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Old 11-30-2012, 03:27 PM
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Part of this design hiccup probably has something to do with the fact that European vehicles don't have a flat exterior mirrors like the US requires. Since their mirrors are convex (and aspheric on the outer edge), the engineers' probably thought a certain angle of adjustment was sufficient for their mirrors, when with a flat mirror it isn't.

Kinda like how on the earlier E90-93 models, the smaller exterior mirrors had irritating blind spots with the flat glass even when adjusted properly (as mentioned in the article above). Completely fixed with the Euro-spec glass when I put it on my mom's 325i.
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