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Hello,

I'd like to remove the rear view mirror from the windshield for track days.

Do you know how to remove / replace the interior rear view mirror?

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cristo
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I believe one rotates the base of it about 90 degrees...if you have
auto-leveling mirror there's probably a wiring harness to unclip as well.
 

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I don't know if the '05 mounts differently since they changed the size of the mirror, but the base does not rotate. I see no way to get the mirror off.
 

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Motorer extraordinaire
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I don't know about the '04s and '05s but for an '02 and an '03, just grab the base
and rotate it (clockwise when looking from below) and it will come off. Hoever, I
would advise against doing this if you have the autodimming mirror. Eventually
you will break the connector for the interior wiring :( Now I just turn it so
that it is edge-on to my view from the driver's seat and it really doesn't obstruct
my view.
 

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Phill
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Hi I removed the mirror from my 05 mini yesterday. you just take the outer casing off, rotate the mirror 90 degrees and disconnect the plug at the back for the rcl receiver.
 
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