1970 Tri shield passenger side mirror (!!!!!)- $209 TPP

Discussion in 'Repro Parts' started by gd2227, Aug 6, 2019.

  1. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

  2. mrolds69

    mrolds69 "The Cure"

    That's great news...maybe! Now everybody can have one. I have a 10% discount that ends at midnight. Hmmmmmmmmm....
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  3. TorqueMonster1

    TorqueMonster1 Making My GS Great Again!

    Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The rare just became common. I'd love to get some feedback from someone that bought one. Quality, fit, appearance and quality of the chrome plating. If anyone buys one Please leave us feedback. Thank You! Mark
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  4. MikeM

    MikeM Mississippi Buicks

    I have an original one on my 70 Stage1. Some pitting and the base is held together by bubble gum, doesn't adjust. I thought it was worth something until now. Mixed blessing, like, remember when the grille for a 71 was so ridiculously expensive? We are better off if good quality replacement parts are available. If the buicks were like the chevy you could build one from scratch from aftermarket parts.
  5. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    Very curious to see a review on this.
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  6. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    Says remote, but no?
  7. StfSocal

    StfSocal Well-Known Member

    Hopefully Todd (ToddsGS, aka DieCast Muscle Cars) can get one and give us feedback on if they are any good. If he decides to sell them then we can expect them to be quality.
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  8. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    Rats - I ordered one - I was so excited I forgot about Todd (Sorry Todd :oops:). Wonder what his price will be.... I'll post pictures when I get it.
  9. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD"

    No such thing, just the Driver's side.
  10. ToddsGS

    ToddsGS Founders Club Member

    $195 Each (Plus Shipping) In Stock. See my Exterior Page for more info.

    I have one here and it looks good.

    The only thing I don't care for with these mirrors in general (No fault of TPP - This is a GM Design and I wish it was better)
    The mounting Screw for these Mirrors is literally a # 10 Single Screw [​IMG] that attaches the Mirror to the factory bracket and sometimes they're a bit "Flimsey".

    Other than that complaint...… (again not the fault of TPP) I think the mirror over all is a nice reproduction. As mentioned, I have one here and will be mounting this on a car we Restored earlier this summer.
    Incidentally ….. This car does have the Driver Side mirror that TPP reproduces and myself and the owner of the car were happy with it.

    100's of Restoration Parts from most of the Big Name vendors all under 1 roof at D C Muscle Cars.

    Let me know if I can help guys!!


    Todd / D C Muscle Car

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  11. Electra Bob

    Electra Bob Well-Known Member

    I'm curious as to the amount of adjustment with respect to the base to head angle.

  12. gd2227

    gd2227 Platinum Level Contributor

    Todd- TPP still hasn't reproduced the 1970 DS MANUAL mirror yet, correct?
  13. ToddsGS

    ToddsGS Founders Club Member

    No, not yet.
  14. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD"

    Did you ever get this mirror? Looks like they sold out of them.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2019
  15. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    Be home Monday - will post more when I open the box!
  16. ToddsGS

    ToddsGS Founders Club Member

  17. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    Here we go: IMG_0755.JPG IMG_0757.JPG IMG_0753.JPG
    Double boxed and well wrapped. Even so there was a small hole because the inner box is too small, but no damage. Note the parts that come with it.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2019
  18. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    The mirror itself is a very nice piece:

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    Last edited: Aug 20, 2019
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  19. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

    I have a drivers side"take off" so it is basically NOS to compare to. The drivers side has the black paint. The chrome on the repro is better than the OEM one. Installed on a car I do not think you could tell which one was factory, except for that:
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    The last picture shows the mirror side and the recess (or lip) is spot on. The only thing that would have been nicer is to have the body screws included.
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  20. Brett Slater

    Brett Slater Super Moderator Staff Member

    And just like that, the prices of NOS mirrors just dropped.
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