Odd one this,
I left the house yesterday to walk to the shops and noticed that
someone had lifted up the nearside wiper and a mirror was lying on the
screen. I haven't used the car for a few days so it must have just
dropped out, or was bumped by someone but they would have has
to be deliberately walking along the grass verge and not the
Luckily the car was half way up the grass verge so the mirror
didn't break and some thoughtful person had seen it and put it where
I could not avoid seeing it.
When I looked more closely it was the glass from the nearside
door mirror, but even more oddly it is mirrored on both sides.
The backplate on the door mirror didn't feel sticky at all,
it's as if the mirror glass was pressed into some sort of
hot plastic that cooled and grabbed the glass. Now it is
just smooth black plastic with a slight lip marking the
outline of where the mirror was affixed. No trace of
adhesive on the mirror side that was embedded.
Now the question, what to use to stick it back on ?.
I think I will use some fine abrasive to score the
mirror side that sticks onto the backplate.