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Was a passenger side mirror an option?


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For my 1972 tii. Now that I am forced to disassemble and repaint my car, I’ve had a RH trapezoid mirror that I have never mounted. I will need to buy a passenger door for the restoration, so drilling necessary holes etc. would be no problem.

But…..was a RH trap mirror an option in 1972? I want to keep the restoration as close to stock as possible.

 

TIA

72 2002tii

1988 535is  “Maeve”

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Yeah, the passenger mirror was an add-on, not factory. Of course with dual mirrors, one was stock for RHD and one was stock for LHD… so yeah, both stock.  :D
 

And I don’t think even many purists would sneer at dual mirrors if proper vintage…

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Paddy Hopkirk made the same mirror, mainly in black. They also came on the Mitsubishi Colt of the same era. I know this as I wanted a pax mirror on my RHD and researched as I didn't want to pay BMW mirror prices. There are several Paddy Hopkirk ones on eBay UK. Right side are easy here probably much like left are easy in the US.

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1975 1602 with an M42 engine.

Project thread http://www.02forum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14853#p107713

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17 hours ago, gwb72tii said:

For my 1972 tii. Now that I am forced to disassemble and repaint my car, I’ve had a RH trapezoid mirror that I have never mounted. I will need to buy a passenger door for the restoration, so drilling necessary holes etc. would be no problem.

But…..was a RH trap mirror an option in 1972? I want to keep the restoration as close to stock as possible.

 

TIA

 

My 74tii has a passenger door trap mirror.  It was a dealer installed option.  Also they installed it free due to screw up in their delivery process.

 

Mike

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