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  • My under $4 side view mirrors !

    I found these at Walmart and I just had to give them a try. My gen is down right now so I have not tested them yet but I'm sure even though they are super small I'm sure they are a tad better than no mirror at all.

  • #2
    They are tiny convex mirrors that swivel and I painted the backsides black to blend in with the hinge.


    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      Interesting idea, but I'm not sure you will be able to see the right side mirror.

  • #3
    I tested it in my garage. My wife's suv was parked outside the garage in what would be the next lane and it was visible but it was also pretty close. Hopefully it works some but like I said, I didn't have anything before so any things better than nothing. I'll post later if it worked out for me


    • #4
      Using a convex is a good idea, the stock style hinge pin mirrors available would be better with a convex glass IMO
      3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
      Henry Ford said,
      "It's all nuts and bolts"
      "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

      Mitch's Auto Service ctr


      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Forgive me for cursing, but Vintique makes a replacement convex mirror that replaces the single post style hinge mount. I have them on both sides of my car.

      • CarlG
        CarlG commented
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        United Pacific also makes them. (no cursing there)

    • #5
      Tested out my mirrors on the road and they work as expected. Driver side has a really good view and works well. Passenger side works well BUT is very small so vision may vary from person to person. If you already struggle with seeing good then the passenger side may not work for you. If your eyesight is good then it shouldn't be a problem.


      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Hey, Great news, glad to hear they worked out for you.

      • Big hammer
        Big hammer commented
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        I'am wondering if they are big/good enough to see the side of your car, as in parking close in a garage! Really hate to bend up some fenders

      • Mitch
        Mitch commented
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        I'm sure it better than those crappy stock hinge mirrors.
        thanks for the follow up review

    • #6
      Big Hammer- Big enough? Prably not. Good enough? I'd say so. The convex mirror actually swivels within the plastic casing so you can push them all the way down to see your rear fenders. I did use mine while I was reversing out of my garage to not hit my wife's car or my truck so technically it works.


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