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Old May 6th, 2010, 01:17 PM   #1
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Is it me or do these things SUCK!! They're ok with the doors off but when you put the doors on you can't even see the passenger one. Anybody experience this or am I just an idiot??lol
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Old May 6th, 2010, 01:22 PM   #2
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my passenger one blows also you cant see it with the doors on.
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Old May 6th, 2010, 03:53 PM   #3
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I have a fisheye in the corner of my passenger one and it works not badly.
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Old May 6th, 2010, 04:54 PM   #4
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i gave up and took the passenger side off completely. it was useless.
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Old May 10th, 2010, 10:25 AM   #5
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I had the same problem on my TJ. I haven't tried it, but supposedly the cheap Harley replacement mirrors fit right into the door hinges when the doors are removed. So you can use those when you go door-less and then not have to worry about relocating the mirrors back and forth between the doors and the windshield.
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Old July 18th, 2010, 12:10 AM   #6
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I put a set on this weekend and they work pretty good. The passenger side is hard to see out of but it gets me by. The set I got was made by Sun Performance and I picked them because they looked like they didn't fit as far forward as the other ones advertised. I found them on the Quadratec web site and I don't think they had them in the catalog. $35.00 wasn't bad either. If you want the factory look you wont get it with relocation pieces. I had a set of aftermarket mirrors but one blew apart on the highway last Monday. These also had the same issue with the passenger side and I think the Sun Performance part works better as I can see more of the mirror than I did with the aftermarket one.
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Old July 20th, 2010, 01:14 PM   #7
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I broke down and just bought the "CJ" style mirrors for the TJ. They work pretty darn good.
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Today, I experimented with rare earth magnets as an effective way to hold a mirror to the windshield frame.

I still have some tweeking to do as far as how the magnets sit and how to attach them, but I did a road test today, and they seemed to work pretty good.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:00 PM   #9
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Just a follow up on the magnets.

The mirrors held well, but they are two tipsy because of a smaller base. I am going to try again with a different mirror
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I know this is a old thread but I took a old set of the stock tj mirrors, took them apart and ground down the shaft to fit them in the stock hinge holes. They work great and never move.
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I took the passenger side on of to one less thing to bash on a tree. You only need two in michigan anyway's.
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I run a re-locator on my drivers side, keeps me legal, and keep the passenger hooked to the door. Works perfect!
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