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Buzzard
12-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Hi everyone,
Can anyone confirm the correct side mirrors for my '57 Clipper? All the brochures I have are pretty vague. I was entertaining the AC 2728.
Cheers, Bill

57pack
12-11-2013, 10:15 AM
Hi Bill,
I have a copy of the 1957 Packard Clipper Accessories owners manual insert.
The AC-2728 looks to be the correct mirror
For our Packards. If you want a RH mirror it would
be AC-2728X.

raoul5788
12-11-2013, 01:10 PM
Mine came with AC2836, which is the one with the visor. AC2728 is the standard one.

StudeRich
12-11-2013, 01:51 PM
The AC-2861 was the optional "Premium" Mirror that looks way more appropriate on a Packard than either of the above.

Apparently the AC-2836 had such a low usage that it was not practical to reproduce it, I have never seen that one on a Stude., it very closely resembles a Aftermarket Roburk Mirror.

StudeRich
12-11-2013, 01:58 PM
Hi Bill,
I have a copy of the 1957 Packard Clipper Accessories owners manual insert.
The AC-2728 looks to be the correct mirror
For our Packards. If you want a RH mirror it would
be AC-2728X.

The Stude. (aftermarket) AC-2728X Right Hand, is exactly the same Mirror as the Studebaker AC-2728 with a "Objects are closer than they appear" Wide angle Mirror glass.

raoul5788
12-11-2013, 03:07 PM
The AC-2861 was the optional "Premium" Mirror that looks way more appropriate on a Packard than either of the above.

Apparently the AC-2836 had such a low usage that it was not practical to reproduce it, I have never seen that one on a Stude., it very closely resembles a Aftermarket Roburk Mirror.

The only cars I've seen the AC2836 on is my wagon, Hal Hermann's '57 4 door Packard, and some '55 Presidents.

57pack
12-11-2013, 05:26 PM
R
The AC-2861 was the optional "Premium" Mirror that looks way more appropriate on a Packard than either of the above.

Apparently the AC-2836 had such a low usage that it was not practical to reproduce it, I have never seen that one on a Stude., it very closely resembles a Aftermarket Roburk Mirror.
I agree with StudeRich, love the look of the AC-2861 mirror!
Will save my dollars and purchase a pair. My Packard was missing
It's mirrors when I pulled her home.

Buzzard
12-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Thanks for all the guidance-I'm at the point of "in for a penny, in for a pound".
Buzzard