1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

wolf or wow factor

mad max Oct 28, 2006

  1. mad max

    mad max sixth gear

    338
    0
    16
    chrome mirrors... oh no i hear you say not that ol chestnut again. at the moment i have standard body coloured mirrors but i am in the process of tarting the ol girl up just fitted facelift rear lights, very nice subtle upgrade the car is azure blue with genuine rs4 alloys and an s3 plate.probably will invest in some aero wipers next but im in two minds about chrome mirrors most of my petrol head friends reckon it will realy make the car stand out a bit more but im not sure if this is too much bling what do you guys think.any pics of cars with chrome mirrors :photo:
     
  2. monkeytrousers

    monkeytrousers Member

    371
    1
    16
  3. pablo

    pablo Active Member

    985
    60
    28
    personally I dont like them
     
  4. mad max

    mad max sixth gear

    338
    0
    16
    come on gents dont be shy
     
  5. batwad

    batwad Member

    864
    0
    16
    They're a funny one, the old chrome mirrors. Personally, I wouldn't have them through choice on my car, but I think that they look great on the right car. The best thing about them IMO is that they're one of the most subtle yet obvious options you can have (does that even make sense?)

    I mean, I see an awesome Audi and think "yeah, nice stuff" but if it's got the chrom mirrors you kinda know that the owner is the sort that goes that one step further for their car. If the car's nicely done up and looked after they totally set off the rest of the car.
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

    28,833
    3,488
    113
    The alloy mirrors seperate the 'S' cars from the 'A' cars, but since the in-pro items came out, everyone can get their hands on them, even chavvy Saxo owners! They are still a but of class on the Audi range imo, but not to everyones taste.
     
  7. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

    2,723
    64
    48
    Not for me, thanks. Plus they seem to be succeptible to being nicked (and then being sold on eBay no doubt...)
     
  8. Adams3

    Adams3 Member

    425
    2
    16
    I like them. I say get some in pro ones for £30 then if you dont like them you arent that much out of pocket!!

    Ive got the in pro ones on mine!!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. joe6886

    joe6886 Member

    241
    3
    16
    I have them on mine, I like them. The car looks a bit dull without them, but I prefer the genuine ones. The aftermarket ones seem a bit too shiny.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Adams3

    Adams3 Member

    425
    2
    16
    Yeah i prefer the genuine ones too, but i dont like the price. £300 a piece from the stealers!!
     
  11. S3-James

    S3-James Member

    113
    0
    16
    Mines got the genuine ones, i think it makes it look a little more "special".

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Wicked666

    Wicked666 Active Member

    584
    35
    28
    wonder if we could get the in pro ones for around £30 again if we did a group buy?

    The comment 'that the owner is the sort that goes that one step further for their car. If the car's nicely done up and looked after they totally set off the rest of the car' has made my mind up to get a set :)
     
  13. campbell

    campbell Member

    721
    1
    18
    i have the genuine ones on my black S3 and i think it gives the car a touch of class. i wouldnt bother with copies in my opinion, why pay 15K for an S3 but skimp on the mirrors!?
    i got mine off ebay for 150 quid delivered - bargain!
     
  14. Jonesy

    Jonesy Member

    570
    5
    16
    any1 got them on a silver audi, is theer any point, so they stand out?
     
  15. MattS5

    MattS5 Active Member

    617
    59
    28
    I think they look well with the RSTT's as a combo.....

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  16. lox19

    lox19 Member

    68
    0
    6
    I think on the right colour car they look nice. Joe6886 i like them on the imola yellow!
    The inpro are to shiny compared to originals.
     
  17. ChriS3

    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

    2,239
    24
    38
    I'd have to agree :)

    [​IMG]
     
  18. mad max

    mad max sixth gear

    338
    0
    16
    well having had a second look at your cars i would have to say they seem to look better on different cars like the imola yellow for some reason seem to really suit the car.and make the silver s3 seem very classy so i think this is a definate mod cheers guys
     

Share This Page