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      12-06-2012, 01:48 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by kthankzbye View Post
Thanks for your input, wdimagineer. Both of the bumpers were going to be non-oem and aftermarket. I wasn't calling you a troll, I just saw the fake m5 thread a few minutes before I posted this. I didn't want people to think I was trying to pose as a M5.
Thanks. In my view, given the distinct nature of the front of the M5, it's going to appear that way to some people. I know you're not wanting to and I totally believe you, but when you install M5-specific additions on to your car, you can't blame people for thinking that you might be.

If it weren't M5 specific I don't think it would be as big of a deal. Even BMW kept the M Sport bumper on the M550dx, even though it's a factory M-badged car.
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