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      02-15-2014, 11:56 AM   #1
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IND F10 M5 front grille DIY (LCI install)

This might be the most simple install on the F10 M5 as long as you have been hitting the gym No tools needed.

Pull the grilles out






Click the new LCI set in place


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      02-15-2014, 12:11 PM   #2
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NV instructions available?
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      02-16-2014, 09:30 AM   #4
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NV instructions available?
I have a NV LCI M5 coming into iND soon for some work. I'll be sure to take photos. The install is just as simple but requires a few extra steps to unclip the night vision bracket.
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      02-19-2014, 05:50 AM   #7
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Just pull it out, that simple ?! Will it break anything ?

When I did mine, I followed this, & it wasn't easy :
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthre...=Front+grilles
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Just pull it out, that simple ?! Will it break anything ?

When I did mine, I followed this, & it wasn't easy :
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthre...=Front+grilles
My installer has pulled out around 30+ sets with no issues.
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      02-19-2014, 12:02 PM   #9
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Just pull it out, that simple ?! Will it break anything ?

When I did mine, I followed this, & it wasn't easy :
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthre...=Front+grilles
My installer has pulled out around 30+ sets with no issues.
any tricks or special technique when pulling? and how much force are we talking about?
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      02-20-2014, 02:45 PM   #10
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any tricks or special technique when pulling? and how much force are we talking about?
I can take a video when the iND F10 M5 gets back from the dealership.
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      02-20-2014, 09:40 PM   #11
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I can take a video when the iND F10 M5 gets back from the dealership.
Thanks Nate.

One more question : can the small M5 badge on LCI grille be mounted to pre-LCI grille ?
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      02-23-2014, 04:25 PM   #12
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Thanks Nate.

One more question : can the small M5 badge on LCI grille be mounted to pre-LCI grille ?
There is no location for the M5 logo on the pre LCI grilles. I guess you could custom mount the logo but at that point it makes more sense to get the new grilles.
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This is the best DIY ever. Thanks. I just installed my LCI grills in 3 minutes (all up).
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      03-09-2014, 11:50 PM   #14
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We need to get a group buy going for the F10 M5 LCI Cosmetic Package

http://ind-distribution.com/ind/cate...c-package-1057

Anyone else in?
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any tricks or special technique when pulling? and how much force are we talking about?
I just did this technique when I got my grilles back from IND. it worked as described was done in less then 5mins.
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I was worried about bending the tabs on the bumper so I did the 'hands through the top of the bumper' method. This looks a lot easier.
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I just grabbed the grills and used the grill surrounds as a lever to pull the grills out. Very simple, no breakage of tabs and surprisingly easy to remove.
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      03-23-2014, 05:08 PM   #18
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nate
can you pm me a price for the LCI black grills
black m5 trunk badge
and the rkp spoiler in singapore gray
i have a 2014 m5 zcp in singapore gray
do the grills come in color trim too? or do you think it is overkill
are there any pictures of the singapore gray ones?
shipment to 91030
thanks
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      03-26-2014, 01:27 PM   #19
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My installer has pulled out around 30+ sets with no issues.
Nate - I'm assuming this method also works for the F12/F13 M6?
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      03-26-2014, 03:52 PM   #20
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Nate - I'm assuming this method also works for the F12/F13 M6?
Nope sorry it does not. For the M6 you will need to remove the front bumper cover.
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This is great. Sooooo there is no need to do all this?

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthre...=Front+grilles
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i wasn't able to just pull the grills out on my 2014, i ended removing the weather stripping and a few bolts to get my hand behind the bumper and i was able to pull them out, i did break 2 clips on the driver's side. new ones went it very easily. the sidemarkers were very easy to get in though as were the rear reflectors. tomorrow i'll tackle the rear spoiler and front reflectors.
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