY nice day)
Na for now goin root style after this motor blows up
 

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I was just looking at some 14-175 springs with coil over sonversion sleeves. Im thinkin with the future motor swap they could land me where i should be...any thoughts? Motor is a bored 30 over 5.4 2v roots blower @ 14psi
 

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Thank you very much for the info!!! Ill see how the 175s do and might go to the 150s like your saying if need be. Again thank you for the info!
 

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I swapped from stock k member and drag launch springs to chromoly k member and upr coil overs 14-150. 11-12 sec car. The front end is like a stone in comparison and drives worse on the street. I have since tried 12-150 but found 14-130 to be better. Unless you're dead set on weight savings I wouldn't recommend coil overs. For me the gains aren't there on a slowish car.
 

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I dont mind the street side of the ride. My nprmal DD is a f350 so its a bad ride anyway. Weight reduction is always a good thing
What do you mean it was like a stone in comparison?
 

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So everything is installed on the car. I had problems with the lakewood 90/10s working with the cc plates and the strange coil over conversion kit. The body of the strut was more narrow and the ears where you bolt the strut to the spindle were way too wide for the coil over sleeve to sit over. Also the threads and the shaft of the strut were too big in diameter for the cc spacers to fit on them. I ended up goin back to the old struts that were on the car when i bought it (not at all for drag) and everything fit like a glove. Maybe strange 10 ways in my future.
 

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Car is off to get an alignment on monday. Good thing about that is ill be in back there doing "tweeking" is ther a specific alignment for drag or is it close to road alignment?
 

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I had my car aligned strictly for drag racing. Zero toe, zero camber, max caster and alignment done with nose up attitude, like the car will be under power going down track. Also gave them my race weight to pre load drivers seat and had car set up at race weight. Car went dead straight, no drama at 160 mph.
 

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The shop im going to is anything but a performace shop. So thank you VERY much for that info! After the cc plates went in, my fronts are WAY out of spec....lol...ill see how bad everything is on Monday....thanks for all the help guys!
 

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Ok so i bought some front runners to match my rears. New fronts are M amd H 26x4.5 bias plys, do you balance bias fronts?
 
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