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Old 01-17-2019, 12:00 PM
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Chip,
Are you looking at aspheric or just plain parabolic? Both sides or just the driver side?
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I'd be in. The only problem I've had with the small stick-ons besides how they look, is at night. If one has the wide view, the headlights coming from behind can just about blind you. I drove a loaner car that had the convex or whatever's on, on the drivers side stock from the factory and boy that was good.
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Originally Posted by DWillys View Post
Chip,
Are you looking at aspheric or just plain parabolic? Both sides or just the driver side?
Aspheric is my understanding, but my schooling is limited to a 4 year collage...lol

Just getting ready to post a thread, got the sample today

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Aspheric is my understanding, but my schooling is limited to a 4 year collage...lol
4 years would make for one helluva collage! I bet it's even better than this one!



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4 years would make for one helluva collage! I bet it's even better than this one!



Perfect cause back in the day my spelling looked like this




Just be happy that spell check caught all the rest...

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I've tried the round and rectangular stick-ons and didn't like them, bought a set of these last month based on your previous posts and used my wife's hair dryer to help install them in the unheated garage.
Road trip coming next week and hoping they help.
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So over the years I've posted the same chart and adjusted my mirrors as described and for the most part it's worked out well. This past summer I rented a Mustang and drove it for 2000 miles in 8 days visiting national parks around AZ, CO, UT & NV. The Mustang has a small wide angle mirror in the upper left part of the outside mirror. With the mirrors adjusted as above, the little wide angle mirror was still nice to have. So I looked at what's available and put this little mirror on both the Corvette and my BMW's driver side mirror.s You still have most of the regular mirror and the really wide view at the bottom just adds some more useful information. I recommend it.

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Gawd that's ugly! Why don't you just set your mirrors correctly?
Im waiting for some one to say, "its a matter opinion".....LOL
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I recommend it.


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Originally Posted by sTz View Post

Here’s one that worked for me, there are other versions as well...

I don't think anyone is arguing that setting your mirrors correctly works quite well. However, if you've never had a vehicle equipped with convex/aspheric/parawhateveryoucallem mirrors, I don't think you understand how much nicer they can be. I didn't need backup cameras for most my life either, but now that I have them it drives me nutz to drive a car without.

Can't wait to see the product!

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I saw these all over south FL last week. They go great with chrome wheels.


Sweet baby jesus thats complicated .... and a little insulting to the cars design ... imo.. to each his own ...
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Originally Posted by JakeC7GS View Post
I don't think anyone is arguing that setting your mirrors correctly works quite well. However, if you've never had a vehicle equipped with convex/aspheric/parawhateveryoucallem mirrors, I don't think you understand how much nicer they can be. I didn't need backup cameras for most my life either, but now that I have them it drives me nutz to drive a car without.

Can't wait to see the product!
I agree with you brother The wife will only drive the car with these...piece of mind
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Originally Posted by DWillys View Post
Chip,
Are you looking at aspheric or just plain parabolic? Both sides or just the driver side?



Drivers Side

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Drivers Side

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How do they attach, by double sided tape? How much?
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Old 01-19-2019, 12:21 PM
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I have a set (both sides) of aspherics on a Tacoma. One really has no clue how much better these are than stock or any of those mickey mouse stick/screw on things until you've driven a vehicle with them. I refer to them as my superman mirrors.

It's like you've only eaten burgers at McDonalds. You think they have good burgers. Then one day you eat a truly good burger (IE Kirks in Campbell CA). From that day forward McDonalds burgers taste like crap.

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One really has no clue how much better these are than stock or any of those mickey mouse stick/screw on things until you've driven a vehicle with them.
-Exactly. Once you have them you can't believe DOT doesn't mandate them on all new cars and trucks. There is just no down side, no compromise. Great visibility+more without a jarring transition or the need to refocus/re-identify.
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How do they attach, by double sided tape? How much?
Either way - take apart and full replace or simply place over existing lens

It's so thin that you can not tell that it is a replacement lens once installed

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I read an article from 2013 https://www.osa.org/en-us/about_osa/...nds_automobil/ about progressive optics for side view mirrors and their improved ability to eliminate blind spots. Is this technology available in the U.S., and if so, will your mirrors utilize it?
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