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    WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Hello. I had a 560SEC with the HomeLink mirror and what a fantastic piece of modern tech that was. I had to sell the car when I moved overseas, but I have returned and purchased a fantastic 500SEC. The original mirror is fine, but I already miss the HomeLink.

    I tried contacting the gentleman who made them but never received a response. Maybe he no longer produces them?

    Should someone have one made for 126's they want to sell I am interested or perhaps there is an alternative mirror out there.

    Thanks so much. I am located in North Carolina.

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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    2phast is the member that offers the mirrors. He checks in regularly and will surely respond.

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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    I had some issues with the contact form on my site and it was not delivering mail. That issue has been resolved and I have now reinstated the option to purchase W124, W126 and W123 mirrors. You can visit http://mirrors.2phast.com to make a purchase.

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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by 2phast View Post
    I had some issues with the contact form on my site and it was not delivering mail. That issue has been resolved and I have now reinstated the option to purchase W124, W126 and W123 mirrors. You can visit http://mirrors.2phast.com to make a purchase.

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    Fantastic! I just placed an order. Thank you for replying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    Fantastic! I just placed an order. Thank you for replying.
    Got it. I have two mirrors to finish up and ship, then can get to work on yours. Will email you when its ready to ship. Make sure you download the installation/handling guide and review before installing.

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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by 2phast View Post
    Got it. I have two mirrors to finish up and ship, then can get to work on yours. Will email you when its ready to ship. Make sure you download the installation/handling guide and review before installing.

    thanks
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    Awesome. And yes, will do. The install will certainly be a challenge, but hey, life is a challenge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    Awesome. And yes, will do. The install will certainly be a challenge, but hey, life is a challenge.
    Actually its quite easy if you use the tool and follow the instructions and/or watch the W116 install video. The switched 12 volt and ground are right at the sunroof switch.
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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    The mirror is here, sitting on my bookshelf. It will be a bit until I can get to it as i am having real problems trying to identify the cause of a shimmy when I drive 50 mph or more. Having this mirror installed and operating will be a real treat. Thanks so much to 2phast for building one for my SEC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    The mirror is here, sitting on my bookshelf. It will be a bit until I can get to it as i am having real problems trying to identify the cause of a shimmy when I drive 50 mph or more. Having this mirror installed and operating will be a real treat. Thanks so much to 2phast for building one for my SEC.
    Your welcome, W126 and W123/R107 mirrors are back on my site, at least till I run out of brackets
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    WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    Thanks so much to 2phast for building one for my SEC.
    Yes, 2phast is one of the stellar old-guard guys around here. True salt of the earth guy.

    Glad he came through on the 126 mirror.

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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by gerryvz View Post
    Yes, 2phast is one of the stellar old-guard guys around here. True salt of the earth guy.

    Glad he came through on the 126 mirror.
    Thanks for the positive vibe. Do you still need to swap the R107 mirror for a W126? Or did that reference come through and buy it from you?
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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Hi Rik —

    He ended up buying the 107 mirror off of me and I was happy to let it go. Thank you kindly for making the match !!

    I’ll reach out to you next time I’m in Seattle on business. I’m out there every two months or so.

    Cheers,
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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    Quote Originally Posted by gerryvz View Post
    Hi Rik —

    He ended up buying the 107 mirror off of me and I was happy to let it go. Thank you kindly for making the match !!

    I’ll reach out to you next time I’m in Seattle on business. I’m out there every two months or so.

    Cheers,
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    Good to hear. Let me know if you need a W126 mirror in the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    Awesome. And yes, will do. The install will certainly be a challenge, but hey, life is a challenge.
    Dont sweat it. I've installed 3 of Rik's mirrors. If I can do it, anyone can. The instructions are foolproof and straightforward.
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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    I'm good on my C126 for many years now. Would love to do one on my G320, but it's a special longer stalk, and I need to find the right stalk part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gerryvz View Post
    I'm good on my C126 for many years now. Would love to do one on my G320, but it's a special longer stalk, and I need to find the right stalk part.
    That might be doable but its best I see what it looks like first, email me a picture
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    Re: WTB: Rearview Mirror with HomeLink for a 500SEC

    I have watched the w116 tutorial video on the install and it does scare me, but I'll do it anyway. I will try and make time for is the last saturday of this month.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1783pictures View Post
    I have watched the w116 tutorial video on the install and it does scare me, but I'll do it anyway. I will try and make time for is the last saturday of this month.
    Nah, its just as easy as shown in the video. In the past, trying to force the mirror in the socket was a real pain, but if you use the tool its easy. You will need a VOM to find your switched 12 volt power.
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