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Old 08-06-2015, 12:46 PM   #41
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Hi. Thank heavens for this forum. After reading all the information on towing mirrors we are planning to buy the grand aero mirrors. I'm double checking a couple of things. I'm assuming they will fit a 2014 Nissan Frontier SV from what I have read. Currently they are not available at Costco Canada (pity) but are available through Amazon. Is there any other place that people know of to order them through?
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Old 08-06-2015, 01:03 PM   #42
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Hi. Thank heavens for this forum. After reading all the information on towing mirrors we are planning to buy the grand aero mirrors. I'm double checking a couple of things. I'm assuming they will fit a 2014 Nissan Frontier SV from what I have read. Currently they are not available at Costco Canada (pity) but are available through Amazon. Is there any other place that people know of to order them through?
This is where I ordered mine from. They shipped from Pennsylvania.

Grand Aero Towing Mirrors-pplmotorhomes.com
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Old 08-06-2015, 01:46 PM   #43
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Check with a local RV shop - I say them on sale at a small shop in Binghamton, NY for less than I paid at Amazon.
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Old 08-06-2015, 03:55 PM   #44
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I have the same tow vehicle and the mirrors fit and worked very well, after traveling 8,104 miles on a months trip.
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Old 08-06-2015, 06:09 PM   #45
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An observation on the Grand Aero mirrors is they get knocked off easily by pedestrians. No, not the ones in the crosswalk waiting for the lights to change, but people walking between cars in a parking lot or around your vehicle at a gas station. If walking from the front or your vehicle to the rear the mirrors extend further than people realize and they knock them off.

A solution is to fold the entire mirror assembly in whenever possible but it still happens.
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Old 08-06-2015, 06:18 PM   #46
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An observation on the Grand Aero mirrors is they get knocked off easily by pedestrians. No, not the ones in the crosswalk waiting for the lights to change, but people walking between cars in a parking lot or around your vehicle at a gas station. If walking from the front or your vehicle to the rear the mirrors extend further than people realize and they knock them off.

A solution is to fold the entire mirror assembly in whenever possible but it still happens.
This may be related to the type of vehicle that the mirrors are installed on. Mine have not been knocked off or fallen off in the 2-1/2 yrs that I have been using them on my FJ.
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Old 08-15-2015, 08:23 PM   #47
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Just did my first trip with my new Aero 2 mirrors bought from Amazon, on the recommendation of several folks here.

Glad I got them, makes a big difference, although extra visibility area seems greater on driver's side than passenger side?

Minimal vibration, easy on/off, but require minor adjustment after reinstall action, a nuisance on the passenger side.

Thanks for the advice.

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Old 08-15-2015, 09:19 PM   #48
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Hmmm.... Used mine for 3 years and never had to fine tune between placements. Trick.. Only loosen the clamps not the bars. I also marked the location on the mirror with all pieces of electricians tape. When they are off just be careful not to disturb the pivot point behind the mirror. I also marked this with a silver Sharpie just in case the mirror did move I could put it right back.

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Just did my first trip with my new Aero 2 mirrors bought from Amazon, on the recommendation of several folks here.

Glad I got them, makes a big difference, although extra visibility area seems greater on driver's side than passenger side?

Minimal vibration, easy on/off, but require minor adjustment after reinstall action, a nuisance on the passenger side.

Thanks for the advice.

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Old 08-15-2015, 11:21 PM   #49
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Just did my first trip with my new Aero 2 mirrors bought from Amazon, on the recommendation of several folks here.

Glad I got them, makes a big difference, although extra visibility area seems greater on driver's side than passenger side?.
Is the passenger side mirror flat? Mirrors on the far side from the driver are usually convex, so you see more, but everything looks smaller (and further away) than it really is.

The Aero 2 is made in both flat and convex, but the Amazon.ca listing that I found doesn't say which is supplied.
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Old 08-16-2015, 12:39 AM   #50
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Only loosen the clamps not the bars. I also marked the location on the mirror with all pieces of electricians tape.
Doing that, problem is that gap in mirror housing is so tight, very difficult to slip the clamp in without a certain amount of squeezing/wriggling. Gap is generous at sides & bottom, but bottom is angled so that clamps won't attach to hang mirror off bottom, & gap at top is very tight. Weird shape mirror -- rectangular but with outside bottom corner "truncated" (Ford Ranger) As it is, clamped on top, mirror (stock, not Aero) is so tight that with Aero clamps in place the remote mirror adjustment won't move the mirror in the housing!

Still way better than stock mirrors only.
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