Can you take the coloured backing off the wing mirrors? - MG-Rover.org Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 14-07-2006, 14:42 Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Car: Rover 25
Posts: 4
Can you take the coloured backing off the wing mirrors?

Hello,

I've got a spare electric wing mirror for my dark red Rover 25, as the current one is at the moment held on (quite well) with duct tape due to a collision. Anyway the problem is that the new wing mirror is dark green and most people are not colourblind. So I was planning to try and swap the backing with the existing mirror.

Has anybody successfully removed the coloured back off a wing mirror, and is there a particular knack to it? Would be good to know before I go off and ruin a perfectly good mirror!

Thanks
nhowes is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 14-07-2006, 14:51
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Bucks
Car: Rover 75 V8
Posts: 9,909
The coloured caps on these mirrors are removable as they are designed to be changed. You can buy new caps from XPart or dealers etc.

Insatructions on how to remove have been posted on here already. A search for removal mirror backings or caps should find you it. The same mirror is used on 25's, 45's and from 2002) 75's

hth

Mike
MikeM is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 17-07-2006, 12:46 Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Car: Rover 25
Posts: 4
Cool, found that article, switched the colours round no problem. Thanks for your help!
nhowes is offline  
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MG-Rover.org Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wing Mirrors. yellow-zed-hudson MG ZR / Rover 25, 200 & Streetwise 19 25-09-2008 21:10
coloured mirrors + door handles/surround mgdave MGF and MGTF (Sponsored by MGFnTFBITZ) 2 05-05-2006 13:51
Rover 214 SEi Body Coloured Mirrors Formula1Freak 'R8' Rovers (aka Wedges!!) 13 05-04-2005 23:05
m3 style mirrors with Metro/100 Backing plates robchester For Sale 3 05-05-2004 16:48
Body Coloured Mirrors ferrismrk Others 8 09-03-2003 21:36

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome