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Old 06-25-2010, 09:27 AM   #1
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First Thread-Mirror Relocation

Hello everyone. Love the forum. Has anyone used a kit to relocate the side mirrors to the frame. I read that moving the passenger mirror kills visability when the door is on (mine is off most of the time). Any experiences?

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Old 06-25-2010, 10:04 AM   #2
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It will severely limit the passenger side visibility when the doors are on. I love them because the point is having the doors off! I couldn't be bothered with adding mirrors when taking off the doors. It's much easier to deal with a slight inconvenience when they are on.

It can be difficult to get the mirrors off the stock bracket. A little "gentle persuasion" will usually get the job done. I have the Rugged Ridge kit that comes with the cover to hide the original mounting hole in the door.


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Old 06-25-2010, 10:05 AM   #3
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if your talking 'bout moving the mirrors off the door and onto the tub, then yes you only get about 40% of use outta the pass. mirror. But it is perfectly fine when the doors are off so it sounds like you should not have a problem.
its really not that bad of a problem anyways. its safer to learn to look over your shoulder anyways.
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:55 AM   #4
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I bought the olympic side mirrors that mount in the door frame.. problem solved.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:05 AM   #5
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I looked up the Olympic and that seems like the way to go. Thanks!
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:58 AM   #6
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I use the Olympic Safari mirrors as well and they are great. Once set, match mark them on the shaft and the hinge and they will be easy to return to the same spot each time you install them.

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Olympic Mirror here also.
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:48 PM   #8
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I used the relocation brackets, but now I'm regretting it. If I had it to do over again I would have just left them on the doors and got the 15.00 Harley mirrors.
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I ordered my Safari's today. Thanks all for the helpful advice!

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