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Anybody added heated mirrors?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BLKTRD6SP, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Nov 14, 2009 at 10:55 PM
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    BLKTRD6SP

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  2. Nov 15, 2009 at 5:07 AM
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  3. Nov 15, 2009 at 6:58 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    there are a few success stories here, poke around you will find the write ups
    This is a mod I would really like to do myself or better yet pay someone :D
     
  4. Nov 15, 2009 at 6:58 AM
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    I have heated mirrors....

    but I had to get rid of the taco for that... :laugh: :rofl:
     
  5. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    ItalynStylion

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    I had heated mirrors on my IS300. It was something I rarely got to use but when I got the chance it was awesome. Solid ice slipped off in like 2 minutes.
     
  6. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    good morning ,there is a d.i.y thread somewhere on this site.i miss having them ,can't believe toyota didn't offer this as an option .
     
  7. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:17 AM
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  8. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    hmmmm, there is an idea :thumbsup:
    <<-- going to go look at bank account
     
  9. Nov 15, 2009 at 7:34 AM
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  10. Nov 15, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    I have the Muth mirrors and love them. They are nice for melting off the snow and the mornings for clearing up the dew. Search for muth mirrors. I had a deal setup for a discount for anyone from this forum.
     
  11. Nov 15, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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  12. Nov 15, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    I have been wanting to do this one since I got the truck. Being up in Alaska kinda makes the mirrors pretty much useless all the time.
     
  13. Nov 15, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    Good morning. I've done the mod listed in the cheap/free mods section of this site, I used a snowmobile/motorbike grip heater pads I got at a local motorcycle shop for about $30. Pretty straight forward, takes a bit of time and some patience, its really not that hard though it works great! I use it almost daily now until march.

    You can use any good quality exterior silicone to glue the pads in place, I think in the tutorial it says to use special glue, I asked at a glass shop and because our mirrors are mirrored both sides, silicon won't eat the mirror! I used silicone and my mirrors are fine after 1 year.
     
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