[DMCForum] Re: Rearview mirror mounting
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[DMCForum] Re: Rearview mirror mounting

Wow, nobody here has mounted a stock mirror on a DeLorean?


On 4/3/06, Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This is brought over from the discussion on the DML.
> Can someone tell me the proper "layers" of the rearview mirror
> mounting system? Here's what I had when I bought my car:
> 1. Mirror with a plastic base.
> 2. Black "patch" that looks as if it's built into the windshield.
> Is this correct?
> Reading this message on the DML - "The reason the windshield cracks is
> because of the expansion and contraction of the BLACK aluminum base
> when it is glued directly to the glass" - makes me think the makeup is
> actually:
> 1. Mirror with a plastic base.
> 2. Black aluminum thing that's supposed to stay attached to (be a part
> of) the mirror's base.
> 3. Plain glass windshield.
> In which case I can safely conclude that my black "patch" that seems
> to be part of the windshield is really the aluminum base of the
> mirror, simply detached from the mirror itself; meaning my supergluing
> of the mirror to that black piece is OK and I don't have to worry
> about cracking the windshield...
> Can someone clear this up for me?
> -Ryan

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