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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 01-16-2013, 01:09 PM
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Front license plate holder - black or body color?

My 550i M-Sport came with a white one matching the rest of my car...My X5 came with a black one NOT matching my car and my SA is telling me that you have to get them painted to match the body color. Is this accurate?
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:16 PM
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My 550i M-Sport came with a white one matching the rest of my car...My X5 came with a black one NOT matching my car and my SA is telling me that you have to get them painted to match the body color. Is this accurate?
Yes. Mine was black also.

I opted to just not put the front plate on, and so far in the past three years haven't had an issue running without it.
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:22 PM
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Yes. Mine was black also.

I opted to just not put the front plate on, and so far in the past three years haven't had an issue running without it.
Too late for that....but I didn't want to risk it here in VA, especially running a detector as well.
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