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Old 12-06-2014, 03:12 PM   #26
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Re: What side mirrors to use?

That's what I have on mine. Adjustability isn't the best, but I like the appearance enough to put up with it:



The driver's side works fine but there really isn't a place to position the passenger side for the driver to see it. At least the passenger has something to look out of!
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Old 12-06-2014, 08:36 PM   #27
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Not "passenger" markeb01, co-pilot!
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Old 12-07-2014, 01:09 PM   #28
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Here is what I am switching to. I found that the round aftermarket mirrors with the mounting posts in the center do not allow for proper adjustment as it relates to the driver- especially on the passenger side. These should help. Just need a coat of ivory paint.
Andice. Where do you find that style mirror ?
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Old 12-07-2014, 03:56 PM   #29
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Ebay. Search for M151 Willys or other military vehicles. Seems like I recall a thread here or on the 6066 GMC Forum discussing these mirrors. I've yet to receive mine in the mail so I don't know how/if they will fit the mounting hole on the OE mirror arm but I am not afraid of reaming it out if needed. These old army mirrors may even come in a convex shape for added visibility - esp on passenger side. I will post more as I go.
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Old 12-07-2014, 05:00 PM   #30
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Re: What side mirrors to use?

What about the small mirrors of of a 69 chevy truck? My brother has them on his 69 I was eyeing them up for my truck. I still haven't had a chance to see how they look someone on this site might have an idea of fit and functionality?
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Old 01-24-2015, 07:34 PM   #31
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Got around to getting mirrors painted. Plan to install soon.
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Old 01-24-2015, 07:41 PM   #32
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stock after market ss with 3" removed from the arm same on the other side.
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:24 PM   #33
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Re: What side mirrors to use?

Here is what I have now , I found moving it forward like they did on the cars with the wrap around windshields made the visibility better by 100 percent .. but that being said I replaced these with round mirrors but they just don't give you enough coverage .. I am going back to a jr westcoast... did anyone have a part number for a convex round 5.5 - 6inches in diameter??
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:45 PM   #34
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Here is what I have now , I found moving it forward like they did on the cars with the wrap around windshields made the visibility better by 100 percent ..
Hey I like that forward movement for those mirrors...yes the jr's are the way to go for sure.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:00 AM   #35
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Re: What side mirrors to use?

I used 55 chevy bel air mirrors, I can see out of them pretty good and I like em because they are more streamline.

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Old 01-25-2015, 10:49 AM   #36
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Back to basics..Less is more.
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Old 01-25-2015, 12:28 PM   #37
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Ebay. Search for M151 Willys or other military vehicles. Seems like I recall a thread here or on the 6066 GMC Forum discussing these mirrors.
These ebay mirrors are a really close visual match to the factory offset stud mirror head. I bought a half dozen. The studs are a bit longer than factory, (I think metric threads too) and mine did not come with acorn nuts. Also, of the six delivered to me, the glass disc was loose on five. They would've rattled like heck on the road. I complained and was sent five good ones at no charge .. just sayin'.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:07 PM   #38
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Both of mine arrived in great condition with no loose glass. The studs may be a bit longer but who cares. The acorn nuts required are 1/4-28 often used on Harley-Davidson. These mirrors are far superior to the crap sold by LMC, Classic Parts, etc., etc.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:51 PM   #39
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Andice thanks for the tip, ordered 2 for myself.
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Old 01-25-2015, 03:11 PM   #40
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These were in the back of the trk when I got it. don,t know where they came from, but sort of a trade between trailer and sports trk. I like em.
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:12 AM   #41
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I'm partial to the Jr. west coast style also, great visibility & makes for a good arm/hand rest when your rolling down the road with the window down and your arm out
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wow I like that
can you tell me were I can get a set.?
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:40 PM   #42
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Sp--there is some on e-bay like his but $$$. I bought some from summit racing for $50+shipping. the ones on e-bay are nice though, but at $240?
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:26 PM   #43
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West Coast Mirrors type SR.



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Old 03-09-2017, 11:09 PM   #44
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Here is what I am switching to. I found that the round aftermarket mirrors with the mounting posts in the center do not allow for proper adjustment as it relates to the driver- especially on the passenger side. These should help. Just need a coat of ivory paint.
What mirrors are these? Part number anyone??


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Not sure, but I think the source on these may have dried up.
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Stock after market SS with 3" removed from the arm same on the other side.
i like these,can you tell me how you went about removing the 3 inches from the arm? thanks dan
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Cruzn66, those are sweet but I want the offset with a convex mirror... if they exist.... thanks!
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Put full size west coast mirrors on mine. Got a good deal on them. It looks like an elephant with big ears, but man, you can see back there.

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