"Is it overkill for the street?" That all depends on you and what you want. There are Many advantages a good coil over shock has over a regular shock/coil spring system. To me it boils down to Preference whether it's just a street car or not...Qa1 coil overs and shocks for the street? or should i just get new springs and bilstein shocks and air bags? it is a street car and sees track 1 or 2 a year. i just want to do it right once.