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Old 02-23-2011, 07:39 PM   #1
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FJ Cruiser mirrors

I am using a fj cruiser to tow a 16' international. The mirrors on the fj don't extend far enough to see past the AS. Is there any good solution other than replacing the mirrors for better rear visibility?
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:10 AM   #2
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Do a search here on strap-on tow mirrors - quite a few out there to choose from $40.00 and less...
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:13 AM   #3
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They are on the pricey side, but I would recommend McKesh strap on mirrors, the best that I have ever used. Sometimes you can pick up a set at a nice discount on eBay.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:51 AM   #4
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I tow with a toyota tacoma, so I have been down this road. I first bought the Tow-N-See mirrors ( Horst Dynamics Inc. Flat Tow 'N See™ Mirror: Sports & Outdoors). They say on just fine, but I noticed in windy conditions that the mirror extension would cause my truck's side mirror to move within the housing (a little popping noise at the servo). It would get frustrating having to rolling down my window and popping it back in place while driving down the road. It would happen most often when being passed by a semi.

I researched and bought the McKesh (McKesh Mirrors) srap on mirrors. These are much more superior, very stable. My only complaint is the white strap color. Not sure why they couldn't go with black or something. The go on/ off the truck super fast. I highly suggest them.
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:20 AM   #5
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Thanks for your posts. They really helped!
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