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      06-04-2014, 01:29 PM   #1
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OEM CF Mirror Caps

Quick questions for those with OEM CF Mirror caps, i notice some install them with the weather strip tape and some don't. Are those tape needed for the install?
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Quick questions for those with OEM CF Mirror caps, i notice some install them with the weather strip tape and some don't. Are those tape needed for the install?
Not needed but water might leak into your mirror housing which would damage the heated glass and tilting mechanism. It also prevents the CF from scratching the inner part of your mirror housing.
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Not needed but water might leak into your mirror housing which would damage the heated glass and tilting mechanism. It also prevents the CF from scratching the inner part of your mirror housing.
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Pics after install. This is a mod I am 100% on the fence about.
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Pics after install. This is a mod I am 100% on the fence about.
Man i been considering the OEM CF caps for years now, so glad i picked it up.




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Second mod I did to my M, I love it.
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As a fellow Space Gray-er, more pics would be most awesome.
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I'll snap some tomorrow morning

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As a fellow Space Gray-er, more pics would be most awesome.
Buy it! hahahaha
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Seriously, though. Best mod so far.
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Seriously, though. Best mod so far.
Ugh. I'm so on the fence. Splitters and spoiler were a no brainer. Even the Performance Steering Wheel was a simple choice.

Seriously though. Send me a PM with pics if you don't want to blast them in this thread.
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Ugh. I'm so on the fence. Splitters and spoiler were a no brainer. Even the Performance Steering Wheel was a simple choice.

Seriously though. Send me a PM with pics if you don't want to blast them in this thread.
The side mirror extends from the side glass area so in my opinion the mirror should've been black from the factory. Carbon fiber just adds that extra touch.
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The side mirror extends from the side glass area so in my opinion the mirror should've been black from the factory. Carbon fiber just adds that extra touch.
This
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Seriously, though. Best mod so far.
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Ugh. I'm so on the fence. Splitters and spoiler were a no brainer. Even the Performance Steering Wheel was a simple choice.

Seriously though. Send me a PM with pics if you don't want to blast them in this thread.
I love my Performance Steering wheel also, everyone who sits in my car always ask if its OEM hahaa.

Post up more pictures of your car so grantmax doesn't have to think about

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The side mirror extends from the side glass area so in my opinion the mirror should've been black from the factory. Carbon fiber just adds that extra touch.
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