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Rear view mirror

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by vett514776, Nov 16, 2022.

  1. Jan 19, 2023 at 3:38 PM
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    shifty`

    shifty` I might be an adult, I'm a minor at heart

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    Off to eBay with it ... $40. :D

    (same mirror is selling for over $100 right now, last I checked)
     
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  2. Jan 19, 2023 at 3:47 PM
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    abcinv

    abcinv OEM Junkie

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    I have a 2nd one being delivered tomorrow for my daughters Rav4; hope I'm not going to post the same pic...
    Glad they're standing behind it
     
  3. Jan 20, 2023 at 6:34 AM
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    for my 01 AC, I stole the entire mirror along with all the "conversion" pieces needed for the glass mount and mirror and the wiring from a Sequoia.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2023 at 1:37 PM
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    Riverdale21

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    Dirt Deeds injectors, Addco rear sway, AEM dry flow air filter, last ever set of Stan's Try-Y headers, Borla full custom exhaust, front level, wheel spacers, and lots of electronics.
    Got the new one undamaged and got it installed. Windshield mount was no issue, it was the "tombstone" type mount. Factory auto dim mirror had a completely different 5 pin harness but I borrowed some wires from the overhead console and OE auto-dim harness to make the Kia mirror work.

    Black with white stripe is the switched power, center black wire was constant power, and outer black wire was ground.

    Did a functions check, mirror dims when light is shined on the mirror face sensor while the windshield facing sensor was covered. Programmed the Homelink. And set zone 9 for compass. Now I just need to drive in circles until the compass is done calibrating...

    20230121_161657.jpg
     
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  5. Jan 29, 2023 at 12:22 AM
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    NickB_01TRD

    NickB_01TRD You don't need less cars, just more driveway.

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    Well unless theres just something I'm missing there's no way to make this mirror work on a 2019 Corolla with the safety camera. I've tried to flip the arms around and such but theres just no way to get it out of the headliner.
    20230129_031041.jpg
    Only good news is that it can now go in the truck.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2023 at 9:21 AM
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    JasonC.

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    Nick, I'd love to hear your process for installing this in the 01 AC; I'm in the same truck with Limited trim!
     
  7. Feb 1, 2023 at 8:15 PM
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    NickB_01TRD

    NickB_01TRD You don't need less cars, just more driveway.

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    Hoping to physically install the mirror this week or next. Not sure when I'll get the wiring done. Won't be too long though.
     
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  8. Feb 6, 2023 at 7:11 PM
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    NickB_01TRD

    NickB_01TRD You don't need less cars, just more driveway.

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    Welp looks like I got this same wonky ass mount in my truck as well. No mirror upgrade for me unless I change out the tombstone.
     
  9. Feb 6, 2023 at 7:24 PM
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    shifty`

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    It's actually not that hard. You can buy the right tombstone at any LAPS, should come w/glue.

    I had to do this to my shitbag Lemans hatchback in high school. Dad had some extra strength acetone. I threw a towel over the dash, loaded up a cottonball with the acetone, and swabbed it around the base of the tombstone and I guess it wicked it up, because the thing fell right off. I just cleaned it with the acetone and a razor after, and used the adhesive from the kit to re-hang it. Only mistake I made was not measuring where the center of the damn thing was so I had to eyeball where to glue the replacement.

    I tried to find videos of this on YouTube, I remember it being really freaking easy, but everyone shows using a torch or heat gun to melt the adhesive, and let the tombstone fall onto a wet towel or something.

    Just don't force it or wedge anything between glass and tombstone, you can rip a chunk out of the windshield, or crack it if you use force.

    EDIT: They may actually sell the high-power acetone solution stuff at the LAPS also.
     
  10. Feb 6, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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    shifty`

    shifty` I might be an adult, I'm a minor at heart

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    Just pinged dad.

    He couldn't remember what the stuff was we used, and he said it wasn't as quick as I remember. He said to clamp vice grips on the old mount and heat it up. Twist after it gets hot, don't pull, and don't torch the glass too much.

    He said not to be a dumbass like us, and mark the OUTSIDE of the windshield with glass marker or something removable before you remove the bracket. That way you know where to put the replacement.
     
  11. Feb 6, 2023 at 8:18 PM
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    Yeah it'll be on my list. I'll do a bit of research.
     
  12. Feb 6, 2023 at 8:27 PM
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    If you've got some real acetone, not the new-fangled bullshit California acetone substitute crap from the drugstore, just for S&G, I'd slap some on a cotton ball and work it around the base of the tombstone for a minute, give it a little twist or two. Just don't let it drip on any plastics in the car. It'll strip the paint off your dash at minimum, and eat a hole in it if left too long.
     
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