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Old 06-12-09, 08:40 PM   #31
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

I have actually considered buying a new windshield so I can have the installer glue the mount higher up. That's how much it bothers me.
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Old 09-15-09, 10:30 PM   #32
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

I have the homelink rear view mirror and was wondering where the 2 joint things are to raise it, unless those are on the regular rear view.
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Old 03-13-11, 09:14 PM   #33
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

Anyone move their homelink mirror? Just bought a 2011 and the mirror is way too low. Can I just heat it and re-stick? Also wondering if I can attach it toward the top of the windshield since there is like a sunshield as you get toward the top. Any help would be great thanks
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Old 03-16-11, 03:59 PM   #34
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

My home link mirror was set to the lowest point when installed.

The mirror tilts...and the arm of the mirror also tilts/pivots from where it is attached to the windshield mount.

You just need to pivot that arm up and then adjust the tilt of the mirror down.

Not sure if the same goes for the standard mirror.
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Old 03-16-11, 04:20 PM   #35
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

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My home link mirror was set to the lowest point when installed.

The mirror tilts...and the arm of the mirror also tilts/pivots from where it is attached to the windshield mount.

You just need to pivot that arm up and then adjust the tilt of the mirror down.

Not sure if the same goes for the standard mirror.
I have the homelink and even doing what you suggested the mirror sits too low on the windshield. I am 6'2" and going around sharp fast corners I have to duck my head to see ahead of me because of how low the mirror sits.
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Old 03-16-11, 06:19 PM   #36
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

My homelink mirror was loose and rattling... In the process of tightening it I realized you can easily rotate the whole thing 180 so it sits upside down - the way the joint is offset it ends up raising it an extra inch or so. Looks stupid and it confuses the compass, but it helps visibility.
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Old 03-16-11, 06:48 PM   #37
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

there has to be a way to machine a new bracket that is longer, hmmmm
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Old 03-16-11, 11:27 PM   #38
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

This has bothered me for a couple years too, so I decided to take it apart and see if I could figure something out. I have the homelink and what I ended up doing wastaking the mounting tab for the mirror and mounted it using the top hole on the base and the bottom hole on the tab. I then drilled a new hole in the base to screw into the top hole of the tab. It ended up moving the tab up 1/2 an inch or so. There is now no gap between the top of the mirror and the dot matrix sunshade. It was easy to do and worth the few minutes it, but I do wish it was even higher. I'm only 5'9 and still feel like I have to look under the mirror making right handers. I wish there was a way to extend the arm. Unfortunately there is a black spot on the windsheild where base is glued to so I don't think removing and regluing it is a worthwild solution, it would probably work but you see the back side of the mounting braket through the glass and have that black spot too.
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Old 11-07-18, 02:51 AM   #39
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Default Re: Anyone find the rear view mirror sits too low?

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Is the mount type the same with the regular mirror as it is on the homelink/autodimming one?
you may need a backup camera to reduce blind spot.
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Old 12-01-18, 02:15 PM   #40
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Any aftermarket mirrors that sit higher?
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