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Are shocks different w/sport option (more) (archive)

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Posted by Keith S on September 22, 1999 at 17:01:47:

In the sport package (besides the seat and tire changes), I know the springs a shorter with a higher rate; the front sway bar is thicker; the rear sway is the same?; and are the shocks stiffer?

Just came from the dealer and drove 328i sport/non-sport back to back. Unfortunately this was only a 3 mile loop around town and still could not get a full appreciation for the difference.

If the differences are minor I will keep as an option to switch to the sport package suspension later with factory parts (if only a spring/sway bar change) if standard proves to be too soft in the long run.

Thanks for any and all information.

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