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Old 04-11-2016, 03:00 AM   #11
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Just bought the Aero mirrors based on everyone's recommendations.
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Old 04-11-2016, 03:02 AM   #12
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Wished I listened to everyone about securing the little door on the propane tank cover I forgot to secure it properly and it flew off. Now I have to buy a whole new cover!
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Old 04-11-2016, 06:47 AM   #13
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Also when installing the new trap door, lift and reverse the entire cover so that the opening is facing towards the rear, that way if you forget to tighten, it may still be there.
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:21 AM   #14
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Wished I listened to everyone about securing the little door on the propane tank cover I forgot to secure it properly and it flew off. Now I have to buy a whole new cover!

I don't have a propane cover, is it this one? Replacement Lid for Camco RV Polyethylene Propane Tank Covers - Polar White Camco Accessories and Parts CAM40543
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:42 AM   #15
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Yep, that is the one.....
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:25 AM   #16
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Good Morning Doug
We tow with a Double Cab Long Box Toyota Tacoma. I do not have towing mirrors and traveled all last year without. That said, I strongly believe that this is not adequate. You can see down the road behind you but when vehicles get close in behind they are easier to lose sight of. I like the idea of the ProFX replacement to the OEM and these are my number one choice. I like the idea of not having to remove mirrors when unhooked or off season. Another plus with the ProFX mirrors is that you can install heated mirrors with this package.
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:35 AM   #17
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We have our new 19 coming in June. Our tow vehicle is a tacoma and I am wondering now if the mirrors have enough view behind for towing and backing up. I'd be glad to hear from anyone else familiar with this.
Hi Doug,
Here are the mirrors I purchased for my Tacoma. I am very pleased with them. I just flip them up when towing my 19'.
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From my post on 22 Feb 2014:
After reading several comments on towing mirrors, we found a link to 1AAuto.com. Easily navigated the website to find exact replacement mirrors for our 2005 Tacoma. Mirrors arrived in four days from Mass to rural Oregon, which is FAST given the current storms on the east Coast. It took about 40 minutes to install both mirrors. I found the mirrors not as rock steady as the smaller stock mirrors in the normal position but perfectly useable at highway speeds. With the mirrors extended to the trailering position they were a bit more jittery, but this is expected and still stellar in view.
The mirrors are a bit spendy at $240, but the shipping is free.
Here are some pictures of the passenger side mirror:
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:42 AM   #18
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I'm using some of the Milenco Aero towing mirrors on my 4th generation 4Runner to tow my 19', same as what others have mentioned.

While they work, they aren't comparable to good OEM towing mirrors, especially during bad weather (high winds, rain, ice etc).
This is my take too. While the Milenco Aero worked great with my Pilot, I sure missed the trailering mirrors on all the F-350's and F-250's I have owned, and when I went looking for an F-150 to tow my 5.0TA, I insisted on having the factory tow mirrors. Even without extending they work better than the more sporty looking ones, and when extended, just can't be beat. I also love that they can be folded in or extended at the push of a button from inside.

But, if this factory option is not available, the Milenco are the best detachable mirrors I have ever tried.
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Old 04-11-2016, 11:53 AM   #19
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To anyone interested in the ProEFX ones for a Tacoma, they are feeling out for another group buy at Tacomaworld forums

https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/....366610/page-8
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