West Coast Mirrors

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West Coast Mirrors

Post by TheMopars » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:07 pm

My truck had these mirrors on them at some point and I've been searching for a couple months to
find a decent set. Only problem, as I'm sure you all know, is Ebay is flooded with the Ford ones but
not much out there for Dodge. Finally found this set from NAPA after finding a thread on a Corvair
Van site. They're pretty much exactly what I've been looking for but a little pricey, about $200 for
the pair. Link below is the thread I found them on and the NAPA website. If I buy these I plan to modify
them like they guy did in the thread so they don't stick out as far, I'd like them tucked in a little more
since I won't be towing any trailers.

http://corvaircenter.com/phorum/read.ph ... 048,818660

https://www.napaonline.com/p/LIT97644#

I also found a set locally on CL. They are the stubby version which I think could look cool. I'd just need to
modify the lower bar to add a couple of inches so they'd line up with the existing holes on my truck. I can
get these for $80. Can't say I've seen many like this out there so I just might jump on these instead. Pics below.
Feel free to give me your opinions.
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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by wally426ci » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:14 am

Mine has similar holes but I can't find evidence that they were ever mounted. :thinking people love the small mirrors like your driver side but I know they can be hard to see out of.

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by swptln » Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:38 pm

I have factory set I'd be willing to sell, but there not chrome.
There's pic's of them in the link.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.p ... #msg-12621
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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by TheMopars » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:58 am

wally426ci wrote:Mine has similar holes but I can't find evidence that they were ever mounted. :thinking people love the small mirrors like your driver side but I know they can be hard to see out of.
I do like the stock mirror too. Glass needs to be fixed though as I can see right through it, no reflection.

I'd prefer the look of the one there now with new glass over a new mirror but it doesn't look replaceable.

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Post by TheMopars » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:02 am

swptln wrote:I have factory set I'd be willing to sell, but there not chrome.
There's pic's of them in the link.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.p ... #msg-12621

I like those a lot but the bottom holes on my door are above the custom badge at the base
of the butterfly window.Wish I had a photo of what used to be there, they must have
been just a little smaller than your set.

I'm also thinking of just filling the holes with some painted screw heads and keep searching
for an original passenger side stem and mirror. Just don't want to pay the price I see them
listed for lol

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by wally426ci » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:36 am

I had glass replaced in one of mine. I had a glass shop do it and it's still ok. I think they cut it slightly elliptical and slid it in and it stayed put.

I support you either way, but here might be the answer to your wish:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/162000298998?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT

I have these on mine.

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Post by abodyjoe » Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:04 am

wally426ci wrote:I had glass replaced in one of mine. I had a glass shop do it and it's still ok. I think they cut it slightly elliptical and slid it in and it stayed put.

I support you either way, but here might be the answer to your wish:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/162000298998?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT

I have these on mine.

i have one of those on my truck.. works well.

pics are from the test fit which is why the screws aren't all the way in..

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had these when i got it but the glass was toast and they were loose as hell. the biggest thing i didn't like was the huge blind spot they caused..
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Post by TheMopars » Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:28 pm

wally426ci wrote:I had glass replaced in one of mine. I had a glass shop do it and it's still ok. I think they cut it slightly elliptical and slid it in and it stayed put.

I support you either way, but here might be the answer to your wish:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/162000298998?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT

I have these on mine.

Those look great and the price is right too!

And thanks for the photos abodyjoe.

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Post by swptln » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:30 pm

You could go this route, if you don't need the West Coast style.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.php?5,14662
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Post by abodyjoe » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:53 am

swptln wrote:You could go this route, if you don't need the West Coast style.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.php?5,14662

those are the arms i have on mine.. still have to install the passenger side one of these days.

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by Allen66 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:16 pm

abodyjoe wrote:
swptln wrote:You could go this route, if you don't need the West Coast style.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.php?5,14662

those are the arms i have on mine.. still have to install the passenger side one of these days.
I have a 1966 powerwagon and would like those arms for it. How do I purchase a pair?

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by abodyjoe » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:30 pm

Allen66 wrote:
abodyjoe wrote:
swptln wrote:You could go this route, if you don't need the West Coast style.
http://dodgesweptline.org/phorum/read.php?5,14662

those are the arms i have on mine.. still have to install the passenger side one of these days.
I have a 1966 powerwagon and would like those arms for it. How do I purchase a pair?

they fit good.. had to slightly open one hole to get them to fit the stock holes on the drivers door but no big deal.. have yet to put the passenger side on yet. been too lazy..

to order you have to join that site and contact the guy selling them.. guy was real easy to deal with and got my parts pretty fast..

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To place an order do not post on the forum, send me a pm with a subject title "Mirrors" and include your name, address, phone number and items you would like to purchase.

These mirror arms are not going to be advertised or offered anywhere on the internet and are only going to be offered to DTA members.
Once you or if you place an order, please allow 1 week lead time to assemble and prep for shipping.
Included will be a template and instructions on how to install the arms.
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Post by PwrWgnDrvr » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:31 pm

Mark is known as "swptln" when he posts here. Currently sold out and not making anymore for awhile.

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by Conrad » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:25 pm

(tried to delete this post but couldn't) :thinking

Decade auto parts
Round mirror style (4.75" vs. 5" original): https://www.decadeautoparts.com/index.p ... duct_id=60
West Coast mirror style: https://www.decadeautoparts.com/index.p ... duct_id=73

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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by Hobcobble » Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:05 pm

Conrad wrote:(tried to delete this post but couldn't) :thinking

Decade auto parts
Round mirror style (4.75" vs. 5" original): https://www.decadeautoparts.com/index.p ... duct_id=60
West Coast mirror style: https://www.decadeautoparts.com/index.p ... duct_id=73
Do you want it deleted?

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Post by swptln » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:54 am

PwrWgnDrvr wrote:Mark is known as "swptln" when he posts here. Currently sold out and not making anymore for awhile.
I'll have more of them available again in the fall. Just took a break for a while to get some work done on my 68 W200.
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Re: West Coast Mirrors

Post by Allen66 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:50 pm

swptln wrote:
PwrWgnDrvr wrote:Mark is known as "swptln" when he posts here. Currently sold out and not making anymore for awhile.
I'll have more of them available again in the fall. Just took a break for a while to get some work done on my 68 W200.
When you're ready to make more I'm ready to buy a pair.

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