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Username Post: Remote mirrors        (Topic#372509)
C. Anothalevel 
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01-31-23 07:57 PM - Post#2853972    

Anyone here restored a remote mirror before? I have a few and wanna rechrome them but don’t quite understand how’d they come apart outside of breaking the glass. Any help?



 


toro455 
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01-31-23 08:11 PM - Post#2853977    
    In response to C. Anothalevel

What shape is the glass? I don't know the 65-66 well but the 1968's originally had a snap ring which holds the glass in. I had my car for many years and never even noticed it until I really started reading a lot about mirrors. I had to look at mine and sure enough snap ring and date code.

I don't know what they would have done if rectangular mirrors were handled in a similar manner. Some later 80's remote mirror will typically tilt just enough to remove a large Phillips head screw though.

Scott



 


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