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Broke the mirror glass in my right side mirror. Can't believe that I have to buy the whole mirror from Honda just for a piece of glass. Have had no luck trying to find a glass shop that will cut one for me.

Anybody else go through this and have a solution. I'm looking at buying a set of Show Chrome mirrors for less than the price of one from Honda.
 

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Broke my L side last summer, took it to an auto glass shop, replaced mirror for $10.00, works great. :waving::action::action:
 

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They said there is something different about the right side mirror glass.

Convex glass I suppose.

Can it be done?
 

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First.. if it is like my 2000 SE mirrors, keep in mind that for BOTH sides, the glass is slightly convex.. Flat glass mirrors won't give you the same field of view.. I'd just bite the bullet and buy it...

but having said that, you can buy the convex mirror for replacements (example right side '98 chevy suburban) at an auto parts store. It comes as a piece that you would cover the broken glass... Then you would need a pattern (the mirror gasket) and you might be able to cut your own... I was planning to do that to a set of JCWhitney mirrors on my 1100 (to get rid of the flat glass), but haven't tried it.. Downside is that the mirror glass is $20 for one piece..
 

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I had the same problem, the right side "makes object in mirror closer than they appear"
Glass shop couldn't get inexpensively, so i went to the junkyard, found an old truck with a west coast style mirror and popped the glass out of it $ 3. Then took my left side mirror out, traced it on the back of the new glass and carried to the glass shop and had it cut. No charge. Took a few hours of running, but not near as bad as buying a new mirror
 
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