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Skelshy

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I have tried those
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007L2JNJ4/
Can't see past the trailer

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AJH1HK
Can see past the trailer on left side if I mount them very far out. However I think they'd fall off rather sooner than later. Also I can't adjust the on-vehicle mirror because the clips block the mirror. Can't see past the trailer on the right side at all

Now I wonder if these would do the trick?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/97-03-FORD-F150-F250-POWER-LED-TOW-TOWING-MIRRORS-98-99-/300585496874

Does anyone have experience with the 97 to 2003 model F150?

Thanks!

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Do a search on the net for ttt mirrors





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McKesh mirrors will work with almost any vehicle, they donot affect the factory mirrors.

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thanks - @K Charles, any specific model you can recommend?

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McKesh - expensive but a good product. Does not vibrate and strap does not scratch paint on door.


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Skelshy wrote:

thanks - @K Charles, any specific model you can recommend?


The Mckesh are the only mirrors that we've had that don't vibrate at highway speeds, so you can actually merge/change lanes after glancing in the mirrors. The other types of mirrors vibrated so badly that they were useless except for low speed parking/backing manovers.

We bought the Mckesh mirrors after being frustrated with a few of the other types. We're pretty happy with the mckesh, but the next TV will have factory tow mirrors, no question.


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Posted: 07/04/12 11:48pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

McKesh work on my TT, which is nearly 9 1/2 feet wide (yes I know it is over width, thanks. It is nearly 8 1/2 feet stock, but my wifes handicap elevator adds another foot.)


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Posted: 07/05/12 01:42am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

There are a lot of factory tow mirrors on e-bay. Just go to ebay.com and type "1999 f-150 tow mirrors" in the search bar and you will find them.

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E-bay link They are going from $138-$200 with free shipping. I bought a set for a buddies Ram three years ago and he has not had any problems with them.

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etrailer.com has them;I purchased a set for my 1999 F-250.$224for two and free shipping.I looked on etrailer and it didn't show any for the F-150.I pulled up a pic of the F-150 and compared it too the F-250.It appears the mirrors are the same.You can pull up the mirror and compare it too your current truck mirror.The F-250 mirrors just might work.

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