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Old July 14th, 2009, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default 96 silverado- standard rearview mirror to comp/temp mirror

I have a 96 chevy silverado. I'm looking to up grade my regular rearview mirror with one that has a compas and shows the temperature. I've found several mirrors for a pretty good price, but i'm not sure how the go in. Is there a seperate air temp sensor that has to plug in to the mirror (in whice case i would need that too) or does the mirror just need to hooked up to a power source?

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Old July 15th, 2009, 01:20 PM   #2
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Anyone know?
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there should be a sensor outside for the air temp
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Old July 17th, 2009, 09:42 PM   #4
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I added one on my 2000 gmc, and a few others. You need the temp. sensor that goes up by the grill, the pigtail connector for the back of the mirror, and some wire. It is pretty simple. I pulled it all from a donor truck.

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I added one on my 2000 gmc, and a few others. You need the temp. sensor that goes up by the grill, the pigtail connector for the back of the mirror, and some wire. It is pretty simple. I pulled it all from a donor truck.
Thanks, that's what I figured

Anyone know if the GENTEX aftermarket mirrors are any good?
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I have not heard anything about them.
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