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Old 07-22-2016, 12:34 PM   #1
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Rear mirror for in the cab?

On the road and wishing I could see in the cab behind me.
What do u have? Pick some would be great or where did u buy it.
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Old 07-22-2016, 12:43 PM   #2
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???

Why can't you see in your mirror now?

Hard to answer without knowing what you have........
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Old 07-22-2016, 01:02 PM   #3
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I want to see behind me in the cab. Inside the rv. No rear view mirror it's a backup camera monitor
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Old 07-22-2016, 01:06 PM   #4
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Sorry, I'm just lost. Maybe someone else can help. Behind you ...... doesn't tell me if you have a Motorhome, a Fifth Wheel, or what, or what cab you are wanting to see in. I assume you mean during travel???

I have a Furrion Observation Camera.......mount on of those anywhere and look at the monitor while driving, I guess.
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:17 PM   #5
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Sorry for all the confusion I thought when I posted this I posted it under Sun Seekers.
I'm in a Class C motorhome and I just want to see what my kids are up to behind me while driving all I have is a monitor for the backup camera to see what other people have done where they placed mirror
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:20 PM   #6
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Couldn't you just buy an aftermarket mirror and stick to the windshield? Or this?
http://www.walmart.com/ip/CIPA-Sucti...&wl13=&veh=sem
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:24 PM   #7
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Sorry, I'm just lost. Maybe someone else can help. Behind you ...... doesn't tell me if you have a Motorhome, a Fifth Wheel, or what, or what cab you are wanting to see in. I assume you mean during travel???

I have a Furrion Observation Camera.......mount on of those anywhere and look at the monitor while driving, I guess.
Since he is posting under motorhome/Sunseeker I guess that is what he has.

I know what you mean by not having the view in back inside the motorhome but you really have enough to look at with forward and both side mirrors when driving. To solve the solution you need to spend the big dollars and get a wife, at least that is what I use.
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Old 07-22-2016, 09:50 PM   #8
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I get it kite. I like everyone seated and buckled when we pass through small towns along the highway. The baby or boat mirror posted above at Walmart looks promising. It is on my "to do" list now.
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:19 PM   #9
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I'm desiring the same thing - I had a mirror in the old Four Winds - and a Fresnel lens in the rear window. It was a good setup.
In the new Sunseeker, I have the backup camera monitor in place of the mirror, as does the OP. I cannot see back into the coach like I used to do - "What's that loud noise back there - did the refer just dump its contents?" I'm considering moving the backup monitor up to the space where the cab light is located now on our Chevy chassis, and installing a standard rear view mirror. This would help a couple things - I would be able to see back into the coach, and the mirror size is smaller than the backup monitor, so less of the view is obstructed. It's a project for another day.

Glad to know I'm not the only one...
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hmmm, so since several of us have the monitor already installed and want the ability to take a quick glance in back, I wonder if the existing monitor has any unused inputs? I mean, lets use the tech. I will go by storage today and dig out the manual.
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Old 07-23-2016, 07:54 AM   #11
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Having a rear view mirror in a MH is useful on my old Class A I could see where Jake was without turning around and could what just made the loud noise. extra camera to your monitor would be neat, or just a stick on rear view mirror
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Interesting... my Concord on the Ford chassis came with the rear view mirror. I use it to keep an eye on the occasional crash or clunk from the rear. Also to make sure I didn't leave the dog and wife behind. You can buy a regular windshield mount rear view mirror at any auto parts store.

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I am with brucemc...... in addition I have a rear view mirror and a Fresnel lens on the rear window (Solera 24r). Had the same setup in my Jayco Granite Ridge and will do it again with my Forester 2401 when it shows up...
Works great to see whats going on in the back of the coach and I can look out the rear..

https://www.amazon.com/Magnifier-Pro.../dp/B00B0HW99M

https://www.amazon.com/PNBB-Shatterp...ar+view+mirror
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A boat ski tow mirror would be inexpensive and gives a panoramic view to the rear.
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The monitor (RVS-77619N) in my Sunseeker has the ability to connect another camera. Also, my radio (Jensen VX7020A) has an input for a rear camera. You can add a camera if you have the same ones. I am thinking of using a baby monitor, when traveling with the grandkids.
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Bought an after market rectangular mirror and mounted it in the map/papers strap of the driver's side visor.
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Sorry for all the confusion I thought when I posted this I posted it under Sun Seekers.
I'm in a Class C motorhome and I just want to see what my kids are up to behind me while driving all I have is a monitor for the backup camera to see what other people have done where they placed mirror
Every Sunseeker that I have seen had a chassis factory installed rear view mirror. What year and model is your Sunseeker?
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A boat ski tow mirror would be inexpensive and gives a panoramic view to the rear.

That's what I use. With the wide angle view, I can see everything side to side and front to back. Comes in handy to see what's going on, if anyone gets up or if I hear a strange sound, etc.
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Every Sunseeker that I have seen had a chassis factory installed rear view mirror. What year and model is your Sunseeker?

Mine does not. The camera monitor (if cameras are optioned) takes the place of the chassis mirror, at least on all the 2015 units I've ever seen....
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Mine does not. The camera monitor (if cameras are optioned) takes the place of the chassis mirror, at least on all the 2015 units I've ever seen....
Our 2014 Sunseeker 2500TS came with a rear view camera and no rear view mirror.
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