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Trapez Mirror Frames Fitment


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I bought new mirror frames a couple of years ago for my Trapeziod mirrors. Does anybody know how these should be attached? I have 2 for each mirror. One frame with small lips around the frame and one without these lips. According to the ETC it should only be one frame?

Help please.

Regards Micke

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Are these the plastic frames that hold the glass to the mirror frame?  Are the BMW parts or Mercedes Benz?  If the latter they need to be trimmed slightlly to work, and the fit isn't exact, but close enough to keep the glass in place. 


The following is from a column I did on repairing trapezoid mirrors...

"The second fix was passed on to me by the guys at Maximillian Importing.  They told me about a Mercedes Benz mirror gasket from a 70s 113 chassis that’s nearly a perfect fit.  A call to my local Benz emporium elicited part number 108-811-00-65 was still available, and the price was a princely $2.40.  It arrived in three days (take a hint, BMW). The M-B part has some small tabs that must be trimmed off with a sharp knife.  The fit in the lower corners is off by a few millimeters, but those small gaps can be filled in with white silicone. After my experience with the flying mirror glass, I’d experiment with replacing the spring in favor of a more forgiving anti-rattle device, just in case the new retainer doesn’t fit quite as snugly as the original BMW part."




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