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Old 03-11-2015, 02:52 PM   #31
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Had a 30min freeway run with the Fit System mirrors and had no issues with them. Two thumbs up.
I got a set of these for the Silverado. They fit perfectly, allow the auto folding function and even have a cutout for the puddle lights
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Old 03-16-2015, 09:12 PM   #32
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I need to know if the aero mirrors (grand or aero2) will fit my 2014 Nissan Frontier. I called the company which makes them and got the aok. The problem was amazon stated the grand aero would not fit. Any Frontier owners out there to offer some help? Thanks
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Old 06-19-2015, 10:20 PM   #33
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Grand Aero mirrors

Thanks GBaglo for pointing me to those mirrors (can't have a tow mirror discussion in the "back window" thread, now, can we?) and reminding me to look for this thread.

We're new Escapers, having graduated from a Boler, and I'm feeling the lack of visibility. With the Boler, I got so used to seeing right through the front & back windows for my view of the road behind me . . .

I see Amazon.ca sells both kinds -- teardrop & sorta-rectangular -- appreciate comments on one vs other. Incidentally, sold in pairs, at a price not much above double the price of most sold-only-singly mirrors . . . But safety is priceless . . .

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Old 06-19-2015, 10:29 PM   #34
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We're new Escapers, having graduated from a Boler, and I'm feeling the lack of visibility. With the Boler, I got so used to seeing right through the front & back windows for my view of the road behind me . . .
If you want to see what's behind the trailer, you could always install a rear view camera on the back, which connects to either a monitor or a rear view mirror attachment in your tow vehicle. Many Escape owners are now supplying these to Escape to be installed during the build, but they're not too hard to install after the fact.

Here's one thread discussing it, which also has links to other threads on the same topic: Backup Camera ?
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I towed my 17B once without extended mirrors, without incedent, but did not like not being able to see cars behind me. This was especially true in areas where the road had lots of tight twists, turns and hills. Some states, I think, require you be able to see directly behind when towing.

Anyway, I'm simply more comfortable using mirrors and they do come in handy backing into camping spots, (I run solo).

Expensive but these are what I use and they're relatively vibration free.

http://www.amazon.com/JR-Products-29...2HS9DFZ5QZ5TRG
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:43 AM   #36
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I need to know if the aero mirrors (grand or aero2) will fit my 2014 Nissan Frontier. I called the company which makes them and got the aok. The problem was amazon stated the grand aero would not fit. Any Frontier owners out there to offer some help? Thanks
Hi the milenco mirrors fit our Nissan. We ordered both the teardrop and rectangular mirrors from Costco online. We liked the rectangular type and returned the teardrops to Costco without any issue.

I stupidly lost one of the screws and we ordered a replacement part from a company in England.

We haven't had any issues with the mirrors.


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Old 06-20-2015, 11:54 AM   #37
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I ... lost one of the screws and we ordered a replacement part from a company in England.
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As long as you have the other screw, you can locate a replacement, but rarely at the big box store.
There are those local hardware stores that have been in towns for decades that have it all.
This brings me to an idea: I'm starting a separate thread on those store locations. Now, back to the "towing mirrors" thread already in progress.
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Old 06-20-2015, 08:19 PM   #38
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You know, when people are in build mode it's hard to stop. Am glad I spoke with Kim when she was still at ETI about the camera and glad we didn't get one. These trailers are small relative to what you commonly see out there and there is really no big need, and arguably they are a distraction. Use the mirrors.
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You know, when people are in build mode it's hard to stop. Am glad I spoke with Kim when she was still at ETI about the camera and glad we didn't get one. These trailers are small relative to what you commonly see out there and there is really no big need, and arguably they are a distraction. Use the mirrors.
Agreed. We had no issues over 3500 miles towing without seeing what's immediately behind the trailer. Towing mirrors are fine.
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Old 06-20-2015, 10:40 PM   #40
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Really had to chuckle on this one. The advertised mirrors are mounted to trailering mirrors!
Amazon.com: JR Products 2912 Grand Aero Towing Mirror - Pair: Automotive
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