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Old 02-03-2016, 02:41 PM   #31
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For those of you who have the Milenco Grand Aero side mirrors, do you have the flat or convex version? From reading on the Web it seems more people like the flat than the convex version.
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Old 02-03-2016, 02:49 PM   #32
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I have the convex ones (which I will probably give to my brother), and liked them. I am quite used to using convex, along with my regular mirrors though, having had them on a vehicle for 35 years now.

What I do at a glance, is always look in the convex first, as it has way better peripheral view, and then if I see there is something in them, I try to locate more precisely with the flat mirror (if needed, of course).

I think it might be that those who dislike the convex, maybe have never had the opportunity to give them a fair chance.
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Old 02-03-2016, 03:03 PM   #33
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Flat. I use them to see in the distance.
Stock mirrors are adjusted to see near and have small convex stick-on mirrors on them.
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Old 02-03-2016, 05:50 PM   #34
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While they list flat mirrors, I have only seen the convex. If I could, I'd at least get a flat for the driver's side. As the lettering on your right hand mirror says, the convex shape make vehicles on your left a little further away than they actually are, which can result in unpleasant horn honking when you change lanes!
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Old 02-04-2016, 11:48 AM   #35
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Why do you think you need mirrors towing a 19 with a Yukon? Don't use them, very legal and very safe pulling with a smaller Tacoma. Probably rethink with my 21.

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Old 02-04-2016, 08:12 PM   #36
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Why do you think you need mirrors towing a 19 with a Yukon? Don't use them, very legal and very safe pulling with a smaller Tacoma. Probably rethink with my 21.

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Because my 21 is wider than the 19 or Casita was. I didn't think I needed them with my Taco but it's just enough wider to be bothersome - the Aeros work great on the Taco. The first 3 types I tried vibrated like crazy.
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While they list flat mirrors, I have only seen the convex. If I could, I'd at least get a flat for the driver's side. As the lettering on your right hand mirror says, the convex shape make vehicles on your left a little further away than they actually are, which can result in unpleasant horn honking when you change lanes!
Well, I broke down & ordered a flat mirror (Milenco product #2486) to replace the driver's side convex. The only US suppliers listed them as out of stock - I ordered it from England (and paid almost as much shipping as for the mirror).

An unexpected (but should have expected) problem is the flat mirror shows road vibration much more than the convex. I haven't yet decided if it is more than I can stand, and I do like the normal sized image.
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You'll get used to the vibration. It's much less than other add-on mirrors I've used. I've tried to figure out how to stiffen the OEM mirror housing, since I think the problem is there.
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Been enjoying these at etrailer and amazon for 25 bucks.

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I watched the install video you linked to.
I'll stick with my Milenco Grand Aero mirrors. Easy on and easy off. Fewer bits to break or lose.
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