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Unread 03-27-2005, 06:39 PM   #1
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Quadratec Mirror Mover Review

I bought Quadratec's mirror mover brackets for 28 plus shipping so I could keep my mirrors on with the doors off. Installed easily and look great, but there is one major problem. The brackets are not a good permanent fix.

With the mirrors moved up approximately 5 inches into the new brackets, the passenger side mirror is no longer in view from the driver seat! With the doors off, I can see the mirror just fine, but with the doors on, the miror is not in the drivers line of sight. Quadratec suggested that I use it as a temporary solution, for only when the doors are off, but that's quite a pain (I'd have to carry around a ratchet wrench and socket.) Maybe a wing nut would work instead of using the nut, however, I don't think i'd feel safe with my mirrors only held on by a 'hand tightened' nut.

All in all, a good looking product that is less than functional. (but still makes my jeep legal!)

Andy of Pittsburgh

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Unread 03-27-2005, 07:22 PM   #2
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I bought similar brackets made by Warrior products.

Same problem.

I just learned to deal with only having one mirror while the doors are on. Not that bad after you get used to it.
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Unread 03-27-2005, 08:14 PM   #3
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pricey at $90 but definitely worth checking out... http://www.skidplates.com/TJ-MRB.htm... according to skid row, the passenger side is moved forward and can be seen thru the windshield with the doors on. this is similar to the CJ style mirrors.
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Unread 03-27-2005, 08:57 PM   #4
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My buddy bought the same brackets and has the same problem. He carries a small ratchet and socket with his Jeep like Flyusaf2002 mentioned.

After having them for a little over six months his only other problem is that the brackets are rusting, even though they are supposedly powdercoated.

beachtaco, thanks for the link, I will point my friend to it.
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