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Old 05-03-2012, 09:44 PM   #11
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use the compatibility finder to make sure it fits your truck there is many differences .
hd or non hd

I drove my tv to work today to check out the mirrors and heres my review

in non tow mode they are night and day difference from my oems .
in tow mode they stick out quite a ways as theres lots of maneuverability and thats good.

extended they do NOT vibrate

tuff to tell if the heat works since it was 80 + today but I adjusted them quite a bit to get different angles and views and had no issues .
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:45 PM   #12
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I put trailer mirrors on my '06 silverado, which had power folding, heated, signal mirrors on it. Only had to pop off small triangular inside cover and remove 3 nuts on each mirror and disconnect plugs. Had both mirrors on in under 10 minutes.
What brand were those and what was the cost ?
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:15 AM   #13
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nice write up. You're gonna have me spending more money...
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:37 AM   #14
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nice write up. You're gonna have me spending more money...
Thanks Rod!
I just couldn't see spending 800.00 to a 1,000 dollars on oems.
we have used these in the past for work so I knew they were the right piece
For the price.

I wanted one with a turn indicater but couldn't see spending
The extra 150.00 and still having the body module reprogramed since mine didn't come
with turn indicaters.

I am going to by led markers and install them such as the second link on previous post from ebay.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:58 AM   #15
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Nice job turbo....your next install needs to be a full length video....

****That will be a big help towing !! *******
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:59 AM   #16
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Nice job turbo....your next install needs to be a full length video....

****That will be a big help towing !! *******
But then I think about the dirty looks I'll get from other drivers stuck behind me. Now, I can't really see them.
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Old 05-04-2012, 11:06 AM   #17
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Good point !
I should take them back off!


Hmmmmm frf video how to section ....
I wonder if the powers that be are listening ?
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:11 PM   #18
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Thanks Turbo! I had already bought mine (identical to yours) on eBay and received them yesterday. Your timing was perfect, as we're the instructions. My 2006 Silverado is good to go. Now if the new Windjammer would just hurry up!
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:26 PM   #19
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VERNK just alerted me that I posted that the right side had 2 connectors and left had one.

in fact its the other way around

d/s door 2 connecters
p/s door 1 connecter

thanks vernk !
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:05 PM   #20
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Chevy Towing Mirrors

I've got a question for all that have changed to the Chevy (or GM) towing mirrors.

I put a set on very shortly after buying my truck. I had only made a few trips (not towing the trailer) prior to changing them.

My question is: Did you notice a change in fuel mileage after the change (when not towing)?

I can't say for certain, but I would swear I lost about 1 MPG at highway speeds after installing the mirrors (again, running bare without the trailer).
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