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Old 05-31-2010, 01:55 PM
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Just put some new mirrors on the Wag.

A good friend of mine asked if I could tow his pontoon boat. I couldn't refuse, mostly because I wanted to hang out on said boat. I really needed some new mirrors. The factory mirrors I had left a lot to be desired, they were small and nonfunctional, a perfect time to upgrade.

I had to machine a new base and make some gaskets.
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Overall, I really like the way they look, I haven't decided what color they should be. I'm leaning towards the same satin black as the bumpers.
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:14 PM
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i would like to see those in person.

Nice job on the mouting.

Are those from an FJ?
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:18 PM
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Yup, I forgot to mention that. They were listed as 2010 FJ Cruiser.
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:02 PM
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Deff might steal that idea...love them! Did you make the blinkers functional?
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:09 PM
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Great idea! Can you elaborate a bit more on the machining of the base! I really like this idea bud!
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:13 PM
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Those look cool I was thinking about some Manual YJ mirrors like theses.....http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jeep-...fAccesso ries

Cool idea with the FJ mirrors!
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Old 06-03-2010, 08:32 PM
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Would you be interested in making other mounting brackets for GW mirrors? Thanks
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:03 PM
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Ditto!

Me too, I would love a pair!!

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Old 06-12-2010, 12:46 AM
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Any chance of building more?

I would be interested in a set of the mounts you machined, if you are interested in selling some more.

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Old 06-12-2010, 05:23 AM
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Ditto! Wife thinks the mirrors are too small.
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Old 06-12-2010, 06:40 AM
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FJ, FSJ...pretty close! Looks cool!
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:40 AM
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Besides the cool mirrors, nobody's going to mention the hood scoop? Care to elaborate on that for us?

Thankyouverymuch.
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Old 06-16-2010, 08:05 PM
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Wow, thanks for the response. I've been getting slayed at work or I would have posted sooner. All the functions work, blinkers power mirrors and they even fold in when I have to park in a city parking garage. It's also a big plus to be able to see traffic around me.

The two piece bases are made from 6061 aluminum with a gasket cut from 1/4" epdm (rubber). I was able to use the factory mounting hardware and location although it seems to be slightly different from side to side.

The hood scoop is...well, it is what it is. I have it because a couple of summers ago I noticed some bubbling paint on the hood. Like an idiot, I scraped some off and opened a gigantic can of worms. I guess at one point the P.O. ran into something and put a sizable dent in the hood. After some further investigating, I found it was starting to rust under the filler. Long story short I did some yard work had a couple of beers and cut my hood up for some reason.

I have to do some reinforcing, the hood flexes to much. I had to grind into it to stop some cracking and never got around to repainting. I'm probably just going to put on a "new hood" if I can find one close for a good price.
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Old 08-27-2010, 08:45 AM
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Did you get a chance to make the mounting brackets we talked about?
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:47 PM
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Any update on this?

I would love to put a set of these mirrors on my Jeep. Interested in selling me a pair of those mirror adapters?
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Old 08-27-2011, 04:38 PM
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are you interested in making the base? I've acquired some of these mirrors and would like to do this mod.
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would love those mounts as well
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