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I just got my M3 Mirrors in today and I would like to install them but I'm not sure how hard this is. What do I need to do to acomplish this? Also these are electric non-heated

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fear not im doing the write up right now.

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it will be in FAQ in about 10 mintues.

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http://www.geocities.com/e36rulz/M3MirrorInstall.html

Should have checked here before posting can't wait for your write up too furious incase I have problems haha

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naw my install procedure is really basic. there really isnt much in the way of difficulty, even without a writeup you should be able to figure it out with no problems.

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basically, take off, plug in, then put back.. lol

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except when nothing fits and it's not plug and play... fuck I'm pissed off

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not the right plug and play adapters, the base mount is all fucked up and doesn't fit snug on the door. the oem screws don't fit in these holes... just a fucking nightmare. I paid good money for these from germanstuff4you.com too. Can't believe this shit.

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yeah , maybe you got the wrong mirrors could be for a 2 door instead of 4 door

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Well I fucking specifically said 4 doors like 10x to them. it's a square 4pin connection now 4 pin flat like my car needs. I'm so fed up with this that I'm ready to shoot them with my 45

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huh? elaborate on what you mean or take pics.

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I think he means that the connection for his car is 4 pins in a straight row, and the mirrors that he got have a connection where there are 2 pins on top and 2 pins on bottom.

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oh , ouch, yeah thats the wrong plug.

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yup... and then the top corners don't fit in right... they stick out by like a half an inch. no bolts/screws fit. now because they didn't fit, 2 of them are stripped. I spent almost 300 bucks for these and smoked side markers shipped. where did you get yours from furious?

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