Has anyone tried hydrophobic sheets on their sideview mirrors?

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  1. GitEmSteveDave

    GitEmSteveDave Full Access Member

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    I saw some gifs online of sheets of hydrophobic plastic added onto side view mirrors to keep them clear in the rain/snow.
    https://i.imgur.com/XfHEzaW.gifv

    Just wondering if anyone had tried them, and if there might be a problem with heated/tinting sideviews like on my Renegade.
     
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    Hmmm
     
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    That imgur link not working, try again...Pls.
    I wish I had heated mirrors, would keep visibility better especially in winter.
    I'm not sure how that plastic covering would work out though..
    I like the visibility of clear glass myself, no additives needed, except heat LOL.
     
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    My sideviews always seem to get water spots, and during rain, they can be very hard to see with. I figure this stuff won't wipe off like a spray would and being sideview, it shouldn't really be exposed to much that could peel it off. I know I probably won't find one to the exact shape of the libby side, but even having a majority of it clear would help.
     
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    Does anyone have a link to purchase said hydrophobic sheets? If they're not terribly expensive, it's worth a shot to see if it works/you like them. If not, peel it off. If even the majority of the center of the mirror were clear, that's all you need.
     
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    I've seen them on ebay for like $6 for cutable sheets. But there's really no reviews on ebay.
     
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    Easy mod, find some good shape used cheapies, plug and play. Was one of the first mods I did when we moved to CT years back.