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      04-29-2013, 12:29 PM   #1
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Gloss Black Mirror Caps

On the F30/31 do you get option of just gloss black mirror caps, and has anyone got on EBII or seen one, or is it just carbon. Here i go again
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      04-29-2013, 04:41 PM   #2
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On the F30/31 do you get option of just gloss black mirror caps, and has anyone got on EBII or seen one, or is it just carbon. Here i go again
Don't think so on carbon for the options for the EB11. Think the they are standard self colour/ gloss hi line. never actually noticed.
When i thought about the 320i Sport, the black mirrors were on my tick list.
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      04-29-2013, 05:27 PM   #3
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Don't think so on carbon for the options for the EB11. Think the they are standard self colour/ gloss hi line. never actually noticed.
When i thought about the 320i Sport, the black mirrors were on my tick list.
That's where I seen the black gloss ones on red launch car, they looked good and I think would stand out on EB so will ask tomorrow the. Cost of sport ones and check to see how to fit
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      04-30-2013, 03:42 AM   #4
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I've ordered glossy black mirror caps from the sport line and intend to fit them next week to my EBII M-Sport. When it's done, I can post a pic if you wish.

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I've ordered glossy black mirror caps from the sport line and intend to fit them next week to my EBII M-Sport. When it's done, I can post a pic if you wish.

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Kyle that is great could you do some pics of how to fit im sure it would be popular, also how much did they cost you, thanks Derek
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They were on the F31 Sport I had for a while. Looked very nice too I thought.



The only thing is like all these gloss black/piano black parts they scratch like a bugger. Go and have a look at the roof on a Mini if you want to know what they'll look like unless you're obsessively careful.
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      04-30-2013, 10:23 AM   #7
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Just spoke to BMW parts they are saying primed only can't get painted surely that's not the case , with lots standard gloss black?
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Strange how tastes change for the worse. Years ago the cheapest car in the range had black door mirrors with the colour coded ones reserved for tthe op-of-the-range. I personally feel they got it right in days gone by. I find gloss black door mirrors quite horrid unless they are on a gloss black car. As for those revolting carbon fibre things, well, they surpass the black things by a country mile in the fugly stakes.
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Strange how tastes change for the worse. Years ago the cheapest car in the range had black door mirrors with the colour coded ones reserved for tthe op-of-the-range. I personally feel they got it right in days gone by. I find gloss black door mirrors quite horrid unless they are on a gloss black car. As for those revolting carbon fibre things, well, they surpass the black things by a country mile in the fugly stakes.
I think yes textured plastic I would agree but have a look at a couple of EB motor on the EB thread on American site , matches the high gloss black shadow line IMHO
Also lots of cars come with different mirror cover colour, 1 series, Mini etc horses for courses

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One of the few occasions where I agree with Mr F30AM - coloured coded all the way.
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One of the few occasions where I agree with Mr F30AM - coloured coded all the way.
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One of the few occasions where I agree with Mr F30AM - coloured coded all the way.
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Have a look at some EB cars with black grill and mirrors in this thread , I know by some with all M Performace gear they think it is tacky but , individuality is some times good and can always be changed
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Strange how tastes change for the worse. Years ago the cheapest car in the range had black door mirrors with the colour coded ones reserved for tthe op-of-the-range. I personally feel they got it right in days gone by. I find gloss black door mirrors quite horrid unless they are on a gloss black car. As for those revolting carbon fibre things, well, they surpass the black things by a country mile in the fugly stakes.
It sure is...I remember when I ordered my 08 Pre-LCI e90 I loved how the chrome window trim stood out against the Sparkling Graphite on the 335 compared to the 328 with the black trim .... now I would never want anything but the shadowline (regardless of color)
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Pity m sport package don't come with the black cap option in Australia too. But somehow u can order a sports line with black cap and m sport aerodynamic bodykit option. But it sure if u add these m style option on the sports line will be worth just use the sports line and add nice m performance emir for caps
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Derek, the BMW parts department need a VIN to order the parts...in that case can't you find a sport model and order the gloss black mirror caps? Have seen couple of people with gloss black caps for their F21's in sport model. Another option will be to buy the primed part and do this?
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...oss+black+trim
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Derek, the BMW parts department need a VIN to order the parts...in that case can't you find a sport model and order the gloss black mirror caps? Have seen couple of people with gloss black caps for their F21's in sport model. Another option will be to buy the primed part and do this?
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...oss+black+trim
Thanks yes can get primed ok but seems non come painted , I will find ones though
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Derek, I will get the caps tomorrow. I will, however, let the service install them as they will also add the performance side sills. Anyway, I will post some pics afterwards.

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Derek, I will get the caps tomorrow. I will, however, let the service install them as they will also add the performance side sills. Anyway, I will post some pics afterwards.

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Kyle thanks look forward to seeing the pics
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Sorry for the delay, here's one close-up pic of the mirror cap on my estorilblue M-Performance. IMHO, it very well fits the other black accents on my car.

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      05-16-2013, 05:07 AM   #22
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Thanks Kyle loving it, what did they cost and how long to fit them?, also have you any pics with car front and side on, thanks again Derek
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