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Old 4th February 2009, 16:18   #1
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I want to install Day-Night Rear View Mirror in my Estilo. I am so used to it and I thought it is available in top-end versions of all new cars. But my Estilo VXi came with a normal one.

Has anybody replaced the normal mirror to day-night mirror?

Is this mirror of unique design or does it share common design with Wagon-R or any other car?

Please advice.

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I think the one from Wagon R should fit, you can confirm from MASS
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I am also looking for a day-night RVM for my wagonR, if you find out the cost do post it here
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I even don't know if Wagon-R's top variant comes with Day-Night mirror or not.

Anybody bought day-night RVM for Estlio/Wagon-R - come forward please.

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It used to come in Wagon R VXi, not sure if it still does or not.
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Hi !

I want to install Day-Night Rear View Mirror in my Estilo. I am so used to it and I thought it is available in top-end versions of all new cars. But my Estilo VXi came with a normal one.

Has anybody replaced the normal mirror to day-night mirror?

Is this mirror of unique design or does it share common design with Wagon-R or any other car?

Please advice.

Regards,
MG
Insist Maruti to get this done FOC. My brother bought his wagonR VXi in 2002 when i had a Esteem 2000 VX which had the day night mirror but his wagonr did not. He wrote to maruti asking why a newer model did not have this feature. After a little persuasion, he got that done FOC.
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In fact if my memory serves me well, when I had test driven the Estilo Vxi, it had a D/N mirror. May be a cost cutting measure?
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Old 4th February 2009, 17:24   #8
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Damn. Estilo VXi does not come with Day-Night Mirror.

Just now checked Wagon-R's brochure and the VXi model Wagon-R comes with Day-Night Mirror.

Called up M.A.S.S., they say it is not available, I will have to buy from outside. Will call up other M.A.S.S and ask tomorrow.

I will also need to know the compatibility of other cars' day-night mirrors with Estilo.
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I got a day night RVM fitted to my indica DLG ( comes as oe with only the DLX). the mirror cost 500, but the TASS charged some 150 bucks for installation - its just a unscrew/screw job.

it was very useful, but after i got dark tints all around, i found myself using it less and less
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I'm sure these mirrors are available as they work on a simple principle and also don't really need any complex things to fix it.
I saw quite a few on ebay.com

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nope they dont , and i had to remove them to put some foam tape in between (to prevent vibrations ) - it was pretty easy

the TASS guys charged me the amount to install the ORVM , which is fairly complex, and which i realized a bit too late
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it was very useful, but after i got dark tints all around, i found myself using it less and less
How dark are your films ? Coz even my glasses are tinted, but the glare in the RVM from headlights is very bright.
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I have it my Civic but I cannot use it because there is another RVM of reverse parking sensors kit on the top of it (It is a bit dark though)

I want to use one on Estilo but it is not there. I cannot use it both the cars. I am avoiding film on back glass because of defogger. :(
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How dark are your films ? Coz even my glasses are tinted, but the glare in the RVM from headlights is very bright.
pretty dark. I have llumar silver 20something tints ( only 5 was darker)
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Got a day/night mirror for 360 bucks, pretty decent quality. The OEM mirror was quoted at 700 at MASS
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