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A neighbour of mine hit my (wing) mirror with a sliotar and it's cracked/smashed.

Can I replace just the glass (the actual mirror itself)?
Preferably doing it myself. As oppposed to having to buy a spare mirror and have it painted?

Details:

  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Bora (Comfort Line)
  • Year: 2002
  • Electric Mirrors: Yes
  • Name: Borat
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If it's not too bad, around here any auto parts shop can sell you a universal mirror glass and you can glue it on top of the broken glass.

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This is what I'm doing. It is only costing me €10 –  Adam Lynch May 27 '11 at 22:15
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Definitely. By far the easiest is to go to a scrapyard and buy one, take it apart and replace the glass.

Straightforward on most cars.

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So I still have to buy the whole mirror?! Damn. How should I take the glass out of my current one? –  Adam Lynch May 15 '11 at 17:37
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