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#1 Vanman20

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 06:55 AM

My new van has a clip on mirror on the driver's side only.
I need one for the near side but according to all the sites selling them they are only suitable for the off side.
Do any companies make n/s ones ?
I don't really want to start drilling the doors or wings if I can help it.
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Edit : scratch that, I've just seen some on eBay

Edited by Vanman20, 20 September 2020 - 06:58 AM.


#2 IronmanG

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 07:12 AM

Do you have a link for the ebay ones?

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 08:25 AM

https://www.ebay.co....1fff7d07c|iid:1



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Posted 20 September 2020 - 08:47 AM

They don't work on the passenger side, you can't see out of it it doesn't sit far enough out

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 08:57 AM

They don't work on the passenger side, you can't see out of it it doesn't sit far enough out

Looks like you've got something similar on yours in your picture ?

What about mounting them down lower ?

I definitelly need mirrors both sides,I have to reverse up or down a narrow drive into my garage



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Posted 20 September 2020 - 09:10 AM

That's why I know they don't work! I tried mounting it at all heights, they're like the bullets (tried them first!).. Useless.
Still looking for a nice period solution

I'm putting these on my Mk1 with bullets but they're not what I want for the white one
https://swiftune.com...brackets-2.html

Edited by johnv, 20 September 2020 - 09:18 AM.


#7 Vanman20

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 09:25 AM

What about these ?

https://www.ebay.co....5.c100005.m1851



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Posted 20 September 2020 - 09:31 AM

Not sure if they would attach anywhere? Door too thick and the clamp would be the wrong angle for the seam?

Edited by johnv, 20 September 2020 - 09:44 AM.


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Posted 20 September 2020 - 10:31 AM

Not sure if they would attach anywhere? Door too thick and the clamp would be the wrong angle for the seam?


Looks like the arm rotates and the mirror is offset so options with position but I don't know if the mounting part would be wide enough to go on the seam

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Posted 20 September 2020 - 10:50 AM

 

They don't work on the passenger side, you can't see out of it it doesn't sit far enough out

Looks like you've got something similar on yours in your picture ?

What about mounting them down lower ?

I definitelly need mirrors both sides,I have to reverse up or down a narrow drive into my garage

 

There's someone selling a pair like yours on ebay....think they're like yours,hard to say from your profile picture...reckons the n/s one has a cranked arm.Is this what you have or is yours a drivers side one turned around ?

https://www.ebay.co....ND/333595533074


Edited by Vanman20, 20 September 2020 - 10:56 AM.


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Posted 20 September 2020 - 08:12 PM

https://www.carbuild...-plate-mounting



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Posted 20 September 2020 - 08:13 PM

https://www.carbuild...ports-mirror-lh

 

I have these fitted and can see out of them.



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Posted 21 September 2020 - 06:22 AM

Which ones Mike?

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Posted 21 September 2020 - 06:23 AM

Vanman I'm pretty sure mine were handed but I took the passenger one off some time ago and I don't exactly know, where it it atm!

Edited by johnv, 21 September 2020 - 06:24 AM.


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Posted 21 September 2020 - 07:08 AM

some mirrors can be attached to the door glass through the catch fixing if you don't want to drill the door itself 

 

http://www.theminifo...36#entry3658199

 

raydyot type bullet mirrors also lend themselves to this type of fitting as they're very light


Edited by KTS, 21 September 2020 - 07:48 AM.





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