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Rearview mirrors kinda low?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mrmumbels, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Feb 5, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    mrmumbels

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    Is it me or are our rearview mirrors kinda low on the Tacoma? I just feel like it's in my way all the time.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    DevL

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    Turn it upside down.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    If he turns it upside down, then the view would be upside down. I certainly wouldn't be able to handle that one.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    The whole ceiling is low. That's just life when you want to minimize rollover risk on a high-clearance vehicle.
     
  5. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    I have the same problem always looking around it.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:56 PM
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    Doesn't that mess with the mirror dimmer part of the mirror (for lack of better words).
     
  7. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    I felt the same when I first got my truck but I guess I've gotten used to it as it doesn't seem to bother me now .
     
  8. Feb 5, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    You cant do the flip upside down trick with the auto dimming mirror. I dont believe his 2007 basic prerunner has the auto dimming mirror.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    Can't flip mine. I think I might pull it off the window and reglue it higher
     
  10. Feb 17, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    Can't do it with my backup camera
     
  11. Feb 17, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    haha, good point. Either way it doesn't even turn around that far. Does anyone else have this issue? someone must have got some lubricant inside the piece where it bends.
     
  12. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    i have articulated the arm from the glass to its highest position then tilt the dimmer thing till it tilts up that little bit. That does it for me but not that tall anyways. i don't use the dimmer cause the cap is so tinted.
     
  13. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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    Take your mirror and push it up, they pivot upward, i just found this out recently and its alot better, it may take some force, but it will go higher
     
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