Installed new rear view mirrors on the X-Doors of my M998. I can now see the right mirror !

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MarkM

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I have a light bar on my M998 and it virtually blocked the passenger side stock mirror so I installed mirrors on the X-doors with the 3D printed mounting plate on the upper hinges. Thank you Midwest Military Equipment and I give this part a 5 star rating. I expect a fruit cake this X-Mas for all the gear I buy from those guys LOL. Fit like a glove and found (after some research ) out the HMMWV X-Door mirrors sold on *bay for the HMMWV are the exact same mirrors others sell for the Jeep at a MUCH lower price.($30 bucks shipped for a pair). Anyway below are the pics.

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Looks great but those adapters cost $110 for what is essentially a 3 by 6 inch piece of plastic.Must be filled with Platinum I guess? ;)

Me thinks I will buy the $30 mirrors and make my own adapter with some Aluminum plate and a few washers to offset the adapter to allow for fitment.

Thanks for the tip on the mirrors!

T
 

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I am OK with the later style West Coast Mirrors on the A pillar. HumV not the easiest rig to see out of anyway. Flat glass with reflections all around makes for a "House of Mirrors" like at a county fair. You got to double check before making a move and check again... day or night. Add in that big radio stack, blue force tracker, snorkel intake, toss in the light bar mounting rail thing and helmet top. Can't see $ hit. Took me awhile working the mirrors and all when making a move.

Bobble head behind the wheel, CAMO
 

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I think they look a little too modern, I thought I would give these a try, will require a short piece of pipe to be welded and braced to the upper door hinge, as was stated above not many options, the factory mirrors bite the big one.mirror.jpg
BTW does anyone have any upper hinges laying around?, I figured they would be the same but I saw one guy selling "lower" hinges.
 

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If you wanted an H1 you should have bought one.
I love your comment, but I gotta say I hate the stock HMMWV mirrors and their placement. The way they are fastened to our rigs is also annoying.

My complaints are based on my desire to use the truck as a civilian, which was of course not their intended purpose.
 

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The whole mirror setup is a giant cluster****. But then again, so is half of the truck in general. The more time you spend around them the more you wonder if this thing wasn't designed by a 4th grader. There have been so many times I've asked myself, "what were they thinking here?" But in truth, we love them anyway with all their peculiarities.
 

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The whole mirror setup is a giant cluster****. But then again, so is half of the truck in general. The more time you spend around them the more you wonder if this thing wasn't designed by a 4th grader. There have been so many times I've asked myself, "what were they thinking here?" But in truth, we love them anyway with all their peculiarities.
I would go a step futher... two second graders. YES we deal with it as a hobby, some a business.

The other rigs I have owned had a level of simple design, form and function. Yes, buzz words, but made more sense. Humv not so much at first.

I do like, LIKE (not love) my rig. Just have to be nice or it will bite you. I say "Who the he!! thought this crap up" CAMO
 

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The whole mirror setup is a giant cluster****. But then again, so is half of the truck in general. The more time you spend around them the more you wonder if this thing wasn't designed by a 4th grader. There have been so many times I've asked myself, "what were they thinking here?" But in truth, we love them anyway with all their peculiarities.
Brings to mind Unimogs, when I first started dealing with them I would constantly say to myself, WOW what a great way to git this done, not so with the HMMWV, of course we are talking Mercedes Benz VS basically a government contractor..
 
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Brings to mind Unimogs, when I first started dealing with them I would constantly say to myself, WOW what a great way to git this done, not so with the HMMWV, of course we are talking Mercedes Benz VS basically a government contractor..
So does that mean you will be changing your username to "UniMogman"?
 
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