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Old 03-13-2005, 05:00 PM
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Well, its finally done. Attached are the instructions for installing power folding mirrors on a F150. Many thanks to the many of people who have contributed over the past few months to make this possible.

F150 Power Folding Mirror Install Instructions

 

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Old 03-13-2005, 05:28 PM
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KUDOS!
That my friend is a first class piece of work!
nice job and well put together instructions.
Mite have to give it a try now.

nanner for ya-
 
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Holy detailed install instructions, Batman!!!! You really went out of your way to help the people that would want to do this. I never considered doing it, but now with the detailed parts list and instructions, it's got me thinking. Thanks!
 
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Old 03-13-2005, 06:37 PM
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Congrats on a terrific set of instructions. Great work! and
 
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Wow, that is a very impressive piece of work - you guys can be proud of this. I wish all mods came with instructions like that! Congratulations and thanks!

While I do not feel the need to apply this mod to my truck (my garage doors are 10' wide), I would be very interested in purchasing the factory installed power/signal/heated mirrors that anyone may replace in order to install this mod. Just send me a PM...
 
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Brad - Beautiful job! I would have never attempted this mod on my own and I am really impressed with what you did and the great install instructions that you developed. I'll copy them and pass them on to my installer.

If you get more requests for your old mirrors than you can handle pass them on to me - I've got the same goods.

Great job. Isn't it great to be able to fold those mirrors and to know that you have done it without Ford's help?
 
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Old 03-13-2005, 09:01 PM
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Thanks for the directions. Awesome details, this will help with the project of adding power mirrors to my F 150 LXT. Thank you.
 
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Nice post. Thanks for sharing it with everyone here...

I snubbed your classified ad though...
 
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Old 03-13-2005, 10:55 PM
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Do the mirros have something like a built in overload so they can recieve constant power in the open direction?
 
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bsm2001 that is one impressive set off instructions. I bet there will be alot of people doing this mod now.
Awesome job.
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That is hella-cool.
 
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Old 03-14-2005, 10:07 AM
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Great job on the instructions!!!

But I don't get it...what are folding mirrors? Do they really "fold"? Or do they just slide in and out? Sorry, I've never heard of this option. We have heated mirrors with built-in turn signals.

(thought we got ALL the options on our FX4)
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Old 03-14-2005, 10:13 AM
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The fold in just like your mirrors do now... only you don't have to get out and do it... very handy for car washes, garages, tight spaces, etc...
 
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Originally posted by mitchman
Sorry, I've never heard of this option. We have heated mirrors with built-in turn signals.

(thought we got ALL the options on our FX4)
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The folding mirrors w/heated mirrors, turn signals, and puddle lamps are a new option for 2005 and only available on the King Ranch models.
 
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Cool! Thanks!
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