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Old 12-02-2012, 10:33 AM   #31 (permalink)
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I've found that the best view from a super wide angle rear view mirror comes when it is directly in front of the drivers face on the dash, not good for forward vision though.

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Old 12-02-2012, 03:10 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:27 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Early in this thread the pictures of the Pig Spotters haunted me.

Most states do require at least 1 exterior mirror. I realize the mpg gain is sort of minimal,
but a sleek image matching other body mods seems important.

I could not help but think one could find some toy in the Dollar store that was shaped like the mirrors I mentioned above; and you could have a fun project getting glass cut to fit, and epoxying, and fitting it to your vehicle giving you great satisfaction, and
saving plenty of $$$, especially from NO TICKETS!!!!!!!!

Now I'm looking forward to checking out toy sections of stores!!! LOL!!!!
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:39 PM   #34 (permalink)
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somebody must have tried a camera no?
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:14 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I love my Wink mirror. I've had the same one on 4 or 5 cars over the years.

Here's an article where the stock mirror is replaced by a smaller aero one, repositioned to reduce wind noise.
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Most states do require at least 1 exterior mirror.
The only state I drive in that I could find that seemed to require an external mirror is texas with its page long mirror law, as opposed to most states sharing a simular paragraph long mirror law that doesn't explicitly require an external mirror.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:05 PM   #37 (permalink)
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There've been a few threads on RV forums about mirrors and tickets for lack of proper exterior mirrors while towing which cite viewing/focal distances, etc, appertaining to regular side view mirrors in states other than Texas.

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