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post #1 of 2 Old 31st March 2012, 02:56 AM Thread Starter
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KW V3 for 550i

Does anyone know if a set of KW V3 coilovers off a 550i will work on a M5? Might sound like a dumb question but I honestly don't know. Thanks for any inputs.

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I checked KW's site and compared a 2008 550 with a 2008 M5 and they have different part numbers for the KW V3s so I'm pretty sure they won't fit.

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