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post #1 of 9 Old 8th June 2015, 06:17 AM Thread Starter
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A question for m5 experts

Hey guys so i have a quick question.

I want to buy an m5 but I can only afford a 2006 model, however i LOVE the tail lights on the 2008-2010 models.

I m wondering if i can cheat by buying 2008-2010 model tail lights and hook it up to a 2006 model?

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The newer tail lights are quite nice. They are very bright. You will be seen in the terrible weather and won't be disappointed.

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Yeah man i love you thank you haha because the only reason i would want a 2008 model over a 2006 is because of the tail lights which are sooooo sick, but if i can do this to a 2006 model i can possibly save like 10K because thats what the usual price difference is between the two.
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Have you checked out some of the issues with the 2006 models? Here's a little info:

If any, What are the known problems with the 2006 M5? - 5Series.net - Forums

The last thing you want is problems with the SMG. You'll wish you saved for a newer model.

I'm not sure if you live in the USA but the 6 speed manual transmission wasn't introduced till 9/2006.

BMW M Registry - FAQ E60 + E61 M5

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Thanks man Ill look into the issues with the 2006 model,

I live in Canada and i did want to buy it from the US but the dollar difference is big now so it would be the same as buying it here,
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