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      01-16-2013, 03:37 PM   #1
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any difference between the bmw performance carbon fiber mirrors and some of the cheaper ones out there that vendors here are selling?
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Stick with the OEM ones, you won't be disappointed.
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oh ya? they are 4 times cheaper I guess it cant be for nothing though
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OEM fit and finish cannot be matched by aftermarket.
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As others have said, definitely get the OEM. If you get aftermarket ones, you will end up taking them off or buying new ones at some point down the road. Mine eventually gave in to UV spotting and I took them off then ended up buying OEM.
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Are there any aftermarket full replacement CF mirror covers? All the aftermarket ebay ones I've seen are stick on covers.
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I have OE carbon mirrors, you won't regret them...
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Do the aftermarket ones not fit good? I don't mind them being stick ons as long as it fits good right. This isn't a performance part so I don't really mind poorer quality as long as it looks the same. Or what do you guys think?
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Do the aftermarket ones not fit good? I don't mind them being stick ons as long as it fits good right. This isn't a performance part so I don't really mind poorer quality as long as it looks the same. Or what do you guys think?
The ones I've seen stick out and look totally out of place. Wouldn't be surprised if they caused noise at high speeds from the wind.
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