Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 21:29:32 GMT
From: Laura K <>
Subject: Re: Wing Mirror Glass Fitting Question

David Taylor <> wrote in >> What was concerning me was there are 2 "pegs" in the mirror housing >> that correspond to 2 indents on the back of the glass bezel. >> I had a HORRIBLE feeling that these needed to be lined up to engage > > Can't remember now but as you've probably seen by now, it's easy once > you know how. Replacement is a simple case of putting the mirror into > position and then flipping the catch with the screwdriver. > >:) > I can show you how this looks with the mirror and back removed -- thanks to a flaming idiot who tried to run me over on the interstate today. Changed lanes without looking to see if there was anyone else there. The only way I could get away was to try swerve to the left, into the path of a semi. Thankfully, the only damage was that the driver's side mirror, front and back, got ripped off and I got some tire rub. Thank God I was driving a Saab. I've ordered a replacement mirror but they only have black so I'll have to have it repainted. A year -- almost to the day -- from when my 9000 got hit. I'm no longer leaving the house during the Ides of August! What really burned me up about the accident was that the mini-van that tried to run over me -- and didn't even stop or notice that he/she almost killed me -- had FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) license plates. Means driver is a cop or related to one. A very nasty letter to the local police/sheriffs offices will be whipped of tonight.

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