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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:09 PM   #1
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Homemade Mirror Relocator Is this ugly?

I made this mirror relocator and mirror for abour $30 total. I know it's a little large, but is it ugly? It gives me at least 1 side view mirror for when I go doorless and takes about 10 seconds to remove or add. What do ya'll think?






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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
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looks fine to me, from what I could tell from the pictures from 10 feet away and a close up that is fuzzy.
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:22 PM   #3
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too low res to tell...but that sure is one big-A mirror! you wont miss anything behind you...
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:23 PM   #4
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How's this?
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:23 PM   #5
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I think you look to young to drive even with the mirror! Looks fine!!
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I made this mirror relocator and mirror for abour $30 total. I know it's a little large, but is it ugly? It gives me at least 1 side view mirror for when I go doorless and takes about 10 seconds to remove or add. What do ya'll think?

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...Jeepmirror.jpg
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...eepmirror2.jpg
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...eepmirror3.jpg
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:28 PM   #6
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looks good to me but it probably covers up your forward view a bit
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:31 PM   #7
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Oh its ugly alright but it is damn sure practical.
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:38 PM   #8
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I made this mirror relocator and mirror for abour $30 total. I know it's a little large, but is it ugly? It gives me at least 1 side view mirror for when I go doorless and takes about 10 seconds to remove or add. What do ya'll think?

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...Jeepmirror.jpg
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...eepmirror2.jpg
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-...eepmirror3.jpg

who cares what anybody esle thinks, if you like it then that what matters
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:42 PM   #9
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who cares what anybody esle thinks, if you like it then that what matters
I don't want the Jeep Police to pull me over.
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Unread 04-30-2005, 12:51 PM   #10
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If you don't want the police to pull you over then you should put on some shoes, seat buckle yourself in and put some blocks on the pedals so your feet can reach

As far as the mirror if it does not obscure your forward perspective of vision then I say it looks fine
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Unread 04-30-2005, 04:33 PM   #11
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I think you did a nice job. No doubt it works well. Are you going to tell us how you put it together, unless you have access to some parts most people don't. You got me curious now, it looks simple but functional.
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Unread 04-30-2005, 06:19 PM   #12
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Looks good. Just curious about highway manners cuz my friend had similar mirrors on his jeep and it flopped back at highway speeds.
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Unread 04-30-2005, 09:12 PM   #13
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I think you did a nice job. No doubt it works well. Are you going to tell us how you put it together, unless you have access to some parts most people don't. You got me curious now, it looks simple but functional.
1 truck and van mirror from autozone $25
1 can of krylon black (the mirror is chrome plastic) $3.50
1 5/16x 1 1/4 bolt free
1 Neer Iron Beam Clamp from Lowes electric dept. $2 (it's used to connect large ground wires to a rod and it is similar to a c-clamp in appearance) I cut the bottm half off, to make a cleaner appearance, but it wasn't necessary.

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...004&lpage=none

Paint the mirror and the "L" shaped arm. Bolt the clamp to the windshield frame by taking out the the bolt that holds the hinge closed and use the 5/16 bolt to hold it. Then, attach the bracket to the clamp and the clamp to the mirror using the hardware supplied with the mirror. Tighten it up very hard cause this mirror is big and gets a lot of wind push. I had to retighten the bolt when I noticed the mirror moving moving in at about 70mph.
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Unread 05-01-2005, 07:01 AM   #15
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looks a little big to me. if u put a smaller mirror on it will look fine
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