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      02-20-2013, 11:25 AM   #1
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Best fitting carbon fiber mirror caps?

Hi guys,
I want to put carbon fiber mirror caps on my e90 lci, my car is alpine white so i read some where that the mirror caps wont look good on aw cars as a white border will be seen. Is there a way around this as i don't want to spend a bomb just for cf mirror covers from bmw. Any one have good experience with carbon fiber mirror caps?

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      02-20-2013, 12:21 PM   #2
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I think if you get the actual replacement covers it wouldnt have that issue. Dont get a cap.
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      02-20-2013, 12:24 PM   #3
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I think if you get the actual replacement covers it wouldnt have that issue. Dont get a cap.
For the e90 lci the only full carbon fiber replacements are oem bmw ones that cost a bomb.
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For the e90 lci the only full carbon fiber replacements are oem bmw ones that cost a bomb.
Oh, I wasnt aware. Maybe you can get black caps and the carbon covers? Or vinyl your caps black and put the carbon cover over it.
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Just go oem, you will regret the others
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oh well only if they weren't 1k$, thats the price here this side of the world
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Vinyl .....
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The vinyl isn't carbon fiber and doesn't look like it. Definitely go vinyl if you want the cheap look though
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oh well only if they weren't 1k$, thats the price here this side of the world
Didn't know it was that expensive where you are.

My opinion is that I'd rather have a well manufactured product that looks good than something that isn't well done.

Keep them stock if you don't wanna pay for oem...
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Didn't know it was that expensive where you are.

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things are expensive here cause of the import duties.

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Does anyone know of a better price than 334.95 for a pair of GENUINE pre LCI E90 performance carbon mirror covers?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Carbon...item1c24bea7ee
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