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Towing mirror extension recommendation

Discussion in 'Towing' started by ChadVKealey, Jul 22, 2018.

  1. Jul 22, 2018 at 6:24 AM
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    ChadVKealey

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    I occasionally pull the trailer for my son's scout troop. It's 6' x 10' with double axles. The only problem I've had while towing is visibility. Since the trailer is a bit wider than the truck, it's impossible to see anything behind me, so I was thinking of trying some kind of mirror extension. I also considered those little stick-on "wide angle" mirrors, but I don't think they'd really gain me any improvement in rearward visibility.
     
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    I have the same problem with my boat. Hoping someone has some suggestions. It’s always pissed me off that tacos don’t come from the factory with mirrors that stick out a little more, especially on models with the tow package.
     
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    I'm also not liking the part that says they're for 2nd gens.
     
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  8. Aug 1, 2018 at 6:38 PM
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    That's probably about the same as Crutchfield stating something doesn't fit because a speaker needs a spacer. I imagine with the heated part you have to add a switch to control it.

    Sorry about that I missed you were in a 3rd gen. I went back and looked and etrailer they have the clip ons but no direct replacements. I'll probably end up with a clip on for my limited use.
     

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