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Old 08-28-2011, 01:13 PM
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rear veiw mirror too low !

On my '69 Olds Cutlass convertable, the rear veiw mirror is mounted on the upper windsheild frame and extends down 5'', right in the line of vision. It create a major 'blind spot' ! I understand all "A" bodys from 60 to 72 are this way. I asked this on another froum and 'they' also have had near misses with aothe vehicles cause of this "blind spot'' . I'm wondering (hoping) , if anyone has done anything about this, or, has any suggestions ?..........thanks

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Old 08-28-2011, 02:23 PM
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You will probably have to change to a different design to solve your problem. JMO



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Jeeps have the same problem. I rotated my mirror 180 degrees. The mirror will be 2-3'' higher do to the attachment point now being on the bottom rather than the top. It may be enough of a difference to help.
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i remember in my 70' 4 door cutlass i had the same issue, i did the same as cal suggest, never had a problem again
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never thought of that , thanks
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never thought of that , thanks
Me either and i will remember it also just for safe keeping.




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