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Old 04-17-2015, 07:32 PM
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European Drivers Mirrors vs US and headlights

In the US the drivers mirror is different from the passenger mirror in that it is not convex like the passenger. I think all European mirrors are convex on both sides is this true. I am looking for a tinted convex drivers mirror for my Mini to improve my visibility and also to lessen headlight reflection when cars are behind me. Any advice from you guys.

Also, having come from the VW world, a lot of VW owners wanted E code lights on their VW. E code meaning European. Do Euro Minis have the same headlights as US models . The E code VW headlights gave a better light pattern.

Also, European Clubman taillights have yellow turn indicators vs red in the US. Any clubman owners want to sway out.
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Clubman up through MY 2010 (?) have yellow turn indicators. Incandescent.

Also: http://www.ecstuning.com/Mini-2009-C...ors/ES2608509/
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There are plenty of threads on how to adjust your mirrors. Adjust them properly and you won't have a need for convex mirrors.
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US headlights have a flatter cutoff then E code. E code project a little more. They also have a cutoff for LHD so you will not blind oncoming traffic , juts has a better light pattern.

See here for the R50 R52 R53 models:


Our Helix ones are E code, but not xenon.


We might have some euro type E code headlights in the future for the R56+.

We also have the Euro blind spot mirrors linked here link above:

R56-R59 Blind Spot Mirror - Set



R56-R59 Blind Spot Mirror Electrochromatic - Set ( If you only already have the auto dim side mirror option ) 2011+ MY



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