Side mirror removal (to replace with carbon fiber mirrors)?

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Looking to remove and replace side mirror housing with CF ones. Anyone with experience here? Do I need to remove the door panel to take out the mirror housing?

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I think you can get these or similar on Porsche Techquipment web site.
 

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note: if you have LCA ( lane change assit) and you remove the mirrors . there is a good chance you will loose LCA functions until you go back to dealer and have them reconfigure the unit.
 

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note: if you have LCA ( lane change assit) and you remove the mirrors . there is a good chance you will loose LCA functions until you go back to dealer and have them reconfigure the unit.
I've heard someone say that before but that sounds weird. Isn't the sensor in the rear bumper corner? I've not only removed but replaced the side mirrors on my Macan with LCA with no issues.
 
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I've heard someone say that before but that sounds weird. Isn't the sensor in the rear bumper corner? I've not only removed but replaced the side mirrors on my Macan with LCA with no issues.
Thanks art and Tay. Will keep an eye out.
 

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Thanks art and Tay. Will keep an eye out.
What about the mirrors with the led lights - are they not part of the pack or is that something else?
 

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I saw my same spec at a dealer this weekend and the car had the CF mirrors which looked amazing
I’m going to order a set and I’m guessing the safest option is to have the dealer install them
 

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I installed mine with a friend a few days ago and it's fairly easy. First is to pry off the mirror, remove the 2 torx screws that's holding the mirror on then pop off the mirror cover.
 

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I installed mine with a friend a few days ago and it's fairly easy. First is to pry off the mirror, remove the 2 torx screws that's holding the mirror on then pop off the mirror cover.
Can you elaborate? Are you saying the mirrors can be removed from the outside of the car without taking off the interior door card / panel? Did your LCA functions get affected?
 

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Can you elaborate? Are you saying the mirrors can be removed from the outside of the car without taking off the interior door card / panel? Did your LCA functions get affected?
Yes, the mirror pops off the housing, then you can remove the 2 screws holding the cover. I did it before the major update but was told not to do it after as it might mess things up. I did not remove any interior panels.
 

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