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Mirror Upgrade

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Mr.Fahrenheit, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. Dec 24, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit [OP] Dennis = sinneD

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    Hey TW

    Got a question, i have a 99 taco and i really like the size difference that the 01-04 taco have on the side mirrors. i want to install some 01-04 side mirrors but i currently have manual mirrors and was wondering if the 01-04 manual mirror work just like the 99 mirrors?? is there a little rod that goes through the door to adjust from the inside or do you just move the mirror by hand like the 99?? thanks:D
     
  2. Dec 24, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    yes it will work. Some of the mirrors do have the rod to adjust on the inside. You can install anything up to 2004 mirrors, and they will work. Obviously, if you want to put the power 01-04 mirrors, you will need to wire..I plan on doing this as soon as I can find some reasonably priced mirrors.
     
  3. Dec 25, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    ok so the manual mirrors for the 01-04 all are adjusted from the inside rod?? or do they normally dont have a rod. id rather that they didnt that way i dont have to make a hole in the corner trim to accept the adjustment rod.
     
  4. Dec 25, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    no "rod" on mine, there is a square button on the arm rest that you use to control them...

    wiring should be easy, just cut before the harnesses and replace with your harnesses...
     
  5. Dec 25, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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    Not all are adjustable with the rod. Some are, some are electric and some you have to manually adjust from the outside.
     
  6. Dec 26, 2009 at 12:21 AM
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    I have a 99 but my mirrors are power. Will the 01-04 power mirrors work on mine?
     
  7. Dec 27, 2009 at 2:55 PM
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    ya what im looking for is manual mirrors from the 01-04 tacos i dont want electronic. so it sounds like some manual mirrors can be adjusted from the outside and some from the inside? i prefer from the outside.
     
  8. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    does any one have pictures of their manual 01-04 side mirrors??
     
  9. Dec 30, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    Like mine????

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  10. Dec 31, 2009 at 8:03 AM
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    if anyone has the first gen power mirrors, I'll trade you my non powered!
     
  11. Dec 31, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    no looking for 01-04 manual mirrors, inside picture.
     
  12. Dec 31, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    What do you need to see? Each of the Tacos use 3 bolts/nuts to hold them in. There is a hole between the 3 bolts ready for the install of the electrical ones.
     
  13. Jan 2, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    i just wanted to see if the 01-04 manual mirrors have adjusting rod coming out of that hole. id rather not have a adjustment rod, i wanna know if the manual mirrors even have adjustment rods. my 99 manual one doesn't but does the 01-04 have them???
     
  14. Jan 2, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    Those are them with the manual adjustment handle on the inside.
     
  15. Jan 3, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

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    sorry but thats a 00 mirror. im looking for the larger 01-04 side mirrors. im wondering how the larger 01-04 side mirrors are adjusted.
     
  16. Jan 3, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    All were powered I believe...
     
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