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Old 12-04-2017, 03:40 PM   #1
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Towing mirrors?

Need to install some towing mirrors on my 2010 GMC Sierra, dont like not being able to see the rear of my TT. Have considered buying some of the clip on to the existing mirror. If that is not suggested, I would fine with replacing the existing mirrors. Any suggestions either way or suggestions on ones you have experience with? They do not have to be heated or have the signal in them.

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I have a set of Longview for my RAM 1500 similar to these:

https://www.etrailer.com/Custom-Towi...id=20104027750

They are easy to put on and take off and are extremely stable - no vibrations. Look at the details of the above as it does appear there may be some restrictions depending on what your stock mirrors are like.
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I also have a set of Longview mirrors. I had purchased another brand that was held on with straps and the vibration was too distracting. The Longview mirrors it securing against your mirrors and the vibration is nil. You can put in your model number; I called Longview and they actually suggested a better model for me.
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Lots of choices on Amazon. Here is a link to a pair that will replace your OEM mirrors, they telescope out for towing, don't have to mess with slide on mirrors, these are $89, lots of other selections for your truck.

https://www.amazon.com/Mirror-2007-2...ra+tow+mirrors
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I have the Dometic Milenco mirrors that I like as they are very secure and do not vibrate., Easy on and off.
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Need to install some towing mirrors on my 2010 GMC Sierra, dont like not being able to see the rear of my TT. Have considered buying some of the clip on to the existing mirror. If that is not suggested, I would fine with replacing the existing mirrors. Any suggestions either way or suggestions on ones you have experience with? They do not have to be heated or have the signal in them.
Good plan, because most states *require* mirrors that extend wide enough for vision behind your trailer!

I've been very happy with the Cipa slide-on mirrors I got for my 2010 F150. They've been very stable and the price can't be beat. I went to cipausa.com to nail down the correct part number, and then bought online them through WalMart with in-store pickup.

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Need to install some towing mirrors on my 2010 GMC Sierra, dont like not being able to see the rear of my TT. Have considered buying some of the clip on to the existing mirror. If that is not suggested, I would fine with replacing the existing mirrors. Any suggestions either way or suggestions on ones you have experience with? They do not have to be heated or have the signal in them.

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I recently went through this with my 2011 2500HD. What I learned is that there is A LOT more to replacing factory mirrors than one would think. In the end, I ordered a set of Trail Ridge from 1aauto.com. They are very much feature specific unless you want to have your CM reprogrammed. The link below is the set I went with and I can vouch for the Trail Ridge brand. I couldn't be more pleased with my set. HTH!

https://www.1aauto.com/mirror-pair-t...3/i/1amrp01811

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I also have a 2010 Sierra and went the Amazon OEM-style towing mirror route. Cost was a hundred and something. Maintained heat and power functions and was even able to add turn signals as the truck was already wired for it. All connections are plug and play. Took little more than an hour to install both. 2+ years later and no regrets.
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Go through gmpartsdirect.com and order the OEM towing mirrors that were an option that year.

They are so much better than knockoffs


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Go through gmpartsdirect.com and order the OEM towing mirrors that were an option that year.

They are so much better than knockoffs
Its not worth $500-600 for a pair of OEM mirrors, lots of great aftermarket mirrors out there.
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