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post #1 of 15 Old 07-21-2010, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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Recon Mirror Lense installation.

Ok, so I bought some Smoked Recon Mirror Lenses off Strokin6Liters on this site,(thanks again) and got them this morning. I'm in the process of installing them, but I ran into a problem. I can't seem to be able to fit all the wires and the black adapter in behind the cover. Where exactly did you put your wires?


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Nevermind. I got them in.


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I am thinking of the same thing, do you have pictures of the results?

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I'll take some tomorrow morning. I also took some before pics, I'll post those too. They sure look better than the amber ones, I added smoked roof lenses as well. All I need now are some fender lights but $100 is a little too much for 4 tiny pieces of plastic.


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I'm not far behind you. I just added the LED roof lights smoked, which look great on a black truck. My kids actually told me that the "Amber on the mirrors is ugly" and I need to do something about it.

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Oh man, your kids said they were ugly? I just installed my clear roof lenses yesterday morning. My passenger mirror is somewhat broken from when I bought the truck, so Im trying to track down a new mirror right now before I install the lenses.

How does the mirror come apart anyways?



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I just installed mine today. The first side was a pain in the ***. I broke the bottom toggle mirror and only after coming in the house and screaming in a pillow I finished the first mirror in a lightening fast (Not Really) 45 min. Then after the learning process was over for the first mirror I did the second mirror in about 15 min. I did have to trim both bottom corners so they would fit snug like the OEM lense.

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That sucks, luckily I didn't break anything. What part of the lense did you trim? All I did was slide some cardboard pieces behind the little clip that holds the lense in place so that it pulls it in closer to the cover.


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The bottom corner that slides in first. I used a dremel to shave the outside edge off. It doesn't take much. For some reason if you look the trim of the mirror has a lip that doesn't match up with the frame where its inserted.

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Anybody know where I can buy the lower convex mirror for the passenger side?

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