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White Tripod Tow Mirrors

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by MylesNT, May 8, 2019.

  1. MylesNT

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    I'd really like to have a set. I know, I can buy stainless ones all day long, I want white. I've tried tracing inside the gasket. I've tried to trace the metal frame of the mirror. I can't get the curves right, maybe you could, but I can't.

    I really just need the glass. But I'll buy the glass, the head, whole assembly or set if we can come together on a price. Hell, if you've got a broken mirror that's in 2-4 pieces that could be put together on a table I can trace, that would work. I bought some stainless ones to steal the glass out of. That went to hell pretty quick. So if you have something, just let me know and we'll see what we can work out.

    Pics are what I'm talking about.

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    I just bought a set of stainless ones from @eskimomann209. Too bad you couldnt have scored them. Ive been through so many sets trying to remove the glass and come to realize... DONT DO IT! Every one has broken. I work in scrap so ill keep the eyes out for ya.
     
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    Thanks man! I was soooo close to getting the glass out of the stainless ones. I was like, “I got this.”, then it shattered. I almost broke down and bought some stainless ones, I thought I’d try here before admitting defeat.
     
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    All the glass i tried was the same way.... so close then kablooey! Also to note do not even attempt this with the same kind of ford mirrors because the glass is glued in and for certain breaks. I had a hell of a time finding the correct stainless ones, i always found whites or the ones that mount outside the head. Try your local craigslist?
     
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    I had the glass on one of my mirrors replaced at a Glass Shop for $20. They already had patterns for most mirrors.
     
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    I hit the Craigslist everyday. I found one but it was attached to a door and over 3 hours away. Then again, I’ve never done a specific search for mirrors.

    Uh, it didn’t dawn on me that they might have a pattern for it already. I don’t think we have a local glass shop, but there should be one about 30 minutes away, and being a bigger city, my chances are even better that they will have the pattern.

    I’ll do some looking at these options. Y’all bear with me, sometimes I get so focused on one solution I over look a few more.
     
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    If you have not found a set of white yet i just picked up another pair of stainless ones if your interested.
     
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    I have some white ones i'd love to sell ya..i'll find em next week..hang tight.
     
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    Lol day late and a dollar short... i sold him mine. Hell probly want yours first though.
     
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    :shrug:

    I hardly ever come in here but i'm preparing to sell a gang of stuff and thought "what the hell?"

    I hope I didn't throw em away - they were pretty nice! What are they worth?
     
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    Not real sure honestly. Let me know what your off loading. Im keeping eyes out for a few things.
     
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    Will likely make a thread when I get a round tuit. You dudes are gonna get first dibs at my stuff before I blindly put it on eBay or Craigslist..

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    I’m still in for some white ones if you find them. I forget to check back in threads sometimes and I never get a notification when someone posts.
     
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    Thanks for reminding me. Lol
     
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