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Old 10-09-2003, 07:10 PM   #11
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Are they the only ones that have done this conversion already?
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No, they're the dudes with the factory service manuals and good schematics, that always come through in a pinch for us
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Old 10-09-2003, 08:54 PM   #13
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The heated mirrors are controlled by the rear defroster switch. There are elements inside the mirrors that heat up when powered by 12V. I know they come on the SSE and SSEi in 1993, not sure about other years. If the wiring is not there, you could wire up your own switch.
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Thought so
Do you guys know how hard it is to install them.
I was thinking of installing them for the frigid winters in the NE. I know they are expencive (dealership gave me a list price of !249 ) but is it just runnin a wire or is it a little more involved?
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What does the $249 get you? Sounds like you would have to remount the new mirror assembly onto the car.
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Thought so
Do you guys know how hard it is to install them.
I was thinking of installing them for the frigid winters in the NE. I know they are expencive (dealership gave me a list price of !249 ) but is it just runnin a wire or is it a little more involved?
PM me the year of your car, and I'll show you how to beat that price by at least 40%. You'll still have to have them painted, though, unless you find some mirrors with the heaters at a wrecker in the right color already.

NEVER buy parts like that at a dealer. Seals, gaskets, clips, little things are ok, but not the pricey items.
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hmm, alot of work and money for some heated mirrors.. ADTR intake anyone?? hehe.
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Old 10-12-2003, 01:28 PM   #18
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it was an option for 90 sse, so probably 88 and up
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I am going to try to find some random non bonneville heated mirrors that are shattered on ebay for cheap and pull the elements out to see if i can make them work on my bonne. I will document the process if it works and put up some posts for everyone.

If anyone has documentation for the dismanteling of a 93 mirror assembly that would be greatly appreciated.

I dont mean how to get it off of the door, i mean how to get at the guts and take them out so i can run ground and 12v from the mirror thru the door to my defrost button.

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Starting in 88, it was stardard on all SSE models. on 88-91, they are activated by turning on the rear defogger!
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