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Old 03-05-2009, 11:20 PM
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02 F150 Mirror Disassembly

Anyone have a guide or can tell me how to disassemble a side mirror on a 97-03 F150? I need the color matched shell to replace the solid black one for the aftermarket mirrors.

Any ideas? Links? I tried the search engine but it doesn't seem to be working for me.
 
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Old 03-05-2009, 11:21 PM
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i thought they were just tabs that hold it in place. but someone please correct me if im wrong.
 
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Old 03-05-2009, 11:47 PM
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after removing the door panel, there's only wiring and three studs with nuts bolted onto them holding the mirror on.
 
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Old 03-06-2009, 12:32 AM
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oops, i thought the original poster was just asking about the cover on the back of the mirror.
 
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Old 03-06-2009, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by ebxgsxr View Post
oops, i thought the original poster was just asking about the cover on the back of the mirror.
That's what I thought too. If that's the case, then yeah, it's just tabs like you're saying. However, the covers don't seem to be made to come back off easily. A while back I had to buy a replacement mirror and also needed to change the cover. I couldn't get the old one off without breaking the tabs. I didn't need it anyway so I didn't care. The new one just snapped into place. Less than a 5 minute job.
 
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