Tow mirrors

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

  1. Munkiebunz3

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    Same. I regularly use the power fold when I park & when I'm stuck in traffic and a fellow rider is filtering through traffic. No power fold, no swappy mirrors
     
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    Are you guys having any vibration issues with these after market tow mirrors? I bought some once for a Suburban & they sucked. (From a1 auto) I want to upgrade but I can’t stand a vibrating mirror. Also as I understand it the puddle lights can be added on the stock mirrors so they should work on these tow mirrors correct?
     
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    I didn't have any problems. I read though to use the original nuts from the factory mirrors on the new ones. I did and seems like with the built in washer they snugged up better and feel more secure.

    The new ones come with puddle lights, don't need to ad them. I got mine with the turn signal too
     
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    Did you have turn signals in your factory mirrors?
    Was curious if I bought the signal mirrors if they would work since I don’t have turn signal factory mirrors.
     
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    The F150-lookalike mirrors are 1AAuto aftermarket Expedition Tow Mirrors --- same body and interchangeable covers and lenses, BUT totally different door mount
     
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    Yes, that is 100% correct. They look very similar, but the studs on the mirrors for the Expedition are different than the F150's. You would think they were the same and would save us and Ford some $, but they didn't do it that way, and they are NOT the same

    Also I haven't seen any of the tow mirrors that are power folding or extending, you have to manually told them and extend them. Some might find them to be a pain, but do you want tow mirrors or not?

    The stock mirrors no matter what you do will never work to a wide trailer or camper with, the only option is to get tow mirrors, so beggars can't be choosers... I love mine and they work amazing!
     
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    Just ordered a set from AM Autoparts for my '13 Expy.
    FYI, they offer a 5% military discount, and free ground shipping.
     
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    Dies anybody have the chrome caps on their expedition tow mirrors? I'd like to see how that looks, it might sway me towards installing a set. I like my vehicles with bling.
     
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    I know I know this is an old thread...

    I heard rumors that the 2004 F-250 mirrors will fit our 07-17 trucks...

    Anyone around that can maybe confirm or deny that??
     
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    a myth... They don't work. I have researched it. I know that AM auto parts has mirrors from 03 to 2012 though
     

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