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That tiger seal sounds good, would I get that from a normal auto shop? Sounds like a cheaper alternative to getting a new mirror.
You won't find it in Halfords, but any motor factors or independent car accessory shop should be able to source it for you. Or flebay for that matter.
It fits onto a mastic gun, and both surfaces need to be clean & dry.
Its the same substance which is used to secure spoilers & bodykits - so a wing mirror isn't any bother. Just use some masking tape to hold it in place whilst the adhesive sets, and you'll be fine, trust me (done it many times).
Just try to use it sparingly - it can be quite messy - any residue can be removed with thinners on a soft cloth.
Best of luck with the repair & the MOT.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater