3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
it's actually an M3 rear view mirror with map lights, that came as an option on the other e30's. I had one on my 320i and now I have it on the 325e. Not hard to wire, but you do need a snake to feed the wires through the roof. I wired it to the interior lights and works perfect.
there is one major problem with maplight rear view mirrors...they all wobble and vibrate so bad you almost cant see behind you...i dont know why but thats the number one complaint i have heard with them..
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1995 BMW 540i/6: The Calypso Beast Vid 0-70ish 1987 BMW 325es: Face & Butt Lifted/M50tu Swapped*Sold* 1985 VW Scirocco: Too many mods, money pit*Sold* E34 Plate Filler Wanted!
yeah it is easy to wire up! just wire it to your interior light... this is a very common upgrade for the e24's.... it is nice....
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My 1988 325IS has Map lights on each side of the bottom of the rear view mirror, and they work well. The mirror only vibrates when the whole car is shaking? So I don't see it as a problem, no really my mirror is very stable. I have never had a need to use the map lights yet, but if I need them one night? Mine swivel and focus.
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