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Old 09-10-2010, 02:41 PM
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towing mirrors

Ok, well, our new freezer trailer is really tall and long and heavy. So I'm install a set of air bags and a air control set up. But anyway, I need a set of towing mirrors. So I want to install a set of towing mirrors off of some one of the 3/4 or 1 ton trucks.
So what would look good you think, the ford, dodge, or chevy mirrors. I can make them work so the mounting isn't a factor, or the wiring. I'm bringing the other brands into consideration because my 97 f150 doesn't look close to its bigger brothers with the towing mirrors. So I'm looking for unbiased oppinions on this (no dodge or chevy is crap stuff).
so thanks guys in advance.
 

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Old 09-10-2010, 07:32 PM
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There was a guy on here awhile back...I want to say his name was "smokestained" who put the superduty towing mirrors on his. I know he was trying to sell the truck, don't know if his profile is still on here
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 08:03 PM
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https://www.f150online.com/forums/19...mirr-swap.html

Here's that thread you are referencing. He did sell the truck, he's got a super duty now.
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 08:26 PM
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pics

well, got bored, so did this.
oh, who ever this truck belongs to I apologize, it was the closest one I could find to mine on the internet minus the front bumper. BUT, you have good taste!
Any who:

stock


super duty:


Dodge:




got bored and quit making pics
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 08:33 PM
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^^ yeah, I had seen that truck before on here.
I'm not sure, but I kinda like the dodge over the superdutys.

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Old 09-10-2010, 08:43 PM
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Holy cow. If you rotated those mirrors down 90 degrees it might just take flight.
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 08:50 PM
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Heres what I do have (**** mirror, check website and shop around)


Also check ebay, theres a new set on there thats square like the chevy ones for about the same price I got mine for. I can say mine do very well vibration wise at speed.
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 09:45 PM
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dang the dodge set looks good on there
 
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:24 PM
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dang the dodge set looks good on there
I agree... best looking of the choices presented IMO
 
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Old 09-11-2010, 12:37 AM
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Holy cow. If you rotated those mirrors down 90 degrees it might just take flight.[/QUOTE]

lol, thats what I'm buiding the steel bumper for. maybe it will keep it on the ground.
 
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:38 AM
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Here's my mirror setup.

 
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Old 12-27-2010, 12:11 PM
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I actually forgot about this thread.
I installed a set of 99 superduty mirrors a week ago, I'm going to take them off and grind at them alittle more so I can get the cover to fit flush with the truck

I was gonna buy a set like yours rus, but I got these for $70, so being the poor white boy I am I opted just to make the superduty mirrors fit.
btw, your truck looks good
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Old 12-27-2010, 12:52 PM
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Rus, can you take one to show how far in they fold? Noticed the ****'s dont fold in very far and on my brothers shop door leaves me 1.5" on each side at best.
 
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Here's my mirror setup.

What model year did those tow mirrors come off of?
Luke: what kind of modifications did you have to do to the mirrors to get them to fit?? how good does it look, like it should or did the modifieing create gaps between the mirrors and the doors???
 
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Ace_boy2099 View Post
What model year did those tow mirrors come off of?
Luke: what kind of modifications did you have to do to the mirrors to get them to fit?? how good does it look, like it should or did the modifieing create gaps between the mirrors and the doors???
Ebay special, go look for em. forgot the name of em but you'll find em.
 
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