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01-05-2011 06:22 PM
horvath
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Originally Posted by DanTwoLakes
I'm curious to see what you end up with. I missed the camera thing and I read the whole thread??? BTW, I just got the button parts you need. I'll send them tomorrow.
Check out the Camera Thread Here, Dan

Thanks for the button parts. I'll let you know when they arrive. I should be putting my buffalo hide seats in this month ... then carpeting ... then I start working on the door panels, overhead console (with side/rear view camera view), etc.

Alan
01-05-2011 03:50 PM
DanTwoLakes I'm curious to see what you end up with. I missed the camera thing and I read the whole thread??? BTW, I just got the button parts you need. I'll send them tomorrow.
01-05-2011 02:56 PM
horvath
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Originally Posted by DanTwoLakes
If you're looking for great quality, look at the peep mirrors from LeBarron Bonney. Look at their part number CNX-18414-LR. This is a pair of peep mirrors at $72.50 per pair. Here's the link:PEEPS
Thanks, Dan ... peeps are cool and quality is real important ... plus, these are 4" and that's pretty good.
01-05-2011 02:55 PM
horvath
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Originally Posted by dinger
I love the look of the mirrors on my coupe, but I can't see diddly out of them. Now if I could steal Alan's idea of the cameras, mount them somewhere where they don't take away from the old look, pop the screen out with some Velcro, I'd be set. Alan, keep us posted on the cameras, please? I was cruising up 99 the other day, had to make a quicky lane change that didn't happen real quickly, made me quite nervous. Thankfully, no cars were close by. Dan
Hey, Dan

Here's where I'm at so far:
Cameras Mounted On the License Plate Frame

Cameras You Can Install Yourself

And Here's A Monitor

Also, CarToys.com has more options.
01-05-2011 01:30 PM
DanTwoLakes If you're looking for great quality, look at the peep mirrors from LeBarron Bonney. Look at their part number CNX-18414-LR. This is a pair of peep mirrors at $72.50 per pair. Here's the link:PEEPS
01-05-2011 11:36 AM
dinger I love the look of the mirrors on my coupe, but I can't see diddly out of them. Now if I could steal Alan's idea of the cameras, mount them somewhere where they don't take away from the old look, pop the screen out with some Velcro, I'd be set. Alan, keep us posted on the cameras, please? I was cruising up 99 the other day, had to make a quicky lane change that didn't happen real quickly, made me quite nervous. Thankfully, no cars were close by. Dan
01-05-2011 11:02 AM
NEW INTERIORS
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Originally Posted by horvath
Now yer tawkin'!
:o)
That would make it happen for sure. Thanks, man.

Alan

Anytime Alan... Just letting my mind go crazy again.. I do that sometimes..
01-05-2011 11:00 AM
horvath
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Originally Posted by NEW INTERIORS
You can always make a piece (Billet) that you can Tig to the end of the arm, Then install two studs and then it won't move.. Just Tig it on, Polish it up, Bolt it on.. then go..Look cool and won't move..
Now yer tawkin'!
:o)
That would make it happen for sure. Thanks, man.

Alan
01-05-2011 10:47 AM
NEW INTERIORS You can always make a piece (Billet) that you can Tig to the end of the arm, Then install two studs and then it won't move.. Just Tig it on, Polish it up, Bolt it on.. then go..Look cool and won't move..
01-05-2011 09:34 AM
cyclopsblown34
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Originally Posted by Irelands child
I used the round brushed aluminum Sun Spec Billet Factory mirrors on my '31. They satisfy the "law", work just fine, plus are small enough that they are barely noticed. Not cheap, I found out: http://www.ssbilletfactory.com/
Rich (Sun Specs) is only about a half hour from me. He turns out some killer stuff.
01-05-2011 07:29 AM
horvath Thanks for your help, guys. I'll be posting pics on what I wind up installing.

Alan
01-05-2011 05:38 AM
Underground You can also look in a street rod mag like Street Rodder. Hundreds more to choose from and they are usually mounted like regular car mirrors. You also can put a dab of thread lock on them and they don't loosen up.
01-04-2011 10:46 PM
NEW INTERIORS The ones I used, Was threaded.. I mounted them on the top of my door frame.. The door frame was 1''x 2'' tubing.. I drilled a hole through the tubing and ran the bolt from the inside.. You can put any length bolt you need to.. On the ones I used.. Some are different...
01-04-2011 07:40 PM
horvath
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Originally Posted by NEW INTERIORS
Alan.. I had the MALTESE CROSS MIRRORS and one bolt on that rat truck I built.. I didn't have it long enough to say.. But I really was satisfied with them.. I really think they would have been fine..And would use custom motor cycle mirrors again.. The down side was you can't see to good with them.. But it made it legal, And looked very cool..
I can see how they wouldn't give you much in the way of viewing, but they really *are* cool looking!

If they mount securely and hold firm, I like the idea of some of the Harley Davidson mirrors ... but they are designed to mount through a hole on the brake/clutch handles and it looks like they aren't threaded all the way. Don't you need to apply some kind of a bushing to make up for the lack of thickness when mounting on a truck/car body?

Alan
01-04-2011 05:35 PM
NEW INTERIORS
Quote:
Originally Posted by horvath
I'm wondering about the mounts on motorcycle mirrors ... do they hold firm? Or do they wobble!!??

Fill me in on your experience.

Thanks.

Alan

Alan.. I had the MALTESE CROSS MIRRORS and one bolt on that rat truck I built.. I didn't have it long enough to say.. But I really was satisfied with them.. I really think they would have been fine..And would use custom motor cycle mirrors again.. The down side was you can't see to good with them.. But it made it legal, And looked very cool..


These are the ones I had..

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...31760601198206


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