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post #16 of 21 Old 09-11-2012, 04:13 PM
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this is my more permanent mirror
I started to put side mirror relo brackets on my YJ today. Is there some trick to getting the door hinge brackets loose? I see there are nuts on the back of the hex bolts but they are seriously buried behind.

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post #17 of 21 Old 10-07-2012, 11:11 AM
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Bought schwinn bicycle mirrors from target for $7.99, took out the bolt in windshield by door, mounted there. mirror comes off with out removing the bolt, so I can take mirrors off but leave the piece screwed in without interfering with the doors.

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post #18 of 21 Old 10-07-2012, 11:53 AM
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This thread has some good stuff.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/m...s-off-1342462/

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post #19 of 21 Old 10-09-2012, 08:40 PM
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I relocated mine to my toolbox they are hand for looking in areas under a car where i can get a head. As for seeing behind me what do i care its just a line of cars pissed off ablout all the mud I sprayed on em.

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post #20 of 21 Old 10-11-2012, 05:35 AM
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Hears what I did cost me less then 40 bucks. Peace of angle iron 2 2in exhaust clamps a can of paint and 2 mirrors.
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post #21 of 21 Old 09-30-2013, 11:04 PM
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I see this is an old thread but I'll add my mod in anyway in hopes it helps someone Go to the link at the bottom of the page, click it to go to my site and watch the video. Just one note though. I really wasn't thinking about the pitch of the windshield when I welded the square tube to the tread plate. The factory YJ mirrors didn't have enough rearward tilt to make up for the pitch of the windshield. So, the mirror kinda looks at the ground a bit, I put spot mirrors on it to help fix my boo boo until I get around to making another set. If you space the top of the square tube out about 1/4" and leave the bottom of the tube contacting the plate it should be about right. Hope this sparks some ideas!
http://www.poweraddicts.com/jeep-garage.html

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