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Re: Ordering 530i w/manual sport pkg susp vs stand (archive)

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Posted by jay gans on July 09, 2000 at 11:25:15:

In Reply to: Ordering 530i w/manual sport pkg susp vs standard posted by Stoppy on July 09, 2000 at 09:25:06:

: Have not had the opportunity to drive a 528iman with and withoout the sport pkg. Would apreciate anyones impressions on the sport pkg suspension? Too stiff, not enough, just right?

Drove both 5speed 528 with sport &without sport package, I ordered non-sport package, here
in Connecticut, snow is a problem,wide low profile
tires on sport package i NO GO in snow. Friend of mine who rode in sportpacakge with me said it was too stiff , we are both in mid fifties.The handling om my non sport package 528 Y2K 5speed is fine, great.If you get non- sport package, be sure to getMichelin HXmxm tires. much better than Continentals which can come wtih the car. Do not know tire selections for 530 though/

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