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  1. Dave K

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    After having a lovely weekend, there we were driving back from Tintagel only for a van to smash my drivers side wing mirror case to smithereens, glass is ok, to say I'm gutted is an understatement, anyhow I can't do anything about it now but I've been looking online to try and get a replacement with no joy so far, it's a 2007 Swift Bolero, heated mirror, electrically adjustable......just to make things even more expensive :(, any ideas on where to look?
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    It's not Swift you should be searching for Dave but the chassis manufacturer (y)
     
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    Try mirrorman thinks this is name of website
     
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    What about a Hard case cover that would take the place of the original cover ,if everything else works.
     
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    Unfortunately it got clouted on the outside edge and the indicators smashed to pieces as well, I think I might invest in some covers once I get this sorted
     
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    Do you think the additional protector covers would have saved the day ? :unsure:
     
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    I have handled both versions of the mirror guards, in my opinion they are more ornamental than protection
     
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    To be honest I'm not sure, because it got hit near the outside edge the indicators got smashed as well so and the cover doesn't protect that part very well does it
     
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    My O/S one got smashed off by a tractor , I had a Mirrorguard on, did not so any good protecting mine, I replaced the complete mirror with a shortened arm van version, to reduce the risk of it happening again.
     
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    I'm glad you said that because I'm wondering why the arm needs to be so long, obviously visibility is still OK with a shorter arm?
    With the current wing mirrors they seem a bit oversize and susceptible to it happening again
     
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    You do lose a small amount of vision, but not a lot, I don't know if it would work on the passengers side though due to the angle.
     
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