1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by 428cougarguy » 21 Mar 2017, 21:16

Mike, your next project needs to be get that mirror repainted....LOL...many chips, etc.

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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by Mike_B_SVT » 22 Mar 2017, 18:30

428cougarguy wrote:
21 Mar 2017, 21:16
Mike, your next project needs to be get that mirror repainted....LOL...many chips, etc.
If I paint it then I'll have to restore the whole car, LOL!

Seriously though, the screw holes in the base are all cracked out and held together with JB Weld. However, I did snag a nice replacement to swap in once I get around to paint work ;-)
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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by waterlife » 25 Mar 2017, 09:46

Thats something I intend to do. I noticed that the driver door is made in a way that there is a"platform" for the mirror to sit on, but none on the right door, is this an issue? I also notice that the mirrors are different on 1969/ 1970/ 1971, am I correct?
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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by Mike_B_SVT » 28 Mar 2017, 15:05

waterlife wrote:
25 Mar 2017, 09:46
Thats something I intend to do. I noticed that the driver door is made in a way that there is a"platform" for the mirror to sit on, but none on the right door, is this an issue? I also notice that the mirrors are different on 1969/ 1970/ 1971, am I correct?
Al
No issue with mounting on the passenger door. The mirror base sits nicely in the groove of the door.

Technically, 69's did not use the passenger side sport mirror from the factory, and in 1970 the passenger side sport mirror was only installed on Eliminators. However, the '70 mirror can be installed on a '69 without issue.
I don't have any knowledge regarding the 1971 mirrors - sorry!
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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by waterlife » 28 Mar 2017, 15:30

The 1969-1970 drivers mirror are different, its crazy
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Re: 1970 Passenger Side Sport Mirror Install / Riv-Nut Install

Post by Mike_B_SVT » 31 Mar 2017, 14:25

waterlife wrote:
28 Mar 2017, 15:30
The 1969-1970 drivers mirror are different, its crazy
Bases should be the same, but yes, the adjustment levers are different! Good catch :-)
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1970 Cougar Eliminator (Competition Gold / Black Decor Interior)
1 of 70 with 428SCJ, Ram Air, 4-speed.
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