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#1 (permalink) Old 08-05-2004, 10:01 PM
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Does the coupe side mirrors fit the sedan or is that one of the parts that are not interchangable. I may have a deal on a replacement mirror but its from a coupe and I have a sedan. Any help please.

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I asked that same question a while ago...the answer I got is no.

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i'm not sure, but if they make a certain product for both 2d and 4d, i'd go with whater your car is.. and not chance it!!

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No, they will not. The 4d cars have different doors than the 2d cars.

Naturally.

Thus, the mounting points are different.

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If you get OEM mirrors such as the M3 mirrors, you could actually make a 2 dr set of mirrors fit a 4 door by swapping the base plates. These are the triangular base plates that mount the mirror onto the side of the door. So short answer no, long answer yes with a but...

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as autotechnica said, the baseplates must be the same, otherwise the answer is no.

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