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Old 01-30-2013, 07:55 PM   #1
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Better doors off mirror fix ???

Ok, I have researched this for some time now without much luck... Are there any mirror extensions that can be used with the relocation brackets ???

Sure seems like that would be the "fix" for poor visibility on the passenger side relocated mirror, especially for towing... Small mirrors, like the Harley ones won't help....

Any ideas would be appreciated, if not, its off to the machine shop...

Not sure why the aftermarket guys have not snapped this one up yet ???

Thanks in advance,

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Old 01-30-2013, 08:19 PM   #2
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Your best bet is to leave the stock mirrors on the doors. Get a set of Rugged Ridge mirrors. They come with a bracket that mounts using factory hardware on the JK and they you just put the mirrors into the brackets when you are going to run doorless. At other times you are running with the factory mirrors in their original place.

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Old 01-31-2013, 11:45 AM   #3
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Its my impression that the RR mirror on the passenger side is tough to see out of ??? More visibility while towing my boat is the primary reason for wanting the upgrade plus removing them from the doors permanently...

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Old 01-31-2013, 12:34 PM   #4
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This is what I will be purchasing. It places the mirror right back in its stock location so passenger side visibility should be no problem.

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Old 01-31-2013, 04:47 PM   #5
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This is what I will be purchasing. It places the mirror right back in its stock location so passenger side visibility should be no problem.

Die-Tech Off-road Mirror Brackets
Couple these with a second set of OEM mirror sand it looks like a good solution, although not cheap. I actually have the RR set and don't mind the visibility on the passenger side. But I don't haul a trailer with them either.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:14 PM   #6
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I have had a set of the Die- tech brackets for about a year and a half. They are great. The mirrors on both sides sit in their original positions with no view obstructions.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:20 PM   #7
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Now were talkin'

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Old 01-31-2013, 07:54 PM   #8
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yep - die-tech brackets!



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Old 02-02-2013, 10:56 PM   #9
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Dietech for the win. I have them too with an additional set of OEM mirrors. I love them!
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This is what I will be purchasing. It places the mirror right back in its stock location so passenger side visibility should be no problem.

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I have had a set of the Die- tech brackets for about a year and a half. They are great. The mirrors on both sides sit in their original positions with no view obstructions.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:13 AM   #10
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Gotta +1 for Dietech... Great product, well made, no complaints...
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:15 AM   #11
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:52 AM   #12
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I made my own a few years ago. Went to local you-pull-it junk yard, picked up a driver and passenger side mirror from a wrecked truck just like the one in the link.

Truck-Lite - Catalog Product : Medium Duty Truck Mirror 7-1/2''x10-1/2'' Rectangular

Replaced the bolt in the end of the arm with a piece of all thread cut 3/4" longer than the door hinge. Add a washer, slip into the door hinge, another washer and a wing nut, adjust and tighten. Quick disconnect mirrors that looked good and provided plenty of view. Plus, the junk yard I used to frequent only charged $10 for each mirror. Cheap and good looking.
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The best implementation I've seen yet is by a guy on the forums here as a vendor. Defiant Systems mirrors. I along with many other members have grabbed a set from him.

He offers many powder coat options and colors and you can't beat the price.

Off road Jeep mirrors by Defiant Systems!





They're convex and offer a tremendous field of vision. They're sturdy and have a nice Jeep look without being too big IMO.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:35 PM   #14
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This is what I will be purchasing. It places the mirror right back in its stock location so passenger side visibility should be no problem.

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This looks like a great solution. I really like the fact that the mirrors will be in the same position as they are with the doors on.
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Old 02-23-2013, 09:57 PM   #15
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Its my impression that the RR mirror on the passenger side is tough to see out of ??? More visibility while towing my boat is the primary reason for wanting the upgrade plus removing them from the doors permanently...

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you can add some convex mirrors to the RR brackets, makes visibility great

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