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Old 05-08-2006, 06:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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replacing sedan side mirrors

well since m3's are coupe u can't really say that u've got m3 mirrors on a 4 door, or do they fit anyway? i've been reading posts for 1/2hr now and i've still got no idea. if they dont fit then what can u replace the stock ones with? m3/4 door ones? and is heating installable without having to rewire the stuff? ok a lot of questions but hopefully some will get answered. thnx!
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It does fit.

http://www.unitedbimmer.com/kb-e36-m...eplacement.php
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yup they do have 4 door OEM mirrors, the install procedure is the same as for coupes but you have to either find a set for a 4 door (came off the M3/4's) or order them specifically from a site or the dealership.
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Yeah, they made E36 M3 sedans...
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cool thnx guys!
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one of the best things about the m3 is that it was one of the, if not the first 4 door sports car... you can find 4 door mirrors lots of places that are oem and will fit perfectly....
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Those are a set of aftermarket mirrors after the M3 style. Rooz's, like mine, are not OEM.
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Check the wiring to the mirror. If it has four wires, heat should be plug-n-play. I believe the wire colors are white, black, blue/black, and white/black, but don't quote me on it. My original mirrors were not heated, but the aftermarket ones heat up just fine.
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