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#1 monster

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 03:06 PM

Not the stock placement but down on the front of the fenders. Im in love with the look of them on every old school jdm car but I have never seen them on a roadster. I did a quick photoshop to show you guys what I am thinking of.Posted Image

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 03:15 PM

I love it.

Go for it.

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 03:20 PM

Im personally a fan of fender mirrors.


Had them on my 620 and on my Z

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 03:31 PM

I prefer the standard location, but that's me. Just looks "right"... :cool:

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It's your car, just don't ruin it.

 

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:43 PM

USA roadsters came with fender mirrors. How can it be wrong?
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:46 PM

True, just looking to do something new and have always loved them on other cars. I agree the stock placement looks good. Ill mock something up to check it out.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 09:31 AM

I have driven Shifty's car "Scraps" that has them in the stock location. Hard enough to use them in close. Would be purely cosmetic farther out on the fender, IMO. Do round too if you go this route. The square ones look funny.
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 08:27 PM

Not the stock placement but down on the front of the fenders. Im in love with the look of them on every old school jdm car but I have never seen them on a roadster. I did a quick photoshop to show you guys what I am thinking of.Posted Image

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If the car isn't a bondo mobile, you just ruined the value.

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 11:36 PM

its not a bondo mobile but it sure is a rusty ol gal. Not planning on painting anytime soon so just having fun with it.

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Posted 12 February 2012 - 01:13 PM

its not a bondo mobile but it sure is a rusty ol gal. Not planning on painting anytime soon so just having fun with it.


I had a 68 1600 that was so rusty you couldn't open the passenger door, and when it rained, I had to put my feet into a trash bag to keep my legs from getting soaked when I drove. It was a daily driver, even in the winter, ran the piss out of it. It only had one headlight, so we named it 'sammy one eye'! Took it to Cape May for holiday. Those were the days!!

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 11:22 AM

I had a 68 1600 that was so rusty you couldn't open the passenger door, and when it rained, I had to put my feet into a trash bag to keep my legs from getting soaked when I drove. It was a daily driver, even in the winter, ran the piss out of it. It only had one headlight, so we named it 'sammy one eye'! Took it to Cape May for holiday. Those were the days!!


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Posted 13 February 2012 - 12:15 PM

If the car isn't a bondo mobile, you just ruined the value.



Roadsters aren't really that valuable, I've seen Z cars sell for more.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 12:22 PM

Not only that, but how does it ruin the value? The mirrors were fitted to the fenders in USA too.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 01:08 PM

Not only that, but how does it ruin the value? The mirrors were fitted to the fenders in USA too.



Nope, they was fitted to the doors on the 67+ far as I know.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 08:22 PM

yea 67 plus are the doors from what Ive searched too.. How do you guys feel about just one on the drivers side?

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:56 PM

Just run none. Fuck what's behind you. It don't matter any more. It's behind you. :P

It's your car, just don't ruin it.

 

It's also not my money, so i'll suggest the most expensive option. 

 

 


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Posted 14 February 2012 - 08:39 PM

Just run none. Fuck what's behind you. It don't matter any more. It's behind you. :P


real racers don't need rear view mirrors just watch fast and furious

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 10:09 AM

lulz I never said I'd use emPosted Image

The top is staying off so theres no need!

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 01:10 PM

On my 70 it had one mirror, only on driver side. I bought mirrors planning on doing fender mirror but they just didn't quite look right on the car. I ended up doing them in father back on the fender, where i think they fit the best. They are also usable now.

here is an older photo, a few things have changed since then but you get the idea.

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