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View Poll Results: do you have a BLind spot mirror on your tacoma
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Old 01-18-2009, 01:27 AM   #21
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So you guys should look into wide-angle mirrors. I put them on my Mazda3 and they're pretty sick. They're anti-glare, heated, wide-angle. Mazda has my car wired for heated mirrors so it was essentially plug and play...in a way...I did have to solder pins onto wires but that was it.

I'll post a pic of the driver's and passenger's side.

Yea, they're kinda dirty here and the camera sucks at focusing but you get the idea. The line gives you a further out view, something like 30% more visibility.
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Old 01-18-2009, 09:44 AM   #22
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dont have them and dont use them

my old ranger had them and i didnt use them

i back by turning around and facing backwards and i turn to check over my shoulder when changing lanes

i dont tow anything hardly but i could see the benefit of them if i pulled a trailer
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Old 03-07-2009, 08:14 AM   #23
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<-----Truck Driver, I have 8 mirrors. 2 West Coast type ones and 6 spot (bug) mirrors. Definitely something I got used to having especially with the two trailers.

I do have spot mirrors on the Taco too. I don't have a neck so it's tough looking over my shoulder.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:14 AM   #24
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I got some at Wal~Mart in the RV section that are round but they are angled a bit and you can twist them after you mount them to adjust whether you are looking more inward or out ward. I have them set so that I can see the lane next to me while I am driving and I can also see the stripes in the parking lot so I know that I am parked evenly.
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Old 03-07-2009, 09:56 PM   #25
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Yeah I have the small circular ones on each side. I like them really well
same here... it really helps me with parallel parking... my tires stick out atleast 4 inches past the flares... so yeah its kinda hard to judge where im at without them
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Old 03-07-2009, 11:04 PM   #26
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Old 03-08-2009, 07:16 AM   #27
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^^^ Exactly what I have. Wal-Mart's finest for $1.00
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Old 03-08-2009, 12:24 PM   #28
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i thought about getting mine from walmart but the "image quality" looked like crap.... and they just looked like a general product from walmart.. if you know what i mean...

i got mine from autozone in a 2 pack for like 3 bucks...
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Old 04-05-2009, 07:14 PM   #29
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did the exact same thing (installed them on wife's 4runner)...love them too
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Old 04-10-2009, 10:00 PM   #30
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Right mirror only.
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Old 11-21-2009, 02:09 PM   #31
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I have em.
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Old 11-22-2009, 10:14 AM   #32
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since the posting of this thread, i have not yet bought blind spot mirrors either..
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Old 11-22-2009, 10:50 AM   #33
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No but thats because I have those half ball mirrors on my mirror. They work great and are not huge and ugly.
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Old 11-22-2009, 02:07 PM   #34
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Got the Walmart ones as well and love them. Very helpful
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Old 11-22-2009, 02:37 PM   #35
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I have the round ones and dont like em. I wish I could get something like the bottom mirrors on the Ford SuperDuty...

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The one at the bottom.. its flat until it gets to the end and curls baack... makes it very clear unlike the round ones I have.
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Old 12-13-2009, 07:19 AM   #36
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These are the ones I use on all my vehicles. Once you get used to them they are great.

Yeah, they will fade in the visuals over time, but cheap enough to replace. When one goes bad, I use a knife to gently take it off, soak the residual adhesive with goo gone and it easily comes off with a scraper. Alcohol will clean off the goo be gone stuff before the new one goes on.
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Old 12-13-2009, 11:25 AM   #37
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i have the round ones too i like them helps out with small ass cars around here
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Old 12-13-2009, 02:14 PM   #38
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I have 3" fisheyes on my driver's side and 4" on my pass side. Got used to them driving ambulances for 10 years. Amazing how much they help, both driving and backing up the truck. Plus I'm never having to arch my body in wierd positions to look over my shouder/around the headrest/over my friend's head/around my dog

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That was the first thing that I added to my new truck. I can't live without them. You can make the decision to pass so much more quickly with them.
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