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whats with everyone turning their rear view mirrow up side down? what does that do for you? also what are some of the best but least costly mods one can do?
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post #2 of 25 Old 05-22-2009, 03:56 PM
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It moves the mirror up higher, giving you more visibillity out of the windshield. IMHO the best and #1 easy/cheap mod is to get the daystar hood wranglers. I can barely remember having the hood flutter now, all a thing of the past.

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^ x's 2 - I don't lean down to see out the middle of the window any more. Free and effective - best kind of mod

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post #4 of 25 Old 05-22-2009, 05:20 PM
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The driver mod!~

Upside down mirror.... I did it....It annoyed me... now my spare blocks my view anyway.

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I removed the "head rest" (whip lash prevention)from the back seat clear view.
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Not sure with 2-door, but with a 4-door you can fold the seat and then keep the headrest folded back when raising it. Bungee it to the floor hooks and no more head rest (unless you need them). Saw that a while back don't use it myself.

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I find the upsidedown mirror gives me a better view out the windshield too. In the correct position it sits too low in my field of vision.
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I find the upsidedown mirror gives me a better view out the windshield too. In the correct position it sits too low in my field of vision.
If I turned mine upside down, it would actually cause me problems, as I sit so high in the Jeep anyway...

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It moves the mirror up higher, giving you more visibillity out of the windshield. IMHO the best and #1 easy/cheap mod is to get the daystar hood wranglers. I can barely remember having the hood flutter now, all a thing of the past.
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how did you remove the rear head rests?
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how did you remove the rear head rests?
sawzall?
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I removed the pesky backseat headrest's.......Just removed the backseat.....who needs it!!!

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Rear view mirror? Why bother? Spare is in the way.
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Removal of head rest look at the posts going into the seat on both there is a button push in and start to move them up then thy should slide out.
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Flipped it, and yes, provides a different view. With the top off, I rarely use the rear view, as long as side views are installed. I've got shorter legs, and flipping the mirror provides about 1"+ of upper view when trail running.

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I removed the "head rest" (whip lash prevention)from the back seat clear view.
I just use some bungee cords to hold mine down. Definitely helps with visibility.
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Upside down mirror.... I did it....It annoyed me...
X2 For some reason I couldn't get along with it.
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It would be strange seeing all the traffic in your rear view mirror upside down!!!



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It would be strange seeing all the traffic in your rear view mirror upside down!!!

But isn't that normal for some ???

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It would be strange seeing all the traffic in your rear view mirror upside down!!!
Put the jeep back on it's wheels and try just turning the mirror over this time!

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I ran my mirror upside down for a few days---- today I turned it back. I think I can see farther down the road behind me in the stock position.

But I am short.

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just did this the other day... and i can really say i like it!
now i can see at the top portion of my window... yay.
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Haven't tried this mod yet but I will for the hell-of-it.

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I'm 6'5" and with the mirror normal, it's right in my line of sight, I flipped it and pushed it up against the top of the windshield frame and it gave me a little more field of vision out the front

trying to see out the rear is pretty much moot anyway, all I see is spare tire
I have a backup camera for actually seeing


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