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oakville46 06-27-2011 01:17 PM

Mirror Glass Replacement
 
Where is everyone getting their side mirror glass replacements from? I can only find it for coupes/convertibles up here in Canada and seriously not paying BMW prices for side mirror glass.

I've been trying through NAPA up here to ship me a set out of the states but nothing thus far is concrete. Anyone else replace their heated sedan side mirrors through a Canadian supplier?

SpeeDemoN 06-27-2011 01:22 PM

+1 would also like to know. The stains on the mirrors look horrible.

xlr8nbimbo 06-27-2011 11:02 PM

I have ordered other parts from these guys. Recommended - cheaper and quick delivery.
http://www.bimmerspecialist.com/canada/parts/index/bmw

SpeeDemoN 06-29-2011 09:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by xlr8nbimbo (Post 1510330)
I have ordered other parts from these guys. Recommended - cheaper and quick delivery.
http://www.bimmerspecialist.com/canada/parts/index/bmw

I checked that site, they want $75 for the left side and $98 for the right side glass.

How does that make any sense?

xlr8nbimbo 06-29-2011 10:40 AM

:DMy driver's side has a stain but for now I am living with it for now. When I decide I want a nice and pretty looking one I guess I'll have to open up my wallet. Phone them up and ask why the price doesn't seem to make sense.

ScotcH 06-29-2011 11:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SpeeDemoN (Post 1510561)
I checked that site, they want $75 for the left side and $98 for the right side glass.

How does that make any sense?

One is convex, the other is flat.

Ceeker 06-29-2011 12:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SpeeDemoN (Post 1510561)
I checked that site, they want $75 for the left side and $98 for the right side glass.

How does that make any sense?

Bmw pricing in its history has never made any sense even when I worked for them. That is considered cheap. Actually that is pretty good considering these were the prices 10 years ago. I would gather these are heated for that price. Bite the bullet and buy em. bimmerspecialist gets their parts from bmw direct. Some stuff they carry is aftermarket and some isn't. Obviously, the mirror glass isn't. But it is still cheaper then buying up here.

SpeeDemoN 06-29-2011 01:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ScotcH (Post 1510591)
One is convex, the other is flat.

Thanks, at least there's a reason!

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ceeker (Post 1510604)
Bmw pricing in its history has never made any sense even when I worked for them. That is considered cheap. Actually that is pretty good considering these were the prices 10 years ago. I would gather these are heated for that price. Bite the bullet and buy em. bimmerspecialist gets their parts from bmw direct. Some stuff they carry is aftermarket and some isn't. Obviously, the mirror glass isn't. But it is still cheaper then buying up here.

Yes I think they are a decent price, and I need a few things so I'll be making a purchase with them.

SpeeDemoN 06-29-2011 01:55 PM

I just placed the order, will update this when I receive them.

SpeeDemoN 06-30-2011 09:11 AM

Received notice that one side is out of stock until July 15th. Order will be delayed.

BimmerGuys 06-30-2011 11:26 AM

We have "made in germany" mirror glass in stock $70 the driver and $80 the pass.
Note. HST is not included, we can help with installation as well.

SpeeDemoN 07-04-2011 08:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BimmerGuys (Post 1510764)
We have "made in germany" mirror glass in stock $70 the driver and $80 the pass.
Note. HST is not included, we can help with installation as well.

If it doesn't end up working out with bimmerspecialist I will be in touch. Thanks!

Jay22 07-11-2011 09:08 AM

Guys, grab them from any wreckyard. You can get a decent one for under 50 bucks. I got mine from Hamilton - cost me 40 for the drivers side...painted it myself and hooked it up.

oakville46 07-11-2011 04:13 PM

^^that would only be helpful if we needed the housing too.

6appeal 07-11-2011 04:19 PM

The wreckers is your best bet if you're a penny pincher. But even then there are no guarantees as to the condition of the glass (unless you see it).

Don't sneer at the price, even from BMW. Once you see the glass itself, you'll be surprised to see how complex it actually is. It's not just a piece of glass as most think it is. It has built in heating elements and electrical connections along with this fluid that enables the auto-dimming. Pretty intricate piece.


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