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Old 01-28-2002, 12:13 AM   #1
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My new M3 mirrors!

I'm really happy with them. It looks way better than stock, and it was my final touch to the front view of my M3 "look" conversion. Don't worry, I don't have the M3 badge.

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Old 01-28-2002, 11:28 AM   #2
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they are actually aftermarket, can you tell the difference?
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Old 01-28-2002, 02:57 PM   #3
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You should get smoked lisence plate covers.. your car is kinda that smokey colour.
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Old 01-28-2002, 06:13 PM   #4
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by the way, how CAN you tell if it's an aftermarket?

i would like to know
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Old 01-29-2002, 10:33 AM   #5
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mirrors

I can tell cuz I have the same mirrors but havne't installed them yet. They arent' exactly the real m3 mirror shape... but hey for 90 bucks CDN I dont' care! Plus, on darker cars they are even less noticible.

MTRD: Where do you get your parts painted?
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Old 01-29-2002, 11:45 AM   #6
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looks good, I didn't notice just how much of a differnce they really made until I look at your sig pic.
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Old 01-29-2002, 03:01 PM   #7
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The only noticable difference's up close between the OEM and aftermarket is that there is a slight curve in arms holding the mirror, not even noticeable unless you compare a BMW with real M3 mirrors side by side with mine. Also, mine are manual adjustable.

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DunDan, I get my bumpers painted at Car Wings auto (Koiston). I paint all the little things myself, bumper lips, splitters, mirrors, moldings, etc.


328DTM, if you don't know what the difference is, thats good enough for me!

I only paid $60Cdn for them and got them used from Bimmersport (Charlie), they came painted, lucky me!

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Old 01-29-2002, 04:31 PM   #9
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I wish I had mirrors
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Old 01-29-2002, 05:04 PM   #10
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Hey JJ.,

if you want mirrors, I can get them for you but they are only manual adjustable.

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i'd pay $60 for some 4door m3style mirrors painted or not, sign me up =)

(heck i'd pay $90 too if that's what they are, i need new mirrors considering my blue glass is flaking into a brownish colour on my drivers side, and the glass alone is $100 or something)
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Old 02-01-2002, 10:09 AM   #12
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Hey djcontra, I don't think I can get them for $60 anymore. A friend of mine ha a set he is selling for $100, they are not painted same as mine but they come in black colour and brand new. I bought mine slightly used thats why they were painted and a cheaper as well. Please let me know if you are still interested. Thanks!
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Old 02-01-2002, 10:47 AM   #13
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i'll let you know
i am curious how much the rice shops sell them for
if it's the same price, i'd prefer to get them new

i'll keep you posted
(plus i have a 4door, i forgot to mention that if that makes any difference)
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Old 02-01-2002, 11:23 AM   #14
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The ones MTRD has are new too..
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Old 02-01-2002, 04:40 PM   #15
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Station 28 sells them for $226 + tax and that is the cheapest I have seen, let me know, thanks

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