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Blind spot mirrors

Discussion in 'Towing' started by beastlytaco, Dec 20, 2008.

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do you have a BLind spot mirror on your tacoma

  1. Yes

    53.5%
  2. No

    33.7%
  3. Wo needs one of those stupid things anyway

    12.7%
  1. Dec 22, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    guess who is finally getting some blind spot mirrors.....hahahaha
     
  2. Dec 25, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    Don't have em, but like tigerfan said, it's habit to turn my head to back up and to change lanes
     
  3. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    matthew5olson

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    If you adjust your side view mirrors right you don't have any blind spots. adjust them 10 degrees out. (basically adjust it so when they leave your rear view mirror they enter your side view) It takes a couple weeks to get used to. mostly because you can't see your vehicle in them but you just have to learn to trust them (if there are no cars in your mirrors then your clear) It also makes parellel parking slightly harder.

    http://www.linquist.net/motorsports/tech/mirrors/
     
  4. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    I have them, but rarely ever use them. I still have not gotten used to trusting them completely. This is the first vehicle I have had them on.
     
  5. Dec 26, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    This is how my mirrors are set.
     
  6. Dec 26, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    Drakken

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    Got the same ones, put them on all of my vehicles even my work one. Love them and for about $2 can't beat it.
     
  7. Jan 5, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    I picked some of these up because of this thread. All I can say is that I'm in love! They help backing into spaces alot so you can see the lines to park in so you are not all crooked
     
  8. Jan 15, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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  9. Jan 16, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    i have a set on mine as well and love them never ever have to turn my head to check I always trust my mirrors;)
     
  10. Jan 16, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    No. But I need some I plan on getting some along with a larger rear view mirrior from "Razo". like Sandman427 (Admir)
    [​IMG]
    OOOOOOOOOOOO! This is my 666 th post. :devil:.... :rolleyes:
     
  11. Mar 10, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    If you have your mirrors set right you wont have blind spots. t
     
  12. Mar 18, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    just picked some up, getting used to them..
     
  13. Apr 12, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    I've got the small circle ones on the bottom outside section of my mirrors, work pretty well!
     
  14. Apr 12, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    I like these but after researching them, they didn't get great reviews. Anyone that has these, need some input. I'm towing a TT that's 8ft wide. Thanks.
     
  15. Apr 22, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    i have the "el cheapo" $1 Wal-mart version on the driver's side only. Works great!
     
  16. May 20, 2010 at 8:43 AM
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    Nope, don't got um. I'm used to checking my blinds spot anyway.
     
  17. Mar 13, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    im boderline against them. my boss has them on our delivery cars at work. take up half the damn mirror. drives me crazy! they can actually create a blind spot if you ask me. they just make you lazy and less safe i think. why put something on your car/truck to get you out of a good habit?
     
  18. Mar 16, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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    yes, i would never have a car without them. probably the first thing i add to a car.
     
  19. Mar 16, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    that's funny, as their whole purpose is so can see your blind spot, which they are ever effective at. in addition, they come in various sizes.
     
  20. Mar 16, 2011 at 1:41 PM
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    well, all i have to say is Ugly and usless! If you did what you were taught in driving school or class or whatever, then you wouldnt need them. But yes us americans are lazy asses and dont want to turn our heads like we are suppose to. Never trust a mirror, always use your head:rolleyes:
     
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