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3/13/12 4:51pm - Original Message: 'Rear View Mirror Replacement'
Stan77
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New Philadelphia, OH - USA

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1977 T-Top Coupe, Black with Buckskin Interior. Restored.

Joined: 1/19/2012
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I am replacing the inside rear view mirror. Can anyone tell me how to get the piece that
is glued on to the windshield off. I need to replace it, also, and a new one came with the
mirror.
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3/13/12 5:02pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear View Mirror Replacement'
DaveM Lifetime Member
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Flanders, NJ - USA

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1982 Black, ZZ4, Hooker Side Pipes, 3.55 Rear, Rebuilt & upgraded 700R4, All new suspension, brakes, & new Charcoal interior.

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3/14/12 2:02pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear View Mirror Replacement'
aceinthehole Lifetime Member
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Valley Springs, CA - USA

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1978,Metalic Money Green W/Gold emblems,TH350 w/gear splitter,black & grey interior.1978,two tone,Metalic Rootbeer & gold ,Doeskin interior,auto. trans. 1981, Silver w/mirrored T-Tops,4 spd, charcoal interior.

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I'm sure you've already considered the obvious, unless you want to change the location slightly, you'll never see the old / new one after the mirror is on. I did raise mine up slightly, and then it fell off, and again. 3 tries to get it stuck good again Unhappy, but, no big deal. 

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3/14/12 4:26pm - Reply: 'Re: Rear View Mirror Replacement'
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Greer, SC - USA

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1978 Black with Viking mural painted under hood AM/FM/CB radio, T-top and a 2013 Cyber Gray Grand Sport Coupe, 2LT for my daily driver

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I replaced my inside mirror with a custom engraved chrome mirror.  The new one came with the piece that attches to the wind shield, BUT I used the original one.  I had to turn the piece that came with the mirror upside down, but no one can see that. I have had to glue those mounting pieces back on the wind shield and it is not too hard to do...BUT you have to follow directions exactly.  I agree...leave the old one in place.  I did know a person that tried to remove that piece with a pair of pliers....it came off, along with the same size piece of wind shield...aaaarrrrggggghhhhhCensored 

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