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top down mirrors?

I'd like to see my mirrors hung top down, or replaced by mirrors that sit below the handle bars. Links to parts or a tutorial would be greatly appreciated.
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I'd like to see my mirrors hung top down, or replaced by mirrors that sit below the handle bars. Links to parts or a tutorial would be greatly appreciated.


The mirror mounting provisions are a part of the lever assemblies so you'd have to replace the lever assemblies completely.




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Use bar end mirrors, or generic clamp ons
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Use bar end mirrors, or generic clamp ons


That would leave the existing mounting provisions sticking up on the on the hand control lever assembly and look rather ugly.


But I was thinking about this while riding yesterday. A flat plate adaptor about 1" wide with two holes could be made to pick up the mounting provision on the lever assembly and then extend back about a inch or so (for clearance) to behind the handle bars. Then the mirrors can be mounted pointing down and out from the aft hole location. It could look a little jury-rigged but would work without changing the hand controls.


Of course you'd still have the problem that you can't see directly behind you because your body is in the way.


The cleanest solution is still new hand control lever assemblies. The handle bars are standard 3/4" and all after market controls fit. More costly but definately the cleanest solution to the change.



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at most times cleaner is better, might as well go that route if you could .



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Mirror Extensions

Harley knock-off mirror extensions are available on eBay for $12.99. Additional hardware from Ace Hardware solves the mirror problem. ((2) 5/16x24x1 button bolts, (2) 5/16 screw caps, (2) 5/15x1/4 spacers, and (8) 5/16 split washers)
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Harley knock-off mirror extensions are available on eBay for $12.99. Additional hardware from Ace Hardware solves the mirror problem. ((2) 5/16x24x1 button bolts, (2) 5/16 screw caps, (2) 5/15x1/4 spacers, and (8) 5/16 split washers)
Where did the long black curved metal piece that's relocating your mirror come from?

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This is what I'd did. And the additional hardware information is all there and correct (took a long time for me to search around and find what hardware was necessary for sure). These work great
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Got the same ones off Amazon https://smile.amazon.com/Krator%C2%A...arley+davidson










found the extra bolts and spacers at the hardware store after 3 trips and https://smile.amazon.com/BikeMaster-...ors+bikemaster those little blind spot mirror's need to be superglued to its backing the superglued to the mirror they fall apart easy.
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