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      02-23-2013, 07:40 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by j2m View Post
Use a hair dryer and some fishing line.
You will not damage the paint or clear coat. The dealer most likely used double sided tape.
The mirror caps pop right off.
This is probably not the case. If installed at the dealer, they most likely used a special industrial adhesive that BMW sells called Betalink. It will not come off very easily at all. In fact , I have heard that you will break the CF piece before you will break the adhesive bond. I used Betalink to install my CF parts, and this is what BMW specs for installation.

Leave it as is.
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