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HKS Hipermax IV SP vs Stock Ohlins DFV For Track Use

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Anybody have experience with both of these coilovers? Which set of suspension would be turn faster lap times out of the box? Are the stock Ohlins 10k/8k spring rates too soft for track use? And how compliant are the HKS dampers on the street with 16k/16k rates. Any feedback would be appreciated. I'm debating which set to get but not really looking to get custom revalved Ohlins suspension with stiffer springs. Thanks!
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Can't really go wrong with either. Personally I don't like the stock rates on the Ohlins, I would recommend the 11k/11k setup that Sakebomb offers instead.

The HKS are pretty nice too with lots of S2000s in CA using them on track. The 16k/16k rates might be a little too stiff depending on track and tire choice.
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