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Old 11-05-2012, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by 1972ford View Post
Interesting, so "sport package" with AWD just means different steering wheel and seats? Or would the shocks be different, just not the springs?
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Am I totally overthinking this?
Yeah, the AWD gets you taller, stiffer (so that roll is still controlled) springs, and different shocks - you should replace the shocks if you lower it because the valving is different, too. No AWD bmw has a sport suspension (well, not quite true but close enough.)

And you may be over-thinking this. I think that if you look around, you can find OEM springs around $95 or so. Lot cheaper to just replace them when they break than change the whole works.
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