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  1. RoryTate

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    I'm waffling between proper mirrors or extended caps. I think I may get the caps this year and see if I can live with them or not. I'm in the poor house at the moment. :)
     
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    I did extender caps on my Silverado before finally swapping to tow mirrors. Real mirrors are sooo much better. But the caps will get you by until then. :thumbsup:
     
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    Cool, thanks for the info!
     
  4. billybob

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    Pretty sure 11-16 F350 stock mirrors will bolt right onto that truck as well. I picked up a pair in ebay for $140 delivered to my door for my truck.
     
  5. billybob

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    Actually I looked into it. There is a factory max tow mirror that came on some 11-14 F150 trims. Could probably pick up a set of those used pretty cheap. Big mirrors are awesome for towing and even better for backing up lol.
     
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    You can go as far back as 09 for f150 tow mirrors. I’m guessing they’re going to run about $500 a set used. Make sure you don’t buy the ones that have power telescope/fold since you won’t have the switch on the door to make them work and there’s no sense in paying extra for it.
     
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    Thanks! I was looking at the Trail Ridge mirrors, they jump to $800US/pair once you start adding features like power folding (which mine currently have).

    I was already thinking of hitting up the wrecker yards for tow mirrors off a F250. It would be nice to match features, but will be like finding the needle in the hay stack.
     
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    I think that is the only feature I am missing on my truck that I wish I had is the tow mirrors.
     
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    I have clip on tow mirrors for that if you are interested
     
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    I bought a pair already, sorry.
     
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    No worries
     
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    Took delivery of the trailer today.

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    sharp rig, nice setup :thumbsup:
     
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    Careful or that homeless guy is gonna move into your trailer!
     
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    I think it is that Hobo with a Shotgun guy. Best to approach quietly with hands in view at all times.
     
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