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PostSubject: Removing mirror caps   22nd February 2010, 19:52

anybody know of a guide to help me do this? Im sure i know what i need to do but a lot of people complain about clips breaking as they do it and i would really prefer to avoid this!

If anybody has any helpful pointers i would appreciate it Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Removing mirror caps   22nd February 2010, 19:58

Yes it is tricky but not difficult!
if you have a torch shine it between the mirror and the cap you will see the cap clip positions! You need to use a long thin tool like a spoon handle to gently push the clips apart throught the gap! Take care to hold cap on maybe with tape as sometimes they will jump off and hit the floor and get damaged (did to me)
Look at your new caps clip positions to work out the mechanism! To help you can angle the mirror to make your gap wider!
Hope this helps! Will look up for pics later! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Removing mirror caps   22nd February 2010, 20:16

cool, cheers. Problem is i dont have any other caps to look at so im just guessing there!
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PostSubject: Re: Removing mirror caps   22nd February 2010, 20:23

Here you go Ollie from Mpooh! Just scroll down abit its got pics too!
http://www.mini2.com/forum/faq.php?s=&do=search&q=mirror&match=all&titlesonly=0

I really advise taping the cap up temporarily to the mirror so it don't hit the floor!
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PostSubject: Re: Removing mirror caps   22nd February 2010, 20:34

perfect, exactly what i was looking for! you are a legend! thumbs up , and i will make sure i tape them up before i knock them off!!
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