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    Sticky: It says the same thing, so no need for confusion,...

    It says the same thing, so no need for confusion, just caution. One owner did crack his windshield in the process, hence the cautionary hand on the other side of the glass to counter the force you're...
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    Sticky: I think it's a push-twist, but with one hand on...

    I think it's a push-twist, but with one hand on the other side of the glass for safety, and the connector is a standard unclip and pull automotive one.
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    Sticky: Since your team have purchased a considerable...

    Since your team have purchased a considerable number of BMW's I would absolutely talk to Bill, you should find him accommodating. Also I have several buyers looking for what you have there, so please...
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    Sticky: Did it break the plastic, or did it just pop out?...

    Did it break the plastic, or did it just pop out?

    If broken I'd try some serious plastic superglue first, as all it needs to do is hold it in place.
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    Sticky: I have to say that in the fullness of time BMW NA...

    I have to say that in the fullness of time BMW NA have really blown me away with their support of the Z8, and they continue to be a huge help.:thumbsup:
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    Sticky: Once again Bill Stuart rode to the...

    Once again Bill Stuart rode to the rescue!!:thumbsup::thumbsup:

    My new mirror was installed at Beverly Hills BMW today and I'm now fully ready for the drive north!

    It really is magic having BMW...
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    Sticky: Just got my car out, and my second mirror has it...

    Just got my car out, and my second mirror has it bad, and big time. Anyone know how long I have till the dreaded drips start?
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    Sticky: Keep us posted for sure. I wonder if there is a...

    Keep us posted for sure. I wonder if there is a way of just swapping out the glass for something without fluid?
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    Sticky: Rifle, did you ever get that non-fluid X3 mirror...

    Rifle, did you ever get that non-fluid X3 mirror you were talking about? I'd like to get rid of the fluid filled mirror giventhe chance.
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    Sticky: That's good to hear as I took my car out last...

    That's good to hear as I took my car out last Sunday and for the first time saw the dreaded mirror coloration when it was cold. Oddly enough it was gone when I got home, but I guess it'll get...
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    Sticky: Is there no alternative? Did you replace it with...

    Is there no alternative? Did you replace it with another 'going to leak' unit, or something that is better made?
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    Sticky: A useful diagram...

    that shows how to correctly replace the mirror.
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    Sticky: You could also try connecting with Sybesma?s...

    You could also try connecting with Sybesma?s Electronics here in the USA, they have been supplying mirrors to our M5 brethern at a greatly reduced cost for the same reason. Here is the response I...
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    Sticky: Fred, from a health and longevity point of view...

    Fred, from a health and longevity point of view what would you say about getting rid of this over complex thing, and just replace it with the simple manual mirror that the X3 has in it? I have long...
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    Sticky: That is good news, did they have a reason for the...

    That is good news, did they have a reason for the issue, and is the new unit a permanent fix to the issue?
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    Sticky: I can confiirm that this is it...

    I have seen it on a few older cars before, and it was also becoming visible on my 2001 - AH60789 before I sold it.
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    Sticky: Central rear view mirror discoloration

    This post has been updated in Nov 2013 to give the current repair info for the mirror discoloration.



    It is very important that you get your mirror repaired at the first sign of this because...
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