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8683jb

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Side-view mirrors?
« on: October 30, 2019, 10:00:55 PM »
I’m looking to put on a set of side-view mirrors and thought I’d just get a couple of the WW2-type ones from the Jeep suppliers and bolt them to the cowl or up above on the perimeter rail. But then I thought there might be some better ideas. What are you guys using? Thanks.

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emptyhead

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2019, 06:10:49 AM »
I think don used a cocksure set I’m not sure haven’t gotten that far into my project to start on that

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2019, 09:22:35 PM »
Yes I used mirrors for a CCKW. I got them from Midwest Military. The mounts almost lined up perfectly


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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2019, 08:11:22 PM »
John has them at midwest military. I ordered a set today. He referred to them as "halftrack mirrors" as I think there are some differences in the brackets.

8683jb

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2019, 08:23:59 PM »
Thank you for the info guys. I'll give John a call after I get a couple of these other fires put out.

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yd328

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2019, 05:58:16 AM »
I noticed the ORD-9 lists a rear view mirror. It only lists an ord number, c86092 on page 320. In the cross reference it shows Autocar part number 16urk4768d and White 403442

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8683jb

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2019, 08:43:38 AM »
I'll check those out. Thanks Gary.
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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2019, 10:58:29 AM »




I welded mirror bracket to 1/4" flat bar , counter sunk and bolted to existing pillar
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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2019, 08:06:26 PM »
@ Mfrance That is a good idea!!!
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8683jb

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2019, 11:33:15 PM »
Great idea. Thanks Michael. I like the offset studs on the mirror heads. Where'd you get them?
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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2019, 11:36:24 PM »
Can use any cckw/ chevy.   Or even jeep g503 mirror arm assembly to keep ww2 look.      I tilt my passenger side down to see blind spot as people love to sit and film with phone in that spot...

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Re: Side-view mirrors?
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2019, 11:42:16 PM »
Thanks. I have the arms and just need brackets and mirror heads. I hope to get back on it next week. Thanks again.

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