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Old 10-21-2009, 07:19 PM   #1
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The lighted rear view mirror on my '74 vert is not looking so good, but I have not been able to find a replacement mirror with the light. Does anyone know a source? Maybe a different year will work?

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My 75 had the same issue, so I replaced the mirror glass and cleaned up and repainted the rest of it. It came out good.
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Did you get the mirror glass from a glass shop or did you order a standard mirror and take it apart?

When taking apart the new or old mirror, how did you separate the mirror from the housing?

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This is the mirror glass. I just used a razor blade to carefully seperate the old glass from the rubber.

http://willcoxcorvette.com/product_i...oducts_id=2137
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My 75 had the same issue, so I replaced the mirror glass and cleaned up and repainted the rest of it. It came out good.
What glue did you use to reinstall the glass?
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I used ultra black rtv silicone, but I think 3M black weather strip adheisive would work good too.
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