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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

How do you remove them? I am going to refinish mine, but don't want to break them in the process...
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

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How do you remove them? I am going to refinish mine, but don't want to break them in the process...
Mirror cover removal


from this thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread...ers#post397190



Not sure if these are the correct instructions or not it doesn't list a year range... Try this link for instructions;
http://site.justforjeeps.com/guide/82212218.pdf
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

^thanks J, you saved me from the search efforts - hint, hint
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

when i asked my dealer about this he told me the chrome mirror covers weren't covers, that they were all one piece. and if i wanted to get body colored mirrors i would have to purchase and swap out the entire mirror - which, because i have heated mirrors with the blind spot monitoring, would not be possible?

is it really just a matter of getting a body colored cover?? this would make me so happy!
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

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when i asked my dealer about this he told me the chrome mirror covers weren't covers, that they were all one piece. and if i wanted to get body colored mirrors i would have to purchase and swap out the entire mirror - which, because i have heated mirrors with the blind spot monitoring, would not be possible?

is it really just a matter of getting a body colored cover?? this would make me so happy!
the bad news is your dealer is literally making sheit up on this one. these are plastic caps/covers, no mechanical or electrical componentry whatsoever.

the good news is you can just repaint the chromed plastic set you have, or find a swap out with someone who wants the bling.
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

Let's see some pics of the de-chrome
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

^604, I know that you know that I know that (1) you've already seen these, and (2) no matter cause I'm a pic ho so just ask and ye shall receive:

Oland with body colored front mirror caps:



Rear chrome strip painted:



Haven't yet gotten to the grill but will do so someday soon.
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

I had seen the painted rear chrome which turned out great but didn't think I had seen it with the color matched mirrors before... might be going a bit insane. Looks sweet either way. Now that the interior is dialed in I think I'm going to start the exterior de-chrome process as well. Nice work!
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Re: Free - Chrome Mirror Covers WK2

That color matched Wk2 looks GREAT!

I'll be making an appointment with a good body & paint shop to have mine done!
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^604, I know that you know that I know that (1) you've already seen these, and (2) no matter cause I'm a pic ho so just ask and ye shall receive:

Oland with body colored front mirror caps:



Rear chrome strip painted:



Haven't yet gotten to the grill but will do so someday soon.
did you have the "JEEP" letters painted on the rear chrome strip? it doesn't look like they are painted but it's hard to tell. i think i like them not painted. gives just a little bit of contrast.
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did you have the "JEEP" letters painted on the rear chrome strip? it doesn't look like they are painted but it's hard to tell. i think i like them not painted. gives just a little bit of contrast.
The whole chrome strip has been painted.. Here check it out

Removing liftgate chrome strip
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moosehead's rear brow has a black outline around the JEEP and JEEP is left chrome.
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