Saturday, August 25, 2018

Changing Yeti Mirror Covers – Blue To Black

swap car mirror covers
Today I want to change the colour of my wing mirrors, from Aqua Blue to Gloss Black.
It should fit the style I am going for with my Yeti.
aqua blue metallic mirrors

Nothing at all wrong with my Blue covers.

I just want to make my Yeti look a little different from the crowd

A search online and I locate the correct covers: SL0 072 530.
I order and they arrive fast.

SL0 072 530 mirror covers
Let's get on with it.
I start by easing part of my finger underneath the mirror glass and carefully prise it away a little. 
I do the same further along a bit.

carefully remove car mirror glass

I hear a healthy ‘click’ and not a dreaded ‘snap’ – the mirror is out

And intact. 😰
But these two wires are the heated mirror wires…

wires for skoda heated mirrors
Once I unclip these wires the mirror is free.
I'll put it inside my Yeti somewhere or I will step on it, I know it.

be careful to remove glass from skoda / vw / seat wing mirror
Now I need to undo two small Torx screws.

undo torx screws on skoda mirror housing
The Torx screws are out.
Now there are two retaining tabs that need pushing down with my finger.

Without not much force,  I push down on them

clips holding mirror to housing on skoda suv
Using my fingernails from the back of my mirror cover I pull and it separates from the wing mirror and I am happy that I have broken nothing.😇

aqua blue metallic skoda mirror cover
I put it in my Yeti for safety.

Out comes a shiny new black beauty

new black mirror cover for skoda, vw, seat
I repeat everything I have just done in reverse.
One side complete.
It looks nice.

changing mirrors on a skoda yeti
Naturally, I must repeat the entire process on the other side.
I also pack away the Aqua Blue mirror covers.
Want to buy them from me?

for sale: skoda aqua blue metallic mirror covers
in aqua blue metallic: skoda yeti tsi
Good times.
Thank you for visiting.
And feel free to stay tuned for more Yeti modifications I have planned.
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