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Old August 9th 2010, 09:07
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Power Mirrors

Hey All Super Freaks,

I wanted power mirrors to match my power windows,

First i had to find the ones i liked or more to suit the car I wanted Porsche 996 teardrop mirrors.

Then found out how much they would cost even on ebay agood set was $400 plus.

After much searching i found that Mazda RX7 1993 mirrors look the same found a set on ebay for $80 plus shipping form Japan

With switch for the dash.

I have just finished the drivers side and wanted to share, I do have a lot of photos of the build as i had to hand make the adapter






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Old August 10th 2010, 07:02
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nice work
very intrested in your adapters..any pictures?
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Old August 10th 2010, 08:10
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Look tidy - a slight variation on the tear drops but they are good looking, not too cumbersome. How are the mountings done?
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Old August 10th 2010, 18:14
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Hey All,

I started with a product we have in Australia called Kneed IT it comes in a tube two components you have to kneed and sets like rock you can file it and sand it...

First i taped off the section where i wanted to mount them then went to work slowly building up till i had the desired efect then let it set over night.

Then spent the next few days shaping till i was happy.

As you can see from the mounting plate that came with the mirrors it was a lot of Kneed It.














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Old August 11th 2010, 09:24
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Hi, 666Bug,
A very nice application. You have galvanised me into looking again at fitting some Audi 80 ('91) electric mirrors that I have that conveniently came off a more vertical door panel than on the RX7. They are more 'Touring' than 'Sports' but should suit the rest of the vehicle.

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Old August 11th 2010, 10:12
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Late 90s MX5 (Miata) mirrors look like they might be a choice? The bases seem a better shape
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Old August 15th 2010, 09:30
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Interesting thread.
I'm thinking about modifying a pair of mirrors from Volvo 440th
They have electric adjustment and heating.

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Old March 10th 2012, 10:36
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Hi 666bug, are you still around here? I wonder if you could upload those pictures again... I really loved you conversion, and saved a couple of pics on my hard drive but the whole package would be great
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