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Mirror busted? HOW TO FIX IT FOR PEANUTS!

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Well, i was bouncing along a rural lane local to me yesterday. The cars stiff suspension making it

skip over the road like a pebble on a rough sea. I personally find this the ideal way to eliminate

any rattles, albeit causing a few new ones...

:)

Obviously the mirror is not that robust as it decided the pounding was enough and let go:

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Have searched and found this to be one of 'the' ways they can break on us.

:)

Two questions guys.

1, Anyone recently got the frame only from anywhere? Or am i down to the scrapyards with

an allen key and some hope? I can get a whole assembly for

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What about the wrecked GT3 on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=280216585535

The plastic housing might be damaged but since I since I presume you're only intererested in the internals and are going to swap the housing anyway, that would make it even cheaper...


May: DON'T hit it with a hammer!

Clarkson: Why?

May: Cause it's the tool of a pikey.

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Hi Paul,

I think I know where to buy just the frame but I'll a day to find the site again. I will pm you tomorrow if I find it.

Dave

try here

http://www.brodie.co.uk/

dave

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Ok, it's been said i'm as tight as a ducks arse, but this repaired my broken

mirror frame for about the cost of a pint of beer. If anything it's tougher than

the original as it misses out the sacrificial part of the casting thats designed

to break off.

Just a little bit cheaper than forking out

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I thought the topic title was how to fix a mirror with peanuts! :)


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You're a lucky guy that you got away with it at home telling it was a bumpy road what crashed the mirror.

When I came home from a run to the N

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