Tex mirror fitment?

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Here are the pics of the plate.

For now I fixed the looseness by sticking a bit of scrap aluminum I had between the fixing screw and the plastic bracket and at least they are tight for now... Not exactly how it should be but better than them flapping in the breeze...
That piece is used when converting factory 80s/90's mirrors to Tex mirrors.
The factory mount holes are the ones that are closer to the center and staggered.

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Here are the pics of the plate.

For now I fixed the looseness by sticking a bit of scrap aluminum I had between the fixing screw and the plastic bracket and at least they are tight for now... Not exactly how it should be but better than them flapping in the breeze...

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Did you get the wedge shaped base that they mount to? I think the Tex mirrors require that extra plate (plinth) so the mirrors sit upright instead of sticking out horizontally from the door.

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So I have some Tex mirrors on, installed by the previous owner.
They were somewhat tattered so I replaced them, however the new ones are fairly loose on there. Ordered a fitting kit just to be sure but stumped on what to do with the metal plate that is supplied with it...

Any tips?
Picture of the metal plate?

If in doubt, flat out. Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

Give a car more power and it goes faster on the straights,
make a car lighter and it's faster everywhere. Colin Chapman.

 Posted: Sep 12, 2019 08:08AM
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So I have some Tex mirrors on, installed by the previous owner.
They were somewhat tattered so I replaced them, however the new ones are fairly loose on there. Ordered a fitting kit just to be sure but stumped on what to do with the metal plate that is supplied with it...

Any tips?