Mirror Glass Removal

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Andrew 2.8i
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Mirror Glass Removal

Post by Andrew 2.8i »

Hi Everybody, I hope that you're all well.

Has anybody found a technique to prise the black plastic surround and mirror glass from the housing on the passenger side mirror? Without breaking the glass, if possible. I know there's a series of clips on the plastic that secure it to a lip on the inside of the housing, I'm a bit wary about using too much force.
Thanks in advance for your opinions and advice.

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No help really Andrew. The black surround is a sod to get out unless the glass has already broken. The only one I have got out I was able to butcher the housing as it was terminally rusty and I just wanted the mirror from it.
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Peter-S wrote: Sat Mar 05, 2022 4:13 pm No help really Andrew. The black surround is a sod to get out unless the glass has already broken. The only one I have got out I was able to butcher the housing as it was terminally rusty and I just wanted the mirror from it.
Thanks for your advice, Peter. I removed one surround with no problem at all, but with my spare mirror I'm finding the process a lot more difficult. I believe the glass in this one is original and so I wanted to preserve it and the surround. Not asking for much, am I ? :lol:

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:lol: :lol: They are a night mate door mirrors , marie broke our backing on our old bus two days before we part exchanged it and I broke the mirror on that re fixing that .
If you find away Andrew we know where to send them :roll: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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