Quick side veiw mirror ?

G Men 08

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My drivers side mirror is about to fall off of the door. I found a local part out with a mirror housing and assembly but the one he has is electrical adjusting.

Mine is mechanical. Can I Frankenstein the two directly or wont it work together?
 

Seatman

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You could maybe use your frame and cables but transfer the housing and glass.
 

G Men 08

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That is my intention, hopefully!

I need to remove my current mirror to see what the damage actually is, I know there is a ton of corrosion in there because I have a dusty powder/ chunks falling from behind there. My biggest concern is that it is the door itself!
 

peteman

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My drivers mirror just broke off the other week. THe metal inside had corroded and the mirror was full of about 1 cup of salt per side. The door itself was fine. I bought two complete flat black replacements from ECS tuning for $145 USD. Install is about 15-20 minutes if you are familiar with removing the inner door panels.
 

G Men 08

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Thanks Pete! I'll have a little tinkering to do tonight then.
 

G Men 08

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Whats left of my drivers side mirror :mad:



My mirrors and windows are manual. I have access to a couple of front doors complete with everything for power. How hard would it be to implement those, and have them be functional in my car?





 

G Men 08

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bump!

I would clearly have to swap the lock cylinders so my key will work. My main concern is tying in the electrical.. Should there already be a spot in the wiring harness, or could I tap into something else?
 
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