to remove the side mirror, mirror. tilt mirror all the way up and wedge your fingers under the mirror. pull out and up to un-snap the mirror clips on the bottom of the mirror. then it simply slips out of 2 tongue and grooves on the top of the mirror. be careful not to drop it when it un-snaps. also if you have EX model, you have to remove the wired for the heated mirrors. remove whatever screws there are that attach the electric tilt feature then you should be able to see the what you need to remove the outer painted shell. the shell usually has several clips that hold it to the the black plastic body of the mirror.