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B5 A4 door mirrors - Two different shapes?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Dan Gliballs, May 10, 2009.

  1. Dan Gliballs

    Dan Gliballs Active Member

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    Just trying to work out if the shape got facelifted or not?

    The standard ones I had on my 1999 A6 looked a funkier shape than standard A4 mirrors on Ebay.

    Cheers ;)
     
  2. Siena

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    Yep, 2 different shapes, pre and post-facelift.

    Pre-facelift has a blunter shape towards the outside, while post-facelift has more of a taper / trapezoid shape.
     
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    At least we didnt get stuck with the stubby ones like the early US models, more confusion then
     
  4. Siena

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    ^^^ Yes, lol...those stubby's look like tennis bats.
     
  5. Dan Gliballs

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    So ideally I should be looking for 2000-2001 mirrors?
     
  6. Siena

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    ^^^ Is your car facelift?
     
  7. Dan Gliballs

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    Nope.

    Are they different mountings?
     
  8. Dan Gliballs

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    Just need to get rid of the daft mirrors that are on it lol

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  9. Siena

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    Mountings are the same, and I'm glad you're getting rid of the M3 replicas you're currently sporting.
     
  10. Dan Gliballs

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    They came with the car,...............and I've put up with them for nearly 3 years lol

    Somebody went to the trouble of spraying/fitting a rear RS4 spoiler and some RS4 reps, but they ran out of taste when they got to the mirrors. They do actually FUNCTION very well as mirrors though oddly enough :)
     
  11. Phantom_A4

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    I'll have a check tomorrow at work for prices of gens and aftermarket ones paul. :)
     
  12. Dan Gliballs

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    Hey Gavin, have you got a new job already??? :rock:
     
  13. Geeman

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    You could always fit some Passat items... like I'm doing!
     
  14. rasA4

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    I thought you was bought some from someone on here?
     
  15. Geeman

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    Nope... first time I've mentioned it on here I think.

    Got them from a guy I know who was breaking a Passat 1.8T. Got a few other bits off him too.

    Will post pics when I get them on... should be this weekend. They'd bolt straight on, but the electrical connectors are different.
     
  16. rasA4

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    Soz Geeman my message was aimed at Dan Gliballs
     

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