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BMW 5-Series E60 Sedan was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E61 wagon followed shortly there after. The E60/E61 5 series is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 01-19-2013, 01:13 PM
audiophool audiophool is offline
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Paint it black?

My 535xi has a spot on the roof that looks like a basketball bounced on it, made a dent and was pushed out from inside. The dealer is going to try and fix using PDR but if they can't, they'll be using some filler and spraying the roof.

If they paint it, I'm thinking about having the roof painted satin or gloss metallic black. Thoughts? CF overlay?

The windows are all lightly tinted, so it might be a good look.

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Old 01-19-2013, 01:48 PM
Cyberneo Cyberneo is offline
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IMO it is not a good idea. But then again, I have outgrown speed racer cars.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:04 PM
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Nothing wrong with a black roof if you want it. Try & look at the gallery. Then you can see how one with a similar color to yours looks.
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