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#492218 - 04/01/18 10:52 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: Richard Wood]
CBM Offline
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Registered: 24/08/17
Posts: 159
Loc: Kent
You are quite right. I added the rubber to seal the gap between the bevelled top of the MMC screen and the clamp, but the problem is the ball joint. A very short stiff rod through the top of the screen stanchion might do the job.

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#492283 - 05/01/18 11:57 AM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
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Registered: 01/11/13
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Loc: Aberdeenshire
CBM you might have trouble come MOT time. The one you used does not have shrouded glass & would be another hazard in a crash. I have a suction mount mirror on my Sunbeam. They may have a shrouded one to suit you.
https://www.vintagecarparts.co.uk/products/ca1135-suction-mirror-small.

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#492292 - 05/01/18 12:28 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: TimG]
CBM Offline
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Thank you Tim - I was not aware of that. If I am still alive in three years' time I will remove it.

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#553512 - 12/01/19 11:39 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
2Sharp Offline
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Registered: 20/10/16
Posts: 142
Thinking of swapping out my mirrors. Any special instructions/tools to remove them? The bolts look they are in a pretty tricky place to get to.

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#553513 - 13/01/19 12:13 AM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
planenut Online   NoMood

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Registered: 29/06/12
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Take the velcro trim out and it can be done. You will need a couple of 8mm penny washers as load spreaders. Although the view is considerably less blurred, as the arm is shorter, the view behind is not perfect and you may require a central rear view mirror for full rearward vision. At least you can see most of what is happening behind you with these mirrors.

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#553712 - 14/01/19 04:27 AM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
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Thanks a bunch. I took off one of the mirrors but very tight fit. Hard to get the plastic washer, washer and a nut in there and hold them in place while trying to fit the mirror stem through.

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#554509 - 18/01/19 01:27 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
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The new mirrors are in and fit the look of the car much better. Like others on here went with the Lucas style mirrors.

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#554539 - 18/01/19 03:38 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: planenut]
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Omnico 941ST S.Steel Interior Classic Car Mirror with Self-adhesive Attachment

Has anyone tried this? I am hesitant to drill into my MOG.
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#554578 - 18/01/19 06:48 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: AZJowett]
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Originally Posted By AZJowett
Omnico 941ST S.Steel Interior Classic Car Mirror with Self-adhesive Attachment

Has anyone tried this? I am hesitant to drill into my MOG.

Question is whether the adhesive will hold a heavyish mirror against the vibration and air currents ... if you are attaching it to a windscreen I'd be dubious. I had an experimental light plastic mirror fly off. Modern adhesives are good but the mirror mount is challenging!

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#558093 - 05/02/19 05:23 PM Re: Alternative mirrors [Re: Richard Wood]
TomS Offline
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Registered: 15/07/12
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Loc: Arizona, U.S.
These are readily available from Moss Motors in the U.S. so assume they have in the UK. Have them on my 58 +4.

TomS

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