Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Discuss the Slick Sixties Ford Truck

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #16  
Old 09-09-2011, 01:16 PM
Buzz44's Avatar
Buzz44 Buzz44 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: colbert washington
Posts: 2,012
Buzz44 has a good reputation on FTE.Buzz44 has a good reputation on FTE.
Take a piece of galv or steel pipe nipple. Cut in half and drill center hole to use as a clamp to spread out and pinch the mirror holder to the braket in the door. I have not done this myself but have seen it on other trucks. Dress it up with paint should work to spread out the pressure and keep the bar holding the mirror from moving. I would probably use 1/2 or 3/8 depending on the size of mirror bar support bar you use. Good luck.
__________________
1965 F100 4x4 for fun. Name Gentelman Jim
1963 F250 4x4 for restore. Name Beast
1998 F150 4x4 for daily use. Name Birthday Boy
2001 Ford 4x4 Explorer Sport Trac (nice but sucks on MPG its underpowered)

Vic by the way.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-09-2011, 01:48 PM
NumberDummy's Avatar
NumberDummy NumberDummy is online now
Ford Parts Specialist
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hacienda Heights CA
Posts: 54,916
NumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldHarley View Post

Someone posted a pic here in the past that shows use of a larger rectangular mirror mounted to the existing factory door mount arm.
Genuine Ford non-telescoping mirror.

Click the image to open in full size.

1. Looks vintage 2. easily used with factory door arm 3. would add needed visibility - a larger mirror and especially with the longer arm as the small round mirrors I have are also obscured somewhat by the vent window post!
Doncha have the parts catalog? Seems I recall that you do. Take a look-see at this:

1964/72 Ford Truck Parts Catalog / Illustration Section 172.2, Page 5 / There are two types: Telescoping (C3TZ-17696-E), non telescoping (C3TZ-17696-C or C3TZ-17696-D).

The last time I looked, both types could still be found NOS, but I cannot look for the little darlin's until Tuesday at the earliest.

Could you scan and post the above pic, and these two Western Jr mirror pics shown on pages 2 & 6? One of us could then ask fabmandeluxe to post them as a sticky.
__________________
Bill / Retired Ford Parts Manager / Part number research: 1928/2001 trucks & 1928/89 passenger cars.

2013 Escape FWD 2.0L Eco-Boost
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 09-09-2011, 07:35 PM
RottenRon's Avatar
RottenRon RottenRon is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 144
RottenRon is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mirror mirror, on the truck,,,lol. On my 65 F350

Quote:
Originally Posted by 66-Ol'Henry View Post
well... ive been talked into it lol i wanna get some new side mirriors for my truck i dont like the original cause there so small... but does anyone kno were i can find some nice chrome side mirriors that are suitable some nice sizeable mirriors about 4-6in in diameter. those huge ones are kinda throwin off its old age look.
G'day m8.

I made my mirror arms outta 5/8" stainless bar, heated the ends and bashed em flat. Made appropriate bends here and there, then drilled the ends and mounted them to my own brackets (in the original position).
[/IMG]
Click the image to open in full size.[/IMG]

I found 5" peep mirrors on the net, they're just some aftermarket jobbies.

I've found them a bit small, so I'm about to go get a couple of others, like the ones on that green truck in the posts.

They look like the 6" x 4" ones made by Britax. They can be had stainless or painted I believe.

I'm gunna make some new arms soon. Something with a little more curve rather than those sharp corners. I recon that'll look better with the trucks shape.

I made my own brackets outta s/s. Note they're bent horizontally. That way if the mirror/arm get bumped, the whole friggin lot don't get mangled.

Click the image to open in full size.

Oh yeah, just a suggestion, don't make the same blue I did, by using an ordinary wire brush wheel to clean em up. What happens is, minute bits of steel get impregnated in the stainless, and then the whole shebang goes rusty. Ya live and learn.

Check out my albums, there's a couple more pics on there showing the mirrors.

Hope that gives ya some ideas.

Cheers, Ron.
__________________
Aussie 65 F350 Slick
ALBUM LINK http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/me...on-albums.html

LINK TO EFY's SITE http://www.65efy.com/
If you think you can,,,, or you think you cant,,,,,,,,,, you're probably right,,,,,,,,,, better to think you can.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 09-09-2011, 09:04 PM
OldHarley's Avatar
OldHarley OldHarley is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 825
OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.
Bill,

Great Caesar's Ghost!, I did not even think to look in my book, cuz I figured the Western Jr. styles were the only ones available and just added aftermarket . I must admit, I do like the look of the non-telescoping ones, though! I guess you could run them without that extra little brace like the green truck does, long as you are careful! If you know of a source, I would be interested!

Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.
__________________
Greg


2007 F150 Harley-Davidson Black/Orange
1966 F100 Custom Cab, 352 V-8, Ford 3 speed manual
1941 Harley-Davidson WLD
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 09-10-2011, 10:23 AM
markzieglerinsd's Avatar
markzieglerinsd markzieglerinsd is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Watertown
Posts: 129
markzieglerinsd is starting off with a positive reputation.
I just took my Western Jr mirrors off and welded the holes shut on the door. I want to go with the more stylish 5" round. All that is salvagable is the frames and hardware, the mirror head was rusted through. They have surface rust but are in good shape. Let me know if someone wants them.

Mark
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 09-10-2011, 11:21 AM
65Ben 65Ben is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Provo, Utah
Posts: 8
65Ben is starting off with a positive reputation.
I would love them markzieglerinsd, I can find heads easy enough. Please shoot me some info!

Ben
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-12-2011, 09:52 AM
NumberDummy's Avatar
NumberDummy NumberDummy is online now
Ford Parts Specialist
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hacienda Heights CA
Posts: 54,916
NumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldHarley View Post
Bill,

Great Caesar's Ghost!, I did not even think to look in my book, cuz I figured the Western Jr. styles were the only ones available and just added aftermarket . I must admit, I do like the look of the non-telescoping ones, though! I guess you could run them without that extra little brace like the green truck does, long as you are careful! If you know of a source, I would be interested!

Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.
There are 4 different types of mirrors pictured, but more than 4 part numbers.

From left to right:

1) C3TZ-17696-B (replaced: C1TB-17696-A, C1TB-17696-D, C1TB-17696-E) .. Painted Telescoping Type-5" x 8" Mirror Head (C1TZ-17723-G = replaced C1TZ-17723-C)

EDIT (1/3/2012): 5 available NOS (2-C3TZ-17696-B / (3-C1TB-17696-E)
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
2) C1TZ-17696-G (replaced C1TZ-17696-C) .. Painted Non-Telescoping Type-5" x 5" Square Mirror Head (B7CZ-17723-B).

1 available NOS
----------------
2) C3TZ-17696-C (replaced: C1TB-17696-B, C1TB-17696-F) .. Painted Non-Telescoping Type-5" x 8" Rectangular Mirror Head (C1TZ-17723-G replaced C1TZ-17723-C).

EDIT: NONE available.
---------------------
3) C6TZ-17696-A .. Stainless Western Junior-Swing-Lok (6" x 10" C6TZ-17723-A Mirror Head has 3 vertical embossed lines).

1 available NOS
----------------
3) C1TZ-17696-D .. Western Junior-Painted-7" x 11" Mirror Head (C1TZ-17723-B).

8 available NOS

P/M for the sources for mirrors (and mirror heads), there are waaay too many sources to list.
__________________
Bill / Retired Ford Parts Manager / Part number research: 1928/2001 trucks & 1928/89 passenger cars.

2013 Escape FWD 2.0L Eco-Boost
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 09-25-2011, 07:10 PM
white 66's Avatar
white 66 white 66 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Colorado
Posts: 52
white 66 is starting off with a positive reputation.
I would like to find a pair of original good mirror heads if anyone has some.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 09-25-2011, 08:47 PM
OldHarley's Avatar
OldHarley OldHarley is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 825
OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.
There are 4 kinds of mirror heads shown in the above illustrations. Which ones are you looking for?
__________________
Greg


2007 F150 Harley-Davidson Black/Orange
1966 F100 Custom Cab, 352 V-8, Ford 3 speed manual
1941 Harley-Davidson WLD
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 09-25-2011, 11:12 PM
RottenRon's Avatar
RottenRon RottenRon is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 144
RottenRon is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by markzieglerinsd View Post
I just took my Western Jr mirrors off and welded the holes shut on the door. I want to go with the more stylish 5" round. All that is salvagable is the frames and hardware, the mirror head was rusted through. They have surface rust but are in good shape. Let me know if someone wants them.

Mark
G'day mate.

I have a couple of 5" round "peep" style mirrors on my old girl. Personally, I think they a bit small, so I'm about to change them to some stainless steel 6" x 8" Rectangular mirrors.

I find that when the 5" heads are adjusted to see rear traffic, even when you move your head, it's very hard to see the lower part and back tyre of my old girl. Thats just a pain when maneuvering in tight parks etc. Also side to side view is not so good either, as I've found out when doing some lane changing,,,,lol.

I'm also gunna make some new mirror arms with less acute bends, more rounded to suit the body lines better.

These mirrors I'm gettin, are very similar to the genuine Ford items in the top picture of the four that Old Harley posted above, except the mounting bolt, is in the center, not about a third the distance from one end.

When they're fitted, and if I remember. I'll post a couple of picks.

Anyway, just my two bobs worth.

Cheers, Ron.
__________________
Aussie 65 F350 Slick
ALBUM LINK http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/me...on-albums.html

LINK TO EFY's SITE http://www.65efy.com/
If you think you can,,,, or you think you cant,,,,,,,,,, you're probably right,,,,,,,,,, better to think you can.
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 09-26-2011, 09:13 PM
white 66's Avatar
white 66 white 66 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Colorado
Posts: 52
white 66 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mirror heads

Quote:
Originally Posted by white 66 View Post
I would like to find a pair of original good mirror heads if anyone has some.
Old Harley,

the number is 17793 or 23 I think from the diagram you had posted earlier. I had a set off of a 64 that I used on my 41 since those were very small round mirrors, not allowing enough eyesight. Anyhow the originals I had on my truck have been buggerd up by me going in and out of storage, now I have different storage and would like to put another set on besides the ones I have now. Those came from Napa.

Last edited by white 66; 09-26-2011 at 09:18 PM. Reason: additiaonal info.
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 09-26-2011, 11:33 PM
OldHarley's Avatar
OldHarley OldHarley is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 825
OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.OldHarley has a good reputation on FTE.
White 66.

The 17723 mirror head was available in 5" x 5" OR 5" x 8" depending on the suffix added that is not shown in the illustration. i.e.; C1TZ-17723-C for example.

I asked since I am installing some of these on my truck and the only setup available were with the 5" x 5" head. I will probably replace these with some different ones so I have two NOS 5" x 5" heads with the Ford script available, if you are interested.
__________________
Greg


2007 F150 Harley-Davidson Black/Orange
1966 F100 Custom Cab, 352 V-8, Ford 3 speed manual
1941 Harley-Davidson WLD
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 09-28-2011, 09:51 PM
hannahs hannahs is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 7
hannahs is starting off with a positive reputation.
Hey guys just joined this forum. I bought my daughter a '65 f100 like grandpa use to have my wife is about to ground me from working on it and we've only had it a week. I'm looking for some of those smaller mirrors you all are trying to get rid of (like the ones on the red and white '66) but can't find but will be looking at some of the places you all mentioned. I'll try to get some pics on here I know Hannah (my daughter) is pretty proud
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 09-29-2011, 04:50 AM
NumberDummy's Avatar
NumberDummy NumberDummy is online now
Ford Parts Specialist
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hacienda Heights CA
Posts: 54,916
NumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputationNumberDummy has a superb reputation
Welcome to FTE

The chrome mirrors w/the 5" round mirror head that fit into the door slots are reproduced, available from every repro parts seller.

The closest source to you that has them is Classic Auto Parts, located in OKC
__________________
Bill / Retired Ford Parts Manager / Part number research: 1928/2001 trucks & 1928/89 passenger cars.

2013 Escape FWD 2.0L Eco-Boost
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 09-29-2011, 07:19 PM
white 66's Avatar
white 66 white 66 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Colorado
Posts: 52
white 66 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Mirrors

Quote:
Originally Posted by OldHarley View Post
White 66.

The 17723 mirror head was available in 5" x 5" OR 5" x 8" depending on the suffix added that is not shown in the illustration. i.e.; C1TZ-17723-C for example.

I asked since I am installing some of these on my truck and the only setup available were with the 5" x 5" head. I will probably replace these with some different ones so I have two NOS 5" x 5" heads with the Ford script available, if you are interested.

Hmm, that would be cool but I think the 8" tall ones would help me better see what is on my sides. I have had them on all of the slicks I have owned from 61 to 66 they work well enough for general purposes. I had a good set left over from my 61 I used on my 41, they at least look like they belong.

Old Harley thanks for replying, I appreciate it as I am new to this forum. I will keep looking for a pair.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 07:19 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Tags
1965, 96, arm, bracket, f100, f350, ford, mirriors, mirror, mirrors, paint, replace, side, telescoping, truck, vent, windows

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
73-79 mirror options greythorn3 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 25 01-12-2008 10:06 PM
Ford Excursion doors weekendwarriorfsw32 Excursion - King of SUVs 1 05-15-2007 10:24 PM
95 Mirrior options Talyn 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 8 01-05-2007 02:47 PM
Removing a Bathroom Mirrior koziol41 General NON-Automotive Conversation 8 06-06-2006 09:13 PM
help with mirriors ? catman52987 Super Duty & Heavy Duty 3 03-05-2006 08:31 AM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup