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Old 09-28-2012, 01:09 AM   #3
DeclanM3
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Originally Posted by Fazza3792 View Post
I recently went to buy a car under the impression it was an '03 model face-lift coupe. It wasn't till the seller told me the car was actually pre-face-lift and he had upgraded the car.

The job looked so believable and well-done, down to the smallest detail. All bodypanels, indicators, the hood and trunklid were all face-lift. I was actually impressed with the work. Have any of you guys seen these before?
Yeah, I've seen one in QLD. Johnie from 5th Gear has actually done it to an M3 in the UK.

The one I saw in QLD was obvious though because it didn't have OEM headlights and IIRC had the short boot handle. There are a heap of small differences between the two models that many people wouldn't change. Look for things like the boot handle, OEM LED tail lights, the center headrest etc.
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