how can find out if a car is a real m5 I do have the vin.

winchester94
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Asked by winchester94 Jan 08, 2012 at 07:07 PM about the BMW M5

Question type: General

looking to buy a car.

13 Answers

Braddley Belval
65

google a vin checker or a BMW parts site online and type in the vin

Scott Robson
335

look at the engine for one.

Matthew John Frank
25

there's about 9 different characteristics, like scott said, look at the engine, pending the year, that will tell it all.

Braddley Belval
65

It doesn't matter if the engine is correct if the whole car isn't check the vin.... then check other components. duuur

Jose Mar
35

or go to the bmw dealership and they will scan the vin and lic plates and that will give all the information you need

Michael Branan
1,895

The exhaust is a tell tale sign. Just look under the rear valance for two actual pipes. The body and interior trim will help too.

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Justin Kripps
75

Line up next to any other sedan and roast them. That oughtta do it.

Kenny Brightman
20

Go to: www.realoem.com. Type in the last 7 of the VIN. Done.

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Roma Bezma
70

Look at the engine, if the engine for M5 then it is M5. You can check the vin but it will cost u few $ and if you do check the vin, first check if all the vins on the car match. There 17 digits and numbers and placed I believe on 5 or 6 majours parts of the car.

Kent Nielsen
45

All BMW M-cars vin starts with WBS... All other BMW cars vin starts with WBA.

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Dave Estrada
45

also the driver door sticker will say M on it the engine is going to be the biggest thing along with the Sport/M button.

Scott Robson
335

What Kent Said. Mine starts with WBS and so do all other M Cars Try this: http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi

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Scott Robson
335

Check this out too: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1231273

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