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My mirrors have been forming some sort of "rust" look to them. So, I want to just replace the mirror and not the entire mirror assembly. How do I fix it and where can I get the glass from?

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Three options that I would try are:
1) Buy an "Eraser" its like a foam pad that you put on a drill and it takes a lot of little scuffs and what not out..(good thing to have anyway)
2) If you are looking for the most inexpensive way you can goto your auto parts store..(Auto Zone, Advanced, etc..) and buy either a replacement.(often isn't an exact fit); or a cut to fit which has an adheisive backing but takes a little time...
3) Contact your local salvage yards and get one from them..(may be the entire assembly.

Posted on Apr 13, 2009


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