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Old 01-11-2014, 06:06 AM   #1
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Mirrors when Doorless

I ran Harley takeoffs on my last Jeep and they worked well for me, but was tough to see out of the passenger side. My daughter will be driving my Jeep some now and I want to get mirrors that work better and don't vibrate. Looking for some suggestions.

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Old 01-11-2014, 06:43 AM   #2
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The only great solution I have found is the Dietech relocation brackets I dont have them but i havnt found any bad reviews of them, the only drawback is that they use the stock mirrors so you either have to find or buy a second set, or you just have to remove and replace your stock mirrors from the doors (not hard in my opinion). I have heard mixed reviews of some mirrors like American Outlaws, some people say they are amazing and dont vibrate and some people say they shake like a leaf another one that gets mixed reviews are the cj style replacements. I personally use harley mirrors like you and just crank them tight, ive had good luck with that but on the highway they are useless

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Old 01-11-2014, 07:06 AM   #3
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The only great solution I have found is the Dietech relocation brackets I dont have them but i havnt found any bad reviews of them, the only drawback is that they use the stock mirrors so you either have to find or buy a second set, or you just have to remove and replace your stock mirrors from the doors (not hard in my opinion). I have heard mixed reviews of some mirrors like American Outlaws, some people say they are amazing and dont vibrate and some people say they shake like a leaf another one that gets mixed reviews are the cj style replacements. I personally use harley mirrors like you and just crank them tight, ive had good luck with that but on the highway they are useless
I agree with you on the Harley mirrors. I would go that route again, if I was not for my daughter
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Old 01-11-2014, 07:17 AM   #4
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Have u checked out the dietech? i would have a set if they made them for yjs
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:03 AM   #5
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I have the dietech set for odorless. I bought them because everyone gave them a good review. And I have to agree. I actually prefer the mirrors location with the door off. Expensive to buy a second set of mirrors, but it's worth it. Great product.
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:11 AM   #6
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I have the round rugged ridge ones. They are easy to install and take off. But they whistle when driving at medium to higher speeds. I wouldn't purchase them again.
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I have the round rugged ridge ones. They are easy to install and take off. But they whistle when driving at medium to higher speeds. I wouldn't purchase them again.
I have/had those. I found the round mirror to be too small and too hard to adjust. And the whistling did get annoying.

Picked up some larger rectangular mirrors to replace the round ones and am loving it. I run them full time and just removed the mirrors from my doors.
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Old 01-11-2014, 10:07 AM   #8
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Were you using Harley long stem mirrors? That's what I do, and the passenger side works great. I haven't noticed enough vibration to make a difference either. As long as they're tightened enough, anyway.
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Old 01-11-2014, 11:51 AM   #9
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I have the Rugged Ridge quick release ones. The round ones with brackets for the side of the A-panel. I've gotten up to about 75 on the highway with them. No vibrating on the driver side, minimal on the passenger side. No whistling.
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I had a son that was learning to drive last year too. Though he mostly drove his mom's Liberty he drove my Jeep too so I went with a set of Die-Tech and bought two OEM style mirrors for $65. Setup worked great, looked factory and allowed me to leave my factory mirrors on my Jeep doors. I was a bit skeptical about the quality of the mirrors until I received them, but they are a good quality OEM and for the price and getting both sides I couldn't find anything cheaper that was reliable.

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Old 01-11-2014, 01:44 PM   #11
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rugged ridge relocation brackets, tj mirrors and a little creativity. mirrors stay on windshield frame and can be seen with doors on or off with no problem.

bought the relocation brackets for $25 and mirrors for $65 and sold the oem mirrors for $80 so really only cost me $10 bucks. only draw back is you loose the break away feature.
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I have the Rugged Ridge quick release mirrors, as well. I like'em 'cause I can run them doorless, with trail doors, with full doors, etc. I did have the whistling issue, and traced that back to the rubber gasket they use to seal the mirror into the housing. To solve it I just ran some 1/4" split loom tubing around the edge of the mirror, which 1) solved the whistling issue completely, and 2) made the mirrors look that much more badass. So, problem: solved.

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Old 01-18-2014, 02:35 PM   #13
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This is what I use.
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I have the Rugged Ridge quick release mirrors, as well. I like'em 'cause I can run them doorless, with trail doors, with full doors, etc. I did have the whistling issue, and traced that back to the rubber gasket they use to seal the mirror into the housing. To solve it I just ran some 1/4" split loom tubing around the edge of the mirror, which 1) solved the whistling issue completely, and 2) made the mirrors look that much more badass. So, problem: solved.
is that the thing you can stiff wires into to make them neat?
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is that the thing you can stiff wires into to make them neat?
Ayup. You can see another section of wire loom running up the pillar to the right of the mirror, holding the microphone/rear-view-mirror wires. Useful stuff.

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