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How to Install Rugged Ridge Quick Release Rectangular Mirrorson on your 1997-2014 Wrangler TJ & JK

Installation Time

2 hours

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HARDWARE NOTE: (2) new 5/16" bolts have been supplied for TJ-LJ applications. JKs will reuse factory hardware.

Item List:

(1) 6" Round Mirror (1) M8 Bolt (1) Foam Pad

(1) M8 Flat Washer (1) M8 Lock Washer (2) 5/16" bolt

(1) Mounting Bracket (1) Knob

(1) Billet Bushing (1) Universal Mirror Arm


Step 1. Using T40 torx wrench remove, two upper windshield bracket remove.  bolts (JK). For TJ remove two flush mount torx head bolts just in front of door hinge (Pic 1-2) TJ's will use new 5/16" bolts.  

Step 2. Install mounting bracket with welded nut facing down. (pic.3). Tighten bolts.      


Step 3. Attach mirror head to flat side  of arm using M8 bolt, flatr.c  washer and lock washer.(pic.4)      

Step 4. Slide bushing on to arm. Arms  have 4 alignment holes universal installation (left/right). Rotate arm to match side  application (pic.5).

Step 5.Install arm into mounting  bracket. Open doors to check   clearance to mirror. Tighten knob (pic.6)


Step 6. Adjust mirror head into desired  position. Tighten screws. DO NOT over tighten. Mirror head should be tight but able to adjusted if needed (pic.7).      

NOTE: Ti applications are designed to be used with doors off. Some visibility on passenger side will be blocked if used with doors.      

Step 2. When doors are reinstalled remove mirror arm from bracket. Place bushings back into arm. Tighten knob. (pic.8-9)