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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 10-23-2014, 08:34 AM
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Replacing Side Mirror Glass

Hi Guys,

How hard is it to replace the mirror glass on the side mirror on a 1997 328ic e36?

Please let me know.

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Old 10-23-2014, 10:46 AM
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not hard
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Old 10-23-2014, 10:50 AM
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It is super easy to do. All you need to do is pry off the glass with your fingers or gently with a screw driver covered in something soft. Then before you pull the glass away form the housing, pull off the plug for the heating element.
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Old Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Ok, another question. Where do you guys recommend to buy the glass at a reasonable price??

Thank you very much!!
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Old Yesterday, 10:18 AM
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If you want best fit, OEM dealer with CCA 25% discount. Or, if you want to risk possible damage during shipping, go with Pelican Parts.com.
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Old Yesterday, 11:21 AM
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No Fleasbay, right?

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The BMWCCA discount varies. We only get 10% here. It's much cheaper to just order OEM from an online vendor.
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The mirror glass I got from eBay seems to be pretty good for the price.
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Old Yesterday, 11:31 PM
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You can get both sides for 100 here.

https://www.bimmian.com/MIR/36
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