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      11-19-2010, 08:44 PM   #1
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Question Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers vs. Stock Painted Covers

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I'm thinking my next mod should be the Performance Carbon Fiber Mirror covers, but there is something about the look of the stock painted covers that I like. I have the carbon roof and getting the carbon covers makes sense, but I wonder if you lose some contrasting with the mirrors when you remove the painted covers (assuming you have a bright colored M3).

What's your take?
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      11-19-2010, 09:07 PM   #2
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I thought about this alot. I would just keep the stock. It just me but I think it looks better.

A carbon fiber lip would be bad ass though.
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Are you going to install the CF Mirror yourself or? I actually bought them with the cars but not installed....

And to your question, I think it works very well with contrast colors, especially the whites and reds (white/black and red/black are no brainer sexy-combination). I am not sure with the silver or the grey's though...
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should go with the m5 style mirrors, thats what i did. had IND do it, great compromise
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ur car is black, i dont think the difference will even be noticeable uness u look real close...save ur money??
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I just think that the white mirror covers retains more contrast than the carbon fiber covers. The roof is already carbon fiber and I have the carbon fiber rear spoiler.
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no cover. looks better
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should go with the m5 style mirrors, thats what i did. had IND do it, great compromise
whats that?
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should go with the m5 style mirrors, thats what i did. had IND do it, great compromise
Pics plz!
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should go with the m5 style mirrors, thats what i did. had IND do it, great compromise
i did that too
half jet black bottom half cf in my case.
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To me it doesn't make sense with on black...but thats just me. On a contrasting color...i love it. I have them on my AW, one of my favorite cosmetic mods.
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To me it doesn't make sense with on black...but thats just me. On a contrasting color...i love it. I have them on my AW, one of my favorite cosmetic mods.
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Without the contrast would be pointless imo
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yep...that looks sweet!
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Wow - very nice!
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Despite not being a fan of cosmetic CF I just swapped my mirror caps with CF ones. I got the same weave as the OEM roof. My car is Space Gray, I think it looks great.
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