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      12-10-2012, 11:05 PM   #1
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M5 Exhaust on a 2012 550i M Sport?

Need some technical insight. Will the exhaust system (cat back) from a 2012 M5 fit on a 2012 550 M Sport? Thanks in advance.
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I appreciate the feedback. I saw this post, but from what I can tell he only installed the M5 mufflers, not the complete cat-back system, which is what I'm contemplating. Local BMW dealer says they can't find the dimensions of '13 M5 exhaust system nor my '12 550i, so they can't say whether it will work or not. Frustrating.
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It should fit. Remember that the engine in the F10 550i is basically the same engine as the F10 M5 but detuned so the diameter of the exhaust should be the same pipe wise as both are V8's. Changes are likely due cat back and muffler back on the M5 vs 550i. However since someone has already easily retrofitted the M5 mufflers into their 550i and used the OEM rear valence it should NOT be too easy to do the full system. Check around some more and I am sure you'll find a willing shop/tuner shop. Dealer will likely balk tho as if anything goes wrong they won't want the blame..however it does depend on your relationship with them tho. Good luck and keep us posted.
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