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i have just done it but they are not a straight fit. PVW got it wrong

the mirror base (the black bit that bolts to the door is a completely shape)

the way i got round this was to swap the lupo base with the golf base you can use your existing electric motor/wiring etc as they bolt up in the same place.

i have been collecting parts off ebay etc and the whole swap for both mirrors has cost me about 50ukp.

you can even use lupo manual mirrors as the casting in the mirror is the same for elec/man all you need the elec/heated/blue glass from a lupo/polo gti and you are away i also has the part no for the small driverside elec/heated/blue tint glass if you need it.

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So is fitting lupo mirrors just a case of detatching the mirror housing of lupo mirror and attatching it to the base of the golf mirror?
 

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no

you have to do the following

1.remove the golf mirror glass and cover

2.remove the electric motor and also remove the wiring from the electric motor plug (take note of the wiring as you need to rewire once the lupo mirror casting is fitted)

3.then you need to carefully remove the spring washer (early cars) clip (later cars) that holds the spring on the pivot post of the mirror to allow the mirror casting to come off.

4.once the casting is off then replace with the lupo casting and reassemble in the reverse order using the lupo casting,mirror glass and cover

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cheers Craig, still not to bad of a job, i will be looking out for some lupo mirrors in diamond black at a scrappy from now on then!
 

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any1 got a pic of this, sounds like it shouldnt be too hard.

if i didnt want the electrics, isit just a case of takin both apart and using the golf baseplate on the lupo mirror?or do i need to cut them about?
 

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like well cut them to make them fit or will the be the same size?so it would be a striaght swap if not wantin the motor electrics etc or would i need to cut the baseplate or mirror to make them fit
 

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sounds like a good little mod if anyone does it can they take some pics of the process, i just like working with pics it explains everything
i will start my hunt for some reflex silver ones [:)]
 

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Just on with the Lupo mod at the moment pal , ive started taking pics as well, i got both sides from the scrappers for ?40 and an added bonus they dont need paintig, but they arent electric, but shouldnt be a problem i dont think. I will post pics soon as ive done, prob be nxt weekend. [:D]
 

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i have done this conversion.
can verify its a easy swap.
the only dificult part is removing the clip that holds the spring on the pivot of the lupo mirrors.
also the mirror glass isnt easy to get hold of. i no longer have part numbers but the stealers dont understand that you want a lhd electric mirror in a 130mm not 150mm!
and the glass is about ?25 each for electric heated ones.?
but worth it!
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i've done the drivers side, and converted a manual lupo to electric, and am on the hunt for a passenger side one. The small mirror on the passenger side actually comes fitted to loads of cars, polo lupo arosa ibiza and something else i can't remember!

its a fairly easy job, get a complete mirror from a breakers though, but finding one is hard! don't buy mine either!!
 

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I have the small mirrors on my car but drivers is a German passengers side mirror and the passengers is JAP spec but these were more expensive than the above so what are you waiting for? Get going
 

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I have a german drivers side ( passenger side in germany) on mine, but whats the difference between jap and uk spec, since they fitted are passenger side over here
 
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