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Old 08-14-2016, 03:50 PM   #1
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tow mirrors

afternoon all,
curious do you have OEM tow mirrors or do you use extensions, if you use extensions what kind do you have and are the any good.

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Old 08-14-2016, 03:59 PM   #2
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I have Cipa mirror extensions, They go over the stock mirror and have a hand screw that tightens them down. They fit snug and work ok. Nothing like actual tow mirrors but these do the job for me.
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Old 08-14-2016, 04:01 PM   #3
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I had strap on extensions on my Colorado, didn't like them. Got my Silverado and got the cipa extensions, they were better but still not good enough. Spent $225 and bought permanent towing mirrors and installed them on my Silverado and like them a lot better.
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Old 08-14-2016, 04:23 PM   #4
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I had these strap-on ones with my Traverse, as no CIPA's made for it (stock mirrors are not "square")and I didn't trust the strap-onto-the-mirror types. They weren't difficult to install, but are ugly and need to re-adjusted everything you put them on. And the top clips go down into your window seals.



Got the CIPA's with my Silverado. Very easy to install and look OK.



Made sure my 3/4 Silverado had REAL tow mirrors.
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I also have the Cipa. They are the best of the add ons that I've tried, but still fall short of real towing mirrors.
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Old 08-14-2016, 08:48 PM   #6
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cipa here too,,,,work well, no vibration. best price I have found was on Amazon.
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:00 PM   #7
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thanks all i just really don't want to spend 500+ on mirrors
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:04 PM   #8
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Neither did we....so the cipa's do the trick.
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:13 PM   #9
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I used Cipa mirrors in the beginning which worked well. When I brought the truck I had towing mirrors installed and loved them even more. The only issue I had with the Cipa mirrors was they were hard to adjust as time went on.
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We used to use the strap on mirrors on my old armada. They worked very well. Now we have factory towing mirrors on the silverado.
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