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  1. 1997 E39 520 I SE - M5 bumper ? 
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    Hi,

    My first post!

    Im possibly going to be buying a 97 520 I SE, mainly because i can get it so cheap, i've been looking into the various options on styling it and from what i know fitting the rear spoiler from the M5 isn't a problem but i was wondering will the M5 front bumper fit ? I just don't like the look of the standard bumper which is on it at the momment and would like the M5 one...

    Just to point out i work in a garage so all work will be done by myself anyway and we have a bodywork department so i can get stuff resprayed etc for next to nothing

    Thanks very much

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    you can do mate, or just the normal sport bumper looks the same (apart from the lower grill differences) and they go for much cheaper
     
     

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    Yeah i was looking on Evilbay and found them going at £500 !

    Can you give me more on this sport bumper ? Not seen or heard of that....

    Thanks again.
     
     

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    it looks exactly the same mate, the bottom grill is different though

    this is a sport

    this is a M5
     
     

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    Hmm, i think i might have the sport bumper already fitted in that case... I can't remember will have to look tomorrow.

    I gather i can buy the grill and swap them over ?
     
     

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    you certainly can mate, and looking the the pic you have in your intro thread, you only have the SE bumper fitted at the mo.
     
     

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    Act well, so is it a 520 Sport bumper or M5 sport bumper you can buy ? Is the M5 bumper just the standard M5 one ?

    Sorry for the question VERY new to this. Rough idea on cost for a sport bumper ? Would my SE bumper be worth anything ?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffster View Post
    Hmm, i think i might have the sport bumper already fitted in that case... I can't remember will have to look tomorrow.

    I gather i can buy the grill and swap them over ?
    If the car is the one in your introduction thread, then it doesn't look like a sport bumper to me
     
     

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    Yeah looks like the standard SE bumper.
     
     

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