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Towing mirrors

Discussion in 'Towing' started by erm626, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Jun 28, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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    erm626

    erm626 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looking to purchase Towing Mirrors for my Tacoma, pulling a 20' trailer about 8 ' wide. Any suggestion ? Will the side on style that fit the Tundra work??
    Picking up camper next Friday. Hate the funky fender style..
     
  2. Jun 28, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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    RightYouAreKen

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    I got the universal strap on the mirror type from CIPA on Amazon. They are cheap and work ok. A little shakey, but serviceable.
     
  3. Jun 28, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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    JUJtacoma2010

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    I got the Camco Tow and See from Walmart for like $20 each. These use suction cups and they worked ok for me. The drivers side is pretty good but the passenger was a little small for me. but worked ok
     
  4. Jun 29, 2012 at 4:19 AM
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    erm626

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    Thanks for your help!! A friend told me that PEP Boys have a universal style for under $20. I would prefer the slip on like the Trunda.
     
  5. Jun 29, 2012 at 4:59 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    i think some have god the dodge tow mirrors and made them work. have to take off OEM one tho.
     
  6. Jun 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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    JUJtacoma2010

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    I wanted teh slip on like Tundra. They are like 2 for $40. but I havent found one for Tacoma yet.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2012 at 9:07 AM
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    campthewestcoast

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    The slip-on style mirror for tundra wouldn't the tacoma, the vibration from the universal strap-on mirrors was bad. I installed Powervisionmirrors.com from a 98 chevy.
     
  8. Jul 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    ToyComa84

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    did you have to do any mods to the power vision mirrors? looking for a tow mirror for my 1st gen.
     
  9. Jul 11, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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    campthewestcoast

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    The powervisionmirror had multible non-treaded stud locations, I had to tap in treads to change one out of three stud locations to fit the door and cut a mud flap for a new trim filler piece. Just make sure the powervision mirrors fit an early chevy or dodge.
     
  10. Jun 28, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    J Gibson

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    The ProEFX towing mirrors are AWESOME. There is a thread on here about them. I HIGHLY recommend them!!!

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  11. Jul 4, 2013 at 7:42 AM
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    I have a 2010 Tacoma that I am looking for towing mirrors for and I can't find the ProEFX mirrors. Can someone point me to a source.
     
  12. Jul 4, 2013 at 7:45 AM
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    For some reason or another I can't find this part number at any of the online aftermarket sites even the ones that handle ProEXF. Any suggestions on where I can order them from?
     
  14. Jul 5, 2013 at 2:56 PM
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    The link in the post just before yours above from Rob "Machman" is what you need. It will lead you to a post that shows you the different options.

    Then you could send Rob a private message or he can be reached Rob Peterson @ LKQ Advanced 508-671-0872 (8-5 EST) or rapeterson@LKQCORP.com
     
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  15. Aug 26, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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    I also can't find the mirrors on line and contacting mach1man001 didn't help.

    Can anyone offer any suggestions on where to buy the ProEXF mirrors?

    Thanks
     
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  16. Aug 27, 2013 at 6:06 PM
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    Go to: 1aauto.com ( aftermarket auto parts ) Item #1amrp01136 or towing mirrors for toyota tacoma
     
  17. Aug 27, 2013 at 6:30 PM
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    I am right here. I missed your PM thinking it was something else. I am sorry I will contact you tomorrow from work.
     
  18. Sep 6, 2013 at 10:43 AM
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    Just returned from a 3 mo. trip towing a 20 ft travel trailer. Did not have towing mirrors and didn't need them. Could see both sides of the trailer with no problem. Went over 1600 miles. Had a hard time backing but that's what I brought the wife for. Bob S.
     
  19. Sep 6, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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    It is seeing behind the camper that is the issue, but glad it works for you.
     
  20. Sep 6, 2013 at 7:40 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Some jurisdictions require towing mirrors. i.e. even if you think you can see fine, a state trooper can pull you over. Check your laws.

    A better solution in my opinion is a $50 backup camera kit like this one:
    http://www.amazon.com/Pyle-PLCM36-3-5-Inch-Universal-Rear-view/dp/B0037WNONS/
    Stick the display on your windshield next to the rear view mirror. Install the camera on the back of the trailer, and route the wires all the way to the front and into the truck cab.
     
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