Tow mirrors

Discussion in 'Towing & Hauling' started by johnboneske, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. johnboneske

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    What are you guys using for tow mirrors? I need some for my 2003 Expedition. I saw some CIPA mirrors, anyone ever use them? The factory style bolt on are expensive( from 1A auto are around $375.00)... Any help would be appreciated!
     
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    Thank you, I bought those same ones a few weeks ago, and installed them. Sucks paying about $300 for mirrors, but beggars cant be choosers...
     
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    At least you have the option to spend $300 and get real towing mirrors...
     
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    Why do you say that?
     
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    Because the only towing mirrors available for the 4th gen Expedition are the “universal” clip on ones.
     
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    That sucks! Why does Ford do that? People want to tow with their expeditions, yet they only have tow mirrors for the F150. Stupid!
     
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    I installed the dometic aero clip on mirrors and they suck big time. No matter how tight the clamps are, they vibrate like crazy! I miss the max tow mirrors from my F150 but don't want them on the expedition since my wife drives it and they look goofy. Can anyone reccomended a better universal tow mirror?
     
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    HawkX66 Semper Fi!

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    I know this is an old thread, but I know mirrors were an issue for me for a long time. Every time I towed with my 07 Ex, I missed the dumbo mirrors from my 05 F350. I finally found the mirrors that kleinzach posted above for relatively cheap money. I ended up at $238 for the pair (link below). Power, memory, heated, puddle. Manual folding/telescoping obviously.
    Even the manufacturer will tell you they won't work on a 2017 Expy. Uh, WTH fruitcakes? Don't like the extra sales? See pic below of my 17 Ex. They fit perfectly and are fully functional.
    She's waiting for her new Iron Bull bumper in a week or two...

    https://www.am-autoparts.com/products/side-view-mirrors/AM-914877170.html?m=224


    [​IMG]20180825_141305 by Dave H, on Flickr


    [​IMG]20180825_132419 by Dave H, on Flickr

    [​IMG]20180825_132433 by Dave H, on Flickr
     

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