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Old 01-16-2018, 04:42 PM   #1
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looking at a new ford, cant find extended mirrors, how well will regular mirrors work, my present truck has telescoping mirrors. anybody pulling with factory standard mirrors.
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Old 01-16-2018, 05:37 PM   #2
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Which Ford are you asking about?
150, 250, 350, 450?

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Old 01-16-2018, 06:37 PM   #3
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am looking at 3.5 eco ford with 3.55 gears and max tow haul 6.5 bed. will be trading a 3.5 3.73 gears with 8 foot bed. for some reason cant seem to find the mirrors like I want. going to trade anyhow
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Old 01-16-2018, 06:48 PM   #4
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:26 PM   #5
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They do have the optional extending Mirrors for the F150. You may be able to get the dealer to order them for the truck you trade up to. Make a deal and have him install them as well.
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Old 01-16-2018, 08:59 PM   #6
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Iím not sure as to the package but I see many F150ís with the same mirrors as F250-350.
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Old 01-16-2018, 10:40 PM   #7
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Manual telescoping are an option on the XL and XLT. The power scope mirrors are options on the Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum.

Would think you could have them installed by the dealer on a truck currently on the lot as swmelton has said.
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Old 01-17-2018, 04:50 AM   #8
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I purchased clip on mirrors for my truck, and they worked okay for towing. But it wasn’t what I wanted. (By the way, make me an offer.)

I saw the trailer tow mirrors from 1A Auto, and waited months for them to come in stock. I ordered them as soon as they were available. Installing them was a snap, less than 1/2 hour for both.

They are manual extend and retract, and have all the functions I had on my original mirrors save one. They have power adjusting, power fold, BLIS indicators, puddle lights, heated for both mirrors, and side spotlight. The only function that my factory mirrors had that these don’t is auto dimming on the driver’s side.

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Old 01-17-2018, 09:31 AM   #9
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1A Auto has the most popular aftermarket Tow Mirrors for F150s. The features, look, and feel approach the OEM. There are many different versions, though, so you have to make sure that you're looking at/ordering the right configuration. Or, you could call your Ford dealer and get the OEMs that you like.

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Old 01-17-2018, 09:57 AM   #10
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If you're ordering the Ford then the factory tow mirrors can be found on the build list, it's just difficult to find. My dad ordered a new F150 and they couldn't find that option to select and the truck wound up not coming with them. He ordered the factory mirrors from Ford and installed then himself. From what I understand, Ford stopped offering them as part of the tow package because everyone thought they were ugly and wanted the standard mirrors.

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