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Old 01-17-2013, 01:11 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a bodyshop...

Around LA that would be able to retrofit my oem m3 mirrors onto my preface sedan? Let me know ! They are already painted in my car color (oem paint)
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:51 PM   #2
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:45 PM   #3
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Man that's going to be a nightmare job. You'll probably end up fabricating new mounts with fiberglass.
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:34 PM   #5
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I heard its not too bad... I dont think there is any fiberglass involved? Just that i want yo save the paint since its oem paint.
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Ask a forum member name silieidiot hes usually in the sgc forum. His friend brian had a shop reto fitted his m3 mirror on a sedan looks legit.
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Man that's going to be a nightmare job. You'll probably end up fabricating new mounts with fiberglass.
There no need to fiberglass anything to make it fit .
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Ask a forum member name silieidiot hes usually in the sgc forum. His friend brian had a shop reto fitted his m3 mirror on a sedan looks legit.
Thanks man. Ill look around for him.
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Man that's going to be a nightmare job. You'll probably end up fabricating new mounts with fiberglass.
Hardly a nightmare job and it has absolutely nothing to do with new mounts or fiberglass.

http://www.rogueengineering.com/mm5/..._Code=E46M3MIR
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Hardly a nightmare job and it has absolutely nothing to do with new mounts or fiberglass.

http://www.rogueengineering.com/mm5/..._Code=E46M3MIR
This does not cover the required modifications to the door itself, to mount these mirrors.

Go on...lol
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This does not cover the required modifications to the door itself, to mount these mirrors.

Go on...lol
That's because the majority of the work is on the mirror bases, not on the door. Again, if you're doing anything with fiberglass, you're doing it wrong.

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and the mirror bases are what material?
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Hardly a nightmare job and it has absolutely nothing to do with new mounts or fiberglass.

http://www.rogueengineering.com/mm5/..._Code=E46M3MIR
I looked through that many times but i cant pull the trigger to do the diy mainly because of the paint. I feel that if i do it myself the paint on the mirrors will crack and peel.. So maybe a bodyshop can save the paint..?
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and the mirror bases are what material?
Nothing that requires fabrication.
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I looked through that many times but i cant pull the trigger to do the diy mainly because of the paint. I feel that if i do it myself the paint on the mirrors will crack and peel.. So maybe a bodyshop can save the paint..?
If you feel you can handle the trimming process, just take it to a shop for paint once you've modified and done test fitting.
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That's because the majority of the work is on the mirror bases, not on the door. Again, if you're doing anything with fiberglass, you're doing it wrong.

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Frank and Dave noobs!!! Listen to the guy! (Man that's going to be a nightmare job. You'll probably end up fabricating new mounts with fiberglass.) Learn something son! dont try it youll f-ck up your mirrors and gonna have to fabricate new mounts with fiberglass.
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ok you guys have quite the sense of humor here! So it seems like the job isnt exactly plug and play and does take some fabrication...yes?
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Or does anyone have experience with this ? I will pay $$$$ for someone to do it for me ? Im not up for the challenge.
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