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Old 09-27-2016, 05:55 PM   #1
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Best second gen mirrors?

I'm got a set of manual m3 mirrors that I bought yearrrss ago in a group purchase that I never installed. I'm not sure how I feel about them anymore and I wanted to see what other options there were for stock mirrors other than the dumbo mirrors I have on my 98.
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Old 09-27-2016, 06:37 PM   #2
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I had the el-cheapo street scene mirrors and always thought those were the best in terms of style.

Link in the signature still works......I think
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Old 09-28-2016, 05:07 PM   #3
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Street scene sport mirrors were always the best. There was a cheap knockoff (street smart?) that was virtually the same. I bought 2 or 3 sets of each over the years (constantly broke the passenger side mirror... 2 wrecks, a car wash, my mom parking it too close to a fence, etc). At one point I had boxes full of drivers mirrors.

There was another one that looked pretty old school.... flat simple base with a thin arm that held a small mirror.
Maybe this one? Never known anyone with them, just seen them on the street...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Mirrors-...BX6h2E&vxp=mtr
I don't remember the screw holes visible on the outside, and thought the mirror itself was smaller.... but they were this shape.
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Old 09-30-2016, 03:20 PM   #4
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The eBay link appears to be repop's of factory 1st gen base model mirrors. I didn't read the application info tho. They offered that style of mirrors on base model 94's as well, But by 95 the only option was dumbo. Then in late 98-99ish they went to the later style stock mirrors.
Never looked into it, are the mirror attachment holes in the same place between 1st & 2nd gen?
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You are right.... my link was 1st gen. But I've seen those for 2nd gens.... never knew it was a '94 "option".
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You are right.... my link was 1st gen. But I've seen those for 2nd gens.... never knew it was a '94 "option".
Yea. I've never seen them on anything other than 94's or trucks that i KNOW had stuff swapped around. In fact, just last night I saw a fairly well rotted 94 excab for sale on Craigslist with those mirrors. Thought about screenshotting it to post in here for you, but I am learning a new phone, and haven't quite figured out how to screenshot with it yet..
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I didn't realize that style came on the second gens, my 94 blazer, the last first gen year. I always thought those were the best looking mirrors on the first gens.
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Old 10-03-2016, 08:10 PM   #9
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I didn't realize that style came on the second gens, my 94 blazer, the last first gen year. I always thought those were the best looking mirrors on the first gens.
I think you might be a little off. the 94 blazer style is a power mirror and looks slightly different than than the pic posted above. the blazer style looks to be "aero styled" so to speak. What I mean is, there is basically no gaps between the mirror housing and mount base. The style above are a "post mounted mirror and there is definitive gap between the mirror housing and the base with the only thing between the two is the mounting post.

I hope what I am saying makes sense. My internet is being stupid slow right now so I'd like to post pics but it's not gonna happen.
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I think you might be a little off. the 94 blazer style is a power mirror and looks slightly different than than the pic posted above. the blazer style looks to be "aero styled" so to speak. What I mean is, there is basically no gaps between the mirror housing and mount base. The style above are a "post mounted mirror and there is definitive gap between the mirror housing and the base with the only thing between the two is the mounting post.

I hope what I am saying makes sense. My internet is being stupid slow right now so I'd like to post pics but it's not gonna happen.
Like these right?

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