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      10-30-2009, 07:45 PM   #23
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Here is 11 pieces kit for $41

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      10-30-2009, 07:47 PM   #24
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Well, the right may be a different number, but the US one is already convex, so I'm not sure why it would need replacing. I have no complaints about the right mirror.

Mirror glas, heated, wide-angle, left ELEKTROCHROM 51168041951
Mirror glas, heated, wide-angle, right ELEKTROCHROM 51168041952

US LT 51168046507
US RT 51168046508
I don't know what to tell you, but on my car the RT glass is the same as the LT one ( NOT convex )
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I don't know what to tell you, but on my car the RT glass is the same as the LT one ( NOT convex )
Wow! It doesn't say on it, "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear"?
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Wow! It doesn't say on it, "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear"?
it does, but euro one is much different, I should say more convex / curved at the edge

There is actually a separation line between convex and normal part of the glass
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Here is 11 pieces kit for $41

http://www.autotoolworld.com/SIR-Too...t_p_51315.html
Thanks - just ordered one, $50 shipped.
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it does, but euro one is much different, I should say more convex / curved at the edge

There is actually a separation line between convex and normal part of the glass
Okay, I can buy that, but your stock one is convex if it has that imprint. Appears from posts on other forums that they are $300-400 each, and not easy to get in the US, as they are not DOT approved.
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Okay, I can buy that, but your stock one is convex if it has that imprint. Appears from posts on other forums that they are $300-400 each, and not easy to get in the US, as they are not DOT approved.
you can get them here

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-M3-...erior/Mirrors/

or maybe a bit cheaper on ebay
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you can get them here

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-M3-...erior/Mirrors/

or maybe a bit cheaper on ebay
Thanks - may do this someday, but at $700 it's not top of my list. $500 just for the dimming feature! Looks like they won't have stock in until end of November. I'm going to bookmark this, though.
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There has to be a way to get someone from Europe to order a bunch of these for us, right? Anyone have any contacts or ideas? Paying $700 is a bit steep.
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There has to be a way to get someone from Europe to order a bunch of these for us, right? Anyone have any contacts or ideas? Paying $700 is a bit steep.
this is the price in Europe - 224€ per side ...

with the current exchange rate it would cost you ~675 not including the shipping cost
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this is the price in Europe - 224 per side ...

with the current exchange rate it would cost you ~675 not including the shipping cost
Doh! Thanks for letting me know, even if we knew individual who could buy it in europe. But 224 EURO i assume is retail, there's gotta be a tischer bmw parts location of Europe, right?
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Doh! Thanks for letting me know, even if we knew individual who could buy it in europe. But 224 EURO i assume is retail, there's gotta be a tischer bmw parts location of Europe, right?
If you find a tischer bmw parts location of Europe, let me know

My wife's car is a Euro spec 320 & the mirrors are great. I haven’t had a problem adjusting the US spec M3's to eliminate blindspots. Just not as easy. Don't think it's worth the expense for me. Unless I can pick 'em up at a junkyard...
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Doh! Thanks for letting me know, even if we knew individual who could buy it in europe. But 224 EURO i assume is retail, there's gotta be a tischer bmw parts location of Europe, right?
If you are willing to give up auto dimming (still heated), which is a pretty small thing, the ECS Tuning price is $200/pair, much better.
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If you are willing to give up auto dimming (still heated), which is a pretty small thing, the ECS Tuning price is $200/pair, much better.
Thanks! Since I have tint already, i might be able to do this, $200 cheaper than $700. Wonder if auto dimming elements really warrant an extra $500 premium. I doubt the cost is really a few hundred dollors.
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Thanks! Since I have tint already, i might be able to do this, $200 cheaper than $700. Wonder if auto dimming elements really warrant an extra $500 premium. I doubt the cost is really a few hundred dollors.
Electrochromic glass is pretty expensive. The type that turns opaque runs about $100/square foot in buildings. This is a different type.
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I had the aspheric mirrors on my previous e46M, one of the best purchases ever, I wish US models seen this type of treatment.

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Thanks - may do this someday, but at $700 it's not top of my list. $500 just for the dimming feature! Looks like they won't have stock in until end of November. I'm going to bookmark this, though.
I agree, $700 for dimming is a hard pill to swallow.
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Okay, I can buy that, but your stock one is convex if it has that imprint. Appears from posts on other forums that they are $300-400 each, and not easy to get in the US, as they are not DOT approved.
Greg, here are some pics where you can see the separation line



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Greg, here are some pics where you can see the separation line
Nice, although you could stick on some of theose adhesive bubble mirrors on the outer part of the stock lens! (just kidding) I had my parts guy at Rasmussen BMW check and he says doesn't see any US restriction on ordering them. $290.31 for the left one (didn't have him check the right). So, that's about $120 (incl. shipping) less than ECST. Another nice thing is not stupid warning imprinted on them!
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Nice, although you could stick on some of theose adhesive bubble mirrors on the outer part of the stock lens! (just kidding) I had my parts guy at Rasmussen BMW check and he says doesn't see any US restriction on ordering them. $290.31 for the left one (didn't have him check the right). So, that's about $120 (incl. shipping) less than ECST. Another nice thing is not stupid warning imprinted on them!
It would be great if you can order them through US dealer ... Keep us posted
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It would be great if you can order them through US dealer ... Keep us posted
Definitely! Keep us posted, there might be a bunch of us ready to buy if your guy can get it. I hope he can. Go Greg Go!
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Definitely! Keep us posted, there might be a bunch of us ready to buy if your guy can get it. I hope he can. Go Greg Go!
You can check with your dealer just as easily! I'll probably wait to consider this until after I get my wheels.
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Just got it (5 days), $49.68 shipped. The tools are VERY sturdy for being plastic!
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