Blank or similar for Caterham door mirror mounts

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Blank or similar for Caterham door mirror mounts

Evening all,

I'm looking around for a blank or similar to neatly fit/replace the side mirrors as standard on the CC supplied side screens.  

I'd like to fit the Eccles mirror mounts as I did on my 420.  Unfortunately I can't merely fit the 420 doors as the 620 isn't fitted with the elbow rests as per the 420 so the side screen securing mechanism is different.

I suspect when I remove the pre-fitted side mirrors from the side screens there's going to be an impression in the door material along with the predrilled hole.  It would be nice to cover it with a thin plate for similar dimensions, may be even make a nice feature of it.

I'm assuming others have retro fitted the Eccles mount having used the factory setup ?

Mark

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When I moved my mirrors off the doors a long time ago, I just put a spot of black silicone sealant in each screw hole.
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Chicargo bolts are the answer and they come in a range of sizes and finishes. like these

https://www.ebay.com.au/i/254288461717?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=705-139619-5960-0&mkcid=2&itemid=254288461717&targetid=469489664298&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9071932&poi=&campaignid=7408627107&mkgroupid=86410135848&rlsatarget=pla-469489664298&abcId=1139226&merchantid=119083137&gclid=CjwKCAjw0vTtBRBREiwA3URt7mGZ3Jknj79OxW-PUZZnbB7oEgonUstBaISmB15cwR0Rxtays4o9TxoCmQ0QAvD_BwE

 

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Also known as a sex bolt according to google :-0

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The black end of a BIC biro fill the holes neatly. Tiny blob of silicone to seal it. Job done

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Dear Mark

Remember me, (this years Chippy run hotel) I also have Eccles mirrior mounts, as you might remember my 7 is all carbon shiny and black so I did this to replace the standard mirror positions in the doors.

I have loads and they are stainless, blat mail me and I'll sent you a set if you like.

Mrp

 

 

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You could try and advertise and reach out to an Academy kit builder.   I am sure they would sell you their new doors, for a small cash incentive and your doors with mirrors fitted.  Assuming your new car is an S3. 

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I'll have to see how badly the door material is marked, I getting the impression from people's responses that it might not be that bad,

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I used some plastic studs but can't remember where I bought them, probably Demon Tweaks or similar

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left them as is - they add to the ventilation;

 

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