The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Yes shock s are different (e) (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 3-series (E46) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by gercar on September 22, 1999 at 17:54:20:

In Reply to: Are shocks different w/sport option (more) 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.




Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 3-series (E46) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2016 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.