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Old 09-21-2014, 07:21 PM   #1
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Towing mirrors!

What are the best universal tow mirrors out there! Opinions please need some help. Looking at jr products grand aero tow mirrors clamp on style.

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Old 09-21-2014, 07:46 PM   #2
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We never had problems with our old clamp ons. Others hate them. Many live the truck specific slip on mirrors. Still others swear by the mckesh mirrors. It really comes down to personal preference.

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Old 09-21-2014, 07:53 PM   #3
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Love cipa brand when we didn't have a truck with built in tow mirrors.
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Old 09-21-2014, 07:55 PM   #4
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I've been using the Aero's from day 1 without an issue. No vibrations, and as long as I put the clamps back in the same locations I don't even have to adjust them usually. I've taken to sliding the clamps on, then sliding them outward until they stop at the edge of the mirror before tightening them down. That way I can make sure they're always in the same position.

I don't think I'd ever go with a different mirror unless they were factory.

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Old 09-21-2014, 08:28 PM   #5
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I didn't care for the clamp on ones I got from Wal-Mart. CIPA slide on mirrors (CW) worked better for me but became hard to adjust as time went on. When I brought my truck I switched out to towing mirrors and I really can see a big difference.
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Old 09-21-2014, 08:30 PM   #6
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Have only used the CIPA slide on mirrors, but are quite happy with them.
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Old 09-21-2014, 08:35 PM   #7
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I've used both until recently. I preferred the cipa.

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Old 09-21-2014, 08:40 PM   #8
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I have Cipa towing mirrors on my Silverado. They look exactly like OEM mirrors...can't tell that they are "add-ons". Several people asked me if that was a Chevy option.

I actually leave them on all the time, towing or not.
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Old 09-21-2014, 09:07 PM   #9
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Another vote for CIPA mirrors...have used them on a Ford F150 as well as our current GM great, no vibration, and they are very reasonable on Amazon...far cheaper than any RV dealer or after market truck accessory store I have seen.
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Old 09-21-2014, 09:18 PM   #10
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I used McKesh mirrors on a 4Runner. It's a little more work to put them on, but they were great. Stable and clear. On my current vehicle I bit the bullet and paid a hefty sum to have Chevy towing mirrors added. They are not that much more stable than the McKesh mirrors, but they are a lot less hassle.

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