In Reply to: sports package too stiff for mountain roads? posted by Gary Domingos on June 07, 1999 at 22:05:19:
: I'm buying a new Z3 and want the Recaro seats. They're
: standard on the sports package, but this also gives me
: stiffer suspension. I'm concerned it will be too stiff
: for these mountain roads I drive on (bad surface usually).
: If I bought aftermarket seats, would it affect the warranty?
: Would the 17" vs. 16" wheels make much difference? I was
: thinking, maybe the sports package w/ 16" would work.
Recaros are NOT included in the sports package. (Recaros are like Kleenex, they are a brand not a type). The seats included in the sports package are made by Lear (i guess they also make the standard seats but i am not positive)
unlike other BMWs, there is not a sports package that is optional on the Z3. relative to other BMWs it already has a sports package
alos- in your situation, go for the 16s