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Old 07-12-2012, 11:44 AM   #1
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Default Debating on buying tow mirrors, thoughts?

Hey everyone,
I'm thinking about buying some tow mirrors for my F150. Could use some opinions on what y'all think. I don't tow anything, so they are not essential. Do you think they would look good/proportionate? Anyone who has a set could you post up some pictures please? Especially if you have a truck with a similar stance as mine!

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Old 07-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #2
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Some think these trucks look "tougher" with tow mirrors. I'm more into function rather than looks. Besides, if they don't auto fold, then parking lots will be more fun with them.
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I think they look kinda goofy on a half ton. My father in law had an 07 with tow mirrors and we nick named the truck "dumbo", after dumbo the elephant with big 'ol ears. Just my opinion.
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i dont tow anything with my truck, i just like the look they give and also there are great with blind spots
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I love them and am debating on getting them also. I believe for the power/heated ones they are not plug and play, you have to wire something if I remember correctly. If I get them I'm getting manual ones because I dont like wiring
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I love mine... Got mine from AMauto for 180 bucks shipped...After a coupon code.. All manual...I tow alot.. Always fully extended... They help while town and just driving... Wouldn't trade them for anything.
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I think they look kinda goofy on a half ton. My father in law had an 07 with tow mirrors and we nick named the truck "dumbo", after dumbo the elephant with big 'ol ears. Just my opinion.
I second this on stock, non lifted trucks. They have started to grow on me for lifted extended or crew cab trucks. Still not a big fan on regular cab trucks.
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Do it, get them! Worth ever single cent you spend on them.

When I originally bought the truck, I thought they looked goofy. Before I got the lift.
I did like the functionality for parking and blind spot driving.

Then I got the lift. OMG. I couldn't even thinking of driving my truck without the towing mirrors now. I have to fold them in when I park at work, but that's minor.

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I love mine!
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When I first put them on they looked kind of big, but now with the lift they look good to me. They do help a ton with the blindspots.Click the image to open in full size.
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