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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 01-23-2013, 12:52 AM
dominoaz dominoaz is offline
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New Chroming Process

Has anyone purchased wheels that were chromed using the PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) process? Apparently a lot greener process which eliminates the toxic chemicals. Several SoCal wheel companies now use PVD. I'm thinking about black chrome on my 2011 528, Spt. Pkg. I called one wheel company and they didn't have replacement wheels for me, meaning I would have to leave my car on blocks until I could ship my wheels for chroming, have the company chrome my wheels, then return finished product to me. Just couldn't be without my car for that long. Could be 2-4 weeks.

Anyway, are you satisfied? How do they look? How much?


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