Originally Posted by tlinkletter
What is the difference between the standard and sport suspension on an E39 528i. Looking at upgrading and thinking about buying replacment sports with eibach or H&R spings. Should swap right in no? Will there be a discernable improvement?
Standard rides higher. Sport suspension rides lower and much more controlled while comfortable.
You should replace both the struts and the springs. Otherwise you will kill your soft struts with stiff springs quickly.
They should be able to swap right in.