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Door mirrors?

Post by 81rustabu » Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:44 pm

Is all the g body door mirrors the same or are they different from car to car.
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by TURNA » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:15 am

i believe 4 doors have a slightly different angle to them but not noticeable enough for them not to be used
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by 81rustabu » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:15 am

Well i got some from a cutlass and it seems they dont sit right on the car. Its like ther angled wrong.
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by TURNA » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:27 am

I have used a set off a Monte in the past can't see them being different from a Cutlass......But who knows with the way GM is.
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by 81rustabu » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:57 am

Is it possible that the gasket only goes on one way or the they use different gaskets?
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by TURNA » Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:23 pm

try the fitment without the gasket.
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Re: Door mirrors?

Post by LS6 Tommy » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:46 pm

It's not really so much of a gasket. Each body style has a specific "base" and usually different internal bracing.

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