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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 19, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
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1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

I want to install a mirror on the passenger door because it never came with one on that door. Which company makes the best almost like original mirrors? At this point I'm looking to purchase a set so they will match... Any help?

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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

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I want to install a mirror on the passenger door because it never came with one on that door. Which company makes the best almost like original mirrors? At this point I'm looking to purchase a set so they will match... Any help?

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I would go with Morris Classic Concepts for quality side view mirrors. Others people on this web site have raved about their quality. They are a little bit pricey for the set but quality does cost more. I went and purchased a set of side mirrors for my 70 Chevelle from another vendor. The quality was ok but not great. The passenger side view mirror constantly gets out of adjustment from driving down the road at 50-60 mph or from a slight tap while detailing the car. Very loose compared to the driver side. See the web site listed below.

https://www.morrisclassic.com/
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

I looked at the photos of the rectagular shaped mirrors on the Morris Classic website. Personally I wouldn't buy any mirror that didn't show photos of both sides. OPGI.com has a good selection of mirrors. Good quality, much less than those on the Morris site.
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

The advantage of the Morris mirrors is the pair of countersunk set screws that allow you to adjust the tension on the swivel so the mirror head doesn't flop around (a common problem with the stock mirrors & repros).

I bought a factory OEM round head mirror for my '67 from a Chevy dealer back in the 80's. Yes, it holds for now but I can see with a little wear how it could go out of adjustment by simply closing the door

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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 19, 6:44 PM
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Ken,
there is a partial picture of the back of the mirror on our web page .
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 19, 6:48 PM
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Jay,
We Appreciate your Compliments!

The issue most people miss with our mirrors is that they Eliminate the Passenger Side Blind Spot
and you can adjust the mirror head tension if ever needed. There isn't a mirror out there that will
work as well & stay adjusted as the Clear Shot Mirrors let alone have a 3 yr. Warranty.

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there is a partial picture of the back of the mirror on our web page .
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I looked at all the mirrors and couldn't find an image of the mirror back. Could you provide a link? Also, will the mounting hardware use the existing mounting holes in the door? And one more question, will the rectangular mirrors work on a '67 Chevelle? I'd like to replace my round mirrors for better rearward view.
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Morris or bust. I played with the rest and finally got rest when I installed a set of Morris Mirrors on my 70.

The standard mirror for the right side works well, but since I'm use to convex mirrors I also purchased a convex mirror glass for the right side. I love it. Both stay put and are high quality pieces.
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I looked at the photos of the rectagular shaped mirrors on the Morris Classic website. Personally I wouldn't buy any mirror that didn't show photos of both sides. OPGI.com has a good selection of mirrors. Good quality, much less than those on the Morris site.
I purchased the OPGI left and right mirrors for my 70 Chevelle. The passenger side will not stay in the set position. Drive 55 mph plus and it goes out of adjustment. People walk by and slightly bump it and it goes out of adjustment.

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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Al,

Thank You for Purchasing & Compliments!

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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 26th, 19, 12:48 PM
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Ken,

Here is the pic you requested. Will add it to the web page.

Our mirrors use the standard mirror gasket.
We make our own bracket that holds the mirror on the door,
because the aftermarket ones are junk.Bracket is patterned
after an original one.

A guy on the Camaro forums run the One Lap of America ran 2100 mile
plus 155 MPH on a Super Speedway and said he never adjusted them the
entire trip.
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Ken,

Here is the pic you requested. Will add it to the web page.

Our mirrors use the standard mirror gasket.
We make our own bracket that holds the mirror on the door,
because the aftermarket ones are junk.Bracket is patterned
after an original one.

A guy on the Camaro forums run the One Lap of America ran 2100 mile
plus 155 MPH on a Super Speedway and said he never adjusted them the
entire trip.

You've given me enough information to change the way I think about your mirrors. Definitely worth considering. I have a '67 Chevelle with the round mirrors and am trying to figure out if the rectangular mirrors would fit correctly. I'd prefer having rectangular mirrors for the larger field of vision.

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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 26th, 19, 7:12 PM
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Re: 1970 Chevelle Side Door Mirrors

Ken,
Either mirror will fit the car.
Explain fit correctly??

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