Wing Mirrors

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  1. frenchypilot

    frenchypilot Read Only Funster

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    I would very much like to change the wing mirrors on my Pilot Galaxy 2004
    The ones I have fitted are the older type fitted to a C bar that is fixed top & bottom to the body work & the mirror clamped to the bar.
    Is it possible to have a single point fixture to the bodywork type where the mirror can be adjusted within a fixed casing similar to moder cars but much bigger of course. Not interested in electrical remote adjustment mirrors. Also what is the best way of attaching the fixtures to the bodywork, mine are screwed in with self tapers , not that clever.
    Any advice or links to the professionals will be most helpful.:thumb:
    cheers
     
  2. Wildman

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    before looking further think about replacement cost when some clown takes them off on a narrow winding road. I think the differance would be a few hundred Quid.
     
  3. Jaws

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    As said.. .bloody expensive !!

    But there is a cheaper alternative

    Look in yellow pages for commercial vehicle breakers.
    Pop along there and have a scout around to see if there is anything suitable..
    Will be a quarter of the cost :Smile:
     
  4. madbluemad

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    I have just replaced a broken wing mirror for a new one. The mirror was a Velvac 2020, 715409.

    It cost £307.60, had I replaced it with an electric one as per the original, it would have cost me near double.

    Jim
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  5. JJ

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    A drinking buddy of mine back in Bath used to work for a huge car mirror manufacturer supplying major car makers...

    When ever I called them "wing" mirrors he would correct me and say they were "door" mirrors as they are no longer fitted to the "wings" of cars...

    What a pedant he was, hey? :Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    I have got black tap on mine at the moment, £ 200 plus to replace so somebody else can hit it, I will wait until completly broken. Pete :Angry::Angry::Angry:
     
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    It still cost me £307.60, its a blast inni.
    Jim
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    Speak to Graham (GJH).
    He may be able to fix you up.:Wink:
     
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