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Old 07-25-2016, 05:11 PM   #1
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What mirrors do I need to buy?

I have tried more than a couple of times to use the search function to find what towing mirrors might be the best. Not having much luck with that.

TV 2015 Silverado Crew cab. Tried the CIPA 10950 slip on mirrors. When installed, they do not provide an adequate view of either side of the trailer.

Any help is appreciated.

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Old 07-25-2016, 05:17 PM   #2
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I've been using these on my 2015 Silverado:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

So far they are still working great. They take just a couple minutes to take off/put on, and they haven't done anything to the paint.
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Tried the Fit System 3891 Deluxe Universal Clip-on didn't like them as they don't provide good vision around the back of our 30'. We went with Hensley McKesh Mirrors and I highly recommend them with the optional convex spotting mirrors.
https://hensleymfg.com/products/mckesh-mirrors/



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Milenco work well. Several others have not.
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:22 PM   #5
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OEM...not cheep, but do an excellent job

Even though your Silverado came without them, the wiring should be there for the install.

They were part of the tow package on our Burb.

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Milenco work well. Several others have not.
Ditto. Been using them on our 08 GMC for 4 years.
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:55 AM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback. Appreciated.
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OEM mirrors are the best.

If that's not an option, the McKesh mirrors are a good alternative.

I've used both, and feel safe in recommending either...
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Old 07-26-2016, 12:49 PM   #9
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Please look at discountautomirrors.com.
You can get OE style aftermarket replacement towing mirrors for your truck at half the cost of OE ones from the dealer.
I ordered a pair of OE style towing mirrors for my Tundra and many GM (Silverado and Sierra) and Ford fleet vehicles from Discount Auto Mirrors.
They come with power adjust, heated, and integrated turn signals just like OE.
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You can also get $59 slip-on mirrors from Amazon...they are (somewhat) custom for each different TV, and (generally) stay on the existing mirrors. Mine work like a charm, although I add some clear tape. jon
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If you can find a set of Milenco Mirrors I think you will be very pleased and will have saved a few $$. I inherited a set when I bought my AS and am very happy. Just finished a 6,000 mile trip and no mirror problems at all.
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Milenco mirrors are the way to go.
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Milenco mirrors are the way to go.
Ditto, Milenco Aero's on my 2016 Silverado work great. About $100 on Amazon. $1500 for Factory ones.
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I got OE style aftermarket mirrors from Discount Auto Mirrors 5 years ago for $115 each with heat, power, and turn signal..
You honestly cannot tell the difference from the $265 OE ones.
Even the OE light bulbs for the running light and turn signal work in the aftermarket mirrors.
Please check them out.
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