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Are trapezoidal mirrors hard to find....driver and passenger

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I was always told that they are rare....

Thanks for the info.

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Mike, how did you get the new white surrounding fittings? Mine are a bit worn. Did you do it yourself, or order the parts? Yours look terrific!!

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trove of stuff. All of the parts were in a bag.....new white rings, in a bag with BMW Teile stickers, new blue tinted glass with BMW Teile stickers and I simply installed with new springs and polished them up a bit.......I tend to step into rare parts all the time.....

Thanks....I'd like to keep them for my car, but I already have new "flag" mirrors....and besides, here in MI, people don't use their turn signals much, so I have to extra careful.

02MonsterMike

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I'll have to bid a lot on these, you ripoff artist, you!

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I picked up a very nice used pair for $90. They needed new gaskets. The gaskets are nearly impossible to find in good shape.

I still have the drivers side, no glass, no gasket.

I replaced the flag-style mirror on Julius with the "original-to-car" mirror. There are original and remanufactured models of these. The original mirrors have a BMW logo and part number in raised lettering on the inside of the base.

Mobile Tradition made a bunch of these a few years ago, and they sold out almost immediately.

These "repopped" ones are of lesser quality and don't have any factory markings. The potmetal base where the spring pivot mounts gets corroded and will break. The stainless trapezoidal clamshell is lacking a drain hole in the bottom edge, too.

I replaced the flagstyle mirror on my Julius with the original-to-the-car factory mirror, installing new blue glass, used white gasket and buffing up the housing. I still don't have a right side mirror, but I'm loathe to drill into the original pax door.

Delia, Julius('73tii), and Red Oktober('88 325is)

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Jammy Bastard.

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