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Old 09-22-2018, 03:09 PM
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Mirror Opinions

I am thinking of changing my drivers door mirror and adding one to the passenger side. Any suggestions or opinions? I am looking at the Grand Wagoneer remote mirrors.

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Old 09-22-2018, 06:09 PM
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I just went through this myself. I have the tripod mirror (both sides) with a huge 7 x 10 mirror. I wanted smaller but not too small, and I decided the GW mirrors were too small. I ended up keeping the tripd and downsizing to a 5 x 7 mirror, readily available at your local auto parts store (they also had a 4 x 6). I trimmed down the horizontal arm so it didn't stick out as far. Works great, and I didn't have to patch existing holes or drill new ones. My 77 Cherokee is now 7 inches slimmer.
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Old 09-24-2018, 11:55 AM
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Thanks. I am not sure I want to add anything that big.
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Old 09-24-2018, 12:27 PM
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can you see me now ?

my opinion is the factory side mirrors like on a 1988 grand wagoneer
are way too small !

if i had a more rugged wagoneer,
it would have those large tripod mirrors

and if i ever get a j-10 truck,they would be a must.

there is nothing like being able to see really well in those side mirrors.
my dad drove for trailways and has always stressed how important the mirrors on a vehicle are.

and the tiny OEM grand wag mirrors fall way short on functionality.
dave in NC
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Old 09-24-2018, 03:24 PM
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The tiny stock mirrors just barely get the job done. If you're ever planning to tow anything or just want to see better then definitely go for an upgrade.
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Old 09-25-2018, 06:10 PM
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Are you guys thinking like these?

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Old 09-25-2018, 08:25 PM
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Doesn’t someone sell an adapter so you can use late model 1990ish Chevy truck or Dodge truck mirrors??
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Old 09-26-2018, 01:02 AM
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Doesn’t someone sell an adapter so you can use late model 1990ish Chevy truck or Dodge truck mirrors??


http://www.fsjnetwork.com/forum/view...hp?f=34&t=6327


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Old 09-26-2018, 04:15 PM
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With that adapter above you probally could get electric mirrors from a dodge truck and use them if you drilled a hole in the mount for a wire.
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Old 09-26-2018, 04:35 PM
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Those look interesting!!
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Old 09-27-2018, 01:01 PM
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I have an extra set of those in very good condition from one of my Cherokees.
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