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F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan (F10) was produced from 2011 - 2016 with LCI updates arriving in 2014. In the US BMW offered a hatchback 5 Series Gran Truismo (F07) and the rest of the world also go a Station Wagon/Touring version F11.

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Old 01-24-2013, 07:41 PM
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Another spare tire thread

So I have finally given up and want to put a spare tire in the trunk whether it be a full size aftermarket or a space saver. So I called up Bavauto to buy a space saver spare only he told me he did'nt want to sell me theirs because the wheel would be too close to the stock front caliper. Although now I have found this one which claims it's fine and shows a video of it being used with no problem. So my question is what should I do go with the full size or trust these guys.
http://www.bimmerzone.com/BMW_Perfor...T-F10-KIT.html
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We tested this and it does clear the calipers
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