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JerryJeepster 02-08-2013 02:09 PM

Dietech/Quadratech mirrors
 
I have read the Dietech mirror relocation brackets are great. How are the Quadratech replacement mirrors? Has anyone paired the 2 together? I am looking for a relocation solution without having to take my factory mirrors on and off all the time. I'm also not a fan of the "motorcycle" type mirrors. Any help iwill be much appreciated.

tsamptrail 02-08-2013 03:54 PM

I looked high and low, searched the forums and finally decided on the following. I must say that I am totally impressed with the quality, workmanship, design and overall look. These brackets and mirrors allows you to use the factory location of the mirrors as it was designed.

I ordered the Black Highrock OE Mirrors

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorsA.jpg

Then I ordered the DieTech OffRoad JK Mirror Brackets - The instructions are very detailed.

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/BracketA.jpg

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/BracketB.jpg

Bolted the two together.

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorsBrackets.jpg

Once bolted together I mounted them on the Jeep. Just needed to loosen the middle 13mm bolt in the upper door hinge and tighten once installed. Secure the nut on the bottom of the mirror post.

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorA.jpg

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorB.jpg

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorC.jpg

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/MirrorD.jpg

Fyi. I had the following supervising the whole operation.

Bella

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/SuperVisor.jpg

Brody

http://www.tkswt.com/pics/Jeep/SuperVisor2.jpg

prophet 02-08-2013 06:01 PM

I am also very pleased with not only the quality but the function. They are like stock with a solid mount and the wind and road won't vibrate them out of whack like the other designs.

BManz 02-08-2013 06:08 PM

Thanks for posting. These are on my list for sure!

JerryJeepster 02-08-2013 06:16 PM

Happy to see them at work. I just ordered them today and a second set of mirrors. I didn't want to keep taking a chance of scratching up my doors.

Quadratec 02-08-2013 06:18 PM

The Quadratec Mirrors will be on par with the Bestop HighRock Mirrors.

Both are in stock, PM me for a Promo Code :thumb:

JerryJeepster 02-12-2013 08:35 PM

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Originally Posted by tsamptrail (Post 3339388)
I looked high and low, searched the forums and finally decided on the following. I must say that I am totally impressed with the quality, workmanship, design and overall look. These brackets and mirrors allows you to use the factory location of the mirrors as it was designed.

I ordered the Black Highrock OE Mirrors

Then I ordered the DieTech OffRoad JK Mirror Brackets - The instructions are very detailed.

Bolted the two together.

Once bolted together I mounted them on the Jeep. Just needed to loosen the middle 13mm bolt in the upper door hinge and tighten once installed. Secure the nut on the bottom of the mirror post.

Fyi. I had the following supervising the whole operation.

Bella

Brody

I wish I could agree on the quailty. Got mine a minute ago and the paint is chipped on one and the thread end of pin is bent. I also figured they would have included screws. I may be sending them back and rethinking other options. On another note, my Quadratec mirrors look great!!



Attachment 209198



Attachment 209199

JerryJeepster 02-13-2013 10:37 AM

Update: I contacted Dietech lastnight by email and they are shipping a new set today with a return label for the damaged ones. Great customer service but the packer should have never sent those out. Especially two damaged ones to the same customer. Lol

SaltySeats 02-19-2013 12:35 PM

Would you be able to use the following mirrors with the DieTech mounts?


http://www.quadratec.com/products/13111_03X0_PG.htm

JerryJeepster 02-19-2013 01:39 PM

It doesn't look like it to me. I bought the Dietec mounts and the Quadratec mirrors for my 12. Do you already have the mirrors??

SaltySeats 02-19-2013 02:46 PM

No I haven't purchased either yet.

SaltySeats 02-19-2013 02:50 PM

I figured the connecting arm would use the same style hardware as the stock mirrors and would connect to the DieTech the same way.

JerryJeepster 02-19-2013 03:43 PM

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Here a picture of a factory bracket and the Dietec bracket. The mirror bracket slides into the two holes and secures with two bolts. Hope this helps.

Attachment 211888

SaltySeats 02-19-2013 03:49 PM

Ahhh yea disregard total brain fart on my end! Wasn't looking at the DieTech part properly.

Creepin__Jeeper 03-25-2013 04:03 PM

For those of you looking for a set of replacement mirrors check these out! I called the company and talked with customer service and got them even cheaper because I rock! I got em for $58 for the pair including shipping

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Driver Left LH Manual Textured | eBay

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Passenger Right RH Manual Textured | eBay

That price is crazy cheap and for someone who wants a spare complete set of mirrors to pop in for when the doors come off this is the solution for them! Pair these with the Dietech mounts and you have a bad ass setup for under $130

kramer2k 03-25-2013 04:29 PM

That's great! Thanks.

I am now in need of a replacement set for my Bestop Highrock Element doors I just ordered. These should fit the bill nicely. And I won't need the Dietech mounts.


What number did you call and please teach me how to be awesome to save a few dollars. :D. What'd you say to them?
Quote:

Originally Posted by Creepin__Jeeper (Post 3550860)
For those
of you looking for a set of replacement mirrors check these out! I called the company and talked with customer service and got them even cheaper because I rock! I got em for $58 for the pair including shipping

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Driver Left LH Manual Textured | eBay

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Passenger Right RH Manual Textured | eBay


greech 03-25-2013 07:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Creepin__Jeeper (Post 3550860)
For those of you looking for a set of replacement mirrors check these out! I called the company and talked with customer service and got them even cheaper because I rock! I got em for $58 for the pair including shipping

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Driver Left LH Manual Textured | eBay

Overstock Sale Side View Mirror Passenger Right RH Manual Textured | eBay

That price is crazy cheap and for someone who wants a spare complete set of mirrors to pop in for when the doors come off this is the solution for them! Pair these with the Dietech mounts and you have a bad ass setup for under $130

Outstanding!! :dance::dance: Thanks for finding and posting that. For $65, it is worth at least checking them out. Now all I need to do is find the screws to mount them to the DieTech brackets.

Creepin__Jeeper 03-25-2013 07:30 PM

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Originally Posted by greech (Post 3551517)
Outstanding!! :dance::dance: Thanks for finding and posting that. For $65, it is worth at least checking them out. Now all I need to do is find the screws to mount them to the DieTech brackets.

The best advice I can give you is drive to an ace hardware or a small hardware store, not a home depot or lowes pop out one of your factory mirror bolts and take it inside with you to size it up and get 4 matching bolts, they don't have to be the torx head. Once you have them you can assemble the new setup and your good to go, Dont forget to put the stock bolt back in your door tho!

Creepin__Jeeper 03-25-2013 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by kramer2k (Post 3550972)
That's great! Thanks.

I am now in need of a replacement set for my Bestop Highrock Element doors I just ordered. These should fit the bill nicely. And I won't need the Dietech mounts.


What number did you call and please teach me how to be awesome to save a few dollars. :D. What'd you say to them?


I'm just not afraid to ask for a little extra discount when I order stuff. You will be surprised what some stores or shops will give just for asking :thumb:

The ebay store that those are listed by is actually Quality Discount Truck Accessories and SUV Accessories - TruckChamp. I just did a Google search for L.O.F inc (seen in the pictures) and I found the company that way, I called up truck champ 1-888-244-5908 and talked with Lindsey she was really helpful in checking inventory and setting up the order, I asked her if I ordered them over the phone and didn't buy through eBay and paypal which ends up costing them money from the listing fee's and such if she could offer me these any cheaper and she said I can work out something for you she said she could do them for $58 shipped and I said Okay! within moments I had an email order confirmation and she said once they ship out tomorrow I will get tracking info.

Maybe someone there can do the same for you... Best of luck and I'll update this with my thoughts on the new mirrors.

kramer2k 03-26-2013 01:33 PM

Sweet! Just called up that place and got a pair of mirrors for my Bestop Highrock Element doors for $64 shipped.

Creepin__Jeeper 03-26-2013 07:39 PM

There ya go! I have ordered from that company before so maybe they saw that I spent a few bills with them and gave me a little extra?... anyway the ones I ordered shipped out today and should be here in by weeks end so I will post back in here.

I realized that I kinda thread jacked here and that's not like me, maybe I should start my own thread for the super cheap replacement mirrors and help out other Jeepers who might need these.

stryke-force 03-26-2013 09:31 PM

I use the dietech mounts and they work great. Had some brand...I think lange, and I didn't care for them at all.

Y-Guy 06-10-2013 06:00 PM

I thought I'd give a quick update. I called to place an order for mirrors, took the guy a few to understand I was asking for the price from online, at first he wanted to cut me a killer deal and give me both for $100, then I pointed him to their ebay store and the price of $32.80 each. Of course just after that he tells me the passenger side is sold out and he's not sure how long it will be before they get any in stock. I'll check back in a week. Thanks for the heads up on this deal.

Ggg 06-15-2013 11:01 AM

Just another cheaper idea I use on my TJ, and it works as just well on JK's as well. I use a pair of long stem Harley mirrors. Insert them into the upper hinge and tighten the nut, done. I paid $10 for a used pair on ebay, and I used some left over wrinkle finish black paint to color them.

Y-Guy 07-03-2013 03:24 PM

I gave up on CongoAutoworld/TruckChamp as they don't have the passenger side mirror in stock it appears. I did use the part number that they showed on their website and after some googeling I found some for sale on Amazon. I'm always suspicious of 3rd party vendors on Amazon or even eBay. But they quickly shipped my mirrors and I'm tracking them, should have them in hand by July 5th. I bought them from AutoandArt on Amazon. Two pack for $65.92 with free shipping. Spiderwebshade should be here soon too.

New Side Mirror - OEM: 55077967AC, OEM: 55077966AC, Pair Set : Amazon.com : Automotive

DirtyTeddy 07-03-2013 04:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ggg (Post 3863192)
Just another cheaper idea I use on my TJ, and it works as just well on JK's as well. I use a pair of long stem Harley mirrors. Insert them into the upper hinge and tighten the nut, done. I paid $10 for a used pair on ebay, and I used some left over wrinkle finish black paint to color them.

Can you post a picture of those please? I'm looking to do the same thing

Y-Guy 08-06-2013 12:42 AM

It took me another month from my last post to finally get the parts needed and the doors off. The mirrors from AutoandArt on Amazon are great, I can't tell there is any vibration of the mirrors even on some rougher roads in town.

The only frustration I had was dealing with Die-Tech. They are not exactly fast nor good about communication, the product itself is fine though. The frustration I had with them is the steel pin/screw that connects to the mirror and into the hinge on one of mine was bent from the shipping. I did suggest to them they should be shipped with the pin/screw removed as the weight of the mirrors the the brutes shipping had probably bent it. Beyond the bent pin I was irritated that I had emailed them 3 times, with no reply and called once. I was about ready to call Visa and have the charge put into dispute, that day I got a call and they apologized for not replying sooner. I get they are a small business and were probably on vacation, but change your voice mail, use email auto-reply - even a small business can look like a big business with a few simple tools. In the end they got the spare part out and I'm good to go.

Mirrors and the Die-Tech mounts are rock solid and look factory! I'm a happy camper. Thanks to those that posted earlier with your experiences.

JerryJeepster 08-06-2013 10:15 AM

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Originally Posted by Y-Guy (Post 4044721)
It took me another month from my last post to finally get the parts needed and the doors off. The mirrors from AutoandArt on Amazon are great, I can't tell there is any vibration of the mirrors even on some rougher roads in town.

The only frustration I had was dealing with Die-Tech. They are not exactly fast nor good about communication, the product itself is fine though. The frustration I had with them is the steel pin/screw that connects to the mirror and into the hinge on one of mine was bent from the shipping. I did suggest to them they should be shipped with the pin/screw removed as the weight of the mirrors the the brutes shipping had probably bent it. Beyond the bent pin I was irritated that I had emailed them 3 times, with no reply and called once. I was about ready to call Visa and have the charge put into dispute, that day I got a call and they apologized for not replying sooner. I get they are a small business and were probably on vacation, but change your voice mail, use email auto-reply - even a small business can look like a big business with a few simple tools. In the end they got the spare part out and I'm good to go.

Mirrors and the Die-Tech mounts are rock solid and look factory! I'm a happy camper. Thanks to those that posted earlier with your experiences.

Same happened to me. They did however get right back to me and shipped the new one out right away. I bought qtec mirrors and o e vibrates. I will try to get them to replace it. I love the mounts and they're solid!

NHflannelman12JK76CJ5 08-06-2013 10:21 AM

For those who use the Q-Tech Relocation ones - it looks like they give a filler plate for the full door - just a little circle. Does anyone have experience with it? It doesn't look like it requires the plate to be welded on - so I'm curious how it stays (magnetic?).

thanks,

JerryJeepster 08-06-2013 10:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NHflannelman12JK76CJ5 (Post 4045651)
For those who use the Q-Tech Relocation ones - it looks like they give a filler plate for the full door - just a little circle. Does anyone have experience with it? It doesn't look like it requires the plate to be welded on - so I'm curious how it stays (magnetic?).

thanks,

I imagine it bolts up just like factory. I didn't want to keep removing the factory mirrors for risk of scratching the doors. I just bought an additional set of mirrors.


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