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Old 06-19-2019, 04:30 PM   #1
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We bought our first TT which is a Rockwood 2606WS. Last fall I bought a 2019 GMC Sierra. When I asked about towing mirrors the sales person said they did not offer them anymore because GMC re-designed the mirrors. He offered to show me the difference by having me help him measure a 2018 set of mirrors and then we measured the spaceing on a 2019. There was a decent difference between the two so I took his word for it. Well today we took the trailer for a ride to see if I could handle it. We took it and weighed the whole rig and then I drove it back home and parked it. I didn't do too bad except for the backing up. I have to practice on that some. Big problem though. The mirrors are no good. I can barely see behind. Now I am going to have to look for a set of mirrors for the truck. Is there anything in the after market that would fasten over the existing mirrors and extend my view? Or am I up the crick on this issue? I would be thankfull for any suggestions.
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Old 06-19-2019, 04:40 PM   #2
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A few clicks on Google and got this.

https://www.autoanything.com/mirrors...lip-on-mirrors

I have similar, tow mirror shakes a bit, but not enough to be an issue.

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Old 06-19-2019, 04:40 PM   #3
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Boost auto parts has great mirrors. Very good quality. I put them on my truck. No vibrations at all. Customer service is awesome. Honestly. We were camping that weekend. She had my order put at the front of the list to make sure I would get them in time
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Old 06-19-2019, 09:01 PM   #4
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Long view

I just bought some Longview towing mirrors from Etrailer for my 3500 express van. I'm very pleased with them with one minor exception. The threaded "hook" that snugs them up to my stock mirros is plastic. I'm think, if I'm careful, I'll get many years out of them before I break one. :-)
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Old 06-19-2019, 09:40 PM   #6
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CIBA offers the best slip on mirror
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CIBA offers the best slip on mirror
I believe it is CIPA and yes they do have great slip-on tow mirrors. I used to use a pair on my previous TV. Amazon has a complete line. Certainly check them out.
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Old 06-19-2019, 10:31 PM   #8
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Depends on how much money you prefer to spend and how much work you want to do. If you want fully functional tow mirrors there is another forum you can visit and find pg-gamboa. There is a lot to know regarding trim levels and wiring harnesses. The aftermarket are not simply plug and play. I swapped mine out and love them. Although you have a 2019 so it may be harder to find aftermarket.

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I hated my CIBA mirrors on my Chevy Silverado. Sold them after two trips. Made sure I bought towing mirrors with our new F-150. They are awesome.
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We bought our first TT which is a Rockwood 2606WS. Last fall I bought a 2019 GMC Sierra. When I asked about towing mirrors the sales person said they did not offer them anymore because GMC re-designed the mirrors. He offered to show me the difference by having me help him measure a 2018 set of mirrors and then we measured the spaceing on a 2019. There was a decent difference between the two so I took his word for it. Well today we took the trailer for a ride to see if I could handle it. We took it and weighed the whole rig and then I drove it back home and parked it. I didn't do too bad except for the backing up. I have to practice on that some. Big problem though. The mirrors are no good. I can barely see behind. Now I am going to have to look for a set of mirrors for the truck. Is there anything in the after market that would fasten over the existing mirrors and extend my view? Or am I up the crick on this issue? I would be thankfull for any suggestions.
Got mine at etrailer. You enter your truck Information and they guarantee the fit. Easy on and off.
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Thanks guys. I am having trouble finding a set of mirrors that will fit. The 2019 Sierra that I have is a new model and the aftermarket has not caught up yet. But I am still looking. I guess if I look hard enough I might find something that will work.
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Bill, our salesmen told me the same thing but I'm glade I got the K-Source Snap & ZAP tow mirrors for my 2018 Silverado. They allow you to see down the passing lane past the back of the camper. We have a Flagstaff Micro Lite 25FKS. The stock mirrors only let you see right along side the camper. They snap on and off very nice and come with a storage bag. Under $70 dollars at etrailer.com. One of the best purchases I made for towing. Check them out, Steve
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Bill, our salesmen told me the same thing but I'm glade I got the K-Source Snap & ZAP tow mirrors for my 2018 Silverado. They allow you to see down the passing lane past the back of the camper. We have a Flagstaff Micro Lite 25FKS. The stock mirrors only let you see right along side the camper. They snap on and off very nice and come with a storage bag. Under $70 dollars at etrailer.com. One of the best purchases I made for towing. Check them out, Steve
x2 got mine at Pep Boys for @ $55. Keep 'em on even when not towing.
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Thanks guys. I am having trouble finding a set of mirrors that will fit. The 2019 Sierra that I have is a new model and the aftermarket has not caught up yet. But I am still looking. I guess if I look hard enough I might find something that will work.

used CIPA with our 2002 F150 and liked them a lot, ... when I got my 2015 F150 in 2015, CIPA did not have a model yet for the new truck, ... found a universal model at Amazon(link below), that I thought I would use until CIPA came up with a model for the "15", ... like them much better, wouldn't go back to CIPA, ... sturdy, easy to mount and remove(DW always removes them while I'm setting up) just a great universal mirror for towing, ...

https://www.amazon.com/Fit-System-38...s%2C166&sr=8-4
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Old 06-20-2019, 09:40 AM   #15
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I've been using the same set of strap-on McKesh mirrors since 2002 (zero two). Two minutes on/off. Don't have to deal with extra wide mirrors the other 48 weeks of the year when I'm not towing. I store these in the camper when not in use (so I can find them when needed! )

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Have you looked for 2019 mirrors for a 2500 Sierra ? Sometimes the mounting base is the same for non-towing / towing mirrors.
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Have you looked for 2019 mirrors for a 2500 Sierra ? Sometimes the mounting base is the same for non-towing / towing mirrors.
I'm in the same situation.

The 2500s won't fit, totally different design.

Here's an interesting article that gives some hope.


https://www.tfltruck.com/2019/04/the...-check-it-out/

May be able to buy 2020s and retrofit.
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We bought our first TT which is a Rockwood 2606WS. Last fall I bought a 2019 GMC Sierra. When I asked about towing mirrors the sales person said they did not offer them anymore because GMC re-designed the mirrors. He offered to show me the difference by having me help him measure a 2018 set of mirrors and then we measured the spaceing on a 2019. There was a decent difference between the two so I took his word for it. Well today we took the trailer for a ride to see if I could handle it. We took it and weighed the whole rig and then I drove it back home and parked it. I didn't do too bad except for the backing up. I have to practice on that some. Big problem though. The mirrors are no good. I can barely see behind. Now I am going to have to look for a set of mirrors for the truck. Is there anything in the after market that would fasten over the existing mirrors and extend my view? Or am I up the crick on this issue? I would be thankfull for any suggestions.
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Had these for 3 years. Work great. Easy on & off. No vibration problem on my RAM 2500.
They've come down a bit in price. I think I paid about $120.

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I'll second getting in touch with PGamboa (aka Harness Dr.) over at GMtruck forums. He knows a lot about these truck mirrors and what it takes to make them work like factory and better.
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