Anyone ever installed auto-heated side mirrors onto their non-C4?

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by SwhitePC, May 7, 2014.

  1. SwhitePC

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    as the question goes? Has anyone done such a mod to get auto-heated mirrors onto their non-C4 trim C? Sometimes I wish I had my wife's C4's auto-heated mirrors in those condensy mornings. Seems search is no use, everyone's doing any and every mod to their C except going for aftermarket/oem auto-heated side mirrors to their Cs.

    Or are the lower trim Cs not wired for a quick oem auto-heated mirror replacement?
     
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    I'd like to know this too.
     
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    If you have a rear defogger/defroster, chances are the wiring for heated mirrors also exists.
     
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    In Canada, we get the cold-climate package, where even the lower trim levels get heated side mirrors as standard. My C2 has them- they are automatically activated when you turn on the rear-defroster.
     
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    Are they??? In all the times that I've used my defrosters, the condensation of the side mirrors never go away
     
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    I'm not sure why all cars don't have heated mirrors. It's a safety issue when moisture or ice obscures your vision rearward.
     
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    That and automatic headlights - can't be that expensive for the parts relative to safety it is worth.
     
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    Automatic headlights can suck it. most all Toyota's are pre wired for most all of the "simple" (same vehicle, higher trim/option package) upgraded components. Foglights, back up camera, folding mirror, heated mirror, parking sensors.
     
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    I'm a fan of automatic headlights. Had them on my last few vehicles. Before that, I was forever forgetting to turn them on or off.
     
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    Easy for me. if it's dark or raining on, if not then not...
     
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