mk1 mirrors

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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by Nate » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:18 pm

just been out and had a grope (giggety) about inside the door. didn't find the captive nuts, but did find a load of non setting dinitrol. eww!

had a look at those rivnuts, i have a sneaky feeling we might have some in work. i'll have a butchers next week


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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by vr_powered » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:13 am

You can buy a rubber rivnut that doesnt need a tool to fit them, take a look on ebay as i have seen them on there before



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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by Nate » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:43 am

Need to find some mirrors first!


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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by Tee3 » Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:09 pm

I have a pair of mirrors.
Passenger i was going to fit but cant bring myself to cut the holes in the door, and a NOS VW drivers side, which i was going to fit in place of mine, but not sure I can be bothered stripping the door to fit a mirror that looks pretty much exactly the same :D

I have to check the drivers side as the adjuster seems stiff, as soon as i remember how to get the glass out! something with the holes in the bottom I think?



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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by WayneMK1 » Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:04 pm

As you are probably aware there were two types of mirror fitted. The early 'flag' chrome and later the remote operated plastic type. The top edge of the doors must be angled differently on the Golf to the Scirocco as I discovered when trying to fit a replacement to my Storm! On the later (plastic) type, only on very close inspection is it evident that the shoulder on the mount is larger on the Golf (approx. 37mm to the Sciroccos 27mm) - it makes a difference!

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Re: mk1 mirrors

Post by Tee3 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:39 pm

does anyone know how to get the mirro glass out?
Something isnt right inside my offside mirror as the up/down adjustment doesnt work. mirror moves but just springs back to face the floor...

I remember seeing something in the Bentley manual about the 2 holes in the bottom, but cant remember what