Doors Off Side Mirror Fix - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Tech Forums > General Jeep Discussion

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-22-2012, 07:43 AM   #1
Jeeper
 
OlYellerTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: East of the CT River
Posts: 405
Doors Off Side Mirror Fix

I like to run without my full doors but don't like not having at least a driver's side mirror. Legality is not a problem, I just don't like having to swivel my head around so far to check for traffic when changing lanes.

Easy fix: Harley Davidson tapered long-stem left side replacement mirror. H-D part number 91910-03B.
My buddy Wingnut helped with the install.

The mirror sits rock-solid and doesn't vibrate in the wind as bad as do the OEM mirrors.
Attached Images
     

__________________
This message is composed of recycled electrons. None of these electrons has been harmed or injured in the creation and transmission of this message but they have been shamelessly exploited for this use.

Ol' Yeller TJ
OlYellerTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-22-2012, 07:52 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Beaker541's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tarentum Pa
Posts: 340
Nice find !! I have been looking for something like this.. Didn't want to relocate my mirrors and also hate he swivel for lane changes..great info !!!
No problems with it pivoting on high speeds ?

Beaker541 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-22-2012, 08:29 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
OlYellerTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: East of the CT River
Posts: 405
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beaker541 View Post
No problems with it pivoting on high speeds ?
Not if I use the lock washer it came with, and tighten the nut nice and snug.
__________________
This message is composed of recycled electrons. None of these electrons has been harmed or injured in the creation and transmission of this message but they have been shamelessly exploited for this use.

Ol' Yeller TJ
OlYellerTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-22-2012, 04:04 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
Chris M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Mesquite, Texas
Posts: 851
Good fix!!

I ended up just going with Rugged Ridge mirrors for when I pull the doors. I'm actually now considering pulling the stock mirrors off for good and finding some way to plug the holes and just leaving the RR mirrors on all the time.

Of course, I only pull the doors when the school is out. I won't drive to school with the doors off...I had somebody try to steal my F150 last year right out of the school parking lot.
__________________
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."
Thomas Jefferson

5 minutes playing in the mud=5 years of shit falling on your face while you work on it.
Chris M is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-22-2012, 04:18 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
prairedogg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Newburgh
Posts: 100
Images: 3
I bought a set of these.
Dual Mirror Set in Black for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited with Soft Doors

There not bad, vibrate at high speeds, but pretty easy to install.
prairedogg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
DieLawn19k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Fort Benning, GA
Posts: 117
I'm definitely gonna get a set of these, I've got the RR mirror relocation brackets, I hate how much the mirrors shake and I hate how I can't even see the passenger side mirror with them on. This looks like a much better solution. Good find!
__________________
Currently a Tanker Without A Tank!
DieLawn19k is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 12:34 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
12mile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 68
Not tryin to hi-jack the thread, love the mirror idea!
But...where can i find the T-50 torx driver
For getting the doors off? Once i do this, then i can move along to the mirror issue.
I looked at harbor freight, rural king ( think tractor supply), and sears.

Any ideas?
Thanks
12mile is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 12:36 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
Beaker541's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tarentum Pa
Posts: 340
Quote:
Originally Posted by 12mile View Post
Not tryin to hi-jack the thread, love the mirror idea!
But...where can i find the T-50 torx driver
For getting the doors off? Once i do this, then i can move along to the mirror issue.
I looked at harbor freight, rural king ( think tractor supply), and sears.

Any ideas?
Thanks
good ole Amazon

Amazon.com: Lisle 26640 T-50 Torx Bit Socket: Automotive
Beaker541 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 02:10 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
prairedogg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Newburgh
Posts: 100
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beaker541 View Post
Autozone
prairedogg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 02:28 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
Renaissance_Redneck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: San Joaquin Valley, California
Posts: 564
Quote:
Originally Posted by OlYellerTJ View Post
I like to run without my full doors but don't like not having at least a driver's side mirror. Legality is not a problem, I just don't like having to swivel my head around so far to check for traffic when changing lanes..
Cool, thanks! Does Harley have one that will go on the passenger's side too? I like to have a mirror there.
__________________
Renaissance_Redneck is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 02:53 PM   #11
Jeeper
 
Dextreme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Oregon City, OR
Posts: 3,431
Images: 1
I built mine for <$8 (in pic), but I do like the unique shape of the Harley mirror.


__________________
'99 Chilli Pepper TJ Wrangler "Mistress"
33x12.5 DuraTracs
Zone 4.25"
Dextreme is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 04:18 PM   #12
G54
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
G54's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,712
Images: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by Renaissance_Redneck View Post
Cool, thanks! Does Harley have one that will go on the passenger's side too? I like to have a mirror there.
Yes. I bought mine as a set from a Harley dealership.

G54 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-23-2012, 04:29 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
12mile's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 68
Thanks for the buying tips, i gotta make an autozone run!
12mile is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-24-2012, 07:10 AM   #14
Jeeper
 
OlYellerTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: East of the CT River
Posts: 405
Quote:
Originally Posted by Renaissance_Redneck View Post
Cool, thanks! Does Harley have one that will go on the passenger's side too? I like to have a mirror there.
Yepper, for the right side mirror you want to also get H-D part number: 91909-03B to make a matched set (with H-D part no. 91910-03B).
__________________
This message is composed of recycled electrons. None of these electrons has been harmed or injured in the creation and transmission of this message but they have been shamelessly exploited for this use.

Ol' Yeller TJ
OlYellerTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-24-2012, 09:42 PM   #15
BT
Jeeper
 
BT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: My house?
Posts: 1,173
Will this work with a YJ as well?
__________________
"Shiny side up, Greasy side down"

"Where's the shiny side?"

"Brown side up, Greasy side down" - Piper54
BT is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-25-2012, 03:39 PM   #16
Jeeper
 
Dextreme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Oregon City, OR
Posts: 3,431
Images: 1
Whoa...these are on Amazon for $39. I bet they could be made to work with the correct length bolts:

__________________
'99 Chilli Pepper TJ Wrangler "Mistress"
33x12.5 DuraTracs
Zone 4.25"
Dextreme is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-25-2012, 04:03 PM   #17
Jeeper
 
sonofabeach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Green Cove Springs, Fl.
Posts: 1,692
Harley Mirrors cost more than just buying permanently relocated mirrors made for the Jeep. The hassle of constantly taking mirrors on and off would blow for me because my doors are always coming on and off.
Originally I used relocation brackets with the stock mirrors but they didn't look or work very good.
I've had the ones like prairedogg above for years now and they are great.
Here is a newer style: http://www.ntwonline.com/images/P/11001.08.jpg
But, with all that said, customizing and improvising is where the fun is.
__________________
"I'd rather die while I'm living than live while I'm dead"
sonofabeach is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-25-2012, 09:05 PM   #18
Jeeper
 
prairedogg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Newburgh
Posts: 100
Images: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by sonofabeach View Post
Harley Mirrors cost more than just buying permanently relocated mirrors made for the Jeep. The hassle of constantly taking mirrors on and off would blow for me because my doors are always coming on and off.
Originally I used relocation brackets with the stock mirrors but they didn't look or work very good.
I've had the ones like prairedogg above for years now and they are great.
Here is a newer style: http://www.ntwonline.com/images/P/11001.08.jpg
But, with all that said, customizing and improvising is where the fun is.
I like mine, just took them off a couple of days ago, and put my doors on. ( a bit chilly out) hopefully in a week or 2 I can put them back on and remove my doors for the summer. Now I just need to find a cheap set of half doors or some nice tube doors.
prairedogg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-25-2012, 09:22 PM   #19
Jeeper
 
sonofabeach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Green Cove Springs, Fl.
Posts: 1,692
Quote:
Originally Posted by prairedogg View Post
I like mine, just took them off a couple of days ago, and put my doors on. ( a bit chilly out) hopefully in a week or 2 I can put them back on and remove my doors for the summer. Now I just need to find a cheap set of half doors or some nice tube doors.
Mine have been on for years. I packed my stock mirrors away long ago.
__________________
"I'd rather die while I'm living than live while I'm dead"
sonofabeach is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-26-2012, 04:04 AM   #20
Jeeper
 
robskully's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Nashua, NH
Posts: 770
i was just looking at all the harley parts i have laying around and saw a set of mirrors in the pile and was wondering what to do with them. i'll save them for my jeep when i get it. just an FYI .... if you want mirror's just go to your local Harley fleamarket when they have one and pickup mirrors for a few bucks ! they are having one of the biggest ones in this area in Keene,NH in a few weeks. You can even also check the Harley forums in their classifieds. hdforums.com is the one I am on.
Rob .....
robskully is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-26-2012, 10:33 AM   #21
Jeeper
 
Casotakar1229's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2,214
cool.
Casotakar1229 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-26-2012, 10:34 AM   #22
Jeeper
 
karencz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: stuck in Saint Louis
Posts: 368
Images: 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by sonofabeach View Post
Harley Mirrors cost more than just buying permanently relocated mirrors made for the Jeep. The hassle of constantly taking mirrors on and off would blow for me because my doors are always coming on and off.
Originally I used relocation brackets with the stock mirrors but they didn't look or work very good.
I've had the ones like prairedogg above for years now and they are great.
Here is a newer style: http://www.ntwonline.com/images/P/11001.08.jpg
But, with all that said, customizing and improvising is where the fun is.
Do you have a part number/manufacturer for these? I think they look great and would like something I can permanently attach to the windshield!
__________________
Fins Up!
---------------
2009 JKU * 33x12.5x15 Duratecs on MB Chaos 5's
karencz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 07-31-2012, 11:36 PM   #23
Jeeper
 
Devon1997's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 38
I just got my 97 wrangler sport and it came with a relocation bracket already installed on the drivers side but the stock mirror goes on it and it looks terrible with my hard doors on and the additional bracket on the door. Also my door hits the mirror and moves it every time im not careful about opening my door, any relativly cheap solutions to take the relocation bracket off and put my mirror back on my hard door but still have a mirror when i have my soft doors on??? Maybe like a magnetic mirror?
Devon1997 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-02-2012, 06:04 AM   #24
Jeeper
 
Rayko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NJ Badlands
Posts: 886
"justaddmudoffroad.com". Someone posted these a while back. I think they're great.
Rayko is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-02-2012, 03:05 PM   #25
Jeeper
 
Potts's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 333
Anyone know if those harley mirrors would fit on a JK without any changes to them?
Potts is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-04-2012, 12:09 PM   #26
G54
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
G54's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,712
Images: 5
Just looked at the hinges on a JK and I dont see any reason why they wouldnt work.

G54 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:05 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC