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Offline Carbon Sky

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #50 on: March 05, 2010, 11:38:41 PM »
Wow!  That's awful kind of you.  I guess I'll get back to you when I get around to ordering one.

And please, if anyone else knows an online source for the pins, I'd greatly appreciate it.  If they sell them in quantity, I wouldn't mind sending out extras of mine to others that end up getting mirrors with map lights.

If the pins from the harness on our cars are the ones that you need, I can send you what you a couple gratis when I pick up my mirror from the states on Monday. I'll have a few extra.

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #51 on: March 05, 2010, 11:51:58 PM »
Sly Bob   ---> when you come through Customs The first exit theres a Texico Station . Thats where I stopped when comming back to MD. He had a little bit of everything in there . I think there was an Auto Zone or something down the street. He would know he also had a few Late model Junkers there probly for Parts .Unless you want to drive to Johnstown for another Auto Zone . He worked on my PT there. was Cheap to and friendly.
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #52 on: March 06, 2010, 12:08:43 AM »
Wow!  That's awful kind of you.  I guess I'll get back to you when I get around to ordering one.

And please, if anyone else knows an online source for the pins, I'd greatly appreciate it.  If they sell them in quantity, I wouldn't mind sending out extras of mine to others that end up getting mirrors with map lights.

PM me your address when you know what you need and I will send them out. Glad to do it as another member here helped me out a while ago when I was in a bind. What goes around, comes around.

Hey, us Canadians have to stick together!   ;)
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #53 on: March 06, 2010, 12:23:09 AM »
Sly Bob   ---> when you come through Customs The first exit theres a Texico Station . Thats where I stopped when coming back to MD. He had a little bit of everything in there . I think there was an Auto Zone or something down the street. He would know he also had a few Late model Junkers there probly for Parts .Unless you want to drive to Johnstown for another Auto Zone . He worked on my PT there. was Cheap to and friendly.
I come across the Rainbow bridge as there isn't the line up there that you usually get at the Queenston-Lewiston bridge, unless you are talking the Peace bridge in Buffalo? The business that I get my stuff delivered to over there is about 2 minutes from the border across the Rainbow. The Autozone isn't too far from there on Pine st.
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #54 on: March 06, 2010, 11:27:01 AM »
I always thought they called it the "Rainbow" bridge due to the arch design, until this... taken from the park on the American side of the horseshoe falls, a stone's throw from the Rainbow Bridge:
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #55 on: March 06, 2010, 12:22:05 PM »
Looks different from the U.S. side.  ;)

It really is a nice area in the summer. In the winter too for that matter. The ice formations from the freezing mist coming from the falls can be incredible.

http://www.pbase.com/michaelsv/niagara_falls
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #56 on: March 08, 2010, 05:33:25 PM »
Picked up the mirror today and for $46 with shipping it was a heck of a deal. I picked up an "add a circuit" and now all I have to do is get the car out of storage so I can do the install. Going to pick up 10 ft. of pink and 10 ft. of green 18 gauge wire tomorrow on the way home from work.

That windshield interior trim pulls off like the door sills? Just grab it and pull?   :idk:
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #57 on: March 08, 2010, 06:39:45 PM »
That windshield interior trim pulls off like the door sills? Just grab it and pull?   :idk:
Only if you want to break it :)

(Sorry, couldn't resist.) You have to unscrew the sunvisors first - but then you probably knew that.  After that, it's grab and pull.  A-pillars are grab and pull too.
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #58 on: March 08, 2010, 06:52:10 PM »
Was that grab... and then pull?   :poke:
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #59 on: March 09, 2010, 10:42:49 AM »
Welllllll... you could try pulling first, then grabbing  :idk:
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #61 on: March 10, 2010, 09:08:35 AM »
I pull back the plastic to create enough space to use a large flat tip screwdriver and insert that against the clip, twist the screwdriver and it pops the clip out of the slot.

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #62 on: March 22, 2010, 10:31:21 AM »
I pull back the plastic to create enough space to use a large flat tip screwdriver and insert that against the clip, twist the screwdriver and it pops the clip out of the slot.

That worked great Joe, thanks for the tip.  :thumbs:
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #63 on: February 03, 2011, 07:34:29 PM »
Dark Tech bought the HHR mirror and received it.  The plug came with the chopped off harness.

What I need to know is how to remove the a pin from the old harness so he can stick in plug it into spot 13 of the stock harness to (accessories 12v needed)

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #64 on: February 03, 2011, 07:39:36 PM »
never mind, found it on page 2 of this thread

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #65 on: February 03, 2011, 07:52:11 PM »
never mind, found it on page 2 of this thread
How soon we forget...   :lol:
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #66 on: February 03, 2011, 08:46:16 PM »
I'm going to have to do this sometime soon, well at least order the mirror for delivery to Joe's  :)
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #67 on: February 03, 2011, 10:17:49 PM »
Yeah it's an easy and great little mod. With my in dash nav unit the compass is a little redundant.
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #68 on: February 04, 2011, 10:14:33 AM »
That is on the list of things to do as well.  I now have Nav unit radios in all the other cars.  Just can't decide what I want Joe to put into the Sol.  Maybe I will ask for his recommendation, see what he wants to install  :)
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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #69 on: February 04, 2011, 01:15:58 PM »
OK, I am a little dim sometimes. What exact mirror do we want that works the easiest? Which one has the map lights and auto dimming plus compass that works?

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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #71 on: February 04, 2011, 02:10:23 PM »
Careful though Jim, the one that I listed above has LED lights but some listed on eBay don't. They really work well in our cars though although it's not a plug and play installation. Almost but not quite...

Also try to get one that has the plug of the harness attached as you'll need another pin or two to complete the installation.
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #72 on: February 04, 2011, 02:25:30 PM »
Great, thanks. IIRC the LED needed a resistor? Is that correct?

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #73 on: February 04, 2011, 02:30:46 PM »
No those LED lights that are integrated into the mirror don't require any changes. All that is required for installation is power for the compass and a wire to turn off the dimming when the car is in reverse if you wish.
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Mods: Lose the chicklets, VentureShield, Dual horns, AfterShock spoiler, Weathershield cover, Lil Chromies, Red calipers with black Solstice stickers, Opel GT antenna and Solo GXP-RCD exhaust with a Solo hi-flow cat!

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Re: Looking for Auto dimming Mirror w/ enhancements
« Reply #74 on: February 04, 2011, 02:32:47 PM »
OK, great. Do all the HHR mirrors have auto dimming, and map lights?

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